Pest Control

Fire Ants love spring Mt. Pleasant SC

As the weather warms up and we all head to the beach, East Cooper residents may notice that some insects are building small “beaches” in their yards. These large sandy mounds of soil in your yard are most likely fire ant colonies. Fire ants begin building these mounds when temperatures reach over 70 degrees. The mounds [...]

By |2018-11-13T01:48:06+00:00April 17th, 2018|Pest Control|Comments Off on Fire Ants love spring Mt. Pleasant SC

RAT POPULTION BOOM! 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 |2020-01-13T20:45:31+00:00October 17th, 2017|Pest Control|Comments Off on RAT POPULTION BOOM! Mt. Pleasant SC

POOP spelled backwards is still POOP Mt. Pleasant SC

East Cooper residents have many different names for “evidence” they find from pests in their home. We hear it called scat, droppings, turds, feces, poo, poop, excrement, and even sh#t. Whatever you want to call it, this sign of a pest can certainly lead you to the culprit. Toads, frogs, and lizards leave droppings on [...]

By |2017-10-15T14:21:16+00:00October 15th, 2017|Pest Control|Comments Off on POOP spelled backwards is still POOP Mt. Pleasant SC

Wasps living in the ground Mt. Pleasant SC

At the end of summer and into early fall, East Cooper residents may encounter wasps or other stinging insects as we enjoy the outdoors and cooler temperatures in our area. One wasp to lookout for is the yellow jacket. Yellow jackets are about 1/2" in length and have yellow and black stripes. They become a nuisance [...]

By |2018-02-01T14:19:49+00:00September 11th, 2017|Pest Control|Comments Off on Wasps living in the ground Mt. Pleasant SC

Non-Poisonous Snakes Mt. Pleasant SC

Did you know that some of the approximately 40 different species of non-venomous snakes in South Carolina can be found lurking in the woods around your home, crawling across your driveway, or slithering around your yard?  Please remember if you see ANY snake, it is best to just leave it alone. Harassing it, or poking [...]

By |2019-03-15T14:00:13+00:00July 26th, 2017|Pest Control|Comments Off on Non-Poisonous Snakes Mt. Pleasant SC

Beware of Venomous Snakes in Mt. Pleasant, SC

Have you seen something ssssssslithering around your yard recently? If so, please be very careful and do not try to catch or handle a snake. It could be one of the six venomous snakes that we have in the Lowcountry. The diet of most snakes consists of frogs, lizards, small mammals, or insects, making them [...]

By |2018-02-01T13:20:35+00:00July 16th, 2017|Pest Control|Comments Off on Beware of Venomous Snakes in Mt. Pleasant, SC

Flies fly into your home Mt. Pleasant SC

East Cooper residents usually deal with nuisance flies year-round in the Lowcountry area. Fruit flies, drain flies, house flies, and blow flies can be annoying pests in and around your home. When dealing with fly control we usually suggest finding the SOURCE of the problem. Rotten fruit, dirty drains, pet waste, dead animals, and dirty or [...]

By |2018-02-01T14:22:10+00:00July 6th, 2017|Pest Control|Comments Off on Flies fly into your home Mt. Pleasant SC

Digger bees good pollinators Mt. Pleasant SC

East Cooper residents are seeing an increase in Digger bees due to the reduction of native honey bees over the past decade in the Mount Pleasant area. Digger bees are beneficial insects because they pollinate local gardens, farms and ornamental plants.  They are solitary bees that live in the ground, nesting in dry, bare areas [...]

By |2017-06-17T13:56:08+00:00June 17th, 2017|Pest Control|Comments Off on Digger bees good pollinators Mt. Pleasant SC

These beetles are not on a magic carpet ride in Mt. Pleasant SC

The town of Mt. Pleasant has seen a population increase over the past few years that may be the largest in the south. People are moving into the East Cooper area to enjoy the great weather, beaches, fishing, restaurants, and Southern hospitality. Many new residents experience their initiation when they see their first Palmetto bug. [...]

By |2018-02-01T14:35:08+00:00May 17th, 2017|Pest Control|Comments Off on These beetles are not on a magic carpet ride in Mt. Pleasant SC

Insects have a Spring in their step? Mt. Pleasant SC

April showers bring May flowers...and "springtails" to the East Cooper area. The climate in coastal South Carolina is the perfect environment for springtails. East Cooper residents are beginning to see this tiny insect entering their homes due to the hot humid spring weather. These insects are about the size of a flea and are often mistaken [...]

By |2018-02-01T15:11:08+00:00April 28th, 2017|Moisture Control, Pest Control|Comments Off on Insects have a Spring in their step? Mt. Pleasant SC