It's important to keep your bathroom clean. Bathrooms are a great place for bacteria to grow and pests to live. Pests, like cockroaches, love humid environments, so it’s important to keep your bathroom clean. Here are some essential bathroom cleaning tips from to help keep your bathroom fresh and … Read more about Bathroom Cleaning Tips
Bed Bugs Book Their Own Travel Plans
The winter blues hit us hard every year, and many of us want to get away to a warm, tropical climate to break up the cold winter. This is a great idea, but remember, there is always a risk of bedbugs. These tips from the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) will help keep you bedbug … Read more about Bed Bugs Book Their Own Travel Plans
Bed Bugs–How Do You Know You Have Them?
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?
Bed Bugs: A Brief History in the USA
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
Black Rats, Black Plague
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
Brown Recluse – Poisonous Spiders In South Carolina
Here at Gregory Pest Solutions, we strive to make sure you and your family live in an environment safe from harmful pests. We also think it’s important to educate our customers on different types of pests found throughout our service area so they know exactly what they’re up against when they call … Read more about Brown Recluse – Poisonous Spiders In South Carolina
Burning Questions About Fire Ants Answered
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
Cold Weather Pest Risks
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
Common Dorm Room Pests and How to Keep Them Away
Dorm room pests can make your college experience miserable. Whether you’re a new college student or returning upperclassman, knowing the basics about pests in college and university dorms can save you a lot of headache and itching. We cover the most common dorm pests along with some quick … Read more about Common Dorm Room Pests and How to Keep Them Away
Did you find an opossum hole? You may have opossums!
Opossums, commonly known as possums, are a mammal you don’t want to get too close to. They can carry a myriad of diseases and host other pests such as fleas and ticks. They can also cause considerable damage to your home. They can weasel their way in by chewing and clawing through siding or … Read more about Did you find an opossum hole? You may have opossums!
Don’t Get Stung by Summer’s Stingers
Summer is here, and with summer comes a lot of bugs, like hornets and yellow jackets. According to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), stinging insects send more than 500,000 people to the emergency room annually. We want to keep you and your family away from the hospital this summer, … Read more about Don’t Get Stung by Summer’s Stingers
Facts About Fireflies
Summertime is filled with ice cream, childhood memories….and bugs. Some of these bugs are downright nasty, like yellow jackets and hornets! However, there are some bugs that are absolutely terrific, like the firefly! Although the name hints at the insect being a fly, fireflies are actually … Read more about Facts About Fireflies
Falling Temperatures Draw Wild Animals In and Around Homes
During the cold winter months, animals such as skunks, squirrels, raccoons and opossums are more likely to come into or around your home in search of food, water and shelter. These creatures can carry harmful pests into your home, such as fleas and ticks, and can also carry rabies. Not only do they … Read more about Falling Temperatures Draw Wild Animals In and Around Homes
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?