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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The “good” would be spring showers, so necessary for food production, lush lawn and colorful flower beds. The “bad” would be swarming ants, a real nuisance around the patio, ball park, etc.  The “ugly” would be swarming termites, an indication that a termite colony has reached a population sufficient to start new colonies.  During this […]

Mosquito Hawks – Jumbo Sized Mosquitoes ???

Many home owners have been experiencing an invasion of what appears to be mosquitoes on steroids. Even though these insects resemble giant mosquitoes, they are actually Crane Flies, aka “mosquito hawks”.  Fortunately, unlike mosquitoes, Crane Flies do not bite, and in fact some lack mouth parts altogether. They are similar to mosquitoes however, in that […]

It’s Moving Day!!!

 Our pending move this upcoming weekend will be filled with MANY mixed emotions, as anyone who has ever moved can understand. We are saddened to leave our current building because we have become so accustomed to and comfortable with it.  However, we are excited about our brand new facility and its many updates and potential […]

Free Tickets!!! Get Yours While They Last!!!

If you are searching for the building and remodeling professionals who can make your dream home a reality, or are interested in the latest in design trends, The Home Building and Remodeling Showcase is a must.  This annual event, hosted by the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders, will take place Friday March 18th through […]

Myth Buster/Fact or Fiction

The continually changing weather conditions have caused homeowners to experience unusually high rodent activity recently. We thought this would be a good time to dispel some urban myths about rodents and rodent bait. Fact or fiction ….. There are rodent baits that embalm the mouse/rat so it doesn’t smell when it dies.   Fiction! Though we […]

The Ants Go Marching…… And Marching….. And Marching!!!!

  Ants come in many different sizes and colors, even within the same species and sometimes, oddly enough, even within the same colony. There are several things all ants have in common though, first and foremost being…. when they manage to invade our homes, ants are decidedly unwelcome. Another of the common factors many ant […]

Employee Excellence Award

When your call is answered at our office, chances are excellent the voice you will hear is Tanya Harwell’s. Though new to pest control, Tanya’s 30+ years in other customer service positions make her an ideal addition to our Mr. Bugg’s family. A loving and dedicated Mom and Wife, Tanya brings that same caring nature […]

Raspberry Beagle Seeks New Home

While attending the Alabama Pest Control Association Winter Meeting in Auburn last week, we came across this adorable beagle that had been abandoned. This happy little guy is beautiful, submissive and not a big barker. A young adult male on the small side, he appears to be very healthy and socializes well. If you are […]

Alabama Mosquitoes Potential Carriers Of The Zika Virus

With the Zika virus topping news stories, and temperatures rising to the mid 60s in Alabama, it is time to give careful thought to mosquitoes.  Cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Florida, and the mosquito known to transmit the virus is one already common in Alabama. Mosquitoes spread the virus by feeding […]

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