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 now … Read more about Don Foster of Gregory Pest Solutions Appears in PestPro Magazine
Fumigation: You’ve Heard of it, but What Is It?
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?
Gregory Pest Solutions Participates in National Pest Management Month
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
How Gregory Does IPM
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
How to Make Pests Bug Out of Your Tailgate
Tailgate season is finally here, but in the south, it still feels like summer. This means all the summer pests are still milling around. Some of them, like wasps, can be aggressive while others, like mosquitoes, can just be pesky! Here are some tips to keep the most common pets away from your … Read more about How to Make Pests Bug Out of Your Tailgate
Identify Three Types of Termites in South Carolina
Termites in South Carolina are some of the most destructive pests in the Southern United States. They burrow into the wood of homes and businesses, often unnoticed. Different types of termites behave in different ways, but all are capable of wreaking damage to your property. To help you identify … Read more about Identify Three Types of Termites in South Carolina
Moles, they’re everywhere! But you don’t need a dermatologist.
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.
Oh snap! It’s rats!
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!
Protect Your Home and Pets from Ticks
As warmer weather comes to the south, ticks are coming out in full force! With our four legged friends running around outside, it's a big possibility they could come back with ticks. Here are some prevention tips that will help keep ticks off of your pets and out of your home. We also talk about … Read more about Protect Your Home and Pets from Ticks
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
Quick Tips to Keep Your Holiday Decorations Pest Free
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
Skunks in the Southeast
Skunks. These striped (and sometimes spotted) mammals are infamous for their nauseating spray and can cause homeowners quite the headache if they get into their gardens. During the winter months, wildlife like skunks like to get into homes for shelter. Here is all you need to know about skunks and … Read more about Skunks in the Southeast
Some Diamonds are NOT a Girl’s Best Friend
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
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. … Read more about South Carolina’s First Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed