It's a common misconception that when cold weather moves in, pests are moving out. That couldn’t be further from the truth. The reality is that in the colder months, pests are looking for a warm place to stay... and might actually try to move into your home or property.
Pests that come out during the fall season in North Carolina, like spiders and ants, aren't affected by cold temperatures. In addition, several pests have various ways to deal with cold weather and the elements, so snow and freezing rain doesn't necessarily affect them.
Thanksgiving only comes around once every year, so why let pests ruin your delicious dinner? During the fall, pests come out of their hiding spots to search for food and warmth. Here are some easy, yet effective ways to keep your home and your Thanksgiving holiday weekend pest-free.
Fall is here, and with that comes cooler temperatures in North Carolina. While you may want to cozy up next to a fire with some apple cider, you’re not the only one looking to keep warm. Colder weather means some bugs are also looking for a warm place to stay.
Here are seven tips to keep your home bug-free this fall:
There are thousands of species of insects that call North Carolina home. While some are bothersome, others can be just downright scary. As Halloween approaches, we can expect to see some ghosts and goblins. However, we’re also adding several bugs in eastern North Carolina to the list of frights. Pestech of Greenville created this list of the five scariest bugs found in our state:
Fall is officially here, and with cooler temperatures comes the potential for cockroaches. As the temperature drops outside, we can expect roaches to venture indoors looking for food, water, and shelter.
While there are more than 4,500 roach species in the world, only about 70 of them live in the United States. The most common cockroaches in the U.S. are the German Cockroach and the American Cockroach. Both types are active year-round and come out predominantly at night to find food and water. Roaches, which are nocturnal, usually spend their days hiding away in dark, protected spots around your home. Because they breed so rapidly, a female cockroach could produce more than 20,000 offspring in just one year.