Get to Know Impact Pest Elimination – Paul Ferguson

Who: Paul Ferguson Where: Impact of Tampa How It Began: For 11 years, Paul Ferguson has enjoyed meeting new people in his role as a service specialist with Impact Pest Elimination in Tampa. He values the integrity that Impact represents to its customers. During his time with the company, he has learned the value of regular pest inspections for homeowners. …

Bye-bye Bedbugs

According to historical evidence, bedbugs have been a problem in our homes since the Ancient Egyptians, some 3,500 years ago. These parasitic bloodsuckers don’t just pester humans, they have also been known to feed on chicken, bats, dogs, cats and even guinea pigs. And while blood is their food source, they have been known to live up to one year …

Get to Know Impact Pest Elimination – Patty King

Who: Patty King Where: Main Office Best Part of the Job: For more than eight years, Patty King has delighted in the comradely with her coworkers she has experienced while working at Impact Pest Elimination. As a member of the administrative team located in the main office, Patty’s position allows her to assist all of the company’s locations and employees, …

Carpenter ants vs. subterranean termites—wood’s worst enemies

When you are in the thick of a subterranean termite or carpenter ant invasion, worrying about which has infested your home may feel a bit like worrying about seeing the forest for the trees. But neither bug is a welcome visitor to your home. Learn more about what an infestation looks like. How they’re different The main difference between carpenter …

Get to Know Impact Pest Elimination: Kelly Maldonado

Who: Kelly Maldonado Where: Main Office Best Part of the Job: Kelly is excited to soon be celebrating her 10th anniversary with Impact, as part of the administrative team located in the main office. Her position gives her the opportunity to interact with all of Impact Pest Elimination’s locations and employees. She particularly enjoys the people she meets through her …

Impact Get to Know Impact Pest Elimination

Who: Bryan Penley Where: Tarpon Springs How It Began: Bryan Penley has been with Impact Pest Elimination in Tarpons Springs for five years. During that time he has come to appreciate the close-knit nature of the company. “I like that Impact is a family business,” he said. Bryan added, “I like it’s not a corporate company. They let me do …

Creepy, crawly chiggers

Chiggers are actually a type of mite and are related to spiders and ticks. They need a high level of humidity to live and are found in moist areas as a result. Forests, grassy areas, parks and gardens around the world can serve as homes to these arachnids. Unless they are grouped together, you probably won’t be able to see …

Impact Lawn Invaders

Lawn Invaders When you think of pests, your thoughts probably first run to those bugs that irritate you by biting and stinging or the ones that try to overrun your home. But beyond bees or cockroaches, there are a host of bugs whose sole goal is to invade your lawn and turn that peaceful green oasis into a dry, brown battlefield. …

Get to Know Impact Pest Elimination Paul Prieto

Who: Paul Prieto Where: Impact Sarasota How It Began: Paul Prieto loves being outdoors. It was partly his desire to not be confined inside that lead him to his job at Impact Pest Elimination in the first place. The thing that has kept him satisfied with his work is the consistent challenges that present themselves, particularly when it comes to …

Fight Back Against Biting Bugs

Florida seems to have more than its fair share of bugs. In fact the state is home to at least 12,500 different insect species. That’s a lot of bugs, and the ones that like to bite or sting may be among some of our least favorites. Which of the following biting bugs bother you the most? These tiny pests are …