What Are These Yellow Stripey Pests?

Different types of bees

Many people wonder what those yellow stripey things are that harass us all summer long. Today we break down each one and give you an easy-to-understand (and somewhat light-hearted) snapshot of their personalities. 😊 Carpenter Bee Carpenter Bees get their common name from their nesting habits: small carpenter bees excavate tunnels in pithy stems of various bushes; large carpenter bees …

Little Known Facts About Florida Rats

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With the recent cold spells in SW Florida, rodent proofing is key! Rats and other rodents pose a real threat to our homes and our family’s health. Here are a few key facts to know about rats and mice and what to do about a possible infestation. How Do Rats and Mice Get into My Home? They are incredibly talented …

Rodent Infestation Increases with Recent Cold Spells

With the recent cold spells in SW Florida, rodent proofing is more important than ever to prevent rats and mice from invading homes. According to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), rodents invade approximately 21 million U.S. homes each winter. Brandon Fout, Larue’s Pest Control Supervisor says, “Calls regarding rodent activity in homes have doubled since December and haven’t slowed …

You Dirty Rat! Rodent Control in Fort Myers, FL

“I just NEED you to get rid of the RATS!” Imagine it’s December and you’re the Executive Chef at a country club in a beautiful, high-end community in Fort Myers, Florida. Soon club members will be flocking down-south, returning to their winter homes and looking forward to that first special meal with all their friends back in the clubhouse. This …