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Back To School: What You Need To Know About Head Lice

As the dog days of summer wind down, parents are preparing to send their kids back to school. While most of the emphasis and preparation of back to school is on the famous 3 Rs (“Reading, Riting, and Rithmetic”), there...

10 Ways to Reduce Your Utility Bills

Your electric bills are probably at an all-time high right now. It’s hot, the A/C is running all day, and energy costs are on the rise. Here are a few tips on how to save some money this summer and...

German Roaches vs American Roaches: What’s the Difference?

Roaches can vary significantly in size and color (some even fly!), so it can be difficult to know what kind of cockroach you’re dealing with. Identification is the first step in roach control since the type of roach will determine the...

What You Need to Know About Paper Wasps

Paper wasps can be a nuisance during the summer. While they do not set out to sting intentionally, they will if they feel threatened. Their narrow bodies are most commonly dark brown in color, with black wings and yellow markings....

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...