Category Archives: pest control

Entry Point Elimination Service

Looking for an environmentally friendly way to keep mice and rats from entering your home? Southern Pest Control is offering a new service called Entry Point Elimination. Rodents and other pests enter your home through holes

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Hurricane Aftermath Brings Unwanted Pests

Be proactive against pest invasions after floods to reduce risk of infestations, diseases and potential health issues.
Mosquitoes
If history is any indication, there will be several concerns regarding the increase in population of mosquitoes following Hurricane Harvey.

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Japanese Beetles

The Japanese beetle, an extremely destructive pest, is native to Japan and was first discovered in the United States in 1916. Since the larvae (white grubs) feed on the roots of numerous plants and grasses while

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Head Lice

What is a head louse? A head louse is a wingless parasite that resides on the human scalp drawing blood for nourishment. These lice will infest and spread to a new host by sharing belongings (brushes,

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House Dust Mites

House dust mites have lived on earth for 23 million years. They are nest dwelling scavengers known to colonize and infest warm, dark and humid areas. In addition to consuming rotting discarded skin scales, as a

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Camel Cricket

Camel Crickets get their name from their humpbacked appearance, which is similar to that of a camel. They are nocturnal and very active at night, but hide during the day. Camel Crickets are found outdoors around

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Top 100 Pest Control Companies

Southern and Sovereign Pest Control were recently named one of Pest Control Technology’s (PCT) Top 100 pest management firms in the United States. The award recognizes pest control businesses based on performance, sustained growth, and revenue.
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House Fly

House flies hangout at places like dumps, sewers, and garbage heaps. They feed on fecal matter, discharges from wounds and sores, sputum, and all sorts of moist decaying matter such as spoiled fish, eggs and meat.

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Warning – Powassan virus

True or False? A Bite from a Tick Infected with the Powassan Virus may Cause Death.
Not all ticks carry viruses and not all people bitten by a tick will get sick. A tick needs to be

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Warmer Weather Pushes Pests from a Winter’s Rest

Expect a Very Buggy Spring and Summer
Thus far 2017 has been warmer than usual. Warm weather wakes hibernating pests from their winter hiding spots. Due to pests and insect species being able to survive the warm

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