Author Archives: Shane

Raccoons In The Attic

Raccoons In The Attic Raccoons are one of nature’s cuter animals.  They look soft and cuddly.  They have been in countless cartoons, movies, and more.  But, as always, there is a dark side to the raccoon.  They can be very … Continue reading

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“New” Technology and an Older Generation

Recently, I saw this story on the local news about people catching hogs and how land owners could call their local animal control so that they could set you up with a pest control professional who deals with hogs.  I … Continue reading

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no silly, it’s a flying squirrel in the attic.

They had called another pest control company and got no result. The squirrels were still there.  Before that, they called one of the big name pest control companies and they refused to even attempt the job.  Then they called us, … Continue reading

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My Arch Nemesis

Q.  Why did the termite eat a sofa and two chairs? A.  It had a suite tooth.   Q.  What did the termite say when he walked into the bar? A.  Where is the bar tender?   Q.  What does … Continue reading

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The Roach Triangle

Recently we have been getting a lot of really bad roach jobs.  Not only are they unpleasing to look at, they can also carry several types of bacteria that can be really bad for our health. Most people know about … Continue reading

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Cats, Cats, oh and did I mention, Cats?

Straight from the life and times of a pest control expert.  This was the most interesting call we have received at The Bug’s End to this point so far. I was at a customer’s house this morning when I got … Continue reading

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Skunk Under The House

This week I am going to take my state test to be a certified applicator.  It doesn’t really do a lot to make me a better exterminator.  It’s mostly about rules and regulations.  As far as the actual exterminating goes, … Continue reading

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OH MY GOD, A SNAKE!!!!

I was at a client’s house the other day doing a Wood Destroying Insect report and we got on the subject of our new business.  I was telling him about it and soon we got to trapping live animals and … Continue reading

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Why Buy Local Products and Services?

We always see commercials about how all the big chains in our county can offer lower prices on the products we use every day, but has anyone ever stopped to see the high cost of low prices?  There are many … Continue reading

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A New Frontier

Welcome to my first blog, EVER. I am usually not one to do something like this, but it sounded like fun. In this section, about once a week, I will talk about different issues in the pest control industry and … Continue reading

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