Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Allegheny Mound Ant, sometimes referred to as a “field Ant”, is a structural pest that can potentially damage your home. The most identifying trait of the Allegheny Mound Ant is the large mound that they build in open...
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We've gotten this question quite a bit lately! People have been finding moths around their food cabinets or pantries. In most cases, it has been the Indian Meal Moth. These moths are not big fans of the...
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These large, furry bees may look cute but just like the song implies…they’re not so cute when they decide to sting! Bumble bees have a distinctive large, clumsy appearance and are easily recognized by their black and yellow fuzzy appearance and...
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Carpenter ants are not only a big problem in Georgia homes but can be found in homes across the United States. The carpenter ant gets its name from their habit of hollowing out wood and nesting inside of it....
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Northwest Exterminating has seen an increase in calls for spiders this year. No doubt that is not news to most of you. With the cold and wet Winter and the heat this Spring, spider numbers have increased at an alarming...
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The American Cockroach, “Waterbug” or “Palmettobug”, as we like to call it in the south, is suspected to have been brought over to North America via ships from Africa. These hideous looking bugs are known to be an inch...
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We have recently experienced a high number of calls regarding sugarcane beetles so we thought it would be a great topic to blog about. While looking for informatin we came across an interesting article that discusses sugarcane beetles on...
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Here is a link to a video put together by the Atlanta Area Council regarding the flag placement at the Marietta National Cemetery last Saturday morning in preparations for Memorial Day. Over 18,000 Graves were honored by 1,596 scouts, girls and...
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Dog fleas are a common problem whether you have dogs or not.  The dog flea got their name because of their favorite hosts…dogs, but that doesn’t mean that just because you don’t have a dog, that you don’t have dog...
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The warmer weather allows us to enjoy the great outdoors. However, we also need to remember the dangers that excessive heat can bring. Heat can be dangerous for everyone especially children and the elderly. Whether you're enjoying...
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