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Thomas Pest Control Blog

News and tips to keep your home pest-free

5 Effective Ways to Keep Ticks Out of Your Yard

Sep 26, 2018, 11:55 AM

6 Houseplants for Keeping Insects out of Your Home

Sep 15, 2018, 11:42 AM

Pest-Free Travel Tips

Aug 4, 2018, 12:12 PM

Spray Foam Insulation and Termites: What You Need to Know

Jul 2, 2018, 11:35 AM

How to Keep Bed Bugs From Crashing Your Summer Vacation

Jul 1, 2018, 11:28 AM

Cockroaches and Disease

Jun 22, 2018, 11:25 AM

How to Fight the Bite in your Back Yard

Jun 2, 2018, 11:17 AM

Banish Bugs for Good

May 16, 2018, 11:28 AM

How to Become a “Skeeter Beater”  - Limiting Mosquito Breeding Sites in Your Yard

May 1, 2018, 2:05 PM

Spring Into Action When Rainy Weather Brings in the Bugs

Apr 25, 2018, 5:49 PM

Swarm Season is Here

Apr 2, 2018, 8:32 AM

Pesky Ant Invasions

Mar 14, 2018, 11:52 AM

Spring Cleaning Advice to Keep the Pests at Bay

Feb 23, 2018, 8:57 AM

Spring cleaning advice from your Charlotte pest control team at Thomas Pest Control to help keep the…

3 Signs That Your Home Has Termites

Feb 16, 2018, 7:46 AM

As your Charlotte pest control experts, we always want you to be prepared and informed about the…

How to Keep Chilly Critters Out of Your Home This Winter

Jan 11, 2018, 8:38 AM

There are 8 things you can do to keep critters out of your home this winter.

Storing Firewood in the Winter

Jan 4, 2018, 11:15 AM

If you are using wood in your fireplace, you may be inviting pests into your home. Read how to…

Protect Your House From Winter Water Damage

Dec 18, 2017, 1:01 PM

Avoid costly repairs by learning to spot potential problem areas before winter water damage is done.…

3 Things You Need to Know About Termites in the Winter

Dec 12, 2017, 1:12 PM

Can you get termites in the winter? Check out our blog for all you need to know about termites to…

Avoiding Common Pantry Pests Is As Easy As One, Two, Three!

Nov 29, 2017, 2:23 PM

A pantry pest is an insect that infests foods such as cereal, rice, flour and spices typically found…

Don't Bring Pests Home for the Holidays

Nov 17, 2017, 8:11 AM

Here are some tips to help you avoid pests while traveling so that leftovers are the only thing you…

Why You Need Pest Control Services in the Fall and Winter

Oct 26, 2017, 6:48 PM

Do I Need Pest Control in the Fall and Winter? Most people notice the absence of ants, flies and…

Don't Let Moths Cramp Your Style

Oct 9, 2017, 11:41 AM

It's always an unfortunate moment when your favorite sweater gets a hole due to moths, get the…

Rodents 101: Part 2 Rats

Sep 21, 2017, 11:34 AM

Everything you need to know about rats: what they look like, how they get in your home, and how to…

Mulch Madness

Sep 6, 2017, 8:20 AM

Mulching is a great way to preserve your yard and plants, but it can lead to pest problems in the…

Head Outside to See the Surprising Ways Animals React to Solar Eclipses

Aug 15, 2017, 10:23 AM

Did you know some spiders will totally destroy their webs during the eclipse? If you're planning on…

Cicadas - Their 17-Year Hibernation is Officially Over (and they won't let us hear the end of it)

Aug 1, 2017, 8:15 AM

This year, western North Carolina is getting an earful. Although cicadas emerge every summer…

How to Fight the Bite in Your Backyard

Jul 24, 2017, 9:29 AM

Bug spray isn't the only solution to keep away mosquitoes this summer -- here are some helpful tips…

Bees - Friend or Foe?

Jul 3, 2017, 9:48 AM

We all know the danger of a wasp or hornet, but what about bees?

Controlling Carpet Beetles

Jun 26, 2017, 9:44 AM

Protect the fabrics and furniture of your home from carpet beetles this summer.

The Summer Buzz: Identifying Carpenter Bees and Bumblebees

Jun 5, 2017, 9:36 AM

The information you need to know about bees this summer.

Protecting Yourself from Mosquito Bites

May 9, 2017, 9:52 AM

There are 3 things you can do to avoid mosquito bites, and they're simple!

2017 Spring Bug Barometer

Apr 18, 2017, 2:01 PM

Sharing the official spring Bug Barometer, which details what Americans can expect in terms of pests…

April Showers Bring May... Pests?

Apr 9, 2017, 9:57 AM

Did you know that ants are more likely to enter homes after a rain storm? Learn more about the…

Rodents 101: Part 1 Mice

Mar 20, 2017, 11:38 AM

Don't fight mice on your own! Their small size makes eliminating all access points a challenge,…

Swarm Season is Here

Mar 8, 2017, 10:00 AM

Know how to identify flying termites to stop the infestation in your home!

Spring Cleaning for Your Yard

Feb 14, 2017, 10:08 AM

A few simple steps can help keep pests away this spring.

There is No Termite DIY

Feb 14, 2017, 10:02 AM

Termites may be small, but they cause big problems that are preventable with the right tools and…

Keep Cold-Weather Invaders Out

Feb 14, 2017, 8:29 AM

A pest-free winter requires some preparation in the fall.

No More Fleas, Please

Feb 9, 2017, 11:46 PM

Fleas aren't just a problem for your pets, they're a problem for your home, too.

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