Pest Guide

Ant

Ants

Though ants will not cause nearly the same structural damage that can be done by termites, they can still be frustrating and embarrassing when they gather in your property or business. Learn more about ant types and their habits.

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Beetles

Beetles

There are hundreds of thousands of species of beetles in the world and each one has a different diet, living environment, and signs of infestation. Here, we share more information about the insect and some of the most common species.

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Carpenter Ants

Carpenter ants are of the largest types of ants and one the most common ants found in South Carolina. They’re simple enough to detect, but never quite welcome. Here, we share their preferred living areas, what they eat, and how to prevent them.

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Carpenter Bee

Carpenter Bees

There are around 500 species of carpenter bees, and they all get their name from their behavior – they build their nests in dead wood or bamboo. This makes it easy for you to detect an infestation and if you do, our pest control experts will be here to help you eliminate it.

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Centipede

Centipedes

Though there are thousands of species of centipedes, the most common is the house centipede. Learn more about their diet, behavior, and methods of prevention and elimination.

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Clover Mite

Clover Mites

Though clover mites are smaller than the head of a pin and feed on plants and shrubbery, they can be found in homes and buildings. Read more about their hiding places, diet, infestations, and more.

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Earwig

Earwigs

Despite common belief (and their name), earwigs don’t actually burrow into your ear while you’re asleep and they certainly don’t lay eggs in your brain. Earwigs are most often found outdoors, but can be carried inside via a variety of ways. Our experts explain more about these interesting pests.

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Fire Ants

Fire Ants

Fire ants are some of the smallest ants around, but they’re also some of the most painful. Learn more about their habitats, diet, and what to look for in order to address or prevent an infestation.

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Flea

Fleas

Fleas are commonly found on pets, but they can also affect humans. Since they’re incredibly small, a flea infestation can be hard to detect. Here, we tell you what to look for and ways to prevent their presence in your home or office.

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Flies

There are thousands of species of flies and each and every one of them can be a nuisance. Because of their feeding habits, they can also be dangerous. Learn more about the most common flies in South Carolina.

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Flying Ant

Flying Ants

While the majority of ants stay grounded, there are some that actually have wings and can fly. Find out what makes these ants different from other ants and termites as well as ways to prevent a flying ant infestation.

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Gnat

Gnats

Gnats often seem to come out of nowhere and can be tough to get rid of. These pests lay hundreds of eggs each day and once they’ve infested your home or office, it’s a good idea to call our pest control experts.

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Ground Hornet

Ground Hornets

Ground hornets are one of the largest species of digger wasps in the U.S. – they can be up to two inches in length. They can also be aggressive and can nest nearly anywhere, making infestations highly likely. Learn more about these pests and how to prevent their presence.

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Honey Bees

Honey bees are an important part of the environment and agricultural world, but they can also be a threat if they nest too close to your property. Learn more about these bees.

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Mosquito

Mosquitoes

One thing that’s sure to come with the summer sun is mosquitoes and while they’re annoying, they’re also known for carry dangerous diseases. Our experts share common mosquito-breeding places and how to avoid a bite.

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Moths

Moths are closely related to butterflies, but there are several things that set them apart. Learn more about their characteristics, habits, and infestations.

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Cockroach

Roaches

The reason that roaches are most often found in a home is due to the ideal living environment that it provides. This means you need to take careful precaution and be on the lookout for any sign of an infestation.

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Rodents

Most rodent infestations tend to be mice or rat related and can be difficult to get rid of. Learn about rat and mice habits, diets, characteristics, and more.

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Silverfish

Silverfish

Silverfish are able to live in most environments, but they thrive in dark, damp areas. That’s why you’ll often find them in your attic, basement, bathroom, or kitchen. Here, we explain how to prevent them from crawling around your home or office.

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Wold Spider

Spiders

Spider infestations are common in South Carolina homes. These pests come in tens of thousands of different species and many bite, so it’s important to get rid of an infestation as soon as you spot it. Learn more about spiders here.

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Stink Bug

Stink Bugs

Stink bugs originated in East Asia and have now become one of the most popular spring and fall pests in the country. These pests can easily be found in both homes and offices and here, we share what to look for.

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Termite

Termites

Termites have the unique ability to eat 24 hours a day and since they are almost always hidden from view, they can cause a lot of damage in a small amount of time. That’s why it’s important to be on the lookout for an infestation.

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Tick

Ticks

Ticks are not only one of the most undetectable pests, but also one of the most dangerous, as they can transmit diseases such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and more. Learn how to protect yourself from tick bites.

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Wasp

Wasps

Some of the most popular wasps in South Carolina are hornets and yellow jackets and unfortunately, both pests are known to nest near homes and offices. Here, our pest control experts share more about these winged insects.

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Yellow jacket

Yellow Jackets

Though sometimes called bees, yellow jackets are actually wasps and are known for being aggressive if they sense a threat. There are a few ways to keep yellow jackets away from your property and here, we share how to do so.

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