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…

How Do I Get Rid of These Roaches?

No one likes roaches, except maybe roaches themselves. When you find one in your home, you most likely have more making themselves right at home somewhere you can’t see them. The hard part is that roaches hide during the day, so they can be difficult to find. Considering that roaches need three things to survive…
  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,…

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…

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…

What is Sentricon and How Does it Work?

The Sentricon Termite Colony Elimination System was introduced in 1995 as the first smart alternative to traditional liquid barriers. This baiting system has been proven to be effective at reducing and eliminating termite numbers and colonies, and it takes the unique biology and behavior of termites into consideration. Sentricon specifically looks at termite tunnels and…

Liquid vs. Bait Termite Treatment

Homeowners in Baton Rouge fear termites because they have the ability to cause structural damage in the home. In many cases, the damage has already been started by the time that termites are discovered. Since these pests are highly destructive, it’s important that the pest control methods used are both fast and effective. There are…

A Closer Look at Armadillos in Baton Rouge

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…