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Summer Crafting with Beth – Week 7 – Salt Art
 July 17, 2017

Only 1 more week of Summer Crafting with Beth 2017!  Today we are going to be creating Salt Art.  We will only be using a few supplies and most likely you will already have them on hand!  Let’s get started.

 

 

Summer Crafting with Beth – Week 6 – Coloring Pages
 July 10, 2017

More coloring pages FREE printables!  

Summer Crafting with Beth – Week 5 – Yarn Loom
 July 3, 2017

Today we are going to be making our own loom from recycled materials and weaving a wall hanging!

Summer Crafting with Beth – Week 4 – Nature Art
 June 25, 2017

Today we are going to be getting outside and creating art with items found in nature.  Super easy!  Super free!  All you have to do is gather items from outside and start creating.

Summer Crafting with Beth – Week 3 – Whirlygig
 June 19, 2017

Are your kids still obsessed with fidget spinners?  Or are you still trying to get your hands on one?  We have got a great solution for you!  It’s called a whirlygig and it’s awesome!  

Summer Crafting with Beth – Week 2 – Coloring Pages
 June 12, 2017

Today we will be coloring!  So, print up our free printables and grab your crayons!

Summer Crafting with Beth – Week 1 – Ice Painting
 June 5, 2017

Today we will be painting ice blocks!  So, grab a block of ice, some paint and head outside!

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: Ant vs Termite
April 17, 2017

You see a large number of small ant-like bugs with wings.  But, are they ants?  Both ants and termites 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: Water Damage vs Termite 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.  

 
Termite Season is Here!  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!  Multiple shows are available for do it yourself projects and ideas.  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.

blog-thumbnailWhere Do Rodents Go in the Winter?
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?  

winter-thumbnailHow To: Have a Pest Free Holiday
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.

thumbnailsBed Bugs and Holiday Traveling
November 14, 2016

With the holidays approaching and the travel plans start 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 vacation!

indian-meal-mothsIndian 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.

8 “Chalk & Water Painting”
August 2, 2016

We dedicate 8 weeks in the summer to giving you ideas to keep your kids entertained.  All of of our ideas are completely free!  So, follow along with us as we craft our way through the summer!  You can follow us here, on FB, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest or Google+.

1“Top 11 List – Bug Songs”
July 27, 2016

We dedicate 8 weeks in the summer to giving you ideas to keep your kids entertained.  All of of our ideas are completely free!  So, follow along with us as we craft our way through the summer!  You can follow us here, on FB, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest or Google+

 

 

9“Bug Color by Numbers”
July 19, 2016

We dedicate 8 weeks in the summer to giving you ideas to keep your kids entertained.  All of of our ideas are completely free!  So, follow along with us as we craft our way through the summer!  You can follow us here, on FB, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest or Google+

5“Crossword Puzzle”
July 11, 2016

We dedicate 8 weeks in the summer to giving you ideas to keep your kids entertained.  All of of our ideas are completely free!  So, follow along with us as we craft our way through the summer!  You can follow us here, on FB, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest or Google+

 

ThumbnailHow 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?

4“Exploding Creatures”
June 28, 2016

We dedicate 8 weeks in the summer to giving you ideas to keep your kids entertained.  All of of our ideas are completely free!  So, follow along with us as we craft our way through the summer!  You can follow us here, on FB, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest or Google+

SCWB - thumbnails (3)“Scavenger Hunts”
June 23, 2016

We dedicate 8 weeks in the summer to giving you ideas to keep your kids entertained.  All of of our ideas are completely free!  So, follow along with us as we craft our way through the summer!  You can follow us here, on FB, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest or Google+

 

WTD- BeesWhat’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.

SCWB - thumbnails (2)“Marshmallow Monsters”
June 16, 2016

We dedicate 8 weeks in the summer to giving you ideas to keep your kids entertained.  All of of our ideas are completely free!  So, follow along with us as we craft our way through the summer!  You can follow us here, on FB, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest or Google+.

SCWB - thumbnails (1)“K-Cup Critters”
June 8, 2016

We dedicate 8 weeks in the summer to giving you ideas to keep your kids entertained.  All of of our ideas are completely free!  So, follow along with us as we craft our way through the summer!  You can follow us here, on FB, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest or Google+.

WTD-Millipedes CentipedesWhat’s the Difference: Millipedes and 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.

 

 

MYTHDaddy Long Legs: Poisonous or Not?
May 23, 2016

Daddy Long Legs are arachnids, but not spiders.  They are in the Order Opiliones, and are sometimes referred to as harvestmen.  They do NOT have venom or fangs.  They are NOT poisonous.

Zika VirusZika 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?

High Risk Mosquito Breeding GroundsMosquito 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.

WTD - Butterfly MothWhat’s the Difference: Butterfly & Moth
March 21, 2016

You’re outside, you see a bright orange and black butterfly flying around.  You make a quick grab for your phone to take a photo.  You pause to reflect on the beauty of the day and in the world.  You breathe in the clean air.  You are Zen…you become one with nature.  

Love BugsLove 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 SpecialFebruary 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!  

6Valentine’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 Things5 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!

Boxelder BugThe 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 TreeWhat’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…

Rodent3 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.