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  • What are June Bugs & Lovebugs? Terminix

What are June Bugs & Lovebugs?

June 9th, 2017|Comments Off on What are June Bugs & Lovebugs?

WHAT ARE JUNE BUGS AND LOVEBUGS? June Bugs and Lovebugs are everywhere during certain times of the year in Louisiana. What are they and what are the differences between these two pests? When you're out [...]

  • Rat's Nest Terminix New Orleans

Rat’s Nest

June 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Rat’s Nest

Have you ever heard the phrase "It looks like a Rat's Nest?" We have heard this common phrase in reference to a dirty room or even hair, but what is a real rat's nest? Rats [...]

  • Termites Kings & Queens

Termite Kings & Queens

May 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Termite Kings & Queens

Did you know that the Termite Kings & Queens are in town? In New Orleans, we love Mardi Gras Kings and Queens especially when they riding on the beautiful floats and throwing beads and doubloons. [...]

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Yard Ticks & Fleas

May 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Yard Ticks & Fleas

Your yard is the perfect home of Ticks & Fleas. They’re small, they jump, they bite, and they are really some of the most irritating of pests for humans and pets…Ticks & Fleas. As spring [...]

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Termite Swarm

May 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Termite Swarm

WHY IS IT CALLED A TERMITE SWARM? As the weather heats up, the Formosan termites will swarm around the lights at night in the Metro New Orleans area. Generally, termites swarm in May and [...]

  • Pet-Food-&-Pest-Control

Pet Food & Pest Control

April 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Pet Food & Pest Control

Pest Control & Your Pet's Food When the dinner bell rings for you pets, you do not also want to be calling pests. Pests love pet food. That same nutritious kibble you feed your dog [...]

Golf & Mosquitoes

April 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Golf & Mosquitoes

Your golf ball is placed, your stance is set, your club is ready.....and then a mosquito messes up your perfect swing. Mosquitoes are a part of a golfer's life. Whether they are swarming around a group [...]

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Destroying Ant Hills

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Destroying Ant Hills

What Are Fire Ants? There are more than 12,000 different species of ants, but one of the most widely known species is the Fire Ant. These ants are reddish brown in color and roughly 1/8 to [...]

Does Mulch Attract Termites?

March 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Does Mulch Attract Termites?

Can mulch cause a termite infestation? Spring is definitely in the air throughout the New Orleans Metropolitan Area. Flowers are blooming and the grass is growing which means it is time to pluck weeds and [...]

New Home Termite Protection Service

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on New Home Termite Protection Service

Building a new home is an exciting experience. No matter if you are a Homeowner or home builder, if you are building a new custom home, the more you know about the homebuilding process, the [...]

  • Crazy Ants

What Are Crazy Ants & How Do They Get Into The Home?

March 1st, 2017|Comments Off on What Are Crazy Ants & How Do They Get Into The Home?

What Are Crazy Ants? The species of ants known as Crazy Ants were so named because of their quick, unpredictable movements. Originating in South America, they have made their home in Texas and the Gulf [...]

WHAT IS A BEDBUG AND HOW DO THEY SPREAD?

February 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on WHAT IS A BEDBUG AND HOW DO THEY SPREAD?

WHAT IS A BEDBUG AND HOW DO THEY SPREAD? We have all heard the old adage, Night, night! Sleep tight! Don’t let the bedbugs bite! But do we know what bedbugs are, and do [...]

Are These Bugs Skeeter Eaters?

February 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Are These Bugs Skeeter Eaters?

They have hit the New Orleans Metropolitan Area in swarms. They are big, maybe a little scary, and they look like over sized mosquitoes. They go by many names Daddy-long Legs, Gully Nippers, Golly Wopper, [...]

  • Mosquitos during the winter

Mosquitos during the Winter

February 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Mosquitos during the Winter

Do Mosquitos disappear during the winter? In Louisiana, we are always happy when that first cold spell comes through, reducing the humidity and heat. One of the benefits of the cold is that the mosquitos seem [...]

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A Customer Experience

February 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on A Customer Experience

At Terminix, we believe in providing customer service. Whether you need Termite Control, Pest Control, Residential or Commercial Services, the Terminix Team is here to help you. Below is one of our client's personal experiences: [...]

  • Firewood Storage Tips

Firewood Storage Tips

January 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Firewood Storage Tips

New Orleans Firewood Storage Tips One day the temperature in New Orleans is going to drop again and we can enjoy our fireplaces, but until then our firewood will just sit. The question is where [...]

Pigeon Control

January 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Pigeon Control

They fly, they nest, and they leave their mark on EVERYTHING....Pigeons.  Did you know that some birds can actually be a nuisance for home owners and businesses? The main culprit behind many bird control problems [...]

Shoo Fruit Fly….Don’t Bother Me

January 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Shoo Fruit Fly….Don’t Bother Me

Fruit flies are definitely one of the most irritating of the pests. They seem to like to fly around the face and will not go away even if you are lucky enough to get one. [...]

Why do Cockroaches die on their backs?

December 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Why do Cockroaches die on their backs?

If you imagine the most disgusting insect, most of us would probably think about a roach. In fact, cockroaches may be the most notorious creatures to crawl on the earth. More than 5,000 named cockroach [...]

Winter Termites

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Winter Termites

Just because you don't see them, does not mean they are not there... Termites do not hibernate during the winter. They will continue to be active year round even during the winter months. So, keep [...]

Top Holiday Traditions That Attract Bugs

November 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Top Holiday Traditions That Attract Bugs

Did you know that bugs like the holidays too in Louisiana? They may not care about getting gifts, but they will willing participate in some of the other holiday traditions from Garlands to Santa's cookies. [...]

Holiday Guests

November 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Holiday Guests

As the holiday season approaches, we all can expect guests to come to our homes and enjoy Thanksgiving dinner. But, there is always one guest that shows up that is definitely not on the invite [...]

Jumping Fleas

October 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Jumping Fleas

Jumping Fleas Have you ever tried to catch a flea? Even if you caught it, the little flea dot typically just springs away. If you have pets, especially dogs and cats, you have probably seen [...]

Professional Holiday Lighting

October 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Professional Holiday Lighting

Holidays Are Coming It is scary to say out loud, but here it goes.....THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING! The fall weather is here providing a wonderful break from the New Orleans humidity and drenching heat. But, [...]