February 20, 2018
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.
February 15, 2018
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…
January 29, 2018
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.
January 25, 2018
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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