If you happen to live in Alaska, you can rest easy. Termites won’t be bothering you anytime soon. For those of us in the rest of the 49 states, these pests can wreak unbelievable havoc on our homes. Small but mighty, termites cause about $5 billion in property damage annually. Your share of that could be thousands - and it is not typically covered by homeowners insurance. When you can spot the signs of termite damage early, you can take proactive steps to keep them from munching away on your home. Better yet, you can learn how to keep them from setting up camp in the first place!
Fall is in the air. The days are shorter, the mornings are cooler, and the leaves are beginning to change colors in the Carolinas and Virginia. That means weekends spend watching and playing football, camping, and bonfires, and all enjoying all of what makes our area special during Autumn. The one downside to fall in the South is the unwanted pests that seek shelter in your home during the season. In this article, we are discussing the most common fall pests and what do to about them.
Ah, summer… The kids are out of school and ready for adventure; friends and family come by for barbeques and picnics; you putter in the garden, raising gorgeous flowers or delicious veggies, or just sit on the porch and enjoy the sun. Perfect! Except for the pests. While you’re having fun in the yard, pests are lurking and plotting ways to invade your home. What should you be on the lookout for?
Summer is a favorite time of year for residents of the Carolinas and Virginia. There is a lot of opportunity for fun in the sun and sand, letting the kids play outdoors, and enjoying our beautiful area. However, it is also a season of potentially volatile weather. The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season has been quiet thus far, but that is to be expected June through early August. It is around the time students begin returning to school that the ocean temperatures are their warmest. From late August through the middle of October, we are likely to see a number of storms form and threaten the East Coast.