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Pest of the Month: White Grub Worms

Pest of the Month – White Grubs

White grubs are immature scarab beetles. They hatch from eggs laid in the soil, have three larval instars, and also pupate in the soil. The third instar is often the most damaging and may be present in the soil the longest. The adults are rarely turf pests, but some […]

By |May 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pest of the Month – April 2015

 Pest of the month – The Tawny Crazy ant

By now you have probably heard of a new invasive ant species that is terrorizing the Gulf Coast states.  There are tales of these ants shorting out electrical equipment, invading people’s homes in extraordinary numbers, and displacing the infamous Red Imported Fire Ant with ease. This pest […]

By |April 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sammy Swat says

Subterranean Termites are swarming in our area.  Look for slender black bugs with wings that are approximately twice the length of the body.  This type of termite usually swarms in the late morning and early afternoon.  You will generally find them in or near windows!  These pictures show termite swarmers and also the difference between ant […]

By |March 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Helpful Hints: 10 Bug Stoppers

• Seal exterior cracks and holes
• Repair broken windows
• Replace old weather stripping Repair loose mortar around home foundation
• Trim branches and shrubs to at least 6 inches away from home
• Repair damaged wood
• Ventilate attics to keep them dry
• Clear gutters
• Keep home clean and clutter free, especially kitchen and garbage storage areas
• Inspect […]

By |November 20th, 2014|Tips for Pest Control, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sammy Swat Says…

Sammy Swat Says …. Tis’ the time of year for entertaining! The holidays are fast approaching and so many of us are planning holiday entertaining events. Just how can we ensure that we are entertaining the guests that we want and not pesky party crashers known as insects? While most friends and […]

By |November 20th, 2014|Miscellaneous, Uncategorized|0 Comments