Family businesses are a big part of the Baton Rouge community, and we’re proud to be featured in the latest special edition published by the Baton Rouge Business Report. From the special edition: “It cannot be overstated what an important role family businesses play in the Baton Rouge economy. Studies have shown that family-owned businesses…
  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…
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…

Types of Termites in Baton Rouge

There are four types of termites that live in Baton Rouge: Dampwood Drywood Formosan Subterranean termites Some termites are native to the state of Louisiana and have been here for as long as we can remember, while others were introduced into the state over time. Termites are often referred to as “silent killers” because they…
People often think of armadillos living primarily in places like South and Central America, but they are not completely exempt from residing in the states, particularly in Louisiana, Texas, South Carolina and Florida. The species that is found in our local Baton Rouge area is the nine-banded armadillo, and this particular species has traveled northward…

Opossum Removal in Baton Rouge

If something has been getting into your garbage, eating your pet’s food and creating strange, scratching noises in the attic, it may not be squirrels or raccoons that are invading your property. It may be opossums coming into your Baton Rouge home. Opossums are especially skilled at identifying entry points that allow them to get…
When it comes to the itchy, crawly, blood-sucking bed bugs that keep people up an night, it’s always the big cities that are hardest hit. There are two reasons for this. The first is that there are more people living and working in large cities, creating a greater chance for bed bug infestations. Second, people…

West Nile Problems in Baton Rouge

Louisiana residents joke about the prevalence of mosquitoes in the area by saying that the state bird IS the mosquito. This year has been especially challenging with the increase in mosquitoes and the virus they carry – West Nile. 2012 Stats for West Nile Just this week, officials in the Baton Rouge area alerted neighborhoods…

Baton Rouge bed bug info

You might have seen the news recently about the growing concern of bed bugs mass contamination across major cities such as New York, but does Baton Rouge really need to worry about bed bugs? After all, Baton Rouge is thousands of miles away, what harm can bed bugs really do here?   Unfortunately, bed bugs…