4 TellTale Signs You May Have Rats or Mice in Your House

Rodents are pesky little critters that if given the opportunity will make their way into your home and stay there all year long if unbothered. While some homeowners know right away if they have unwanted guests living in their home; others don’t have the slightest clue. Fortunately for the latter group, Johnny Bugs, Inc. is here today to discuss a few telltale signs you may have rodents and how to schedule a mice extermination service for your Sarasota County home.

How Ants Are Invading Your Home

Are ants invading your home? There may be several causes for this, and they are preventable. Check out these ways you may be inviting ants in your home. Once you’ve identified the problem, contact the ant exterminators in Sarasota County—Johnny Bugs, Inc. We are a full-service pest control company providing effective techniques to homes occupied by ants, roaches, rodents, and much more. Contact us today to learn more about our ant exterminators that serve Charlotte County and the surrounding areas.

5 Pests You Don’t Want in Your Home

No matter how clean you are, there is always a potential for pests to invade your home. These creepy and eerie creatures may very well leave you feeling uneasy. And when you see one crawling on your floors, walls, or on other household items, you may be ready to hit the door. In Sarasota County, we are no stranger to insects and bugs. In fact, here are four pests you may want to look out for and what you can do about it. Ghost Ants Ghosts ants are very small insects with a pale-ish color. They can be extremely hard… Read More »

5 Pest Control Tips to Consider for Your Florida Home

If you live in Florida, then you already know that keeping the pests at bay is a challenge. At Johnny Bugs, Inc., we work hard to provide our Florida residents with safe and effective pest-control procedures. If you live in the area and you want to keep your lifestyle uncomplicated by pests, then give us a call and find out what we can do to help. In the meantime, Johny Bugs, Inc. has five pest control tips to consider for your Florida home. Remove standing water from outside your home. One of the best pest-control measures you can take is… Read More »

How Rodent Activity is Affected by Sarasota Drought

How Rodent Activity is Affected by Drought Local rodent activity has spiked due to the drought conditions as confirmed by several local Sarasota pest exterminators. As pest rats and mice run out of drinking water in swampy areas and ponds, they have moved closer to people’s homes. Water features like bird feeders and koy ponds provide ample moisture for them. Many people who call think they have mice, but the truth is very few mice live in Sarasota. Most calls for rodent control are roof rats (aka: fruit rats). Adept little climbers, rats can easily climb your house and sneak through holes the size of a… Read More »

North Port and Sarasota Rodent Control

Rodents and Mice Why they are coming in? Just like in the summer when all the rain hits and the insects invade, the rodents are coming into your property because it’s cold outside. They search for the warmth your home provides and snuggle in for the winter. Unfortunately while building their homes, they can destroy yours. This is why you need rodent control. Why get an exclusion and what is it? Exclusions are a way to get the rodents out and keep them out. By the time most people realize they have rodent activity, some damage has already been done.… Read More »

Johnny Bugs Shares Year End Highlights and Service Improvements for 2016 Pest Control in Sarasota and North Port Florida

It was a wonderful 2015 and my wife Ashlee and I wanted to take a moment to say thank you for being our customer and personally wish you an awesome 2016! This past year, Johnny Bugs has grown exponentially thanks to customers like you recommending us to friends and family. Many of you took the time to write a review on Facebook and other social media sites which has helped us distinguish the service from our competitors and significantly boost our online search rankings. If you haven’t yet liked us on Facebook, make sure to find us and say hello!… Read More »

Rat a Tat Tat, There Goes The Pop of My Sarasota Rat Trap

It’s that time again Sarasota! Do you hear mice in the attic? The little critters come inside to share your Festivus Holiday treats and Grandma’s Fruit Cake (which sat under the tree for three months last year, remember?) Fruit Rats invading homes is pretty normal here in South Florida because there’s a lot more of them then there are of us, for sure. Rodents and Mice come inside during cooler months to rear their young and keep them safe from the birds of prey. Rats follow scent trails left by they’re momma when its time to go share the holiday… Read More »

Rodent Prevention and Remediation

Rodent Prevention Did you know that one male and one female rat can produce up to 3,000 offspring in eleven months? If you interested in protecting your home from rodent intrusion, than there are two options. The first is to professional seal all openings or gaps that a rat can get through. This method is called “Rodent Exclusion” and is price estimated on time, materials, and follow-up trips to monitor snap traps. As a strong measure of prevention, we recommend placing Tamper Resistant Rodent Bait Stations around the perimeter. Ask your technician how many would be recommended based on the… Read More »

Perimeter Pest Treatments Are The Backbone of Local Exterminator Pest Prevention

Local Exterminator Johnny Bugs Describes Why Perimeter Pest Control Treatments are the Backbone of Pest Elimination Services Once the bugs inside are dead, the only thing keeping more from coming back in is the outside perimeter pest treatment. Many times a pest control company will offer both inside and/or outside only treatments. If you are not experiencing an inside bug issue, you may be able to have just a perimeter pest treatment. One of the things that Johnny Bugs does, that our competitors don’t, is start by wiping away all cobwebs from the outside. This presents clean and fresh curb… Read More »