Yellow Jackets

Recently, we had a customer that had some type of bee or wasp issue on their back porch. We dispatched a technician to inspect the problem. Upon inspecting the back porch, our technicians were quite surprised with what they found.   The customer had left two simple, paper bags of charcoal on their back porch […]

Great Golden Digger Wasps

Photo Source: http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/okwild/misc/ggdwasp.html Because of the broad variety of bugs, frogs, lizards, and snakes in Georgia, I have taught myself to watch the ground as I walk. The other day I was walking into a building and like always, I was visually scanning the ground in my path. All of the sudden a wasp-looking insect […]

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 […]

Tips to Eliminate Mosquitoes

Spring has sprung in full here in the Low Country. Neighborhood streets are filled with playing kids, gatherings of friends and families, smells of barbeque grills, and other noises indicating people are outside enjoying this beautiful weather. Mosquitoes also seem to be enjoying this weather. They have begun to multiply, only making their pesky presence […]

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 […]

Ants

Are ants driving you crazy? Do you feel like you are the only one with an ant problem? Well rest assured that you are not alone. The most commonly reported pests in the United States; ants are the root cause of a variety of different household issues. Enticed indoors by opened food products, sugary substances, […]

Tubes in the wall?

Six years ago, my husband and I built our first home.  While choosing options, they presented us with a pest control system that sounded absolutely amazing to a bug fearing person like me, at the time.  They said that as our home was being built, they would install rubber-like tubes within the walls before they […]