Are you enjoying some extra time outside these days but have to cut it short due to fun-suckers like mosquitoes? March is typically the month when mosquitoes make their first appearances of the year here in the South, and they tend to stick around so long as the weather stays warm…and for the South, … Read more about Keeping Mosquitoes Away This Spring
To Our Customers: With the rise in Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the United States, the safety of our customers and employees remains our highest priority. We are taking this evolving situation very seriously and have assigned a designated team to continue to monitor and provide guidance to … Read more about COVID-19 Message
Maybe you don't want to know very much about fire ants because they've got a bad reputation for their painful stings, but it's good to know your enemy, right? There are over 280 different species of fire ant Can be extremely aggressive and kill small animals They latch onto each other in … Read more about Fun Facts about Fire Ants
Do you wake up in the morning with small red dots or welts in a straight line, zig-zag pattern or in clusters? Do your bed sheets have red or rust-colored dots on them? If you answered YES to these questions, then you may have bed bugs. Call Gregory Pest Solutions to get rid of them, for … Read more about Bed Bugs–How Do You Know You Have Them?
Mosquitoes have run rampant this year! We've had to perform emergency Mosquito Services for the state of South Carolina several times this year due to the dangers mosquitoes have presented. One disease spread by mosquitoes is the Zika virus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and … Read more about Zika Virus
West Nile Virus was discovered in Uganda in 1937, but came to the US in 1999. Some suspect it was an errant, infected bird who landed on our soil that brought the virus here, and others believe it was a stow away mosquito responsible for the travel of the disease to the US, but no one really knows … Read more about What You Need to Know About West Nile Virus
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a potentially fatal tick-borne illness. Species of ticks that can be vectors of this disease include the American dog tick, the brown dog tick, the lone star tick, and the Rocky Mountain wood tick. If symptoms are spotted early on, then an antibiotic will be an … Read more about What You Need to Know About Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Is the Powassan virus a real threat? The Powassan virus is a disease spread through the bites of ticks. The disease is typically carried by a species of tick known as the blacklegged tick which is also referred to as a "deer tick." The good news is this disease is pretty rare. Only 100 cases have … Read more about Powassan Virus
Lyme disease is contracted when a human or pet is bitten by an infected blacklegged tick. This disease can cause serious side effects which the Center for Disease Control lists as the following: fever headache fatigue skin rash known as "erythema migrans" The CDC also said if the … Read more about Lyme Disease
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hantavirus is a respiratory disease that occurs when humans come into contact with fresh urine, droppings, or saliva of an infected rodent. Once Hantavirus is contracted, it can turn into Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), which has a … Read more about What is Hantavirus
Gregory Family Fun Day was created to celebrate our wonderful employees. This past July, we were fortunate enough to witness the passing of our new building’s one year anniversary! We think it’s pretty cool, so we wanted to give our employees a chance to show off the building to their families, … Read more about For the Love of Gregory!
Since 1972, Gregory Pest Solutions has been dashing around the Upstate in our lime green trucks! We have worked very hard to ensure our customers and their loved ones remain safe from pests in their homes. We also use Smarter Pest Control™ to keep pests away without declaring war on nature. Our … Read more about 2017 Best of the Upstate Nominee
Fall is upon us! Apple cider, pumpkin patches, and other fall treats surely have everyone excited for the new season. Not only that, but now no one has to worry about gross pests anymore! Great, right?! Just kidding. Although the warm weather is gone, and with it mosquitoes and bees, you … Read more about Cold Weather Pest Risks
Here at Gregory Pest Solutions, we like to make sure you and your family live in an environment safe from pests and the hazardous conditions they can cause. We also think it’s important to educate our customers on different types of pests so they know exactly what they’re up against when they call … Read more about What You Need to Know About German Roaches