1. 7 Signs You Have a Raccoon Problem

    Raccoons, while cute and seemingly cuddly, are incredibly dangerous to have in your home. According to the Humane Society of the United States, these creatures carry and spread rabies, roundworm, leptospirosis, and other potentially serious diseases. These critters can be found all throughout North Carolina, in both urban and rural environments. Raccoons are characterized by mischievous behavior, …Read More

  2. 4 Spooky Exterminator Costume Ideas (For The Kids, Of Course)

    Welcome back to the Ray Pest Control blog! With Halloween on the horizon, we thought we’d have a little bit of fun in today’s post and share with you some of our favorite exterminator-themed costume ideas (for the kids, of course). With all the Spidermans, Captain Americas, Disney princesses, and ever-present Star Wars costumes that will be making an appearance at all the Halloween parties, we…Read More

  3. Top 3 Creepy Spiders In Movies

    First, we would like to say that our hearts go out to everyone in North Carolina and the surrounding states who have been affected by Hurricane Florence. The entire Ray Pest Control team wishes everyone in our Piedmont community and beyond the very best as we recover, rebuild, and heal in the days, weeks, and months to come. In light of the tremendously tragic events our communities have suffered …Read More

  4. 6 Fascinating Facts About Bed Bugs, Part 1

    Welcome back to the Ray Pest Control blog! Summer is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean the threat of bed bugs invading your home is ending. In fact, it is a common belief that bed bugs are only active during the summer, and while they may be more active during the warmer months, bed bugs are a year-round problem. Today, we will look at some more interesting facts about bed bugs to help re…Read More

  5. How To Identify Bed Bugs, Part 2

    Thank you for joining us for part two of this short blog series. In part one, we looked at ways to help you identify bed bugs in your home or lodgings while traveling this summer. Bed bugs are known as the hitchhiking bug, which is how they travel so easily from location to location and take up residence in homes across the United States and beyond. Here are the bed bug identification tips we disc…Read More

  6. How To Identify Bed Bugs, Part 1

    Welcome back to the Ray Pest Control blog. Summertime is one of the peak seasons for bed bug activity. This is partly because people tend to travel more in the summer, which increases the risk for picking up bed bugs while staying in homes, hotels, and motels that may have a bed bug infestation. Bed bugs are notorious hitchhikers (hence the nickname “the hitchhiking bug”) and because of their …Read More

  7. Pests to Look Out for This Summer, Part 2

    Welcome back! Last time, we began talking about the common summertime pests to be wary of. If you’re like most living in Piedmont, you have your normal array of insects living in your yards such as bees, spiders, and ants. Sometimes, people will see an increase in pest numbers and may also see the addition of new bugs and rodents coming into their yards and homes during the summer. When pests st…Read More

  8. Pests to Look Out for This Summer, Part 1

    Welcome back to our blog! Summertime in Piedmont means a whole swath of annoying pests will become increasingly active as the temperature and humidity rises. Insects and rodents can make spending time outdoors a nightmare, and when they invade the interior of your home, it is incredibly unnerving. But there’s no need to fear! Our pest control team in Piedmont will be there to eliminate your pest…Read More

  9. 3 Tips for Avoiding Bed Bugs This Summer, Part 2

    Welcome back to the Ray Pest Control blog! In our recent post, we began looking at useful tips for protecting your home, your family, and your pets from bed bugs this summer. While bed bugs can appear at any time during the year, bed bugs tend to be more active during the summer months due to an increase in travel and other activities. Often referred to as the hitchhiking bug, these pests are comm…Read More