Get to Know the Lone Star Tick

By |March 7th, 2016|


(Amblyomma americanum)

Tick season is just beginning, with the warm season months starting. The first tick that is usually noticed by home owners in central NC and is over looked by the public is the lone star tick. It is very widespread in America ranging from Maine to Florida and as far west to […]

Brown Recluse or Black Widow, Which Spider Should You Fear More?

By |January 21st, 2016|

Most spiders in the United States are harmless, unless you have some type of allergic reaction to their bite, but the brown recluse and black widow spiders are exceptions. They are both usually found in the southern states, where climates are warmer. Both spiders like to make their web nest in undisturbed areas.
Common Areas you […]

Dealing with Rats and Mice in Your Home

By |October 6th, 2015|

As winter closes in mice enter houses more often and rats in your crawl spaces, attics and garden areas. This can be a big concern:

Do to the type of diseases they can transmit (rodent allergens, plague, rickettsial disease, murine typhus, scrub typhus, rickettsialpox, hanta virus, trichinosis.
Rodent attacks both mice and rats regularly bite people, especially […]