Thanksgiving Activities

November 20, 2018

Keep those kids entertained all Thanksgiving long!  Check out our Free Kids Activities we pulled together for you!  

Wolf Spider Characteristics

October 18, 2018

Did you know we get a lot of calls about people spotting Brown Recluses that actually end up being plain ole’ wolf spiders!   Wolf Spiders, although they bite, are not that harmful towards humans…


Fact or Fake: Writing Spiders are Good for your Gardens

September 28, 2018

Our next mythbusters episode…is it Fact or Fake?  Writing Spider are good for your gardens…

Fact or Fake: If you cut a worm in half, it make 2 worms

August 1, 2018

Our next mythbusters episode…is it Fact or Fake? If you cut a worm in half, it makes 2 worms…


8 Weeks of Fun Kid-Friendly Activities for a Fun-Filled Summer!  

Summer 2018

Check out our 8 weeks of FREE or almost-free games, printables & hours of outside entertainment!

4 Signs You Have Termites in Your Home

March 1, 2018

Termites!  It’s a scary word down here in the south.  If you’ve never had to deal with these little monsters, you know someone who has, and you know they mean business!  Termites cause billions of dollars in damage every year!  

Fact or Fake: Are Cockroach Allergies Real?

December 20, 2017

Our next mythbusters episode…is it Fact or Fake?  Are cockroach allergies real?

Where Do Bugs Go in the Winter?

December 5, 2017

“Where do all the bugs go in the winter?”  There are several different ways that insects try to survive the cold winter temperature.

Fact or Fake: Mice are Only Attracted to Cheese

November 6, 2017

Our next mythbusters episode…is it Fact or Fake? Mice are only attracted to cheese….

Do these 3 Things to Pest Proof Your home for Fall

October 26, 2017

Many pests make their way into your home in the fall seeking a warm place to spend the winter.  From spiders and cockroaches to ladybugs and stinkbugs as well as rodents, they will happily move in and take up residence with your family.

Tick Prevention

 October 9, 2017

You may think that since summer is over and the weather has turned cooler, we no longer have to worry about ticks.  However, many species of ticks still are thriving in fall.  So, whether you enjoy camping or just playing in the yard, you’re likely to encounter ticks.  

Web Worms & Tree Webs

 September 4, 2017

The Fall Webworms make their webs on the tips of the tree branches. They construct their webs around the foliage that they will later consume.  This web/tent is used as a feeding area and as a safe haven for the fragile eggs/larva.  It is made very large to accommodate the growing population.

Fact or Fake: Squishing a Cockroach Releases it’s Eggs

 August 28, 2017

Is it Fact or Fake?  Squishing a cockroach releases it’s eggs…

Mosquito Service

 August 14, 2017

If you’ve been outside at all lately, you’ve probably swatted at a few mosquitoes.  With their peak season being from May through October, it’s time for mosquito control in your yard now!

8 Weeks of Fun Kid-Friendly Activities for a Fun-Filled Summer!  

Summer 2017

Check out our 8 weeks of FREE or almost free games, printables & hours of outside entertainment!

What’s the Difference: Dragonfly vs Damselfly

 May 16, 2017

Did you know there was such a thing as a damselfly?  It can be a little tricky to figure out the differences between the a dragonfly and a damselfly.  The easiest way is to look at them while they are at rest.  

How to Protect Yourself Against Pesky Mosquitoes

May 1, 2017

Spending time outdoors, especially during beautiful spring evenings, is the best!  That is, until you start itching from head to toe!  Mosquito season is just beginning.

What’s the Difference: Termite vs Ant

April 17, 2017

You see a large number of small ant-like bugs with wings.  But, are they ants?  Both termites and ants swarm, and often times, these winged creatures are confused with one another.  So, here’s a quick reference guide to know the difference.  

What’s the Difference: Termite Damage vs Water Damage

March 20, 2017

We have a lot of customers call us thinking they have termite damage.  After our technicians perform an inspection, sometimes it turns out it’s only water damage.  Because they each have very similar qualities, sometimes it can be difficult to figure out which is which.  

Spring is Termite Season!  Are you Protected?

February 27, 2017

The signs of spring are beginning all around us.  Not only does spring bring birds, blooms, and baseball, it also bring bothersome pests!  Many insects spend the winter in a state of hibernation and emerge as the temperatures warm up.  We’ve already had calls about termite swarms.  Are you ready?

Say No to DIY Pest Controlblog-thumbnail

February 6, 2017

We live in a DIY/Pinterest world.  If we find ourselves with a problem, we can usually find an easy life hack to “solve” it!  As spring approaches and the pests begin to make their appearances, we’d like to give you some reasons that taking a DIY approach to pest control is not always the best choice.

Where Do Rodents Go in the Winter?blog-thumbnail

January 30, 2017

Not only is winter a time that insects seek out your home for warmth during the winter, rodents are as well.  Mice and rats can bring about their own set of problems, such as property damage, food contamination, and diseases.  Did you know that rats can squeeze through a hole about the size of a quarter and mice only need one the size of a dime?  

How To: Have a Pest Free Holidaywinter-thumbnail

November 28, 2016

The weather has started to get a bit chilly at night and pretty soon, it will be winter!  We aren’t the only ones trying to seek shelter from the cold and bitter winds.  The warmth of our homes look so inviting to pests, like cockroaches and rodents.  Here are a few preventative measures we can take to keep our homes pest free this winter.

Bed Bugs & Summer Traveling

November 14, 2016

With summer quickly approaching and travel plans starting to pile up, you want to make sure you don’t come home with any unwanted visitors.  Whether you will be staying in hotels, airports or renting cars you need to be aware of bed bugs!  Here are a few simple tips to follow so you can have a bed bug free summer vacation!

Indian Meal Moths

October 17, 2016

We recently discovered some Indian Meal Moth larvae hiding away in a bag of pistachios in a customers’ pantry.  The moths can get into very tightly sealed bags by chewing through them.

Is Your Home Fall Proof?fall leaves grass

October 3, 2016

The weather is cooler, the leaves are starting to change colors, and football is always on the TV.  The signs of fall are all around.  Those summer time insects will soon be gone, and your home can be pest free for awhile, right?  Not exactly!  

combing for liceSeptember is Lice Prevention Month 

September 1, 2016

School is back in session and it’s a great time to think about head lice prevention!  Although it’s nearly impossible to completely isolate yourself or your child from getting those annoying little nits, there are some steps we can take to protect ourselves.

Termite BondWhat is a Termite Letter?

August 25, 2016

You may ask yourself, “What is a termite letter?  I’m selling my house!  Do I need one?”  Hopefully, this post will answer some questions you may have about a termite letter, sometimes called a termite warranty or a termite bond.

How to Attract Fireflies to Your Yard

July 8, 2016

There is nothing more exciting than being a kid and experiencing that joy of catching your first firefly in your hand.  Peering into your cupped hands, watching the light blink on and off.  Have you ever wondered how you can make your backyard more appealing to those beautiful little creatures?

What’s the Difference: Bees, Wasps, Hornets & Yellow Jackets

June 20, 2016

Yellow jackets aren’t bees, they are more similar to wasps.  They are a part of the family Vespidae.  The Vespid wasp family includes paper wasps, yellow jackets, and hornets.  These insects are very aggressive and are very protective of their home.

8 Weeks of Fun Kid-Friendly Activities for a Fun-Filled Summer!  

Summer 2016

Check out our 8 weeks of FREE or almost free games, printables & hours of outside entertainment!

What’s the Difference: Millipedes vs Centipedes

June 6, 2016

Millipedes and centipedes…you probably know them as those insects with all the legs.  What are the real differences between centipedes and millipedes?   Do you know?  Before we get to the differences, let’s note a few similarities.

Fact or Fake: Daddy Long Legs are poisonous, but they won’t bit you

May 23, 2016

Fact or Fake? Have you heard the old wives tale: Daddy Long Legs are poisonous, but their mouths are too small to bit you….

Zika Virus Video

May 16, 2016

It’s still on news, you’ve been talking about it over the water cooler at work….Zika Virus.  What can you do to protect yourself and your family?

Mosquito Season is Here

May 10, 2016

May to October is typically known as mosquito season.  We have started receiving calls about them and you may start to notice a nibble or two while out in your yard.  Because of the Zika Virus, it’s important to be aware of the news and travel info that the CDC is sending out.

What’s the Difference: Butterfly & Moth

March 21, 2016

Do you know the difference?

Love Bugs

February 15, 2016

Valentine’s Day may be over, but the Love Bug season will be here soon!  The Love Bug, Plecia nearctica, is sometimes referred to as a honeymoon fly, kissing bug or a double headed bug.  

February Special

February 11, 2016

Are you interested in receiving a free service?  It’s super simple.  All you have to do is refer a friend/family member/co-worker/neighbor/hairdresser/the guy who collects your mail when you’re out of town, to us!  

Valentine’s Day Ideas & A FREE Printable

February 4, 2016

Valentine’s Day is only 10 days away!  We put together a great list of Valentine’s Day crafts and special treats you can make for a loved one or with a loved one.  

5 Things Your Pest Control Technician Want You to Know

January 25, 2016

Have you ever wondered if there were some tips and tricks that the bug guys have for keeping pests to a minimum?  We polled the pest technicians around the office and came up with a Top 5 list!

The Boxelder Bug

December 30, 2015

Boxelder Bugs are considered more of a nuisance pest.  They seek the warmth of your house in colder months.  They aren’t known to cause serious damage to plants, although they may pierce through plant tissue during feeding.

What’s Living in Your Christmas Tree?

December 4, 2015

Thanksgiving is over and December is here in full swing!  Many of us are getting ready for our yearly holiday traditions and that may include purchasing a Christmas tree!  You may even be planning on cutting down your own Christmas tree this year…

3 Ways to Rodent Proof Your Home This Fall

October 15, 2015

As fall approaches, mice and rats will start looking for warmth, food, and shelter.  Most rodents live in woods and fields, but there are three species of mice and rats that live with people.  These are the house mouse, Norway rat, and roof rat.  All three of these species live in Georgia.