Archive for 'General'
Spring Cleaning & Spring Pest-Proofing Go Hand-in-Hand
While spring cleaning is a great time for homeowners to de-clutter and spruce up the home, this seasonal tradition is a doubly beneficial time to tidy up in order to prevent undesirable, springtime pests such as ants, termites, mice, and fruit flies. To help the public maintain pest-free homes this spring, the National Pest Management…Read More
Where Do Bugs Go During The Winter
Just where do bugs go during the winter months? Some bugs migrate to warmer climates during the winter months; some hibernate, while others are learning to stick out the cold months thanks to global warming. Bugs have a variety of ways of surviving the winter months. Often times spiders, insects and all types of arthropods…Read More
Sentricon: Augmented Reality Video
There are a few specific questions that homeowners consistently ask during their initial conversations with a Certified Sentricon Specialist. For instance, “how do the termites find the stations” or “does the termite bait attract termites to my house. The answers to these questions and more are located in this video.Read More
How Can Homeowners Tell The Difference Between Carpenter Ant Workers That Nest In Structural Lumber, And Those That Merely Pose A Nuisance Within Homes?
Many pest management professionals say that carpenter ants are the most difficult native ant pests to control, and there are several valid reasons for this claim. For one thing, most carpenter ant infestations see workers establish one or more nests within inaccessible indoor spaces where they cannot be readily detected or treated. These spaces include…Read More
Mosquito Q and A
Why are mosquitoes considered a dangerous pest? Mosquitoes are vectors of numerous diseases and are often described as one of the deadliest animals on earth. Some of the most common and well-known diseases transmitted by mosquitoes include Zika, West Nile virus, malaria, dengue and equine encephalitis (EEE). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), mosquito…Read More
Mosquito Control Tips | Georgia Mosquito Control
To prevent the health risks that can potentially accompany an already-pesky mosquito bite, be sure to follow these mosquito prevention tips from Bug Busters USA When spending time outdoors, apply an insect repellant containing at least 20% DEET, picaridin or oil of lemon-eucalyptus, and reapply as directed on the label. People who are spending long…Read More
25% Of Atlanta Homes Are Infested With Cockroaches, And Termites Are Becoming Particularly Problematic Pests In Savannah
Insect pests like cockroaches and flies are abundant in big cities where they can easily locate discarded foods and shelter where rotting organic matter provides them with ideal living conditions. For example, the sizable American cockroach thrives in urban sewer systems, and house flies, blow flies gravitate toward landfills and dumpsters behind restaurants where they…Read More
The Oriental Cockroach Is Able To Survive Best In Southeastern US Homes Where They Hide Their Eggs Within Enclosed Indoor Spaces
Multiple species of cockroaches are abundant in Georgia where humidity and wet weather provides them with the conditions they need to thrive. The most common cockroach pests found in homes in the state include German, Oriental, American, brown-banded and brown cockroaches. The three most widely distributed cockroach pests in the US are German, American and…Read More
Should Residents Of Georgia Be Worried About The Invasive Formosan Subterranean Termite?
Formosan Subterranean termites were accidentally transported to the United States during the 1960s or possibly as early as the 1940s. Formosan termite colonies were first discovered in the US near a shipping port in southeast Texas, and since then, these most destructive of wood-eating pests have managed to establish a seemingly permanent habitat that spans…Read More
Footage Of A Cockroach Infestation In A Georgia Aquatic Center Disgusted Residents
Cockroaches are considered major insect pests in most countries around the world, and they are particularly numerous within the United States. Unlike most insects, cockroaches are not necessarily picky about their living conditions. Although roaches prefer to dwell within dark and moist conditions, the insects are able to survive for a full month without food…Read More