Where do bed bugs come from and how do they spread?

Where do bed bugs come from and how do they spread?

We have been in the pest business a long time and honestly, up until a few years ago bed bug calls were few and far between. In my 30+ years of pest control, I hadn’t even seen a bed bug until maybe 10 years ago! That has all changed and bed bugs are a big deal...
Do Dirt Daubers Sting?

Do Dirt Daubers Sting?

I’ve always liked Dirt Daubers. I like the way their little “homes” look like the bead of a good weld on metal. But do they sting? While they can sting, it’s unlikely. They are not very aggressive and don’t defend their nest like Red Wasp...
Crapemyrtle Bark Scale: A New Insect Pest

Crapemyrtle Bark Scale: A New Insect Pest

A relatively new insect appearing on crapemyrtle in our area is the Crapemyrtle Bark Scale, or more commonly referred to as CMBS. The insect was first discovered in Dallas, Texas in 2004 and was thought to be identical to Azalea Scale. However, it has since been...
Should You Winterize Your Sprinkler System?

Should You Winterize Your Sprinkler System?

Lawn sprinkler and irrigation systems are a large investment that require preventative maintenance. One of the best ways to take care of your system is to winterize it before the season’s cold weather hits. If you aren’t using the service of an irrigation company to do this, here’s what you need to know.

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