Category Archives: Pest Control

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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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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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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Where Do Squirrels Go in the Winter?

All season long, Charlotte residents have the opportunity to watch squirrels running and hopping in the process of feeding and storing food. Oftentimes, they dig shallow holes for stashing food and cover the hole back over. It is a hoarding cycle that goes on year after year. The squirrels use the cached food resources during scarce […]

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Carolina Rodent Infestations | What’s That Scratching?

Rodents in The Walls – Or Something Bigger? When cold weather hits Charlotte, NC, expect to experience some problems with rodents and other household invaders. Winter brings an early close to the light of day. Chilly winds follow. And then… mammals of all breeds and some of the more cold-hardy reptiles in the Metro region […]

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Horror House Pest in Charlotte Metro | Are Bats & Rats Really Spooky?

Brief Review of 1970-80 Killer Bats and Killer Rats Ever wonder why anyone would name a Vintage & Used Clothing store “The Rat’s Nest?” That’s what we find in Charlotte’s NoDa district. It’s a small redbrick store on E 36th St. They cater to the artsy crowd, carrying vintage clothing, furniture and even retro video […]

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