Technician Spotlight: Meet Leslie

How did years working in customer service prepare Leslie Lovett for her role as a pest technician? Simple: she loves interacting with our clients, treating each one like “somebody I’ve known forever.” The Power of Listening Listening is key – Leslie listens to customers to make sure she understands their issues and more importantly, solves…
Formosan Termite Control
 Spring is already here and termites are making an early appearance because of all the recent rain in Southern Louisiana.  They have already started to emerge and begin feasting on vulnerable homes across our local area. To spread public awareness about termites, Dugas Pest Control and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) are celebrating Termite…
Laura Simpson
Laura Simpson, President of Dugas Pest Control, was presented with the Paul Adams Award of Excellence at the annual banquet of the Louisiana Pest Management Association held in late January. This award, which has only been given to thirteen people since its creation in 1983, is the highest honor the Association can bestow upon a…
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…
Fire ants are pretty much the worst, right? Their painful stings and aggressive swarming behavior make them more than a nuisance – they can be dangerous. But there’s a new ant moving into Louisiana that has some people wishing fire ants were the worst of their problems. It’s called the Tawny Crazy Ant, and though…
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…
We Louisiana folks love teasing our Yankee friends about our mild winters. Thanksgiving with the AC running. Christmas in shorts while they shovel snow. Some winters are milder than others. But this year, some folks have put out a “missing person” report on our winter and spring. It’s only March and our late spring and…
Have you heard of TAP insulation? Recently, the government passed a tax credit to refund home owners a percentage of their investment when purchasing this product for their homes. But what is it and why should you invest in it? TAP Pest Control Insulation boasts multiple benefits and is a cost-effective improvement you can make…
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.…