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  • Where Do Roof Rats Live During the Day in Wellington, FL? Tips for Getting Rid of Rodents
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    Here in South Florida the rodent that frequently causes the most havoc is the roof rat. Roof rats are known by a variety of names including black rats, palm rats, fruit rats, ship rats, and Alexandrian rats. They got the name roof rat because they like to make their shelter in the upper parts of buildings. Their scientific name is Rattus rattus. They originated in Southeast Asia but can now be found throughout the world. Coastal states and seaports frequently have a large number of roof rats. What Do Roof Rats Look Like? Roof rats are brown in color with.
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  • Why Are Africanized Killer Honey Bees a Problem in Oakland Park, FL? Bee Attacks & More
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    How did they get here? Africanized honey bees (AHB) look a lot like other honey bees because they are the result of local Brazilian bees breeding with bees from southern Africa. This occurred when Brazilian scientists brought bees in from southern Africa hoping to breed bees that could adapt to tropical conditions and produce more honey. Several escaped and bred with local honey bees and the rest is history. Unfortunately, they actually produce five times less honey than European bees and are very dangerous. Africanized honey bees are ¾ inches long, just like regular bees and they have fuzzy brown.
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  • It’s Florida Mosquito Season; Why Are Mosquitoes So Bad this Year in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL?
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    There are some pests that will give you a run for your money. They can become a huge infestation that you will be stuck dealing with. There are other pests that are a problem because of the damage that they can cause to your home and property. Termites are one of the pests that silently seem to take down exposed wood in your home for a long time before you may realize they are there. Cockroaches reproduce at an alarming rate that can turn a few into a hundred in no time at all. Although these are all pests that.
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  • Signs of Asian & Formosan Subterranean Termites in Sunrise, FL; Swarmers, Mud Tubes & More
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    Florida’s temperate and humid conditions provide a bigger risk of pest activity compared to other parts of the United States and the lack of a cold season lets these pests thrive and multiply all year long. Asian and Formosan termites were believed to have made their way to Florida on ships and boats. They don’t consume much more wood than any other termite species, but the colonies they form can be in the millions. They come fast and in huge numbers to deliver a massive hit to a structure in very little time. Identification of Formosan & Asian Termites Formosan.
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  • Signs & How to Get Rid of Carpenter Ant Infestations in the Walls of Your Tamarac, FL House
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    Any insect that will cause structural damage to your home is a nightmare for homeowners. Each year, wood destroying insects cost homeowners thousands of dollars in property damage. Carpenter ants are one of those pests that can wreak havoc on your home or business if they are left to their devices. This is why it’s so important to be aware of the signs that indicate you have a carpenter ant problem early on. Southeast Florida Pest Control is here to share some information on carpenter ants so you can have the information you need to keep your home safe from.
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  • What Attracts Silverfish & How to Get Rid of These Occasional Pests in Pompano Beach, FL
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    Silverfish are considered nuisance pests and just like their namesake they are described as having a silver metallic like appearance and shape that is similar to that of a fish. Silverfish are about 1/2 an inch in length with three long extensions on their rear ends. Although silverfish have no wings and are unable to fly they are able to move very quickly. Silverfish have a tendency to hide so they could be causing damage that may initially go unnoticed. What Attracts Silverfish? Silverfish are capable of surviving in a wide variety of conditions but they prefer to live in.
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  • How to Get Rid of Mice in Kitchens, Walls & Other Places in Your Margate, FL House or Apartment
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    Finding a mouse in your home is unsettling because one mouse means you likely have many more. Almost one third of Americans admit to having had issues with mice. This statistic makes it a good idea to prepare for the invasion that may be coming your way. Knowing a little about how they behave can be useful to keep them out of your home. Facts About House Mice in Your Home 1. Cheese isn’t the best food to catch mice! This is a surprise. The cartoons we grew up on have misled us! Cheese is not their first choice for.
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  • How to Get Rid of Norway, Roof & Wood Rats Inside & Outside Your Coral Springs, FL House
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    Rats are among the most common rodent in Florida and the most likely to invade your home or business. Rats are known to spread diseases and ailments, along with ruining food supplies and causing extensive damage to structures, utility lines, and personal property. Florida is home to the Roof Rat, Norway Rat and Wood Rat species. At this time, we at Southeast Florida Pest Control would like to take the opportunity to briefly discuss the basics of these rats found in our area. Rat Species Found in Florida; Norway, Roof & Wood Rats Norway Rats: These rats generally have shaggy.
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  • Cockroach FAQ in Ocean Ridge, FL; Why Do I Have Roaches in My Clean House & More
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    There are many cockroaches trolling homes and businesses in the world and Florida is no exception. Considering the grotesque appearance and the gross habits, cockroaches are notoriously known, but there are some basics people are not clear on. With that in mind, we at SE Florida Pest Control have compiled a short list of frequently asked questions concerning cockroaches. Cockroach FAQ Q: What do roaches come from? A: Cockroaches don’t require a lot of space to squeeze their bodies through. In fact, young roaches can wiggle their way in through a crack measuring about 1/64 inches wide to crawl while.
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  • How to Prevent & Get Rid of Fire Ants in Your Lighthouse Point, FL House & Yard
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    As the seasons begin to cool, many pests become less of a problem since many will die off or hibernate during the winter. However certain pests can become increasingly invasive especially during the fall. Fire ants are one of those invasive pests that you want to prepare and begin controlling by fall. Southeast Florida Pest Control will share more about fire ants and how you can keep them out of your home this fall. What Time of Year Are Fire Ants Most Active? It has been said that fire ants are particularly intrusive and most active during the fall and.
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  • How to Avoid Bed Bugs While Sleeping in Sandalfoot Cove, FL Hotel Rooms
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    The summer months are heavy with travel. Everyone has their breaks from school and families are getting together to enrich relationships and see new places. When you have to deal with bed bug infestations, it can ruin your vacation in a hurry. Giving your hotel room a thorough inspection before settling down for the stay is key in avoiding bed bug infestations. Southeast Florida Pest Control is here to teach you some tricks when inspecting your hotel so you don’t miss any cracks and crevices that bed bugs might be hiding in. Bed Bugs Aren’t Usually Found in Bathrooms Unlike.
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  • Mosquito Bite Prevention & Control Tips in Deerfield Beach, FL; Remove Standing Water & More
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    With the added two species of mosquitoes being found near the everglades, it brings the number of invasive mosquitoes in Florida to 15; in the last decade nine species have moved into the Florida territory. Mosquitoes in general have been linked to spreading a number of illnesses that include Zika virus, dengue fever, chikungunya, yellow fever, encephalitis and malaria among others. Where not all mosquitoes are infected, there are enough to cause concern and Floridians need to be aware of the potential dangers. With that in mind, we at Southeast Florida Pest Control would like to share some tips, advice,.
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  • How to Get Rid of Stinging Insects Such as Cicada Killer & Paper Wasps & Remove Wasp Nests in Highland Beach, FL
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    Southeast Florida Pest Control is locally owned and operated to ensure quality pest control services to the commercial and residential property owners throughout Greater Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, and Delray Beach, Florida. Being fully licensed and insured for over 20 years has given us the opportunity to establish a positive reputation among our extensive and ever growing clientele. With guaranteed satisfaction, we offer the finest pest control services and affordable pricing. Southeast Florida Pest Control technicians are more than qualified to perform the services we offer; having advanced and ongoing training to keep up with modernized methods and technology, experience.
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  • Termite Control; How to Avoid & Get Rid of Swarming, Flying Subterranean Termites in Your Parkland, FL House
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    Subterranean termites are active all year round and the swarmers start coming out when the temperatures outside get to the low to mid-70’s. Flying termites are known as termite swarmers. Seeing these winged termites around your home is a big concern. Termite swarming happens every spring and should be no surprise. Typically, the season for termites is from March through May and in Florida it happens as early as February on occasion. You will often see these swarms early in the afternoon and most likely following a light rain. The swarming occurs when termites leave the colony looking for a.
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  • Subterranean Termites Identification, Signs, Damage, Prevention & Treatment in Boynton Beach, FL
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    If you own a home or business in Southeast Florida you are probably somewhat familiar with termites and their destructive natures. What you may not realize is that there are more than 50 different species of termites found in the United States alone. According to research collected by independent agencies, termites are responsible for billions of dollars in property damage each year and infest more than 350,000 structures. Termites are classified into three groups, dampwood termites, drywood termites and subterranean termites. Each group of termites has distinctly different habits and patterns of behavior. Subterranean Termite Identification & Behavior Subterranean termites.
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  • How Many Mice is Considered an Infestation? Getting Rid of House Mouse Pests in Delrey Beach, FL
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    Many homeowners have unfortunately had to deal with house mice because they are one of the most common nuisance pests in the United States. Florida’s weather allows for house mice to be very active throughout the entire year. Believe it or not, house mice are very clean animals. They will groom themselves many times a day but can contaminate our food with their urine, feces and hair. House Mouse Facts; Diet & Behavior House mice like all types of food but prefer grain and seeds. They will go for high fat, protein and sugar foods even when grains and seeds.
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  • How to Get Rid of Brown Norway Rats in Boca Raton, FL; Facts, Population Size, Signs, Prevention & Rodent Removal
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    The Norway Rat was once a New York problem but it seems they have made their way south down to Florida too. However it’s hard for most home and business owners to know if this rodent has made themselves comfortable at their establishment. Southeast Florida Pest Control has been dealing with the Norway Rat now for 20 years and wants to help you know if the Norway Rat is an unwanted guest at your place. Brown Norway Rat Facts The Norway Rat typically lives in burrows near water and a food source. It’s hard to known if you have a.
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  • Bed Bug Prevention at Delray Beach, FL Home & When Traveling & Staying in Hotels
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    The bed bug is a thriving insect species that is widespread throughout the world. Bed bugs are blood drinkers that can feed on humans as well as some house pets. These reddish, oval shape insects are about the with of two quarters stacked together in size and can produce between 200 to 500 eggs in a lifetime. Once a bed bug infestation begins it’s very hard to stop. Southeast Florida Pest Control would like to help you take steps in preventing these nasty critters from invading your home. How Did I Get Bed Bugs in My Home Bed bugs commonly.
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  • Spring Lawn & Shrub Watering & Fertilizer Treatments to Prevent Pests like Spiraling White Flies & Fire Ants from Invading Your Yard in Boca Raton, FL
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    Lawn Care & Shrub Treatment Can Help Keep Pests Away from Your Home this Summer The weather is heating up and pests become more active during the summer. Many homeowners tend to neglect their lawn and shrubs this time of year due to lack of time and the fact that going outside, standing under the blistering sun doing yard work does not make for a fun or relaxing summer day. Unfortunately, our yard will not magically take care of itself, and when grass grows tall and shrubs are overgrown, insects are more likely to set up a nice social gathering.
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  • Bee & Beehive Removal Services; How to Avoid Getting Stung By Bees in Delrey Beach FL
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    Beehive with Swarming Bees on Your House or Property? Attempting to remove a beehive from your property is a very dangerous task to take on, especially for someone who has zero experience in doing so. Even professionals must be extra careful when removing a beehive. The professionals at Southeast Florida Pest Control are skilled and experienced when it comes to beehive removal and know the proper steps that are necessary to do so without putting anyone is harm’s way, including themselves. When you hire a professional from Southeast Florida Pest Control you will avoid the problems with having a beehive.
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