Winter is upon us which means we start up the fireplace and enjoy some time indoors. The unfortunate part, we’re not the only ones who enjoy doing so! Pests are drawn to the warmth and refuge of our homes, finding their way in through cracks and holes under sills, around the foundation, and along eaves.
Harmonia axyridis By Daniel Hill, Service Supervisor Aka harlequin, multicolored Asian, or Asian ladybeetle. Let’s go with that. It’s time to shed some light on the bugs you’ve seen flying all over the place in and out of your home. I’d also like to be the factual authority on all the rumors about them, as well
Termites can do some incredible damage to wood structures. Worst of all, they do this quickly, efficiently and without many homeowners even knowing that it is happening. Termites are present in 49/50 states These insects are found throughout the United States, excluding Alaska as they cannot live in extremely cold conditions. And they are a
When selling a home, it is essential that a number of checks are carried out. These include structural, electrical and plumbing. With termites found in almost all US states, checking for these insects is also highly recommended, especially as some lending institutions require this before giving a mortgage to a potential buyer. For this reason,
Although not always a requirement, having a house checked for termites is an extremely good idea, especially when the house is in the process of being sold. As a realtor, you have probably witnessed a few cases where problems were uncovered after a sale goes through… and it can be ugly. In the case of
To paraphrase Indiana Jones – “Why’d it have to be ants?”  And not just any ants. An invasive species of crazy ants, of course! After a very trying couple of months that included massive flooding and widespread damage, residents of South Louisiana are coping now with another problem: invasive tawny crazy ants, which can cover
One thing you should know about termites is that you can never let your guard down. Even in the fall and winter? Yes, even in the fall and winter. Termites will dwell in and munch away at your home at whatever time/season they see fit. Here’s everything you need to know: The Only Thing Termites
“Is the Zika virus still around?”—that’s a great question. If you’re concerned about Zika, you want to know the facts. Zika virus is still in the United States, but only in a very small area around Miami. Right now, the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) is successfully stopping the virus from spreading. Here’s everything

The Lifecycle of the Mosquito

There are four life stages a mosquito goes through before reaching maturity. Gaining an understanding about these life stages can help you to effectively prepare for and prevent a mosquito problem within your home. The life cycle is the same for almost every mosquito, but there are a few variations depending on the species and
Claimed as the worst disaster to strike the U.S. since super storm Sandy, the recent flooding in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas has brought about much devastation. If your home has been flooded, you may be wondering what the next steps are. There are dangers present when water enters the home at these levels from

Service Areas

Baton Rouge: East Baton Rouge, St. Landry, Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, West Baton Rouge, St. Helena, Livingston, Ascension, St. James, St. John, St. Charles, Assumption & Iberville.

Metro New Orleans: Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, Plaquemines

St. Tammany Parish: Mandeville, Covington & Slidell

Lafayette & Acadiana