Pests Turned Pets

Pests like roaches, ants and spiders can quickly become “pets” when we inadvertently provide them with food, water and shelter by allowing vegetation to grow on our homes.  Various insects can already survive in what would seem to be unfriendly environments, so it makes sense that they will thrive when we improve their living conditions.  […]

Rain Rain Go Away, Come Back Another Day … Mosquito Mosquito Go Away, And Stay Away

  Lately trying to enjoy a little outdoor fun can be tricky business between dodging rain drops and mosquitoes.  While homeowners have found the rain very beneficial for their lawns, that same rain has made the yard an uncomfortable place to be, even after the sun comes out.  Because mosquitoes can breed in the smallest […]

Why Mr Bugg’s Pest Patrol is Top Choice for Pest Control in Birmingham

Mr. Bugg’s Pest Patrol, Inc. was established in 1980 as a one-man business and has since grown to a company of 20 employees.  A big part of this growth comes from the philosophy that owner, Mr. David Kellis instills throughout the company.  He believes in treating every customer with integrity and respect.  He expects all […]

Free Fun For The Whole Family!!!!

     Pelham is turning 50 and everyone is invited for a spectacular birthday celebration.  Don’t miss out on the opportunity for ice skating, live entertainment, face painting, games, inflatables and more.      The best part of all …. it’s free!!  Escape the heat by joining the festivities on July 13th at the Pelham Civic Center from […]

The Flea Circus Is Back

Remember the days of the sideshow flea circus …. you weren’t sure if fleas were moving the miniature playground equipment or if it was a trick?   Well, if the flea circus is run by fleas, recruiting employees won’t be difficult in the coming weeks.  Fleas have been making a come back for several years, though […]

Mother Nature Throws A Curve

Just when you think you have the insect world figured out …. it changes.   Though we have been anticipating evening swarms of Formosan termites, native subterranean termites have decided to have a late run of morning swarms instead.  Since the two types of termites have decided to somewhat merge swarm seasons, we thought it would […]

Cowboy Ants???

Over the many years of their existence ants have been called a lot of different names, a number of which can’t be repeated on a family friendly website.  Many homeowners are encountering ants in pet food dishes, flower pots, trash cans, bathrooms, swimming pools, kitchens, flower beds and any number of other locations.  Only ten […]

Spiders …. Pest or Pest Control?

All spiders are predators and feed on living prey, usually insects.  While this can make spiders beneficial in reducing insect populations, most homeowners still consider them a pest, not pest control.  The best way to prevent a spider infestation is to minimize the availability of their food source.  A number of insects are nocturnal and […]

Free Tickets!!!!

Plans are in the final stretch for the 2013 Building and Remodeling Expo scheduled for April 5 – 7, 2013 at the Pelham Civic Complex.   The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders Building & Remodeling Expo provides an opportunity to see the latest in design trends and to meet the building and remodeling professionals who […]