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Termite Facts and How Cayce Exterminating Can Help

May 13, 2015

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…

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Carpenter Bees vs. Bumblebees

April 23, 2015

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…

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Moth Flies

April 10, 2015

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…

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Swarming Termites – What You Need to Know

March 23, 2015

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…

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How to Kill Ants

February 10, 2015

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…

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

February 3, 2015

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…

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How to Kill Bed Bugs

January 30, 2015

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…

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Termite Damage versus Water Damage

October 31, 2014

Have you noticed damage to your wood in your home or business? Unsure if it’s water or termite damage? Here are a few photos from recent Cayce Exterminating jobs that show the difference. Cayce Exterminating can repair termite damage and water damage to your home or business. Contact us today for a free quote!

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