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Winter Tree Fertilization

December 28, 2017By
tree fertilization

  Believe it or not, winter is the right time of year to start fertilizing your trees for new growth in the following spring. The reason? You want the tree to have time to soak up all those nutrients and start metabolizing them, before the spring growth begins. Here at Fischer, our customized tree care […]

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Filed in: Lawn Care

Do Louisiana Snakes Hibernate in Houses?

December 20, 2017By
snake removal

Every Louisiana native knows that snakes are simply a part of life here. Between the many marshes, swamps, and ponds all around the state, and the warmer weather than states farther north, snakes are pretty happy to make their home in the deep south. But what happens when the snakes start to get a little […]

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Filed in: Uncategorized

Introducing Odontomachus, or Trap Jaw Ants

December 13, 2017By
trap jaw ant

  Trap jaw ants are unlike any other ant you may have ever seen – which is a bad thing, but also makes it easy to identify this invasive species. They originated from South America, and have been spreading across the Gulf Coast like wildfire in the recent past. Identifying the Trap Jaw Ant The […]

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Filed in: Ant ControlAnt exterminatorAnt RemovalVancleave Ant ControlWaveland Ant ControlWiggins Ant Control

Keeping Your Lawn Intact During Winter

December 10, 2017By
lawn care

Most people don’t think about their lawns much in the winter. When you don’t spend as much time outside, it’s easy to forget that your lawn still needs some attention. Those healthy, lush summer laws that you see at the start of every warm season don’t just happen by themselves; they are the product of […]

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Filed in: Lawn CareLawn Care ServiicesLawn Care Tips

It’s Rodent Season for Metro NOLA Homes – Here’s What to Do

October 27, 2017By
It’s Rodent Season for Metro NOLA Homes – Here’s What to Do

Did you know that autumn is what we call “rodent season” in the pest control industry? It’s true! For homes in the metro New Orleans area, this is the time of year when you’re about to start seeing rodents in your home. Do you know why and what to do? Why Fall Brings Rodents into […]

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Filed in: Rodent Control

Keeping Roaches at Bay This Fall

October 20, 2017By
Keeping Roaches at Bay This Fall

Some people say that cockroaches will survive the apocalypse. And perhaps it’s because these creepy crawlers are smart – especially when the temperatures in Southeast Louisiana and Mississippi start to drop. As fall approaches and our weather gets more mild, cockroaches like to set up shop – in your home! Cockroaches are known to multiply, […]

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Filed in: Cockroach extermination

Are Your College Kids Bringing Home Bed Bugs from Their Dorm?

October 13, 2017By
Are Your College Kids Bringing Home Bed Bugs from Their Dorm?

When parents send their kids off to college, they rightfully have a lot of concerns. But, did you know that if your son or daughter is living in a college dorm, one of the things you should be worrying about is whether or not he or she is bringing home bed bugs? Just a simple […]

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Filed in: Bed Bug Tips

Bed Bug Removal Costs

October 6, 2017By
Bed Bug Removal Costs

Nobody in Southeast Louisiana or Mississippi wants to have a bed bug infestation in his or her house. Just thinking about it makes your skin crawl! Bed bugs bite, often leave bite marks on your body that are itchy. In some cases, people may even have a serious allergic reaction to bed bug bites! If […]

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Filed in: Bed Bugs

Do Roaches Like Coffee?

September 26, 2017By
Do Roaches Like Coffee?

Roaches love kitchens – it’s a great place to find food! But just because roaches are scuttling around in your kitchen doesn’t mean they’re there for the coffee. In fact, coffee kills roaches! 80 Million Pounds of Proof How do we know this? Well, we provide integrated pest management for some of the largest coffee […]

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Filed in: Cockroach extermination

Why Are Louisiana Spiders So Active in Late Summer?

September 19, 2017By
Why Are Louisiana Spiders So Active in Late Summer?

Look around right now – can you find the spider? In fact, you’re never more than 12 feet from a spider here in southern Louisiana! That may sound creepy when you think about it, but the summer months are a heyday for spiders in Louisiana. Here’s why. Spiders Like Warm Weather The first reason that […]

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Filed in: Spiders