Many people have issues with snakes, not only because of potential health risks, but because of the fear factor. These reptiles are villainized in Hollywood, and it gives them a bad reputation. Because of this, people tend to forget they are animals and not some terrible monster. It’s important to … Read more about Snakes Come Out of Hiding as Summer Sets In
In the Southeast, fire ants seem to be everywhere! They become more active during the warmer months and will start their food foraging missions in the spring, continuing into the early fall. Brief History of the Red Imported Fire Ant The Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) was brought to the US … Read more about Burning Questions About Fire Ants Answered
Bed Bugs have long been a pest to humans. The earliest mention of bed bugs dates back to Ancient Egypt, but in the US, they really became a problem during the World Wars. Some of these bugs have adapted to become less susceptible to pesticides, so these insects can be difficult to get rid of. Bed … Read more about Bed Bugs: A Brief History in the USA
As we well know, mosquito season is here! Gregory has been going into overdrive to defend our residential customer’s homes. Last summer, there were several confirmed cases of West Nile virus found in South Carolina, and Gregory was called in to partner with the government to aid in the protection of … Read more about Mosquito Season is Upon Us!
Spring time is the prime time to get your lawn ready for summer barbecues! Gregory offers an array of lawn care services such as aeration, overseeding and fertilizing, and our lawn care team would like to offer homeowners some tips on how to manage and control thatch levels to get your yard summer … Read more about What is Thatch, and How Does It Affect My Lawn?
This past year, Gregory has been fortunate enough to have a technician win PCT Magazine’s Residential Technician of the Year, and we have another employee reaching new heights who appeared in PestPro Magazine! Meet Don Foster. Don has been with Gregory since 1998 and started as a technician. He … Read more about Don Foster of Gregory Pest Solutions Appears in PestPro Magazine
Spring is here and so are pests! With the promise of warmer weather, lots of pests are coming out of their winter homes in search of a place to make a new nest. Gregory Pest Solutions wants to make sure the place they choose for their new home isn't in your home. Read more to find out what makes … Read more about What Makes Your Home Attractive to Pests?
Pest control companies throughout the world utilize an approach called “Integrated Pest Management” (IPM). This strategy employs the use of different techniques to control pests in a way that is safest for the environment and your home. It used to be the case that pest control companies would lay … Read more about How Gregory Does IPM
National Pest Management Month This April, we are partnering with the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and the rest of the pest management industry to celebrate National Pest Management Month! This month is dedicated to the industry’s commitment to protecting homes and businesses from … Read more about Gregory Pest Solutions Participates in National Pest Management Month
Not all bees are bad bees, and honey bees are essential to pollination! The bugs that spread pollen from one part of the plant to the other are known as "pollinators." Pollinators can include bugs, animals and even the wind! Most people think of honey bees, and we've partnered with the National Pest … Read more about Why should the pest industry care about pollinators?
What's a Bug Barometer? Twice a year, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) issues the Bug Barometer™. The Bug Barometer helps pest professionals and their clients prepare for the oncoming seasons and know what kind of pests to look out for. The latest Bug Barometer predicted a quick … Read more about 3 Pests Predicted by NPMA’s Bug Barometer™ in Southeast
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 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