Category: Pest Control

Interesting Facts About Ants

Interesting Facts About Ants

Ants can be a big problem as these pests tend to create a lot of damage to plants and property. They also affect the health of the people who come in contact with them. Ants are indeed very interesting insects that have peculiar habits and ways of going about their lives that can be fascinating,…

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…

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…

How Do Dogs Get Fleas?

Fleas Huntsville AL

Usually, the best way to eliminate a problem is to strike at the root. But pets get fleas from so many different places that this approach usually does not work very well. To keep your dog from getting fleas, you’d have to quarantine it in a doghouse. That’s a very poor solution for your pet…

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