Category Archives: Pest Control

How to Get Rid of Millipedes

If you’ve spotted a swarm of millipedes in your home, the sight can be more than a little unnerving. Because of the millipede’s shape, it can look more like a snake or a worm at first. Once you realize that it has hundreds of little legs, that doesn’t make the discovery any better. Fortunately, unlike […]

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Cockroach in the home

How to Prepare Your Home for Pest Control Services

When you find your home overrun with pests such as ants, cockroaches, termites, fleas, spiders, or rodents, it’s important to get them out as soon as possible. The best results can be achieved by working together with a pest control service before and after their arrival. They will typically provide a list of specific steps […]

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Are Bug Bombs Safe?

When you see a cockroach scurry away in your kitchen, it’s tempting to go out and purchase a bug bomb, also known as a fogger. However, total release foggers (TRF) or bug bombs aren’t that effective at killing pests. What’s more, they can also put your family, pets, and home at serious risk. How do […]

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Six Ways To Get Rid of Stink Bugs

The Stink Bug, i.e. the brown marmorated invasive pest (BMSB), was accidentally introduced to the US thro Pennsylvania in 1990. The first detected NC appearance occurred in Forsyth County in 2009. Officially tagged Halyomorpha halys, the brown stinkbug now resides as a widespread pest across the United States. They are now found in 44 states […]

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Why It’s Important to Have Year-Round Pest Control Maintenance

Pest control is something that most people don’t think about until spring rolls around. As you prepare your home for the warmer weather, it’s not uncommon to see pesky bugs make their first appearance of the season. A problem with not worrying about pest prevention earlier is infestations can become serious without detection. Waiting too […]

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Charlotte Homes in Spring with Uptown in Background

Prepare for a Pest Free Spring in Charlotte

Spring in Charlotte leads to warmer weather, more rain showers and unfortunately, more pest sightings. Although your home may have been pest free in the winter months, pests come out of hibernation in the spring and can become a serious problem in Charlotte homes and gardens. Carolina Pest Management is here to give you the […]

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10 Ways to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Most of us have experienced the misfortune of encountering stink bugs within our home. Stink bugs have earned their well-deserved notoriety by emitting a distinct noxious odor when threatened or killed. Although stink bugs don’t pose a risk to the health of you or your family members, they are considered nuisance pests. Arriving in the […]

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When is it Time to Call the Exterminator?

Exterminators provide an invaluable service to homeowners. By removing pests from a property, they help protect both the value of your home and the health of your family members. Although a number of pest issues can be prevented, once pests have moved into the property it’s time to bring in professional help. Ignoring pests with […]

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Keep Your Fall Decor Pest Free

For many North Carolina residents, Fall is our favorite season. As soon as the temperatures start to cool, we are ready to decorate our homes with our favorite Fall décor including pumpkins, corn stalks, hay bales, mums and gourds. However, even if you love Halloween, you don’t want a real scare by attracting real bugs […]

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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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