Category Archives: Pest Database

Watch Your Step for Scorpions Frightening Pest may be Southwest’s Public Enemy No. 1

One of the most infamous of pests, the scorpion is one of the most difficult to eliminate. They spend most of their time tucked away in cracks or crevices and are even found in children’s sand boxes. Although scorpions are … Continue reading

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St. Petersburg Roof Collapse Caused by Termites

Subterranean termites take a big bite out of local homes WHAT: The above photo taken last week depicts exactly what happens when a colony of subterranean termites makes a home out of your house. As roofs collapse, subterranean termites are … Continue reading

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One House Mouse Can Quickly Become Bigger Problem, Pose Risk to Health and Property

Some think that they’re cute, but they scare the wits out of others. However you feel about mice, one thing is clear: If you see one or evidence of one in your home, it’s better to act quickly to get … Continue reading

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National Pest Management Month: Four Common Pests to Watch Out For

We all know the feeling of the cringe-worthy moment when we hear little scurries across the floorboards, or see teeny droppings in our cupboards and run to call for the first available pest control service appointment. For more than 30 … Continue reading

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More Bugs: The Unwelcome Impact of Climate Change

What does the ever-changing weather patterns have to do with pest control? Quite a bit, actually. As northern parts of the country are experiencing extremely low temperatures, and other areas are oddly warmer than usual, the change in our typical … Continue reading

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The Billion Dollar Chew: Termites Eat Through Homes and Businesses

Each year, termites cause billions of dollars in damage, and homeowner’s insurance will not cover the cost of treatment. These invisible destroyers cause more damage in the U.S. than storms, fires and floods combined. The National Pest Management Association estimates … Continue reading

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How to spot houseplant pests

Pests can enter a home through a seemingly innocent decorative staple: houseplants.  Continue reading

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Excluding mosquitoes from your outdoor event

Mosquito populations are known to increase with warmer temperatures. Outdoor events are frequently crashed by the pesky pests, who are attracted to the congregation of people.  Continue reading

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Indoor and outdoor ants can wreak havoc on the home

Ants are some of the most difficult pests to remove from the home. They can be especially problematic because, regardless of whether they nest indoors or outdoors, they can still find their way inside. Continue reading

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Carpenter ants cause extensive damage

These pests can cause hundreds or thousands of dollars of damage before being noticed, so it’s important to know the signs of carpenter ants. Continue reading

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