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 »

Wiping Away Cobwebs First Helps with Venomous Sarasota Spider Control

Spider Control can be effective if done properly One of the tenements of controlling and keep venomous spiders out of your home is to too remove their webs and treat the area thoroughly using products that target the spiders biological habits. In the video above, I am attending to spiders found outside the house. This Banana Spider is a rare find on houses here in Sarasota Florida, but the house was in a wooded area with no neighbors for quite a distance. These spiders typically don’t usually hunt on the side of people’s houses. As most spiders ambush their prey… Read More »

Before We Begin Your Sarasota Pest Control Treatment, We Need to Know a Few Things

Are There Any Pets in Your Home? Having pets should be the first thing you tell your Sarasota Exterminator when they arrive. Pets and small children are typically more sensitive to pesticides and knowing where they are and getting them out of the treatment areas while working is paramount to keeping them safe. Although most products nowadays are pet friendly, some pest control companies are still using old technologies and calling them “organic”. These smelly products may pose a risk to sensitive animals. Johnny Bugs Pest Control is known for being pet-friendly. We take the time to assess your infestation… Read More »

Johnny Bugs Pest Control Offers Treatments During Evenings and Weekends in Sarasota

It’s time to schedule that pest treatment now that you have seen ants every day for a week in your kitchen and bathrooms. When can you find the time to have someone come over? You have soccer practice every day after school, and work all day. You can’t miss any more work or you may lose your job. Does having a professional extermination service have to be so inconvenient? What if I have to be out during the treatment? When will I ever get to relax and watch Jeopardy? Problem Solved! Call Johnny Bugs Pest Control and make an appointment… Read More »

Air Conditioner Drip Lines are an Oasis for Sarasota Bugs

Are your bugs sipping daiquiris on the deck by the Siesta Key pool? And by pool, I mean the puddle that is dripping back in under the slab on the side of your Sarasota home. People are always asking what they should do to take preventative pest control measures against crawling insect infestations. One of the most common and easily remedied problems can be solved with just a piece of extension hose. Extend the outlet your HVAC system uses to vent condensation and moisture it has removed from the air of your home. This constant drip creates the sweet sounds… Read More »

How Your Bug Buddy Johnny Bugs Deals with Sarasota Problem Ants

Sarasota Problem Ants Nearby Photos Courtesy of David Mario Bazan There are several species of ants that we frequently encounter while doing pest control service in Sarasota. We call them the “big three”: Fire Ants, Carpenter Ants, and Sugar Ants (AKA: Ghost Ants). In the next few years, I’m sure we will be adding the Caribbean Raspberry Crazy Ants to that list. Let’s discuss each of these Sarasota Problem Ants quickly. Fire Ants Prevalent in Sarasota All three counties from Manatee to Charlotte have high levels of Fire Ant activity. Most homes we treat have at least a few fire… Read More »