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5 Pests that are World Travelers

Some bugs are excellent travelers. They’ll hitchhike into your home on clothes, in luggage, on pets, in boxes, newspapers, magazines, or bags, on furniture, and even in your kids’ hair! Here are 5 well-traveled pests and tips on keeping them...

Common Summer Pest Problems in Georgia

Summer is in full-swing here in Georgia, the heat is rising, and the bugs are coming out to play (bite!). Here are 5 common summer pests to be on the lookout for and tips on how to prevent and get...

Have a Great Northwest Billboard Idea? We Want to Hear it!

Have a great idea for a Northwest Billboard? Now’s your chance! Submit your billboard idea on Facebook for a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card and for your idea to be displayed on billboards throughout Georgia! Contest Rules: This...

Pest Prevention Tips After It Rains

Common pests you’ll see after rainy weather: Ants Roaches Spiders Millipedes Mosquitoes The best way to prevent rainy day bugs: Proactive Pest Control Keep shrubbery and trees trimmed and away from your home’s exterior Take out garbage daily Clean up spills immediately...

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...