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 […]

The Mouse

There are many different kinds of mice. A mouse is a small rodent with a furry and round body, pointed nose, large ears, and a long hairless tail. Common colors are white, brown, and grey. Mice are a large problem everywhere. It would appear however that they prefer the big city over suburban areas due […]

Fleas

I recently came across this informative brochure about fleas and wanted to share the valuable information.  This brochure was found at http://www.pestworld.org/media/403276/npma-pest-flash-cards-25.pdf. Overview: Fleas are parasites that feed on the blood of any warm-blooded host. The most common species is the cat flea, which often feasts on cats, dogs and humans. Habits: Fleas transport themselves […]

Continuing Education

You ask about continuing education, and I say yes. The Georgia Department of Agriculture requires that all technicians attend a set amount of training within the field to keep up to date on safety regulations, rules, regulations, and any recent changes. It is also a vital part of Preferred Pest Control, as a company. At […]