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How to Detect Signs of Termite Activity in Your Home

How to Detect Signs of Termite Activity in Your Home

Nationwide, termites inflict more than $2.5 billion worth of damage on homes each year. Crawling up into sill plates or foundation posts from damp soil, flying into attics or crawl spaces, these relentless insects tunnel into and eat wood, leaving nothing but...
How Insects React to Changes in Weather

How Insects React to Changes in Weather

Flying the Not-So-Friendly Skies Insects in warm climates have a variety of strategies for bad weather, including hiding from the downpour, increasing activity during heat waves, or even using the bad weather to proliferate their species. Heat waves are known to cause...
Controlling those summer fleas

Controlling those summer fleas

Fleas are small (1/16 inch), dark, reddish-brown, wingless, blood-sucking insects. Their bodies are laterally compressed (flattened side to side), permitting easy movement through the hairs on the host’s body. Their legs are long and well adapted for jumping. The flea...
Everything You Need to Know About Fleas in Florida

Everything You Need to Know About Fleas in Florida

When it comes to eliminating fleas from your pet and from your home, there are some key things to consider. First, it is very important to be familiar with and understand the life cycle of the flea when you are trying to eradicate their presence completely. There are...

Why Sentricon® is Your Best Choice for Subterranean Termite Protection

Did you know that termite damage in the U.S. costs homeowners over five billion dollars in property damage every year? Termites can invade without any visible signs and all homes are vulnerable, whether CBS, wood or concrete.  And did you know that residential termite...
1988 Was a Very Memorable Year

1988 Was a Very Memorable Year

It’s hard to believe it has been over 30 years, but some very memorable things happened in 1988, including the start of Patrick Exterminating. Rick Patrick opened his family-owned business that year with a vision to become the area’s most trusted pest control company....

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