With over two decades in the pest control and extermination industry, Pestech of Greenville, Inc. has seen our fair share of pests here in North Carolina. During that time, we’ve also learned some pretty interesting and unusual facts.
This is an update to our 2020 version of 50 Fascinating Facts About Pests that you can read by clicking here. Here are 50 more of our favorite facts about common pests that you might find fascinating… and maybe even a little bizarre:
As a locally-owned and managed pest control company, community involvement is of the utmost importance to Pestech of Greenville, Inc.
“Eastern North Carolina is our home and we are passionate about supporting nonprofits that do so much for our region,” said Chris Rhodes, founder and owner of Pestech of Greenville. “We truly appreciate the work that is done by organizations in our area and we are blessed to be able to help several by providing financial support and in-kind services.”
One of the many organizations that Pestech of Greenville is proud to support is the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina (HSEC). This nonprofit is a local, no-kill animal rescue facility based in Greenville. It serves counties across eastern North Carolina to serve as a safe haven for homeless and neglected pets until they find their forever homes. The organization is known for supporting special needs animals, pregnancies as well as puppies and kittens, and urgent care cases.
Summer is officially here! You may be enjoying time at the pool and beach, but don't forget to take the necessary steps to keep your home termite-free while you're gone. At Pestech of Greenville, our goal is to help you prevent termite damage and provide integrated pest management with guaranteed results.
When traveling this summer, the only thing you want to bring home from vacation is a tan and maybe some souvenirs. However, there is something else to be aware of while vacationing. Bed bug infestations can happen at any time during the year, but they’re most popular during peak travel times - like summer. Pestech of Greenville specializes in extermination of bed bugs if you happen to bring them home with you. While we’re ready to help, we want you to be aware of important prevention methods so you don’t have to worry about calling us.
Nonnative invasive pests are an increasing threat to our agricultural systems and forests. In recent years, invasive species have caused widespread mortality; for example, the emerald ash borer killing ash trees, hemlock woolly adelgid killing hemlock, and laurel wilt disease killing redbay and sassafras.