Who doesn’t love springtime? The cold, gloomy days of winter are over and flowers begin blooming. While the sun shining and everyone venturing back outdoors is a welcome change, unfortunately, warmer weather can bring on the reappearance of unwanted pests. To prevent springtime pest infestations, it is important to keep homes and yards clean and free […]Read More
How To Prepare For Fall Bugs in Georgia
Everyone thinks of spiders, mosquitos and flies as typical spring and summer nuisances. But what happens in Georgia as the weather cools? The truth of the matter is, some insects are just as worrisome, perhaps more so, during the fall. Read on to discover what you need to know about fall bug control in Georgia. […]Read More
Why Bugs Love Your Bathroom
As you step into the shower, the last thing you want to witness is a large spider or winged roach crawling in alongside you. No one wants to share their fresh, clean bathroom with a population of household pests! So why does it seem that some insects are determined to take over your bathroom oasis? […]Read More
Understanding Termites and Why They Love to Eat So Much
It can be hard to understand termites and how much they can do for as small as they are, termites really can cause a lot of damage! While they primarily feed on wood, they can also damage other non-wood areas of your home and yard. Termites do not carry diseases that are harmful to humans […]Read More
How To Make Your Yard Mosquito Free
How to Rid Your Yard of Mosquitos We all know mosquitos can be a nuisance, but they can also pose a serious health hazard to people and pets. With 175 species of mosquitos in the United States alone, mosquito-borne diseases are prevalent nationwide, including right here in Georgia. Read on to find out how to […]Read More
Fun Facts About Termites
Termites have a terrible reputation that strikes fear into the hearts of the owners of residential and commercial property owners almost everywhere. While it can be tough to look beyond their destructive appetites, these insects are actually intriguing creatures. How much do you really know about termites? Here are a few fun facts to spark […]Read More
5 Things You Might Be Doing That Attracts Pests in Your Home?
Insects and small animals such as mice are always looking for new places to live. If you aren’t careful, your home could become a prime target. Aside from the nasty germs, you also have to consider the potential property damage that could occur. Here are five things you may be doing to attract pests to […]Read More
Are There Different Species of Termites?
Entomologists have identified approximately 2,000 species of termites worldwide and 45 species in the United States. The behavior and biology of each species impact the preferred environment, nest location and propensity to attack homes. The various species are broadly classified as either subterranean, drywood or dampwood termites. In Georgia, one type of drywood and two […]Read More
The Difference Between Bees and Wasps
Fearing the sting, people often use the term “bee” to describe any flying insect striped in yellow and black. Meanwhile, the insect in question may or may not be a bee. In fact, it may instead be a wasp, a quite different type of flying, stinging insect. While bees and wasps are related, their differences […]Read More
How often should I get my gutters cleaned?
Regular gutter cleaning is a key part of a well-planned home maintenance routine. Debris and excess moisture can cause a host of hazards in and around your house. But how often should you have your gutters cleaned? Find out as the team at Flexible Pest Services weighs in. Damage from Clogged Gutters Cleaning the gutters […]Read More