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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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3 Common Ant Species in South Carolina

There are more than 10,000 ant species all around the world and while they may all look similar, they can be very different. Here in South Carolina, there are three ant species that are prevalent and our South Carolina pest control company is here to share some of their characteristics.

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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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