Mosquitoes can put a damper on outdoor and indoor good times from their annoying buzz to an itchy irritation after they bite. They also pose a significant health concern to humans due to the diseases they’ve been known to carry. Continue reading →
Invite Birds for Home Pest Protection
Orkin considers itself your best line of defense against pests, but there’s also an animal that fights the good fight on this front simply by eating them – birds. You just have to invite them over. Continue reading →
Restaurant Pest Control Tips: How To Keep Your Valentine's Day Rush Pest Free
With Valentine's Day quickly approaching, here are a few pest control tips you can use to keep pests out of your restaurant this year.
How to Identify and Get Rid of Carpenter Bees
Find out how to identify and get rid of Carpenter Bees, plus learn how wood-boring bees cause damage and if they are dangerous to people.
5 Common Spring Pests (And How to Avoid Them)
Nothing ruins a perfect outdoor adventure more than these tiny critters. Fortunately, we can help.
Spring Pests To Watch Out For
Termites– These pests can be found on the ground, in wood, or wood by products such as paper. Since termites usually remain out of sight they can pose a huge threat to your homes infrastructure Ticks – As you begin adventuring outside you will find ticks hiding in heavily wooded areas. Ticks can jump on exposed areas of your skin without you noticing. If you go hiking check yourself for ticks after to make sure you don’t bring any home with you. Flies – These are the most common spring pest that can be quite bothersome. Flies are most active during the day and are naturally attracted to the carbon dioxide humans and animals expel. Fire Ants – These pests build large nests above the ground in any soil, especially in areas that…
Can Grits Kill Fire Ants?
Could grits be the cure all for painful fire ants? Find out if your pantry staple could be the demise of pesky fire ants in this month’s fact or fake. Continue reading →
7 Ways You’re Attracting Mosquitoes to Your Yard
Are you making yourself a mosquito magnet without even realizing it? Here are the top ways you're attracting mosquitoes to your yard unintentionally!
Why the Male Black Widow Spider Is a Real Home Wrecker
The female black widow has a bad reputation. But who’s the real victim? Her male counterpart is a jerk.
Top 6 Tastiest Bugs
They're munchy. They're crunchy. They're the most delectable bugs people like to eat. It's Orkin's "Top 6 Tastiest Bugs." To learn more about Orkin, visit ou...