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What Kind of Snake is That?

Common Snakes in the South: Identification, Threats & Snake Control Tips   Eastern Kingsnakes What do they look like? Large snakes, usually 3-4 feet long Shiny black color with white or yellow bands Short, blunt snout and rectangular looking head...

Mosquito Diseases: Are You at Risk?

Mosquitoes are known carriers of several viruses, transmitting disease and parasites to people and animals that come in contact with them via painful bites. While some of these diseases don’t pose serious health risks, others can be deadly (over one million...

Northwest Ranked #11 in AJC’s Top Workplaces

We’re proud to announce that Northwest has once again been awarded Top Workplace status in 2017 by the Atlanta Journal Constitution, coming in at #11 in the mid-sized company category. With more than 2,500 Atlanta companies nominated this year, Northwest...

Spring is Here & So Are Mosquitoes! Here’s How You Can Prevent Mosquito Bites & Diseases Like Zika

It’s the first official week of Spring (aka Mosquito Season)! Time to start thinking about mosquito prevention. The risk of contracting mosquito-borne Zika virus in the U.S. is at an all-time high, specifically dangerous for pregnant women or those trying to conceive as...

Northwest Exterminating Acquires Piedmont Pest Control in Laurens, South Carolina

Northwest Exterminating is excited to announce the acquisition of Piedmont Pest Control Services in Laurens, South Carolina. “We are in an amazing period of growth, so we consider ourselves blessed to have Piedmont Pest Control join our family,” said Steve...

10 Ways to Make Your Home Healthier

Improving the health of your home offers major benefits to your family. Reduce waste, minimize exposure to chemicals & toxins, breathe healthier, lower your risk for sickness, and improve the overall health of your environment with these 10 healthy home...

Rainy Day Bugs

It’s raining, it’s pouring… the bugs are exploring! You may notice an invasion of pests like ants, roaches, and spiders into your home after a rainy day. Why? In most cases, their shelter is compromised, forcing the bugs out of hiding...
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Common Cold-Weather Critters & How to Control Them

Squirrels Hearing noises at night? You may have squirrels nesting in the attic, looking for shelter from the cold. To get rid of squirrels, first you have to determine how they’re getting in. This can be tricky if you don’t have...

Winterize Your Home to Save Money & Stay Warm

Winter can be harsh on our homes and our wallets. It can be a struggle to keep warm air inside, making us cold and driving heating costs up. But you don’t have to be cold OR empty your pockets this...

Tips to Prevent a Mice Infestation this Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Unfortunately, it’s also when winter pests are searching for food and shelter inside our homes. Tis the season for mouse invasions! So how can you prevent mice from eating Santa’s cookies this...