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 […]

Pest of the Month: Ants

Ants are social insects, typically found in large numbers living in underground colonies. They are particularly strong for their size, with the ability to carry objects 50 times their own body weight. Ants will eat just about anything, but tend to like sugary foods. When ants invade your home or yard, they can be quite a […]

Pest of the Month: Termites

Termites eat wood, plastic, paper, and plant-based fabrics, feeding on support beams, plumbing pipes, sub-floor, and even insulation! In the Shreveport-Bossier City area, termites are often found along fences, in wooden porch columns, and on building foundations. These “silent destroyers” cause more than $750 million dollars in property damage each year in the United States […]

Meet the Team – Jarrod Horton, General Manager

Jarrod Horton, General Manager How long have you been with Anti-Pest?  25 years (November 1990)   What is your favorite part of the job? Lunch (Just Kidding) (No, I’m not kidding.  Lunch is the best part) I enjoy the relationships that we have developed over the years with great customers, loyal employees and fellow competitors.  I […]

Prevent Unwanted Pests this Winter

As the chilly, winter weather settles in, we find comfort in the warmth of our homes. Unfortunately, many pests also seek shelter in warm, dry places during this time of year. In Shreveport, Bossier City and the surrounding areas, pests of highest concern of entering homes this winter include mice, rats, and squirrels. These critters […]