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Chances are if you see a mouse, there are many others hidden in other areas of your home. Some common places mice like to hide include the attic, crawl spaces, basement (if you have one), and even within the walls. Hearing mice scurrying around in...

If you are like most people, you don’t want to have any kind of pests in your homes or on your property. While some pests are more of a concern than others, even nuisance pests are frustrating to deal with. Centipedes are unsettling to look at....

With the air cooler and leaves starting to change — fall has arrived. This also means time for new pests to start to emerge.  As the temperatures drop, many pests start to appear that were not around during the warmer summer months. The main reason many pests...

Due to North Carolina’s warm temperatures, spiders thrive in North Carolina and it is common to encounter spiders during every season. You might be surprised to learn that despite there being over 1,500 species of spiders in North Carolina, only 4 are dangerous.  To help...

Mice are smaller than rats, measuring between 2-4 inches long with a tail similar in length and are nocturnal mammals. Mice have rounded ears and a short fur coat that may appear brown, gray, or black. These pests can invade your home through very small...

Pests are a problem for home and business owners and it is important to have regular visits from your pest control company. Ignoring pest problems can have damaging consequences.  For example, termites can destroy your home’s structure, ants can invade your interior, wasps create nests,...

A silverfish, known for its silver color, is a very small insect with a flattened, slender body.  These creatures can be quite disturbing to come across; they also can damage your belongings. They most often appear in places that have a great deal of humidity...

APRIL SHOWERS… Everyone has heard the saying, "April showers bring May flowers,” however, in North Carolina, April’s showers may bring pests along with those flowers. With the rain, it is known that green grass and gardens will grow, but what may be forgotten are the unwelcome...

Like mosquitos and flies, ants do not go into a true dormant state in winter. Instead, they enter a state of slowed metabolism during cooler months. The queen ants stop laying eggs and the worker ants also greatly reduce their activities. Eco Advantage Termite and...

The last thing you want to worry about is any kind of pest infestation; however, even the cleanest of houses have seen their share of spiders. Whether you have a fear of spiders or not, seeing spiders in your house is not ideal.  Eco Advantage...