Category: Pest Control

How Do My Pets Get Fleas?

Pets are very social creatures. They love being around other animals. They have no way of knowing that this socialization can be dangerous. Furthermore, pets are always on the move. They like to explore new places and also like retreating to a favorite spot. These two personality traits basically explain why pets get fleas. The…

Five Spring Pest Control Tips

Spring is the time that pests become active and begin laying eggs. So, effective pest control during the spring helps keep bugs in check for the rest of the year. On the other side of the coin, neglecting spring pest control puts you behind the eight-ball. Effective spring pest control is even more effective if…

Hot Weather + Heavy Rain= Mosquitoes

Welcome to Alabama, where the winters are short and the summers are long. It’s not too unusual to see 90-degree days as early as March or April. Typically, the spring is very rainy as well. The heat and moisture are ideal for mosquitoes. The more you know about these flying pests, the more you want…

Will Ticks Die in Cold Weather?

Tick Pest Control

Ticks are small, but they are very tough. So, while they may act dead in cold weather, they are only mostly dead. Since these insects are so small, it’s easy for them to burrow under leaves and other yard debris and wait out the winter. Not all ticks hibernate during the winter. Large adult deer…

Top Five Pest In Madison Alabama

In 1980, Madison was a tiny little one-light town. Then, many government operations moved to Huntsville. Today, Madison has almost 50,000 residents. Towns that grow this fast this quickly often have issues with unwanted pests. The development stirs them out of their nests and onto residential and business property. Over that same time period, our…

Fall Pests In Alabama

In the summer, outdoor pests often find shelter in the shade. Many of these animals are cold-blooded anyway, so outside is a good place to be. But once the temperature dips and the winds pick up in fall, these pests look for alternative shelter. Many times, that shelter is your home or business. Since pests…

Useful Fall Prevention Tips

Most all household pests come from the outside to the inside. As the mercury drops in fall, these pests seek shelter from the cold. Many of these critters hibernate during the winter. Effective pest control is almost always a matter of prevention. A certified pest control technician uses the latest tools and techniques to make…

Four Myths About Fall Invaders

When the Chickasaw Indians crossed the Mississippi around 1300 and settled what is today Huntsville, they probably had problems with many different kinds of pests. Like most people, they tried various home remedies to live a pest-free life. Some of these techniques worked and some failed. Others became part of folklore, and that’s the subject…