Protect Your Groceries from Pantry Pests

The holidays are a great time to gather with friends and family, and it's made all the sweeter with all the baked goods and sugary treats! But pantry pests can sour the moment by ruining your flour, cake mixes and other goods. To keep the holiday baking festivities as happy as possible, follow these … Read more about Protect Your Groceries from Pantry Pests

5 Tips to Safeguard Your Home from Wildlife

Even though October marks the onset of Fall, here in the south, it only really starts to get cold at the end of October. The onset of cold weather is when wildlife starts looking for shelter for the winter. They can get into your home through chimneys, cracks in siding and through crawlspaces. Some … Read more about 5 Tips to Safeguard Your Home from Wildlife

Mosquito-borne Diseases Initiate Emergency Spraying in Upstate South Carolina

If you were under the impression that mosquito season ends with cooler fall weather, you could be mistaken. With unseasonably warm afternoons, mosquitoes can remain active until the temperature dips down to 45 degrees Fahrenheit. Residents in the South are urged to remain cautious and protect … Read more about Mosquito-borne Diseases Initiate Emergency Spraying in Upstate South Carolina

Floodwaters Prompt Emergency Mosquito Treatment Across South Carolina

With floodwaters brought on by Hurricane Florence still being a concern in the Carolinas, an increase in mosquito populations has been a major concern for residents.  The establishment of new sources of standing water allows for dormant eggs to hatch as well as create new breeding areas for … Read more about Floodwaters Prompt Emergency Mosquito Treatment Across South Carolina

5 Storage Tips to Preserve Your Fall Decorations

When October rolls around, thoughts of sitting by the fire place, warm drinks and pumpkin pie stir in our minds. There’s also the thought of decorating for Halloween and Thanksgiving, too! However, when you think about switching wardrobes and setting out previously stored fall décor, pests can … Read more about 5 Storage Tips to Preserve Your Fall Decorations

South Carolina’s First Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed

COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) – A person in the Pee Dee has been identified as the first to be sick with the West Nile Virus in South Carolina this year, according to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. DHEC officials did not name the Pee Dee community where the person lives. Symptoms … Read more about South Carolina’s First Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed

What You Need to Know About Yellow Jackets

August is prime time for stinging insects because they have been building up their nests all summer. There are tons of different types of stinging insects, but one we’re all familiar with is the yellow jacket. For those of you who don't know, yellow jackets are wasps that can be found all over North … Read more about What You Need to Know About Yellow Jackets