• raccoons
  • Raccoons in the Winter

      Freezing temperatures are a challenging time for most animals in the wild. Raccoons combat these challenges through a series of physical and behavioral adaptations that keep them fed and warm through the cold months. Raccoons are omnivores, gaining nutrients from plants, animals, eggs, insects and human items such as food from garbage cans and […]

  • termites
  • Termites in the Winter

      Termites in the Winter. We all are aware of termites around swarming season in May. We can see activity in our normally warmer months of the year. In the winter and wet months, they seem to disappear, leading many to believe that they either just stop working and hibernate or just die off under […]

  • bed bugs
  • BedBugs in the Winter

          Bedbugs are notoriously difficult to get rid of. Ultrasonic devices marketed to drive bedbugs away don’t have any effect. Bug bombs don’t work. Bedbugs are evolving resistance to a common insecticide that once killed them. Even if the chemicals work, they can be dangerous for the humans exposed to them. High heat can be effective, but that’s not always a […]

  • Holiday tips
  • Holiday Tips

      Well the holidays are here and we all tend to forget what is important when it comes to staying fit and eating healthy. We at Southern Pest Control would like to share these holiday tips on trying to stay fit and healthy through this festive season. Don’t be creative with the food that is […]

  • pest control
  • Why Professional Pest Control?

    You like many have a garage full of pest control chemicals you bought to try and save money and take care of our pest control problem. Unfortunately, like most you are not successful and here is why. Many pest control companies have a relationship with an entomologist, who studies bugs and how they invest your […]

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  • Autumn Gardens and Wildlife

      Autumn Gardens – Many types of mammals, invertebrates and amphibians sleep through the coldest months. Some species, like hedgehogs, truly hibernate. Others, such as frogs, enter a state of torpor from which they rouse easily to look for food or stretch. Gardeners can help by ensuring garden wildlife has somewhere cool and dry to rest undisturbed […]