Posts Tagged ‘roaches’

Is My Home Roach Proof??

Even though it’s “technically” Fall, the temperatures outside don’t reflect it…yet.  Word on the street, however, is that cooler weather is (thankfully) on the way!  With that in mind, many “outdoor” pests may decide that indoors is the place to be. One of those outdoor pests that we contend with in the Fall is the […]

Buyer Beware!!!

Although looking for good deals is a great idea, sometimes you can get more than you bargained for.  Second hand furniture for example can have “added benefits” that a purchaser would be much better off without. The table and chairs or china cabinet that seems like a good buy, can in fact be costly when […]

Pests Turned Pets

Pests like roaches, ants and spiders can quickly become “pets” when we inadvertently provide them with food, water and shelter by allowing vegetation to grow on our homes.  Various insects can already survive in what would seem to be unfriendly environments, so it makes sense that they will thrive when we improve their living conditions.  […]

Why Mr Bugg’s Pest Patrol is Top Choice for Pest Control in Birmingham

Mr. Bugg’s Pest Patrol, Inc. was established in 1980 as a one-man business and has since grown to a company of 20 employees.  A big part of this growth comes from the philosophy that owner, Mr. David Kellis instills throughout the company.  He believes in treating every customer with integrity and respect.  He expects all […]

All Roaches Were Not Created Equal

While it is not unheard of to see several different types of roaches inside, only a few are capable of actually infesting a home.  Roaches that nest outside, including American, Oriental and Smoky Brown require high moisture content in their environment.  These roaches generally do not reproduce inside and therefore won’t have the population explosions […]

Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire …. Along With?

With true Christmas weather here at last, many homeowners will be cranking up the fire place in the weeks to come.  As you venture toward the wood pile to collect the evenings fuel, keep in mind you may bring in more than you bargained for.  Many pests of the four, six and eight legged variety […]

Tips For Weekend Gardeners

I imagine many homeowners will take advantage of the 70 degree weather this weekend to catch up on some yard work.  For all those weekend gardeners I’d like to mention several things to keep in mind for minimizing a pest problem in the coming months.  Mulch levels in excess of 2 inches provide a perfect […]

Leaves and Lady Bugs

This time of year in Alabama is especially beautiful with the trees dressed in their best fall colors.  Once the trees decide to let go of their fall finery though and the leaves start piling up on the ground it’s important for homeowners to brave the elements and grab a rake.    As the leaves […]