Billy the Exterminator: Reality TV or Real World Pest Control?

Billy the Exterminator: Reality TV or Real World Pest Control? 31 July 2012, 3:55 pm

Billy is a certified entomologist (a bonafide zoologist who focuses on insects) and he teaches his viewers about the pests he captures, exterminates or relocates to their natural habitat. Don’t let his brash and rough persona fool you – he knows what he is doing – but he also creates some perception problems with REALContinue Reading »

Help BugMaster Help Kids. 30 July 2012, 6:48 pm

LIKE BugMaster on Facebook and we will donate $5 per NEW BugMaster Facebook Page LIKE (up to $1000). Help us help CAC and please SHARE this page with your friends. Child Advocacy Center of Mobile (CAC) is the Mobile community response to the problem of child abuse. Abused children are interviewed here by a specialized,Continue Reading »

Vacation tip: Bring back souvenirs not bed bugs. 24 July 2012, 2:52 pm

Did you plan the perfect trip for your family vacation this summer? Don’t forget to pack your toothbrush, swimsuit, and your bed bug spray. What could be worse than coming back from a great vacation and finding out you have bed bugs everywhere. Contrary to belief, a common place where people pick up bed bugsContinue Reading »

Cheers to Children: Help Support Child Advocacy Center of Mobile 20 July 2012, 5:04 pm

CHEERS TO CHILDREN Charity Event Benefiting Child Advocacy Center of Mobile Monday night, July 23rd, 2012 6-8:30 p.m at Cafe 615 Tickets are $35 Cafe 615 – (call 251-432-8434) and the Child Advocacy Center – 251-432-1101 BugMaster is a big supporter of the Child Advocacy Center of Mobile. As an ever present help in need, weContinue Reading »

BugMaster Most Wanted List: American Cockroaches 17 July 2012, 3:30 pm

The BugMaster Beat is a series of blogs we will write for bug and wildlife problems we are currently seeing most frequently. Hopefully this will help you recognize these pest problems and offer some professional or DIY solutions. ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// The rise of phone calls for American Roaches (the big ones) is due to the factContinue Reading »

All In A Pest Control Tech’s Day 12 July 2012, 8:46 pm

Ever been startled at work? Try being surprised by a 5ft. Ball Python while doing your job. One of our BugMaster Techs, doing a quarterly service visit treating their storage building, came across this snake. It was coiled up on a shelf and seemed more startled than the tech. The BugMaster Tech captured it andContinue Reading »

Are routine BugMaster Pest Control Treatments safe for my pets? 11 July 2012, 6:44 pm

YES! We do NOT need you out of your house, the pets need only be kept away from the treated surfaces until they (the surfaces) are dry…and please cover the fish tanks. During your routine pest control visit we have implemented a lot of (IPM) methods. Integrated Pest Management is a way of protecting yourContinue Reading »

Tips for a Bug-Free Fourth of July 3 July 2012, 4:37 pm

Here’s a few common and not so common methods to keep bugs away for your Fourth of July celebrations: Line the perimeter with citronella candles or tiki torches filled with citronella torch oil. Not only will this cut down on bugs, but it also provides a beautiful glow to evening gatherings. Try the water inContinue Reading »