January 2018

Sanitation of Palm Tree Pruning Tools

2018-01-26T14:57:31+00:00

Sanitation of Palm Tree Pruning Tools Palm tree diseases are often transmitted from palm to palm via leaf pruning tools. Equipment used to remove leaves from an infected palm (chainsaw, lopper, pruning shear, handsaw, etc.) will have fungal infested leaf material (wood dust, plant sap) on the blades. If the equipment is not cleaned and [...]

Sanitation of Palm Tree Pruning Tools 2018-01-26T14:57:31+00:00

November 2017

Commercial Pest Control

2017-11-14T14:11:11+00:00

Commercial Pest Control Pests can affect businesses in a number of ways. One is simple destruction: termites can destroy your buildings, rats gnawing can damage structure and cause fires by gnawing electrical cords, and rodents can damage and destroy inventory both on shelves and in storage. The presence of pests can lead to regulatory action, [...]

Commercial Pest Control 2017-11-14T14:11:11+00:00

Fruit Flies – Know Your Enemy

2017-11-14T14:12:33+00:00

Fruit Flies – Know Your Enemy Fruit flies are a common pest.  All too common, some would say.  They infest homes, restaurants, cafeterias, supermarkets, food processing plants, and breweries. What we call a fruit fly or vinegar fly; scientists call a Drosophila fly (pronounced "dro-soff-ill-ah).  There are many different kinds, but all have similar looks [...]

Fruit Flies – Know Your Enemy 2017-11-14T14:12:33+00:00

October 2017

Signs You Have Termites

2017-12-06T17:10:16+00:00

Signs You Have Termites Termites can cause enormous damage to your home. You may have an infestation and be completely unaware of it. How can you find out? First, you should be aware that there are some signs that might have a termite problem. Several signs are visual. An accumulation of small wings in the [...]

Signs You Have Termites 2017-12-06T17:10:16+00:00

Pruning Palms Properly

2017-12-06T17:09:27+00:00

PRUNING PALMS PROPERLY A correctly fertilized and pruned palm should have a 360 degree round canopy of green fronds University of Florida specialists has observed that after our severe hurricane seasons of 2004 and 2005 "hurricane-cut" palms were more likely to have their crowns snapped off than those with fuller canopies. This may be because [...]

Pruning Palms Properly 2017-12-06T17:09:27+00:00

September 2017

Reduce Your Risk of Carpenter Ant Invasion…

2017-09-26T15:53:19+00:00

Reduce Your Risk of Carpenter Ant Invasion... Carpenter ants are one of the more common ants found in houses.  They are also difficult to control without professional help.  They have the added impact of sometimes damaging the wood in your home.  You can reduce your risk of carpenter ant attack by making your home less [...]

Reduce Your Risk of Carpenter Ant Invasion… 2017-09-26T15:53:19+00:00

What You Should Know About Pest Control: Be an Informed Consumer

2017-09-26T15:54:28+00:00

What You Should Know About Pest Control: Be an Informed Consumer TIME FOR PEST CONTROL ACTION? Cockroaches, termites, ants, fleas, mice; you don't want them in your home.  They're destructive.  They're disgusting.  They endanger your health.  If the pest you find in your home is more than just an accidental visitor, it's time to get [...]

What You Should Know About Pest Control: Be an Informed Consumer 2017-09-26T15:54:28+00:00

August 2017

What Do You Know About Fleas?

2017-09-26T15:55:11+00:00

What Do You Know About Fleas? Fleas are insects that, like butterflies and moths, go through 4 stages of life-egg, larva, pupa, adult. Each stage looks totally different from the others. Adult fleas live on your pet. They feed by biting with their tube-like mouths and sucking blood.  Spines and claws help them stay on [...]

What Do You Know About Fleas? 2017-09-26T15:55:11+00:00

Problems with Pest Wildlife? Correct The Following Conditions.

2017-09-26T15:55:17+00:00

Problems with Pest Wildlife? Correct The Following Conditions. Access under building. Raccoons, opossums, and skunks will use accessible crawlspaces under buildings and trailers as denning sites and hiding places during the day. Berries. Deer, raccoons, opossums, squirrels, foxes, and skunks feed on berries, primarily in late summer and in the fall. Branch piles/debris. Opossums and, [...]

Problems with Pest Wildlife? Correct The Following Conditions. 2017-09-26T15:55:17+00:00