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

September 4, 2014

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 South Carolina Homes For Sale, one of the top sites for South Carolina homes for sale, including Anderson, SC homes…

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How to Avoid Bed Bugs When Traveling

September 2, 2014

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…

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The How To’s of Rodent Removal and Prevention

September 2, 2014

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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