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Secret to Increase Your Home’s Value

May 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Secret to Increase Your Home’s Value

#1 Way to Increase Your Home’s Value Bathroom Remodeling A good bathroom remodel can breathe new life into your home. Starting your day off in your dream bathroom is a great way to begin your

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How to Get Rid of Ants

April 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on How to Get Rid of ants

How to Get Rid of ants If you’ve spotted an ant in your home, you can be sure that there are many more to follow. ants are social pests and once they get into your

Congrats to our 2017 Home Show Winner!

April 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Congrats to our 2017 Home Show Winner!

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.

Populations of Lyme disease-carrying ticks increase across the US

January 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Populations of Lyme disease-carrying ticks increase across the US

The distribution of tick sightings across the United States between a) 1907–1996 and b) 1907–2015. The populations of the two species of ticks known to spread Lyme disease to humans has doubled in

When is a “Bug” Really a Bug?

November 25th, 2015|Comments Off on When is a “Bug” Really a Bug?

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

Carpenter Bees vs. Bumblebees

April 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on Carpenter Bees vs. Bumblebees

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

Moth Flies

April 10th, 2015|Comments Off on Moth 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

How to Kill Ants

February 10th, 2015|Comments Off on How to Kill 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

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

February 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on Is it a Water Bug, Palmetto Bug or American Cockroach?

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

How to Kill Bed Bugs

January 30th, 2015|Comments Off on How to Kill bed bugss

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 bugs infestations. bed bugss are not

Your Treatment Options for Termites: An Interview with David Day of Cayce Exterminating

September 4th, 2014|Comments Off on Your Treatment Options for termites: An Interview with David Day of Cayce Exterminating

David Day, owner of Cayce Exterminating, was recently featured on SouthCarolinaHomes.com discussing treatment options for termites. You'll find the full article in the link below. Check out my interview, Your Treatment Options For termites on

How to Avoid Bed Bugs When Traveling

September 2nd, 2014|Comments Off on How to Avoid bed bugss When Traveling

When you go on vacation, the last thing you want to bring back as a souvenir is a bed bugs infestation. However, that’s exactly what many travelers have been experiencing over the last couple of

The How To’s of Rodent Removal and Prevention

September 2nd, 2014|Comments Off on The How To’s of Rodent Removal and Prevention

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