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Is That Spider Poisonous?

Common Spiders in the Southeast: Where Do They Live, What Do They Look Like, Are They Dangerous, and How To Prevent Them   BROWN RECLUSE SPIDER WHERE DO THEY LIVE? Woodpiles and sheds Closets, garages, and cellars Any places that...

Northwest Exterminating Ranks #17 in Top 100 Pest Control Companies

We’re proud to announce that Northwest placed 17, an improvement from #20 in 2016, in PCT Magazine’s 16th annual list of top 100 companies in the pest control industry. PCT’s Top 100 is a yearly listing of the largest companies in...

Summer Lawn Survival Guide

Identify Your Grass Type What kind of grass you have determines how your lawn should be cared for. Common warm season turf – zoysia, bermuda, & centipede grass – are ideal for warmer weather since they can withstand higher heat, thriving in 75-90 degrees temperatures....

How to Prep Your Yard for a Mosquito Bite-Free Summer

The sun is shining, the warm breeze is blowing, you’ve got your feet up, unwinding from the week, when…OUCH! That moment of relaxation you’ve been waiting for was suddenly interrupted by a painful mosquito bite. At this point you’re annoyed,...

8 Natural Ways to Keep Ants Out of Your House

Ants can be one of the most difficult pests to rid your home of and, unfortunately, one of the most common. They’re the number 1 nuisance pest in America, according to pestworld.org! Here are some ways you can get rid...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Termites

Most of us know that termites‘ preferred food source is often the wood our homes are constructed of and that they cause billions of dollars in structural damage each year. But aside from being a costly nuisance, termites are actually interesting and beneficial...

Home Flea & Tick Prevention Tips

Fleas and ticks are pesky little pests that suck the life out of your pets and family (literally)! These parasites can cause your dogs, cats, children, or other family members a lot of discomfort and even pose serious health risks....

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...