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
Squirrels can be a problem for any homeowner. They can wriggle their way into your home through the chimney, holes in siding or foundations and other weak areas in the perimeter of your home. During the cold winter months, squirrels may try to seek shelter in your home. What do they look … Read more about What you should know about squirrels this winter
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
Even though October marks the onset of Fall, here in the south, it only really starts to get cold at the end of October. The onset of cold weather is when wildlife starts looking for shelter for the winter. They can get into your home through chimneys, cracks in siding and through crawlspaces. Some … Read more about 5 Tips to Safeguard Your Home from Wildlife
If you were under the impression that mosquito season ends with cooler fall weather, you could be mistaken. With unseasonably warm afternoons, mosquitoes can remain active until the temperature dips down to 45 degrees Fahrenheit. Residents in the South are urged to remain cautious and protect … Read more about Mosquito-borne Diseases Initiate Emergency Spraying in Upstate South Carolina
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) sponsors several weeks throughout the year revolving around certain pests. By partnering with the NPMA, Gregory hopes to bring more public awareness to these pests and what we can do to prevent and protect against them. October 21-27 is Rodent … Read more about Black Rats, Black Plague
When October rolls around, thoughts of sitting by the fire place, warm drinks and pumpkin pie stir in our minds. There’s also the thought of decorating for Halloween and Thanksgiving, too! However, when you think about switching wardrobes and setting out previously stored fall décor, pests can … Read more about 5 Storage Tips to Preserve Your Fall Decorations
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
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 yellow jacket. For those of you who don't know, yellow jackets are wasps that can be found all over North … Read more about What You Need to Know About Yellow Jackets
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
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 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