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
Gregory Reminds Spring Breakers to be Aware of Bed Bugs
What happens on Spring Break stays on Spring Break—unless some bed bugs find their way into a traveler’s suitcase. As Spring Breakers get excited for their trips, Gregory Pest Solutions reminds travelers to take precautions against bringing bed bugs back home with them. “Bed bugs can lurk in the … Read more about Gregory Reminds Spring Breakers to be Aware of Bed Bugs
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 Clean Your Kitchen and Keep Kitchen Pests Out
9 Steps for A Cleaner and Healthier Kitchen Rodents, insects and other pests come into your home looking for three things: food, water and shelter. Your kitchen can be a hub for anyone of these, not to mention a haven for bacteria. Dirty dishes, food scraps, cluttered countertops and unorganized … Read more about How to Clean Your Kitchen and Keep Kitchen Pests Out
How to Control Roaches and Ants?
Utilizing bait formulations for a variety of pests may be the best answer. Although sometimes used interchangeably, there is a difference between “bait” and “lure” depending on the application. The use of pheromones for stored product pests, and specific host compounds to attract bed bugs would be … Read more about How to Control Roaches and Ants?
How to Keep Mosquitoes Away This Spring
Do you enjoy time outside on sunny spring days but have to cut it short due to fun-suckers like mosquitoes? In the south, mosquitoes typically make their first appearances of the year around March. Unfortunately, they tend to stick around so long as the weather stays warm…which could be a very long … Read more about How to Keep Mosquitoes Away This Spring
How to Keep Pantry Pests Out of Your Home
Pantry pests are horrifying. They get in your food and make you worry even more for your family’s health. The National Pest Management Association lists beetles, pillbugs, weevils, and Indian meal moths as common types of pantry pests. For your peace of mind, we’ve compiled these tips that will help … Read more about How to Keep Pantry Pests Out of Your Home
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
Indoor Allergy Prevention Tips
With the welcome arrival of spring comes some universally unpopular side effects: asthma and allergy symptoms. Every year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) designates May as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, coinciding with the peak season for allergy-related … Read more about Indoor Allergy Prevention Tips
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
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.
Mosquito Prevention and the Zika Virus
US Homeowners Need to be Aware. As new cases of Zika continue to pop up across the United States, it’s more essential than ever to take proper precautions to avoid contact with biting mosquito populations. Mosquitoes are vector pests and can transmit other harmful diseases such as West Nile virus … Read more about Mosquito Prevention and the Zika Virus
Mosquito-borne Diseases Initiate Emergency Spraying in SC
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 SC