The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) sponsors several pest events throughout the year to bring more awareness to certain pests. On March 11-17, the NPMA is hosting Termite Awareness Week with the intention to promote public awareness of termites. In honor of Termite Awareness Week and in … Read more about Three Types of Termites Found in Upstate South Carolina
Warm weather is almost here! This means bonfires, budding plants and spring cleaning. A lot of us have a routine for spring cleaning: vacuum, mop, wipe the windows, etc. But here's a list of spring cleaning tips you might forget about. Declutter The key to decluttering is to get rid of extra … Read more about 4 Smarter Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Home
Spring is nearly here in the Upstate which means spring cleaning is rearing it's organized head once again. We've compiled a list of yard clean up from ThisOldHouse.com you'll want to get started on before the warm weather really hits. Our lawn care experts also shared some tips of their own to help … Read more about 6 Tips to Get Your Upstate Yard Ready for Spring
Moles. They're small, furry, and make for adorable sidekicks in cartoons. But in real life, they can cause a lot of damage to your lawn and their molehills can cause injury to livestock. Biology and Tunnels Moles are small, furry, solitary wildlife that range from 4.4 – 7 inches in length, not … Read more about Moles, they’re everywhere! But you don’t need a dermatologist.
Spring is just around the corner! With the cold weather moving out, all of us will want to get outside and enjoy the sun. There are a lot of ways to enjoy your lawn, but here are four other ways to keep the kids busy while soaking up the vitamin D! If you decide to play any of these games, post a … Read more about 4 DIY Outdoor Games to Enjoy This Spring
Opossums, commonly known as possums, are a mammal you don’t want to get too close to. They can carry a myriad of diseases and host other pests such as fleas and ticks. They can also cause considerable damage to your home. They can weasel their way in by chewing and clawing through siding or … Read more about Oh man, I have an opossum!
Roach Behavior and the Problems it can Cause Cockroaches do not like sunshine. They prefer dark, moist hiding places like under the fridge or in cabinets. Their ideal crevice to crawl around in is a space where they can rest their back and their legs which is approximately 3/16 of an inch wide. … Read more about Things to Know About Cockroaches
Diamonds: precious gems that shine, glitter and....rattle? We're not talking about an engagement ring here. We're talking about the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake! According to National Geographic, these snakes are the largest venomous snakes in North America and can be found throughout North … Read more about Some Diamonds are NOT a Girl’s Best Friend
What is fumigation and why is it necessary? Fumigation occurs when fumigant is released into a sealed structure. We seal the structure using tents that keep the fumigant in a contained area, and after the fumigation is complete, we fully ventilate the area. Fumigation is necessary when there are … Read more about Fumigation: You’ve Heard of it, but What Is It?
Flu season is upon us. This means body aches, vomiting, head aches, and all sorts of other symptoms that can cause us and our family members to become incapacitated. This year, a lot of people have been saying it's one of the worst years for the flu in a long time. Part of this reasoning is the … Read more about 6 Ways You Can Avoid the Flu This Year
Lawn care. It’s a pretty common term that conjures up pictures of lush, green grass with summertime in the air. But what is it really? Gregory offers many lawn care services such as aeration, overseeding and fertilization. Most of us know what fertilization is already, but aeration and overseeding … Read more about Three Components of Smarter Lawn Care
Food safety is a hot topic with outbreaks involving E.coli, Salmonella and other food-borne illnesses breaking news in the US in recent years. It is critical for food establishments to keep food safety at the top of their list because it keeps their customers safe . The key to a Smarter Food Safety … Read more about Three Keys to a Smarter Food Safety Program
Christmas has come and gone, and now it’s time to stow away all the mistletoe and stockings. A lot of homeowners store their holiday decorations in attics, garages or basements. This keeps them out of the way for the rest of the year, but these locations are also ideal places for pests to prosper. … Read more about Quick Tips to Keep Your Holiday Decorations Pest Free
A cold snap has come to the Upstate just in time to bring in the New Year! With the cold temperatures, some might think their car troubles are due to the sudden onslaught of cold air. However, there may be more dastardly causes of your troubles. Rodents seeking shelter will wriggle their way into … Read more about Oh snap! It’s rats!