Termite Control

Time to bundle!!

Over the past couple of months, we have slowly been rolling out a new bundle opportunity to our customers.  As technology has increased, so has the demand for convenience.  Long gone (or for the most part) are the days of writing checks for every bill…every month.  Automatic billing, online banking, and other means of payment […]

Flying ant vs. swarming termite

With the recent rain that we have experienced, springtime is in full swing and summer is just around the corner.  The showers, which are necessary for food production, lush lawns and colorful flower beds, also bring about the reproductive stage of many insects.  Particularly ants and termites. During this time of year it is not […]

Sometimes A “Good Deal” Is Very Costly!!

The cooler temperatures have tempted many homeowners to start work on long awaited landscaping projects outdoors. Whether grabbing a pencil for the planning stage or diving right in, one very important factor to consider is what materials will be used for borders or retaining walls.  A word of caution to all dedicated yard aficionados, for […]

Fall Swarming Termites?? Scary Stuff!!

Termites are one of nature’s many “recyclers” of dead wood, which make them a very beneficial insect as a whole. The problem with this pest develops when they decide to turn their attention to recycling our homes which are, of course, made of …. dead wood. Termites, and in fact most insects, have been around […]

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The “good” would be spring showers, so necessary for food production, lush lawn and colorful flower beds. The “bad” would be swarming ants, a real nuisance around the patio, ball park, etc.  The “ugly” would be swarming termites, an indication that a termite colony has reached a population sufficient to start new colonies.  During this […]

Formosan Termite Alert

The month of May is anticipated by many in order to honor Mothers; however, the month of May also marks the beginning of the Formosan Subterranean Termite swarm season in Alabama. Formosan termites have the potential to cause more destruction than our native subterranean termites.  Their colonies are much larger than native colonies and Formosan […]

Adaptability

We are frequently questioned about what affect the cold weather and snow has on insects that could cause problems for homeowners.  As this picture illustrates, livings things, including insects, WILL adapt and survive.  Because many insects naturally have a dormant period, they can very easily outlast the brief cold periods and, even briefer, snows experienced […]

Sometimes You Don’t Want The “Free Extras”!!

Many homeowners are taking advantage of the warmer temperatures to do some last minute landscaping before the winter cold locks us indoors.  To all those dedicated yard aficionados, for the good of your home and your neighbors’ homes, do not use recycled railroad ties in your landscaping endeavors.  While the purchase price of used railroad […]

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 […]