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Termite Facts and How Cayce Exterminating Can Help

By |2022-02-23T14:48:51-05:00May 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 |2022-02-23T14:48:31-05:00April 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 |2022-02-23T14:48:12-05:00April 10th, 2015|Flies|

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 Flies” because they are covered

Swarming Termites – What You Need to Know

By |2022-02-23T14:46:36-05:00March 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

Harmless Ants

By |2022-02-23T14:46:12-05:00February 27th, 2015|Fire Ants|

Of the 200 estimated species of ants in South Carolina, most are beneficial or at least benign. There are only a handful of ant species that should be considered for pest control like fire ants or Argentine ants. Here are two groups of ants that are helpful, not harmful, in South Carolina: Pyramid Ants Pyramid

How to Kill Ants

By |2022-02-23T14:45:57-05:00February 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. Argentine ants are not native to

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

By |2022-02-23T14:45:07-05:00February 3rd, 2015|Cockroaches|

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 some tips to prevent American cockroaches, water bugs

How to Kill Bed Bugs

By |2022-02-23T14:44:46-05:00January 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

How to Avoid Bed Bugs When Traveling

By |2022-02-23T14:44:25-05:00September 2nd, 2014|Bed Bugs|

When you go on vacation, the last thing you want to bring back as a souvenir is a bed bug infestation. However, that’s exactly what many travelers have been experiencing over the last couple of years. Public awareness of bedbug problems cannot help but increase, thanks to the increase of news reports of innocent travelers

The How To’s of Rodent Removal and Prevention

By |2022-02-23T14:44:07-05:00September 2nd, 2014|Rodents|

There’s a reason why elephants are afraid of mice. The Centers for Disease Control has identified over 35 diseases spread by rodents, including some of the most deadly forms of Hepatitis, Salmonella poisoning, Meningitis, and multiple viruses. It’s clear that the only way to stop these illnesses from spreading is by eliminating the pests that

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