1. Common Myths About Mice Explained, Part 1

    Mice look pretty cute in movies, right? On the big screen, they have adorable beady eyes, cute whiskers, and big silly ears that make them seem harmless and innocent. The truth is, there are many misconceptions about house mice thanks to Disney movies like Cinderella, The Rescuers, and, of course, Stuart Little. In part one of our two-part series, we’d like to clear up some of these common, ofte…Read More

  2. How to Protect Your Kitchen From Pantry Pests, Part 2

    Welcome back! Last time, we started exploring the wild world of pantry pests, what these common pantry pests are, and how to protect your Piedmont home’s kitchen from these annoying (and gross) pests. You may want to read part one of this short blog series to learn more great tips, but here’s a brief recap of the first round of tips. Make sure your windows and screens in your kitchen are prope…Read More

  3. How to Protect Your Kitchen From Pantry Pests, Part 1

    Welcome back to our blog. Pests are a common nuisance that can invade not only our homes, but also the storage areas, closets, and cupboards that are meant to keep our food safe. The thought of multi-legged creatures creeping and crawling on and around the food we eat is extremely unsettling, which is why it should be a priority for homeowners in the Piedmont area to be vigilant about taking steps…Read More

  4. 3 Tips to Keep Pests Away During the Holidays, Part 2

    Welcome back! There’s nothing worse than having unwanted guests in your home during the holidays; however, we aren’t talking about crazy Aunt Petunia here. People often experience a rise in pest activity during the holidays due to improper storage of holiday decorations, bugs hitching rides on festive plants and Christmas trees, and more. In part one of our short blog series, we began looking …Read More

  5. 5 Tips to Keep Pests Away During the Holidays, Part 1

    Welcome back to the Ray Pest Control blog! The holidays are officially here, which means homes will be filled with lots of holiday foods, treats, festive plants and trees, and of course, guests visiting from out of town. While the holidays just wouldn’t be the same without any of these things, it’s important to keep in mind that these can also bring unwanted guests into the home—yes, friends…Read More

  6. 5 Ways to Protect Your Home from Spiders this Fall

    For many residents in Piedmont, spiders can be wonderful allies to have when it comes to protecting a home from unwanted insects flying into your home; however, they can also become a scary nuisance when they’re found creeping on the walls of your home’s interior. As the seasons begin to change from summer to fall, spiders will definitely continue lingering around the home. With the cooler day…Read More

  7. How to Avoid Wasps This Summer

    This summer, you want to enjoy the warm weather while you can. Fall is just around the corner, so it’s time to take in all that summer has to offer, particularly when it comes to spending time outside. Summer is a time for picnics, backyard BBQs, and time spent soaking up the vitamin D. When you are ready to spend time outdoors, the last thing you want is to deal with wasps. Wasps seem to make a…Read More

  8. More Pests to Watch Out For This Summer

    Summertime is for picnics, trips to the swimming pool, and having a blast on vacation. Dealing with pests is probably not on your bucket list this summer. However, with warmer weather comes insects, and this summer, it is in your best interest to be proactive about pest control. In our previous blog, we started going over some of the pests you need to watch out for this summer. In this blog, we wi…Read More

  9. Pests to Watch Out For This Summer

    This summer, you want to be relaxing on the beach, having a barbeque with your loved ones, watching fireworks on the Fourth of July, and taking in the natural beauty of North Carolina. One thing you definitely don’t want to be doing is worrying about pests. Unfortunately, there is only so much that products you buy in the store for pest control can do for an infestation. During the warm weather …Read More