Pest Control

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

Rat Population 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 |2017-04-19T21:05:46+00:00April 19th, 2017|Pest Control|Comments Off on Rat Population Boom! Mt. Pleasant SC

NO-SEE UM’s MT. PLEASANT SC

No-See-Ums? See um fly, feel um bite...... A No-See-Um is a tiny blood sucking fly, also known as a Biting Midge, but also called a Punkie, Sand fly, Sand flea or Biting gnat. East Cooper residents will encounter this annoying pest early spring and fall.  The bite from this tiny fly can be painful, and [...]

By |2018-02-01T14:36:58+00:00March 10th, 2017|Mosquito Control, Pest Control|Comments Off on NO-SEE UM’s MT. PLEASANT SC

Golden Garden Spider Mt. Pleasant SC

East Cooper residents will start seeing this very large spider around their homes as the weather warms up. Some of our customers actually enjoy keeping her around. The garden spider will spin her web outside your home and help with pest control by catching roaches, flies, and mosquitoes. The Common Garden Spider is also known [...]

By |2018-02-01T14:41:05+00:00March 3rd, 2017|Pest Control|Comments Off on Golden Garden Spider Mt. Pleasant SC

Crickets and camels Mt. Pleasant SC

You won’t find this insect walking in the hot desert sun! The camelback cricket, or camel cricket, can be seen in East Cooper crawlspaces, garages, and under rocks in the garden. They get their name from their humpbacked appearance. They never have wings and have very large hind legs. They are usually dark or light [...]

By |2018-02-01T14:42:39+00:00March 1st, 2017|Pest Control|Comments Off on Crickets and camels Mt. Pleasant SC

Common pantry beetles Mt. Pleasant, SC

East Cooper residents will often find this pest in their kitchen pantry when certain food products are stored for over six months. The weevil, drugstore beetle and cigarette beetle may infest stored products such as wheat flour, wheat bran, rice, soybean meals, sun flower meals, peanuts, chili powder, cayenne pepper, paprika, ginger, nutmeg, curry powder, figs, [...]

By |2018-02-01T14:50:04+00:00February 23rd, 2017|Pest Control|Comments Off on Common pantry beetles Mt. Pleasant, SC