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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

At Mr. Bugg’s Pest Patrol our customers have honored us for many years by inviting us into their homes in service of their pest control needs. We would like to return the favor by inviting our clients, present, past and future to join us as we celebrate our new location. Please consider visiting with us […]

What You DON’T Want To Hear On Vacation … Sleep Tight, Don’t Let The Bedbugs Bite!

As thoughts turn to planning this years’ vacations, it seemed an appropriate time to remind travelers of the resurgence of bed bugs.  Bed bugs have been reported in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia and Africa.  Where ever your vacation destination may be, because of bed bug distribution and resurgence, keep in mind … […]

Vectors Of The Zika Virus Could Be In Your Back Yard!!

According to a recent article in USA Today, the CDC has increasing concerns as more is discovered about the Zika Virus.  Additional birth defects have been attributed to the Zika virus with risk of potential exposure lasting for a longer period than previously thought. Aedes mosquitoes, responsible for transmission of the virus, breed in standing […]

Aunts Or Ants …. Which One Are You Inviting?

Sometimes it’s enjoyable to have ants come to the house for dinner …. that is if it’s “Aunts” and not “ants”. Often homeowners issue far more invitations, be it unintentionally, to “ants” rather than “Aunts”. So the questions is ….. how do you put out the “GO AWAY” doormat for ants instead of the “Welcome” […]

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 […]

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