Carpenter Bees

From carpenter bees, bumblebees and honeybees, these flying insects are one of the most feared winged creatures out there. In particular, carpenter bees can do a number on your residential property. While they are generally harmless to humans, carpenter bees but can be a real nuisance when they are found in and around your home, especially when it comes to structural wood elements. With over 500 species, carpenter bees get their name from the fact that nearly all species built their nests in burrows of dead wood, bamboo or timbers. Ranging from 3/4 to 1 inch in length, carpenter bees READ MORE »

Bumble Bee Facts!

When it comes to bees, many people don’t know that there are actually several different types. There’s the honey bee, the carpenter bee, and of course, the infamous bumble bee. If you are noticing an increase of bees at your home or office, it’s important to know how to distinguish which type is causing a problem. Luckily, Aerex knows all about flying insects. Similar in appearance to carpenter bees, bumble bees nest underground in cavities such as mouse burrows. Just like honey bees and carpenter bees, bumble bees are seldom problematic, unless their habitat is directly threatened by humans or READ MORE »

The garden queen ruling indoors too? Crawling Inse ...

With over 450 Ladybug species found in North America, several other varieties were released deliberately in the United States for the purpose of pest control. The Asian varieties essentially live on trees and feed on aphids. These insects have a high prolific rate and have a life term of up to 3 years. A number of releases towards the end of the 1970s and the beginning of the 1980s in Ga, Byron and other areas by the USDA, the population of Ladybugs saw a massive increase. These insects are now found commonly all over the country. Ladybugs are generally considered READ MORE »

Fall Pest-Proofing your home

Even though the weather this week has been unseasonably warm, it’s still November which means Fall has arrived, and winter will be here before we know it.  We get many customers who call with questions regarding  fall pest-proofing their home.  The National Pest Management Association has put together a good list of things you can do to decrease the chance unwanted pests will enter your home. The NPMA recommends these fall pest-proofing tips: Install door sweeps on exterior doors and repair damaged screens. Screen vents and openings to chimneys. Seal cracks and crevices on the outside of the home, including READ MORE »

Aerex on YouTube!

We just uploaded two videos to our YouTube page.  If you look at the top header of any page on our website you will see a Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube link.  These links will take you right to our pages on these social media sites.  The videos that were uploaded today demonstrate two of our outdoor services; the power spray and the ground spray.  All our trucks are ready for the summer, and have just begun outdoor sprays this week.  If you haven’t ever had a power spray or ground spray, and always wondered what the process looks like, check READ MORE »

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