Category Archives: General

Discover the Difference Between Flying Ants and Termites

It is a most wonderful time of year in North Carolina. The cold days of winter have given way to the wonderful, warm days of spring. The air is filled with the music of birds and the smell of flowers. TVs are overflowing with the youthful joy of March Madness. Yes, spring is a beautiful […]

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Our Technicians

In order for a pest control company to function properly, the company needs the right technicians. The technician is face-to-face with the customer, who evaluates the customer’s pest issues and who then devises the best solution to the preferences a client may have is vital. They are the ones who not only determine whether or not the customer’s […]

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Not All Pests Are Dangerous- a Balanced Approach to Pest Management

Some people make the mistaken assumption that pest control companies are all about one thing: killing critters. It’s an unfortunate assumption and in actuality, that is not the case. Pest control companies have the obvious primary goal of making one’s home or business comfortable and untainted by the presence of pests that harm your quality of […]

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Bees, Bees Good for the Heart

Human concern for bee welfare has become an important issue in modern society. It is often cast in political terms, but it is an issue that affects people of all stripes because of the role bees play in keeping us fed! Whether one is an environmentalist, an industrialist, etc., we must understand what it is that affects […]

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Spring Cleaning With a Purpose!

Here’s some good reading, a DIY article by Missy Henriksen on Pestworld.org about spring cleaning to keep the pests away. I highly recommend it. I touch on some of the common sense points below. It’s all pretty standard, but sometimes we wonder WHY we must do these things, besides our spouse telling us to. Knowing […]

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Spring- Rebirth, Pollen and Termites

It is that wonderful time of year again- the cold snap has broken, the snow has melted, chickens are laying eggs, we can wander about in short sleeves most days…..spring is almost here! Looking outside today it is simply beautiful. 70 degrees, blue skies, a slight breeze brushing through the trees…its hard not to feel the […]

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Dee Dodd inducted into the NCPMA Hall of Fame

I thought a lot about this blog entry; there are so many layers to the story of Dee Dodd being inducted into the NCPMA Hall of Fame, so many directions in which I could go with it, that I found myself like a dog chasing its own tail- moving fast but going nowhere. After a […]

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Carolina Pest Management 75 Glorious Years and Still Counting

In the world of pest management services, few establishments have been able to stand successfully against the test of time. Among those few, the name of Carolina Pest Management is worth mentioning. This Monroe-based enterprise has now achieved the incredible feat of completing 75 years in the pest control industry. The first chapter of this […]

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Dan Norwood Tech Tuesday Even Though It’s Thursday

It’s time to start something I will call “Tech Tuesday” (even though today is Thursday). People tend to forget that behind every company is a group of actual people. If you have good people who work together well as a team, odds are you will have a good company. The opposite is true as well. […]

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Stinging Pests are Prepping for Winter dont let them in from the cold

I received a fairly shocking photo from a technician yesterday, a picture of yellow jackets that had eaten through a bedroom wall and were trying to build a nest indoors! I don’t know about you, but personally the thought of having a wasp nest INSIDE my house scares the heck out of me! I’ve never […]

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