Bedbugs have been in the news a lot for the past few years. You may have felt safe here in south Louisiana, but they are showing up in our area, and just a few of these hitch-hiking pests can turn into a full-fledged infestation. Unlike other pests, bed bugs don’t feed on filth (they feed…
Have you heard of Asian Roaches? If you haven’t yet…you’re about to! The reason? Your neighbors are already talking about them. Of course, no one wants to think about roaches if they don’t have to, but Asian Roaches are a new invasive species in Southern Louisiana, and we’re starting to see them at our customer’s…
Meet Debbie! She’s one of our pest control technicians and she’s been with us for almost 4 years now. It might seem unusual that we have a woman working as a technician in our industry, but the pest control world offers wonderful opportunities for people with all sorts of interests. You see, Debbie has always…
Pretty much everyone in South Louisiana can agree that mosquitoes are one of the drawbacks of the warm summer season. The stinging. The buzzing of that one evasive mosquito – right in your ear. And now… the danger to you and your family’s health. With West Nile virus found locally, our customers (especially those who…
It’s spring, which means we’ve been getting tons of calls about flying insects. This year’s termite swarming season has been pretty intense. In fact, our technicians estimate the severity this season to be about a 9 on a scale of 1 to  10! This means that termites, which normally live underground, are reproducing, looking for…
  Subterranean termites are the most destructive pests in our country, and they cost homeowners and businesses billions of dollars each year. They are found in all states except for Alaska, and they are most common in the southern states. Louisiana is one of the top states for termites because of our warm, subtropical climate.…

Why do Formosan Termites Swarm?

  When you think of the word “swarm,” the image of a group of insects flying together may come to mind. Yet when it comes to swarms in the termite world, the word means something very different.   What is a Termite Swarm? A Formosan termite swarm is not aggressive or tightly grouped together. Instead,…
To the average homeowner, termites might seem like they are all the same. They’re small, stubborn pests that chew through wood and cause internal damage to structures. Yet for pest control companies, termites are not all the same, and knowing which ones we’re dealing with is helpful in controlling and eradicating the infestation. The two…

Getting a Handle on Fleas and Ticks

The spring and summer months are upon us, which means so is flea and tick season. For Baton Rouge residents, fleas and ticks never really go away because the winters are mild and the pests can still thrive. Still, spring and summer are when these pests are at their highest numbers, so you’ll need to…
Silverfish are eight-legged insects that have scales on their bodies, which allow them to move very fast. This swift movement makes them resemble a fish, hence the name silverfish. And yes, they are all over Baton Rouge in homes and commercial buildings! They are silver or gray in color and approximately 0.5 to 1 inch…