Clemson graduate Ricky Wingard helms the staff at Econ-O-Bug, a local business dedicated to evicting pests and termites from homes and repairing damage caused by termites. Staff members can tackle infestations of ants, roaches, rodents, bed bugs, and ticks, among other creatures, and they complete their work with a focus on customer service.
Vibrant perennial flowers known for their sunny blossoms, chrysanthemums often find work decorating a home or jazzing up a garden. However, beneath their bright exteriors lurks a dark secret: the flowers are stone-cold mosquito killers. These horticultural hit men often partner with the pest-control professionals at MosquitoNix, who transform the plants into a plant-based pest assassin that is safe around pets, kids, and other foliage.
Since their founding in 2003?the same year the Mosquito-Human Armistice of 1983 expired?MosquitoNix has been helping families reclaim their backyards. The company's licensed specialists decamp commercial and residential sites around the globe, where they address mosquito problems depending on the needs of each location. They deliver one-time fogging treatments, for instance, in preparation for upcoming outdoor parties. They also install fully automated misting systems, whose daily sprays from concealed nozzles repel not only mosquitos, but also other annoyances such as flies, fleas, and spiders selling magazine subscriptions.
Featured on ESPN, MTV, the Today show, and numerous other media outlets, Fathead?s high-definition images of athletes, team logos, mascots, and stadiums turn vertical surfaces into full-fledged fan meccas. Unlike posters or framed photographs, the images? high-grade tear- and fade-resistant vinyl adheres directly to the wall without the need for nails or tape. The low-tack adhesive that backs each Fathead makes it easy to remove and relocate stars such as Tom Brady to any smooth surface, allowing his likeness to infuse game rooms with playoff excitement or act as a scarecrow during troublesome Baltimore Raven infestations. The store?s stock even goes beyond athletics, as Fatheads of musicians, cartoon characters, and artistic images add personalized flair to kids? rooms or living areas.
Jim Huthmaker knows bugs. The founder of Natural Roots Organic Pest Control began his career with the US Forest Service, spending a great deal of time outdoors learning the best ways to fend off insect attacks. He brings this knowledge to home pest control as a certified and licensed exterminator by the Department of Pesticide Regulation of South Carolina. After an initial inspection, he uproots colonies of critters such as ants, spiders, flies, and rodents on both the interior and exterior of the home, strictly with organic pesticides that aren't harmful to bees and other beneficial insects.
The exterminators at Pest-A-Con,LLC set interior and exterior barrier sprays to protect against the intrusion of pests such as cockroaches, flies, ants, and spiders. The team has been at it since 2000, and leverages their accumulated experience to rid homes and businesses of these pesky critters once and for all. Treatments not only kill off current populations but also protect against future infestations.
A part-time wrestler and full-time pest annihilator, Johnny Cook draws on 18 years of extermination experience when he gets in the ring with the bugs infesting local homes. After nearly two decades in the pest-control business, Cook founded his own company to provide a better level of service than he encountered at large national groups. Emphasizing thoroughness and ethical business practices, he takes care of pest problems that appear inside and outside of his clients’ houses.