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fire ants

February 20, 2018

Why DIY Fire Ant Control Often Fails

Fire ants are prevalent in South Carolina, particularly as we head back into spring and summer. Fire ants haven't always lived in the south, however. They were introduced into the United States in the 1930's by accident, when a ship was docked at a port in Mobile, Alabama. The fire ants have been spreading across the country ever since. 

mouse in a greenville home

February 15, 2018

Five Things You are Doing to Attract Mice to Your Greenville Home

Mice in your home is not only an uncomfortable living situation, but it's also potentially dangerous. Mice can transmit bacteria and diseases to humans and pets through their bites, saliva, urine, and feces. When they run across your food preparation surfaces or leave feces and urine throughout the house, they put you and your family at risk for getting sick. In addition to their potential to…

smokey brown cockroach

January 29, 2018

What Are Smokey Brown Cockroaches?

Smokey brown cockroaches look like and are related to the American cockroach, and the small differences in their size, reproduction rates, and habits don't make them any less dreadful to have around.

apartments

January 25, 2018

Who Is Responsible For Pest Control, A Tenant Or A Landlord?

In a rental situation, it can sometimes be confusing who is responsible for what. If the refrigerator in your apartment breaks, who pays to have it fixed? If the dishwasher overflows and water seeps down into the floor, are you responsible for any damage that occurs? And what about pests? Whose responsibility is it to make sure you live in a pest-free environment, and what happens when pests do…

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