Doggone Fleas!

Doggone Fleas! 27 July 2017, 4:17 pm

Fleas. It’s a dreaded topic for dog owners, especially during the summer months. These dark-colored insects love hot and humid weather, so the problem of fleas can actually run rampant here in the South beyond just summertime. These bugs are small—they are only about the size of the head of a pin—but they can wreakContinue Reading »


3 Illuminating Ideas To Handle Termite Swarms 4 April 2016, 10:31 pm

Spring is the time of year when Formosan Termites take flight in “swarms” and seem to own the airspace in your neighborhood and more terrifying – around your home. These swarms are out to breed, spreading the colony, and finding a new home – you’re home. BugMaster has three straightforward and cost-effective ways to keepContinue Reading »


TAP Insulation – Pest and Power Bill Control 16 March 2016, 9:29 pm

TAP Pest Control Insulation is a recycled paper, borate-based home product that, not only keeps your home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer (than any competitor’s product), but also helps protect your home and family from unwanted bugs, pests, and nuisance wildlife. TAP Insulation is one of the most effective ways toContinue Reading »


Keep the Warmth In and the Pests Out 25 January 2016, 5:02 am

As you crank up the heater this winter, you could be inviting some unwanted guests into your cozy home. These pests could take advantage of your heat and cause more serious problems in your house. Follow these quick tips from BugMaster to prevent these pests from invading your home this winter.   House Mice HouseContinue Reading »


The Great Toy Drive and BugMaster Spread Christmas Cheer 10 December 2015, 4:58 pm

‘Tis the season for gift-giving, and here at BugMaster we love to ensure that all children have a merry and bright Christmas! For the fifth year, we are partnering with WKRG News 5 to help sponsor The Great Toy Drive. What better way to put smiles on kids’ faces other than giving them toys forContinue Reading »


Decking the Halls of The Child Advocacy Center 9 December 2015, 6:20 pm

Each year, the BugMaster team looks forward to Christmastime because of our tradition of helping the Child Advocacy Center of Mobile (the CAC) decorate for the holidays. A few weeks ago, the team went to the CAC and strung lights, put up a Christmas tree, and spread the holiday cheer! WKRG and Fox10 stations wereContinue Reading »


Buggin’ Around the Christmas Tree 19 November 2015, 8:43 pm

By: Austin Key, CPCO, VP of BugMaster The stockings are hung and the fireplace is roaring — all that’s left is the tree. Having a real Christmas tree in your house this holiday season comes with a few thousand gifts under it: bugs. If you take a close look at your beautiful Douglas Fir orContinue Reading »


Eliminating A Formosan Termite Threat From The Backyard 16 November 2015, 5:23 pm

Video Transcription by Austin Key ~ BugMaster VP, CPCO [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jecLmXqiTkU&w=560&h=315] What we are looking at is the flooring to an unused structure in a customer’s backyard. The customer had a crate and as he picked the crate up from the flooring, he broke the termite’s shelter tubes that the termites were crawling in. WhatContinue Reading »


What’s Causing those “Bumps in the Night”? 28 October 2015, 4:42 pm

With Halloween approaching, it’s a spooky time of year to hear bumps in the night. Ghosts in the attic? Ghouls in the closet? Never fear: there are no monsters under your bed. These eerie noises are probably coming from critters looking for some trick-or-treat action in your house! Check out these common pests that canContinue Reading »


Jason Matthews: The Gentle Giant 23 October 2015, 9:25 pm

Meet Jason Matthews, a BugMaster pest technician with a caring personality which earned him the Employee of the Month award in September 2015. Also known as “The Gentle Giant,” Jason helped his fellow employees with their busy schedules on three Saturdays last month, without even being asked. He has been a loyal employee of BugMaster forContinue Reading »