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MOLES AND YOUR LAWN

Finding mounds of soil in your lawn? Noticing movement under the sod? Those are key indicators of a presence of moles. If you’re having moles, here at Palm Coast Pest we can provide you a lawn treatment to kill off the mole’s food source. Moles will eat mostly insects, grubs and worms as they are … Read more

MEALYBUGS ON PLANTS

Mealybugs are a common plant sucking insect that can be a problem in areas like greenhouses, gardens, ornamentals and indoor plants. They’re found in warmer growing climates like Florida. Mealybugs are soft bodied, oval shaped, wingless insects that often appears as a white cottony mass on the leaves, stems and fruit of the plants. Normally … Read more

STORED PRODUCT PESTS

It’s not uncommon to purchase a box of noodles or bag of rice to find that it’s been packaged with pests, but don’t fret this also doesn’t happen all the time. Stored product pests can include beetles, weevils, moths and mites. These pests can infest whole grains or processed foods. The first sign of a … Read more

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR LAWN

Here at Palm Coast Pest Control, we off a variety of lawn care services including spraying for insects, fungus, weeds, fire ants and fertilizing. Caring for your lawn though requires other aspects too, like correct mowing and watering. A lot of times doing those incorrectly can make problems like pests, fungus and weeds arise. Let’s … Read more

THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A TERMITE INSPECTION BEFORE PURCHASING A HOME

Are you planning on buying home? Have you taken all the necessary steps? Its not always required, but having a termite inspection from a professional is very helpful when considering to buy a home. Homes in humid climates like South Florida are more susceptible to termite infestations due to increased moisture. If you notice any … Read more

RATS VS MICE

The most common rodents you could find around or in your property would be either a house mouse, Norway rat or a roof rat. All these rodents need to be controlled differently. Other than looking different, there are different characteristics between them. Rodent control efforts will be more successful when you understand each of these … Read more

GERMAN ROACHES AND YOUR HOME

The German Cockroach, one of the most common species of cockroach found worldwide. While infestations occur in a variety of human occupied spaces, they’re most often associated with restaurants, food processing facilities, hotels, nursing homes and other institutional facilities. They’re light brown to tan with two dark, almost parallel stripes located on their backs, just … Read more

BIG HEADED ANTS AND YOUR HOME

Big Headed Ants are an invasive species that are common in subtropical climates like South Florida. They can be difficult to control due to single colonies having multiples queens. Multiple colonies can completely take over a landscape, across multiple property lines. These soil nesting ants have a diet of smaller insects and sweet honeydew found … Read more

HOW TO NOTICE A BED BUG INFESTATION

Bed bugs are nocturnal and their bites are often mistaken for mosquito bites or other insects. In fact, some people show no reaction at all to bed bug bites. Do you think you have bed bugs in your home? Well, we’re going to deep dive into everything you need to know to see if you’re … Read more

KNOW YOUR SPIDERS

In South Florida we have a plethora of spider species living amongst us. Its good to know what kind of spider you’re dealing with, and if its venomous or not. Let’s take a look over some spiders that you may come in contact with. Black Widow: Most recognized by the red hourglass shape on the … Read more