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io Caterpillar Mt. Pleasant SC

This interesting caterpillar is a far shot from a gummy worm. East Cooper residents may see this caterpillar in the fall. This is an “io moth“ (Fabricious) in his final caterpillar stage before entering his cocoon. It will become a familiar looking moth that appears as if it has eyes on its wings. As intriguing [...]

By |2021-11-18T20:30:25+00:00November 18th, 2021|Pest Control|Comments Off on io Caterpillar Mt. Pleasant SC

Carpenter Ants Mt. Pleasant SC

Carpenter ants usually become active in the early spring and throughout the summer. East Cooper residents usually see these large ants at night crawling on trees, porch railings, window casing, fencing or even exploring the interior of your home. They are nocturnal. Carpenter ants do not eat wood. They excavate galleries to create their nest. [...]

By |2021-08-13T14:51:42+00:00August 13th, 2021|Pest Control|Comments Off on Carpenter Ants Mt. Pleasant SC

Robber Flies and Lawn Shrimp Mt Pleasant SC

The hot and humid summers combined with pop-up rain showers in the afternoons bring some creepy crawlers and wacky looking flying creatures around your East Cooper home. The Robber fly is a very large fly that almost looks like something out of a science fiction movie. They are predators and usually ambush other flying and [...]

By |2021-07-16T20:38:15+00:00July 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Robber Flies and Lawn Shrimp Mt Pleasant SC

Midge explosion Mt. Pleasant SC

East Cooper Termite and Pest Solutions has been getting calls about this pesky fly. East Cooper residents have seen them in large numbers around the house, in the house, and on the house. We got in touch with South Carolina’s expert on flies ….here’s what he said. The photo is a male, non-biting midge. Midges [...]

By |2021-06-11T19:59:57+00:00June 11th, 2021|Mosquito Control, Pest Control|Comments Off on Midge explosion Mt. Pleasant SC

Make A Wish 2021 Mt. Pleasant SC

A big THANK YOU to all East Cooper Termite and Pest Solutions customers! Without your business and support, we would not be able to give back to our community. This great cause can be described by the following mission from Make-A-Wish® : A wish experience can be a game-changer for a child with a critical [...]

By |2021-05-26T13:15:12+00:00May 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Make A Wish 2021 Mt. Pleasant SC

Caterpillar- Look but don’t touch Mt. Pleasant SC

East Cooper residents are noticing these colorful caterpillars around their homes this spring. The white-marked tussock moth caterpillar is beautiful to look at but please don’t touch. The hairs or bristles on this caterpillar do not contain venom but can cause hives, skin irritations, or rashes on people who may have an adverse reaction or [...]

By |2021-05-13T13:32:50+00:00May 13th, 2021|Pest Control|Comments Off on Caterpillar- Look but don’t touch Mt. Pleasant SC

Termite Swarm 2021 Mt. Pleasant SC

Subterranean termites are swarming this time of year in the East Cooper area. They usually swarm in the early morning or evening. Sometimes after it rains, the termites emerge from the ground with wings and are attracted to lights around your home. A humid environment makes a great opportunity for the termites to swarm. They [...]

By |2021-06-07T14:21:04+00:00April 7th, 2021|Termites|Comments Off on Termite Swarm 2021 Mt. Pleasant SC

ECTPS TOPS IN 2020 Mt. Pleasant SC

ECTPS wins! Lawnstarter reviewed local businesses across 4 different categories to come up with the best pest control companies in Mount Pleasant, SC. East Cooper Termite and Pest Solutions scored the highest points across the 4 categories: professionalism, experience, reliability and reputation. Lawnstarter's is an on-demand app who’s focus is to help every customer get top service [...]

By |2021-01-12T16:03:57+00:00January 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ECTPS TOPS IN 2020 Mt. Pleasant SC

Boxelder Bugs Mt. Pleasant SC

The boxelder bug has been seen in the East Cooper area this fall. They are considered occasional invaders. They are usually seen in or around your home late fall to early spring. A very colorful looking bug that usually feeds on boxelder or maple tree seed pods. They are often seen in wood piles, cracks in [...]

By |2021-01-07T18:50:32+00:00January 7th, 2021|Pest Control|Comments Off on Boxelder Bugs Mt. Pleasant SC