Florida's Most Dangerous Spiders

November 2, 2016

Although there are several species of spiders found throughout Florida, there are really only 2 you need to be concerned with. Though the others can inflict painful bites, these two arachnids are...

Winterizing Your Florida Home

October 31, 2016

When most of our local snowbirds think of winterizing their home, they often list off such tasks as making sure the pipes don't freeze and that snow is kept to a manageable level. However those of...

Pain Scale for Top 5 Insect Bites

October 25, 2016

Most of us have been stung or bitten by an insect at least once in our lives. Usually the pain is quickly followed by the intense desire to never let it happen again! Needless to say, some stings...

Removing Bed Bugs Before The Holidays

September 27, 2016

With the holiday season quickly approaching, many Jacksonville residents will be traveling to visit family, or having family visit them. Should you be expecting guests this year, the last thing...

How to Keep Snakes Away From Your House

September 13, 2016

If you've lived in Jacksonville for any amount of time, chances are you've seen at least one snnaaakke in your neighborhood. Florida is home to 50 species of snakes, only 6 of which are venomous...

Bats Should Be a Welcomed Form of Pest Control

August 15, 2016

Residents of Jacksonville love the backyard barbecue; we dare say more than anyone else in the country. During the warmer months of the year, as the sun sets and the grill dies down, chances are...

Can Wild Animals Help Control Other Pests?

August 9, 2016

One of the most common pests that Jacksonville exterminators are called upon to remove is the opossum. As the only native North American marsupial, the possum (as it often called in the South) is...

The Amazing Side of Invasive Pets

July 18, 2016

At Safari Termite Pest Control, we spend a lot of time and energy in eliminating pests from Jacksonville homes and yards. Our technicians use various methods, chemicals, and tools to get this...

key Deer Fall Victim to Flesh-Eating Parasite

March 16, 2016

A parasitic fly has returned to Florida after 50 years and is devastating indigenous animals. To-date one fifth of the endangered Key deer have been killed by the invader. The fly's larvae, the...

Preventing Ant Problems

February 3, 2009

The following is a list of things homeowners can do to help prevent ant intrusions in the home. * Keep trees and shrubs pruned so that they don't contact the home.  * Keep trees and shrubs...