Entries by DOkelley

The Scary Facts about Ticks

  With the changing weather approaching, ticks will be getting more active. The black legged tick (aka the deer tick), which is the vector of Lyme disease, will become active in the next couple of months. One sure fire way to keep ticks out of your yard is to have regular pest control service. Deer […]

Fall Is Flea Season

Did you know that late summer to early fall is flea season in Ga?   These tiny blood feeders suck blood from mammals using tiny, straw-like mouth parts. Neither you nor your fur babies are safe from the bite of this pesky little creature.  If you have ever had the misfortune of being bitten by […]

Pantry Pest Problems

Have you ever gone to the pantry to get your favorite snack and been bombarded by moths the second you open the door? This could very well be an indication you are dealing with stored product pests.   Stored product pests are usually beetles’ or moths’ and the damage is typically done by the immature […]

Why Relationships Are Important

Where relationships matter. Yes, this is just a business tagline….. but to us at Active Pest Control it means so much more. Our business is built around the premise of our relationships with our customers, our employees, and our community. We believe that relationships mean everything. We strive to practice this “tagline” in everything we […]

Creatures of the Night

The house centipede, ­­­­Scutigera coleoptrata, looks like a creature straight from a horror film. Its long legs and creepy fangs moving around your home as you sleep, but what is the house centipede really like? House centipedes, along with all other centipedes belong to Class Chilopoda. They have one pair of legs per body segment, […]