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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...

When the weather turns to winter, many may think that pest control is not as important as warmer months.  However, that is a common misconception. In the winter months, insects and pests actually tend to make their way into homes in order to find warmth...

According to a statewide poll of North Carolina householders, 93% expressed concern over finding insects within their homes. More than half indicated that a single cockroach, cricket, or spider would prompt them to use a can of bug spray or call an exterminator. Despite their "high-profile"...