Author: Dan Phillips

Termites

Unfortunately, SC is a termite hotspot and can be hiding in your yard before you see any signs of damage to your home. Termites feed on dead trees and other types of wood, including your house’s very foundations. Although they usually live underground, you may see swarms of winged termites searching for food. That is usually when a specialist is called. Because termite control is a specialty, we do not perform this process ourselves. We have partners whom we recommend to help you out. Just give us a call to get a referral. Call Us Today! 803-920-3880 Click to...

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Fleas

Even if you don’t have pets, rodents, squirrels, and other wildlife may bring fleas to your yard where you could pick them up and bring them into your home. The bite and feed on blood, and reproduce rapidly. This is another pest which much be eradicated in stages, to kill current and future (flea eggs and larvae) pests in both your home and yard. Eggs can live in your carpet at least 20 days, to hatch and re-infest your home and property. Call Us Today! 803-920-3880 Click to...

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Bed bugs

One of the most feared insect intruders is Bed bugs. They bite and actually feed on your blood, they spread fast and they are extremely hard to get rid of. They usually start in and around mattresses, couches and chairs and quickly spread throughout the house. During vacation season, travelers should be extremely conscientious to inspect all clothing and luggage for unwanted hitchhikers. A thorough inspection, eradication and follow up services are advised to completely rid your home of Bed bugs. Call Us Today! 803-920-3880 Click to...

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Ants

One of the most destructive types of ants, and one of the most common are Carpenter Ants (flying ants). Just like termites, they can create nests or tunnels in wood, in and around your home. Much more than just a nuisance, they need to be exterminated, fast, to avoid permanent structural damage to your home. If you live in a wooded area, you should inspect your property for nearby nests in rotting wood and have them eliminated. Fire Ants nest in the ground around  your home, they rarely venture inside your home, unless you have dead animals or rotting meat to attract them....

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Opossum Control

While opossums may be unique, in that they are the only marsupials native to North America, when it comes to having them in your house they can cause many of the same problems as rodents. Opossums, or ‘Possums as they are often called, have a tendency to burrow under porches and decks, into crawl spaces, and even into attics where they will live and breed. This Mother Opossum is living in a grill with her litter. She even made a nest of leaves. Although they are not particularly aggressive, opossums can carry and pass on many of the same...

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Animal Damage Repair

When wildlife invades your home, it’s not just a nuisance, real damage can occur! Unwanted animals in your home or yard can cause incredible damage, and often the damage is not just aesthetic.  Chewed electrical wires create a major fire hazard.  Soiled and packed down insulation can cost you thousands on your energy bills!  Damaged support beams and other woodwork can actually cause structural weakening.  MOST IMPORTANTLY,  hidden entry points, or holes that are left open, create an invitation for more of our wild friends to move into YOUR house. At ALL THINGS WILD, we know that the solution is a thorough,...

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