1. How to Pest-Proof Your Kitchen

    You think of your kitchen as a gathering place for your family to spend time together and make memories. However, you may be sharing your meals with some unwelcome guests--pests! Not just a nuisance, pests can spread disease, putting your family's health at risk. Lucky for you, we've put together a list of our top tips for keeping pests out of your kitchen, and ensuring your family's safety! What attracts bugs to the kitchen? Typically, pest problems come from a source. Since bugs are attract…Read More

  2. A Crash Course in Alabama Termites

    Termites cause millions of dollars of damage across the United States every year, destroying the spaces families call home from the inside out. You might think you know enough about these destructive critters, but just how well do you really know termites in Alabama? Knowledge is power! Read on to learn more and arm yourself against these hungry, destructive insects, so you can be ready to fight back if they decide to strike. What Kind of Termites Live in Alabama? Unfortunately for Alabama homeo…Read More

  3. 5 Tips to Prevent Household Pests

    When you find pests, getting rid of them can be seem like a full-time job, but an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to bugs! Here at Bama Exterminating, we have over 80 years of experience in the pest industry, so we know all the places bugs like to hide. Follow our tips below to stop an infestation before it ever starts and enjoy a pest-free home! 1. Seal Openings and Entryways Although small cracks may not seem like a big enough space to let in pests, any crack that is…Read More

  4. Snakes In Your Grass

    Sweet home Alabama is teeming with not-so-sweet snakes, and it’s highly likely that some of them are hanging around your property. Luckily, with the help of Bama Exterminating Co., you won’t have to worry about these snakes on your property—as long as you can find and identify them before they take control. Here are a few common snakes found in Alabama, how to identify them, and how to handle them when they creep closer and closer to your home. Pygmy Rattlesnakes Pygmy rattlesnakes are exa…Read More

  5. Winter Pest Problems

    Winter Pest Problems Many people falsely believe that colder temperatures means that all of their pest problems are over. Bugs don’t like the cold, after all. So colder temperatures means your home is finally safe from all those creepy crawlies, right? We hate to break it to you, but this isn’t actually true. In fact, the opposite is usually true. The warmth in your home makes it the place to be when the temperatures start to fall outdoors, meaning your pest problems could actually be worse …Read More

  6. Rat Problems

    A couple domesticated rats can make exceptional pets. Domestic rats are as different from wild rats as your Golden Retriever is from a wolf. We do not intend by any means to condemn all rats as destructive pests. However, when people have problems with rats invading their homes, they are never the cute and lovable kind. Wild rats bring with them destruction and the risk of disease, and it is important for the health and property of families of Northport to have those risks minimized by an experi…Read More

  7. Armadillo Troubles

    Those who do not live in areas populated by armadillos don’t have the experience necessary to know how much of a nuisance they can actually be. Here at Bama Exterminating Co. we understand that while armadillos are truly unique creatures, they can cause frustration for homeowners, gardeners, and farmers. On the Hunt One important thing to keep in mind about armadillos is that they don’t exist purely to destroy your lawn or garden. What is actually happening when they burrow and tunnel throu…Read More

  8. Raccoons: Unwelcome House Guests

    We’ve all been there. Coming home from a fantastic night out with friends and family and discovering a horrific scene on the front lawn. Debris, litter everywhere, rotten fruits and veggies and last week’s meatloaf all served up on a silver platter—well, on a silver trash can lid, anyway. Worst of all, the culprits responsible are nowhere in sight. But we all know who it was: Raccoons, those dastardly rapscallions and thieves. Now imagine the damage they could do to the inside of your home…Read More

  9. Bats in the Belfry

    Have you ever heard the phrase “bats in the belfry?” If you have, it was likely in reference to a person who was acting crazy or irrationally. If you have ever experienced having bats invade your attic spaces, then you can understand how this phrase originated. The constant fluttering and banging around in the wall spaces of your home and the mess they can leave behind are more than enough to lead even the most sane and calm person to hysterics. Let’s take a closer look at some of the dama…Read More

  10. Leave it to the Pros

    In our previous blog, we covered a few reasons why you should opt to hire a professional pest control company rather than try to remedy the situation yourself. Cost and safety, were the two main reasons that we would suggest hiring a professional. Today we are going to continue the conversation by covering long lasting solutions, identifying pests, and money back guarantees. Long-Lasting Solutions When exterminating pests, you are using a pesticide. Like most other sprays and chemicals, the effe…Read More