Every year, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) sponsors Termite Awareness Week. They created this week to bring public awareness to the damage wood eating insects can cause, including flying termites. We are partnering with the NPMA to educate our customers and community on the … Read more about Termite Awareness Week: Termite Swarmers versus Flying Ants
Things to Know About Cockroaches
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. This … Read more about Things to Know About Cockroaches
Three Keys to a Smarter Food Safety Program
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
West Nile Virus Confirmed in Bird from Anderson County
West Nile Virus (WNV) is a zoonotic disease originating in birds and transmitted to humans and other animals by mosquitoes. Recently, the virus was identified in a dead bird in Anderson County. It is common to find West Nile in birds, but the danger comes with mosquitoes. Ecology of West … Read more about West Nile Virus Confirmed in Bird from Anderson County
What Makes Your Home Attractive to Pests?
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?
What You Need to Know About Yellowjackets
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 yellowjacket. For those of you who don't know, yellowjackets are wasps that can be found all over North … Read more about What You Need to Know About Yellowjackets
When Do Snakes Come Out?
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 When Do Snakes Come Out?
Where do squirrels go in the winter?
Squirrels can be a problem all year long but slow down in the winter. In colder climates, that may mean spending more time huddled in their nests and relying on food that they’ve hidden away. It may also mean that squirrels attempt to find ways into your home or property as a means of staying … Read more about Where do squirrels go in the winter?
Why should the pest industry care about pollinators?
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?