Top 10 Things to Know About Moisture Control

Not controlling the moisture levels in your home can contribute to a host of problems. When home humidity levels are too high it accelerates mold and mildew growth, reduces heating and cooling efficiency and creates an appealing environment for unwanted pests. It is imperative that all homeowners develop a moisture control strategy to prevent these […]

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How Can I Control Moisture In My Home?

Excess moisture in the home can turn into a serious problem. When moisture levels are not kept in check, structural problems can occur. Too much humidity can stimulate mold growth and act as an attractant to household pests such as termites and crickets. As a preventative pest control method, you should take measures to stop excessive […]

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Seven Ways to Keep Rodents Away

Rodents may look cute and cuddly in Disney films, but for most, they are unwanted house guests. Not only are rodents, including mice and rats, bothersome to notice around the house, they also have the potential to cause health issues by carrying dangerous diseases. Rodents are notorious for discovering food sources and contaminating them. Property […]

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What NC Spiders are Dangerous?

Spiders thrive in North Carolina due to the state’s warm average temperatures, so you may encounter arachnids no matter the season. Despite there being over 1,500 species of spiders residing within the state of North Carolina, you may be surprised to learn that only two of these are poisonous spiders that pose a threat to humans. Although […]

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How to Protect Your Home from Carpenter Bees

During the spring and summer months, homeowners will start to notice the appearance of large yellow and black bees flying around their properties. The bees typically measure up to one inch and are often mistaken for bumblebees. However, unlike bumblebees, carpenter bees can cause serious structural damage to your home. A carpenter bee problem should […]

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Signs of a Ladybug Infestation

The word “ladybug” may sound innocent enough, but if you’ve ever had a ladybug infestation, you’re aware of the havoc these pretty, little critters can cause. Although some species of ladybugs are harmless and can help in your yard by devouring plant-eating insects, they are also capable of invading the inside of your home in droves. Fast […]

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Did You Know Mosquitoes Can Be Dangerous?

We all love the spring and summer. Long days of sunshine and hours of enjoyment in our backyards. However, one part of summer can be a real mood killer: the invasion of mosquitoes. Mosquitoes are more than a simple nuisance—they can carry and facilitate the spread of dangerous and potentially deadly viruses. The Centers for […]

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How to Keep Mosquitoes Away

Mosquitoes are more than just a warm weather nuisance. Mosquito bites are uncomfortable and cause itching and swelling. In some cases, mosquitoes can even transmit viruses to both humans and pets. The following steps will help you remain bite-free during the height of mosquito season. Use Bug Repellent Insect repellent products are an effective way […]

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Why Do Ants Keep Coming Back?

  You’ve done it all. You’ve tried almost every kind of ant repellent on the market, but somehow those tiny pests keep making their way back into your home. When it comes to these unwanted guests, nothing is less appetizing than watching a colony of rover ants march across your kitchen floor, and no one […]

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Bed Bugs: Everything You Need to Know

Bedbugs are a living nightmare. Within a short period of time, bedbugs can infest your sleeping area and bite you frequently during the night. Although bedbug bites don’t transmit diseases, they can cause allergic reactions. Stopping a bedbug infestation early is crucial to prevent the bedbugs from spreading to other areas of the home. If you suspect […]

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