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Congrats to our 2017 Home Show Winner!

By |2018-10-01T05:57:46-05:00April 19th, 2017|Events|

Congratulations Ms. Timlin Foster of Columbia, SC. Her name was drawn for our 2017 Home Show prize - a Generac Generator valued at $799! We thank Ms. Timlin for stopping by our booth and entering her name. We hope she enjoys her new generator! David Day, owner of Cayce Exterminating, and Ms. Timlin Foster, our 2017

When is a “Bug” Really a Bug?

By |2015-11-25T10:28:59-05:00November 25th, 2015|Bed Bugs|

Brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys)Gary Bernon, USDA APHIS, Bugwood.org We may refer to any insect as a “bug”. In the pest control business, we often find ourselves doing the same thing. An insect taxonomist would have a fit because only a small group (40,000 species, to be exact) of insects can correctly

Termite Facts and How Cayce Exterminating Can Help

By |2015-05-13T11:49:24-05:00May 13th, 2015|Termites|

Termites are a huge problem here in South Carolina. Every year they cause thousands of dollars of damage to many people’s biggest asset – their homes. This spring (2015) we’ve had an increase in calls about termites so we wanted to highlight some of the facts and how Cayce Exterminating can help you with any

Carpenter Bees vs. Bumblebees

By |2015-04-23T14:45:54-05:00April 23rd, 2015|Bees|

Spring is here, which means the bees are out in full force pollinating the beautiful spring flowers. Some are bumblebees and some are carpenter bees. So, what’s the difference? Most people are familiar with the bumble bee. They are typically black and yellow with a hairy body – usually what we imagine when we think

Moth Flies

By |2015-04-10T10:02:19-05:00April 10th, 2015|Flies|

Whitney Cranshaw, Bugwood.org Moth Flies, also known to many as Drain Flies, are a common household pest here in South Carolina. They are very small (less than 2mm) flies that are usually found in bathrooms and kitchens due to them reproducing in the wet sludge found in drains. They get the name “Moth

Swarming Termites – What You Need to Know

By |2015-03-23T11:54:33-05:00March 23rd, 2015|Termites|

Termite swarmers are one of four types of termites in a colony. A termite colony includes: Workers – these do all the heavy lifting from foraging for food to building tunnels and nests. Soldiers – they do exactly what their names suggests – protect the colony against predators, who are most likely ants. Swarmers are

How to Kill Ants

By |2015-02-10T09:39:52-05:00February 10th, 2015|Fire Ants|

Fill a water bottle with one part dish soap and two parts water, then shake it up to mix the solution thoroughly. When you see a line of ants (or just one ant, for that matter) spray the mixture over them. If they are Argentine ants they're not going away. Natasha Wright, Florida DACS, insectimages.org

Is it a Water Bug, Palmetto Bug or American Cockroach?

By |2015-02-03T14:20:32-05:00February 3rd, 2015|Cockroaches|

University of Nebraska, Dept. of Entomology Waterbugs, Palmetto bugs and American cockroaches are common names for the same insect. It’s not unusual to find them in homes, especially in South Carolina. Like any pest, they are an annoyance and can spread filth and disease if their population gets out of hand. Here are

How to Kill Bed Bugs

By |2015-01-30T10:33:42-05:00January 30th, 2015|Bed Bugs|

Bedbugs are a growing problem in South Carolina and all across the United States. Greenville-Spartanburg, Myrtle Beach and Charlotte were all on this year’s list for the worst bed bug infestations. Bed bugs are not only a nuisance, they can easily spread disease and cause skin infections. Don’t underestimate these pests! How to Identify Bed