25 Facts About Spiders

25 Facts About Spiders

A+ Pest Control is familiar with all species of spiders in the area.  Most spiders are very beneficial to the environment. Here are some ‘fun’ facts that A+ Pest Control in Huntsville has learned about those not so scary creatures. Spiders strike fear in a lot of people, understandably so.  Eight legs and, for many…

Why Do Pests Come Into My Business?

Why Do Pests Come Into My Business

A+ Pest Control  is frequently called to a business location to assess a pest problem.  When we get there, the business owner scratches his/her head wondering; why these creepy-crawly vermin have set up housekeeping in their building.  These managers are not involved in the food, floral, or animal industry, so why are these pests showing…

Five Fun Places to Visit in Huntsville During the Summer

Five Fun Places to Visit in Huntsville During the Summer

Year-round A+ Pest Control  is working diligently to rid your home and office of pests.  Plain and simple, we don’t quit because pests won’t quit.  As we work tirelessly to get rid of pests, A+ Pest Control  wants its customers to have a little fun in the summertime. Here are five of Huntsville’s amazing places…

Awesome Summer Activities In Madison AL

Awesome Summer Activities In Madison AL

When someone looks at Madison, Alabama, they see a vibrant, close-knit community.  This suburb of Huntsville has rated the best place to live and raise a family.  The schools in Madison are ranked the best in the state for college-preparedness. This is a healthy and clean city, of which A+ Pest Control is proud to…

5 Prevailing Ant Species In Alabama

5 Prevailing Ant Species In Alabama

When A+ Pest Control is called on to rid a property of pests, our technicians prepare for any insect or rodent.  The pest we are most requested to treat is ants. Antarctica is the only continent they do not inhabit. Very odd since ‘ant’ is part of its name.  There are as many as 13,000…

Tips to Avoid Bringing Pests Home

Tips to Avoid Bringing Pests Home

A+ Pest Control knows pest infestations.  It’s not just our business; it’s our dedication to a cause.  Pest free homes are healthy homes, and those homes are part of a healthy community. We consider ourselves part of that community.  Our company A+ Pest Control has come up with several approaches you can do to prevent…

What Attracts Mosquitoes to My Yard?

Mosquito control

This question is a pressing one, because mosquitoes are more than annoying. They often carry diseases that are serious or fatal, especially to pets, children, and adults with pre-existing conditions. A miniscule amount of standing water attracts mosquitoes to your yard like a moth to a flame. Most people think to keep things like pet…

How Does Weather Affect Pests?

Weather and Pests

Whether the weather outside is frightful or not, it significantly affects small insects and other critters. In fact, if you have an infestation, chances are the pests are looking for shelter from the weather. There is a direct relationship between weather changes and activity changes. That’s true for people as well as insects. So, different…

Winter Pest Control Strategies

Pest Control In The Winter

Flying insects, like wasps and mosquitoes, are dormant during the winter. As a result, some homeowners adopt an out-of sight, out-of-mind mentality during cold weather. But even though there may be no insects buzzing around your head, they may still be invading your home. Crawling pests, like roaches, spiders, and rodents, look for warm places…

How Fast Can Roaches Multiply?

Alabama Roaches

In 2013, researchers looking into this question made a stunning discovery. These bugs reproduce parthenogenically. Females do not need males to fertilize their eggs. And, females lay up to two hundred eggs during their two-year lifespans. In the Japanese cockroach study, fifteen virgin roaches became 1,000 roaches in only three years. We don’t know how…