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5 Pest Control Tips for Winter

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Even though it’s the warmer temperatures that usually bring out the bugs, our Columbia and Charleston pest control experts have some great pest control tips for the winter season.

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Good News for the Future of Bees

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You may not realize it, but bees are an important part of today’s agriculture world. These insects pollinate many of the fruits and vegetables that we eat and they also pollinate many of the foods that animals eat. In addition, the wax and honey that bees make are also highly used. 

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Cooler Temperatures Bring in Fall Pests

Fall is in full swing in the South and many people think that the end of summer means the end of pests. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. While some do disappear when the temperature drops, there are still a handful that stick around (many times, they’ll find their way into your home for warmth or shelter).

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The (Global) Problem with Bark Beetles

At Ledford’s, we always try to keep up with the latest news on pests around the country. Recently, we discovered an interesting article about the spread of bark beetles from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. These pests are causing problems not only in the U.S., but around the world and we thought we’d share.

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Bees vs. Wasps

When you see a small black and yellow insect flying through the air, the word “bee” is probably the first word that pops into your head. However, that insect may actually be a wasp. Many times, it’s hard to tell the difference between the variety of black-and-yellow pests, so our Florence, Charleston, and Columbia pest control company is here to shed some light.

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Pest Guide

Use our pest guide to learn about some of the most common household pests. Click on a pest to learn more.

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