1. 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

  2. 3 More Common Myths About Mice Explained, Part 2

    Welcome back to the Ray Pest Control blog! In part one of our two-part blog series, we began looking at some of the myths associated with common house mice. As your Top Rated Local® pest control team in Piedmont, we feel it is our duty to inform you about these pesky critters since they are incredibly common in our area. Having a better understanding of mice can help you better protect your home …Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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