What You Need to Know About Stinging Caterpillars

Caterpillars are among the cutest insects in the world. It’s hard to resist their fuzzy exterior. However, some types of these insects are actually stinging caterpillars, and a sting from them can be pretty painful. If you’re not familiar with stinging caterpillars, you may come across one without realizing it can hurt you. Fortunately, Hilton […]

Crazy Ants Make Their Way into the Hilton Head Area

Crazy Ants Are Invading SC Homes

Nobody likes any kind of ants, but a new invasive ant species could spell serious trouble in Beaufort County. Entomologists from Clemson University have been warning about the spread of tawny crazy ants to the Lowcountry area. We may just be seeing the beginning of a large infestation in 2017 and beyond. Since migrating from […]

Cockroach 101: How Do Cockroaches Spread?

German Cockroaches

Cockroaches might be the most hated pest. They’re large, they’re gross, and they walk all over your floors, walls and ceilings. And here in the Palmetto State, it’s no surprise that we see our fair share of “palmetto bugs.” At Island Pest Control, we value the science and education behind entomology and pest control. Let’s […]

Center for Disease Control: Protect Your Family From These Disease Carrying Pests

Smiling nurse in hopsital room with doctor talking to a patient in background

Rodents and some insect pests aren’t just a headache to have on your SC property. Certain species can also spread diseases to humans through bites or from exposure to urine or feces. It’s important to know which pests can make you sick and have Hilton Head pest control handle these infestations. Rodents Rats and mice […]

What You Need to Know About the SC Lone Star Tick

Island Pest Control's Tips for Dealing with Local Area Ticks

Highly aggressive and known to travel long distances in pursuit of its host, Beaufort County pest control companies get lots of calls about the lone star tick. However there remains a lot of confusion about this troublesome tick, particularly whether or not it’s a host for Lyme disease. Does the Lone Star Tick Carry Lyme […]