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

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

Opossums Mt. Pleasant SC

Opossums may look scary but they are actually a pretty cool animal. With all the new development in our area, East Cooper residents have seen an increase in dead opossums on our roads. It’s a shame because these guys are great at pest control. They will eradicate ticks and all types of insects from wooded [...]

By |2021-01-06T20:51:23+00:00January 6th, 2021|Pest Control|Comments Off on Opossums Mt. Pleasant SC

Rodent Damage Mt. Pleasant SC

It seems like the rodent population in the East Cooper area is going crazy. We receive numerous calls a day throughout the year from homeowners reporting noise or damage from rodents entering their homes. The problem has gotten worse due to the increase in population and construction in our area. When the rodents natural habitats are [...]

By |2020-09-12T20:52:57+00:00September 9th, 2020|Pest Control|Comments Off on Rodent Damage Mt. Pleasant SC

ECTPS Best of the Best 2020

East Cooper Termite and Pest Solutions received some exciting news this year. The Moultrie news Best of the Best contest results are in. We are very proud to announce that our team ranked in the top 3 pest control companies in the East Cooper area. Over 20 other pest control companies were nominated. We would [...]

By |2020-09-03T20:58:36+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Pest Control|Comments Off on ECTPS Best of the Best 2020

Cicada killers not Murder hornets Mt. Pleasant SC

We have had several calls from East Cooper residents thinking that they have Murder hornets in their yard. Although the cicada killer may look like this hornet, it’s far from being dangerous. July and August is the time we find these intimidating looking wasps burrowing in your yard. The cicada killer is a wasp with [...]

By |2020-07-20T22:56:03+00:00July 20th, 2020|Pest Control|Comments Off on Cicada killers not Murder hornets Mt. Pleasant SC

Bagworm Mt Pleasant,SC

East Cooper residents will usually see this casing hanging from the interior walls of their garage. The Household Case Bearer or Plaster Bagworm will leave this casing behind as it turns into a small adult moth. People will find the empty casings on wool rugs, curtains, garage walls, storage sheds, crawlspaces or tree trunks. The [...]

By |2020-07-16T19:38:05+00:00July 16th, 2020|Pest Control|Comments Off on Bagworm Mt Pleasant,SC

Rodents Mt. Pleasant SC

East Cooper residents have seen an increase in traffic, construction, and the general population over the past several years. New roads and new homes that are needed to accommodate the population growth has caused an issue with the wildlife that may have once lived in these wooded areas. The song Big Yellow Taxi by Joni [...]

By |2020-01-13T22:06:49+00:00January 13th, 2020|Pest Control|Comments Off on Rodents Mt. Pleasant SC

Wheel bug Mt. Pleasant SC

East Cooper residents who live on wooded lots or near forests may see this large sci-fi looking bug. The wheel bug gets its name from the spiny circular wheel on its back. This bug is usually seen late summer or early fall. You may get startled when you see this bug, it can be very [...]

By |2019-12-02T02:01:05+00:00November 27th, 2019|Pest Control|Comments Off on Wheel bug Mt. Pleasant SC