How to Protect Your Pets from Pests

At Ledford’s Pest Control, we know how important it is to keep your home free from pests, but we also know how important your pets can be. After all, if you have a dog or cat, the last thing you want is to see them suffer from pests like fleas, ticks, or mosquitoes. Here, our pest control specialists have a few tips for protecting them this spring and summer.

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18 Common Diseases & Illnesses Carried by Pests


When it comes to being human, there’s really nothing good about pests. (After all, they’re called pests for a reason.) But in addition to simply being bothersome, there are many different diseases and illnesses that pests can carry. Our Florence pest control company wants to remind and warn you of some of the sicknesses you can get from common pests like mosquitoes, ticks, cockroaches, and fleas.

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Getting Ready for Tick Season


When it comes to ticks, the members of our Columbia and Charleston pest control offices are all too familiar with them. Ticks prefer warm, humid climates (like South Carolina), which means you should start taking precautions now to avoid tick bites and Lyme disease.

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"What’s Bugging You?" Segment on the TODAY Show

Today Show

On March 28th, the TODAY Show featured a “What’s Bugging You?” piece that informed viewers about common spring pests like ants, termites, ticks, and hornets. Missy Henriksen of the National Pest Management Association was there to talk about these pests and our pest control company has transcribed the segment.

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Protect Your Home or Business with Preventative Pest Control Services

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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