Category Archives: miscellaneous

Termite Swarmers versus Flying Ants

After an unusually warm winter, bugs and insects are becoming more active sooner than expected, including termite swarmers. It’s important to be able to identify and determine the difference between winged termites and winged ants, especially during the spring. Winged … Continue reading

Coronavirus Update

We understand that everyone is very concerned about safety and taking pre-cautions to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. The Associates at Southern Pest Control are committed to taking necessary steps so that we can provide our services in a … Continue reading

Strangest Bugs Part One

Filbert Weevil Filbert Weevils, also known as acorn weevils or nut weevils, efficiently use acorns. As larvae, acorns are food, and as adults, acorns provide a chambered nursery. After mating, the adult female weevil drills a tiny hole into a … Continue reading

One of the World’s Most Deadly Spiders – Sydney Funnel Web Spider

Sydney Funnel Web Spider The Sydney Funnel Web Spider is one of the world’s most deadly spiders. Their venom, once in the bloodstream, attacks the human nervous system and, in the some cases, causes death. The male Sydney Funnel Web … Continue reading

Fall Pest Prevention Tips

Unwanted Invaders Who doesn’t seek warm shelter during the winter months? Prevent pest from invading your home and becoming an infestation. Inspect exterior of home and locate pest entrances. Once you have located the access points, here are a few … Continue reading

Southern and Sovereign Pest Control Announce Referral +Plus Rewards Program

Start Spreading the News Southern and Sovereign Pest Control (SPC) believe in building relationships through loyalty and networking. The referral +plus reward program, where both the referrer and their referral benefit from the process, is intended to build strong community … Continue reading

Southern Pest Control Announces New Corporate Headquarters Location

Due to our increased growth, and our continuing efforts to ensure superior customer service, exact time appointments, along with customized pest control and exterminating services to better serve our clients, we are proud to announce the opening of a new … Continue reading

Unwelcome Pest Invasion

What do we do when the temperature drops? We seek warm shelter. Same for a lot of pests. In addition to seeking refuge from the cold, pests are also searching for food sources. Rats and mice transmit diseases, transport fleas, … Continue reading

Don’t Do It Yourself Pitfalls

Homeowners may be tempted to buy “do it yourself” pesticides at a local hardware store in an attempt to rid their home of bugs. In order to effectively treat your home for pests, the insect must be correctly identified. Our … Continue reading

Heavy Rain plus Hot Weather equals Mosquitoes

With significant and frequent rainfall this year, combined with hot temperatures, the mosquito season is buzzing. Puddles of stagnant water are ideal breeding spots for the females to lay their eggs. All a female mosquito needs is a bottle cap … Continue reading