Monthly Archives: August 2012

Bug Friendly Children's Books

Though having pests in your home may be a different story, books about bugs have always been favorite reads for children. Below is a list of fictional stories about bugs that your kids are sure to enjoy: The Very Hungry […]

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Armyworms

We have seen a severe armyworm infestation this summer. The extremely dry, hot weather is a welcome mat for armyworms to our region. Armyworms are a type of larval worm that feed on grass blades, but rarely kills the turf, […]

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Aimee's Wing FINISHED!

We are so proud to have been a part of the project to build a wing for Aimee Copeland!  Thank you to Pulte Homes and the other 50 trade partners that donated their time and materials to renovate the Copeland […]

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Round 6 of Lawn Care

We are currently on Round 6 of our Lawn Care treatments.  During this round, we are focusing heavily on controlling weeds. For the best results: The treatment should be watered in within 48 hours. Turf should receive at least 2 […]

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CAI Neighborhood Conference & Expo

On Saturday,  August 25, Northwest Exterminating will be at the CAI Neighborhood Conference & Expo at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta.  “CAI, the Community Associations Institute – is the nation’s voice for condominiums, cooperative and homeowner associations.”  The CAI […]

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Bed Bugs and Back to School

So long are the days of only having to worry that your kids may get head lice in school…you can now add bed bugs to that list.  You’ve heard about the risk of bed bugs when returning back to college […]

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CDC announces that West Nile season is off to an early start

Health officials are saying that there have been more reports of West Nile virus this year than any other year since 2004.  As of July, 241 people have been infected with the virus, 4 of those resulting in death. The […]

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Ants, Ants, and More Ants

Ants are one of the pests that can be an issue year around.  Although controlling ants can be difficult…it is possible. Size is a big advantage to the small ants.  Because they are so small, they can enter a structure […]

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Adam Vannest: The New Director of Pest Services

Northwest Exterminating is proud to introduce Adam Vannest as our new Director of Pest Services.  As Director of Pest Services, Adam will be responsible for all of the ongoing pest control training and development at Northwest.  Adam has a strong […]

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Energy Savings from the Bottom Up

If your home is anything like mine you have a high electric bill in the summer and a high gas bill in the winter.  When one goes down, the other one goes up.  Luckily, Northwest Exterminating offers services that can […]

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