Meet the Team – Ronnie, Technician

Ronnie, Technician How long have you been at Anti-Pest? I’ve been working at Anti-Pest for 8 years.   What is your favorite part of your job? The best part of my job is being my own boss. Although I work alone and enjoy having the freedom to plan out my daily schedule, I know I can rely […]

Pest of the Month: Earwigs

An old European folklore tells a story of earwigs crawling into the ears of unsuspecting victims while they slept, which is how the insect got its name.   Although this story is simply a myth, earwigs do exist and can become a nuisance to homeowners. Most earwigs are dark brown in color and measure about […]

Pest of the Month: Skunks

About the size of the common house cat, skunks are versatile creatures, capable of surviving in almost any climate. Typically, they burrow in dens, making the area underneath your porch an ideal place for skunks to nest. Most people associate skunks with their odor. Although their spray is not harmful, the pungent odor is difficult […]

Pest of the Month: Bed Bugs

When traveling for the holidays, the last thing you want is to bring home unwanted critters. Bed bugs can live and breed year-round so it is important to be cognizant of the preventative steps you should take in order to avoid bringing an infestation into your home. Bed bugs are red-ish brown in color and […]

Pest of the Month: Gnats

As we approach the holiday season, people prepare to open their homes to family and friends; however, no one anticipates uninvited guests, like pests, to be in attendance. Pesky flying pests, such as gnats, can quickly put a damper on your entertaining atmosphere; your guests will not appreciate swatting the irritating insects away from their […]

Meet the Team – Sandy Stevens, Service Manager

Sandy Stevens, Service Manager How long have you been with Anti-Pest? 16 years What is your favorite part of the job? Being a problem solver –  I love going out to a customer’s home who has some sort of pest that they have not been able to get rid of on their own and finding a […]

Pest of the Month: Spiders

Few pests induce as much panic as spiders. It has been said that as many as 50% of women have arachnophobia, an intense fear of spiders; although, of the 40,000 different species of spiders, most are harmless to humans. Spiders are most likely to enter homes through small openings around windows and doors. They will […]

Pest of the Month: Mosquitoes

Few things can ruin a summertime backyard barbecue faster than pesky mosquitoes irritating your party-guests. As Shreveport-Bossier City area residents know, mosquitoes are quite troublesome during the warmer months of the year and can wreck many plans for outdoor fun. Aside from being a general nuisance, mosquitoes also carry disease, potentially putting your family and […]

Tips to Prevent Fleas this Summer

Measuring about 1/8th of an inch in length, fleas are tiny parasites; however, their presence can cause big problems! These pests require warm and humid conditions to develop through their life cycle, making flea activity prevalent in Shreveport and Bossier City during the summer months. Pet owners, specifically, must take great care to prevent fleas […]

Meet the Team – Chris Owens, Termite Supervisor

Chris Owens, Termite Supervisor  How long have you been with Anti-Pest? In July of 2016 = 8 Years with Anti-Pest What is your favorite part of your job? The best part of my job is being able to help the customers with any pest or termite control issues that they bring to us.  Seeing the […]