Bats, Rats & Cats!

So many things can move into our attics and crawl spaces. Preferred Pest Control has seen everything: opossums, squirrels and other rodents, bats, and even people! That’s right – a technician was instating a new account that had an encapsulated crawl space. Going underneath the home to inspect, he found a water leak and a […]

Hurricane Irma

**URGENT** PLEASE SEE THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE FROM THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE!!! —————————————————————————— Georgia Department of Agriculture Gary W. Black, Commissioner 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW Atlanta, GA 30334 www.agr.georgia.gov Find us on Facebook • Follow on Twitter: @GDAFoodSafety •@GeorgiaGrown Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 01, 2016 Office of Communications 404-656-3689 […]

Travel Time

It’s time for vacation. It is very busy this time of year with everyone traveling and some of us will bring home the worst souvenir ever, the dreaded bedbug. One of the simplest things you can do to avoid this problem is to take a flashlight with you. Do an inspection in your hotel room […]

Flea Free

With all the moisture and heat, it’s that time of year again – flea time. A problem most people will have at one time or another. Go on vacation for a couple of weeks, and you may come home to fleas, fleas, fleas. They can be stopped with the proper treatment and patience. After we […]

Why Do I Have Bedbugs?

Bedbug customers always ask us, “How did I get them?” I can’t always answer that one. Sometimes bedbugs can be picked up while traveling, or maybe a relative visited your home and left them behind. It could be that you brought something into your home containing bedbugs. They have been found in theaters, department stores, […]

Why Wait?

Termites – why not prevent instead of dealing with the damage and expense they can cause? Most people’s homes are the largest investment in their lifetimes. Why wait until termites swarm or are found while doing home improvements. The damage may have already been done. Preferred Pest Control is on the leading edge of termite […]

What is a proper Termite inspection? Do you inspect inside and outside? What is the purpose of a Termite inspection?

A proper Termite inspection is the epitome of the old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Our technicians are trained and experienced to look for any signs of concern that may indicate a bigger problem that is not visible, or a future problem because of conducive conditions. Below are examples […]