November 2017

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 Enemy2017-11-14T14:12:33+00:00

October 2017

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 Properly2017-12-06T17:09:27+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 Consumer2017-09-26T15:54:28+00:00

August 2017

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

July 2017

How to Choose a Pest Control Company

2017-09-26T15:55:21+00:00

How to Choose a Pest Control Company When you need professional help with pests, how can you be sure the pest control company will treat you fairly and do a good job?  Choose a pest control company just as careful as you would choose an electrician or insurance agent.  Don't just shop on price.  The [...]

How to Choose a Pest Control Company2017-09-26T15:55:21+00:00

Tips to Prevent Pests Around Your House

2017-12-06T17:14:46+00:00

Tips to Prevent Pests Around Your House In our South Florida environment, we are subjected to a wide variety of pests that can appear on our property. It is important that we are mindful of several actions to prevent these bugs, insects and rodents from becoming a common occurrence. Read the list below to learn [...]

Tips to Prevent Pests Around Your House2017-12-06T17:14:46+00:00

June 2017

The Asian Tiger Mosquito

2017-12-06T17:14:59+00:00

The Asian Tiger Mosquito Many exotic pests have invaded the US.  In recent years, aided by ever increasing trade and transport with countries around the world. One of the most serious arrivals has the Asian tiger mosquito, scientific name Aedes albopictus.  A native of Asia, this mosquito was first found in the continental US in 1985 [...]

The Asian Tiger Mosquito2017-12-06T17:14:59+00:00

FAQs About Termite Baiting

2017-12-06T17:15:18+00:00

FAQs About Termite Baiting What is Termite Baiting? Termite baiting is a modern method of controlling termites without putting large amounts of chemical pesticide in the soil.  Instead, worker termites feed on small amounts of a slow-acting, pesticide-containing bait and bring it back to the colony. Traditional termite treatments put a passive chemical barrier around [...]

FAQs About Termite Baiting2017-12-06T17:15:18+00:00