Pest Defense Card
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Introducing Killingsworth’s Pest Defense Card – Your Ultimate Shield Against Pests!

Killingsworth’s Pest Defense Card is now available for online orders, offering a plethora of features to fortify your home against unwanted pests:

  • Insights into Killingsworth’s Anticimex SMART Pest Monitoring System
  • Keychain hangers with valuable information about common ticks in Killingsworth’s service area
  • A measuring tool showcasing the smallest gaps rodents need to access properties
  • Visuals and descriptions to help you distinguish flying ants from flying termites

Simply fill out the form on this page, and you'll receive your FREE comprehensive pest defense card in the mail. Equipping yourself with knowledge about pests and engaging in year-long pest control with Killingsworth can effectively prevent home infestations.

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SMART Rodent Control From Killingsworth

Tips to Keep Mice and Rats Out of Your Home:

  • Remove items providing hiding spots for mice.
  • Trim plants and trees that touch or hang over the structure.
  • Inspect and replace damaged entry door bottoms.
  • Check utility penetrations through exterior walls and seal openings.
  • Examine window and vent screens for holes and gaps.
  • Seal gaps in siding, especially at corners.
  • Seal any openings larger than a dime around the home.

Ticks in the Carolinas

North and South Carolina are home to four common tick species: American dog ticks, brown dog ticks, black-legged (deer) ticks, and lone star ticks. Spring and summer pose the highest risk of tick bites, with infestations on the rise.

  1. American Dog Tick:
    • Description: Typically reddish-brown with gray and silver markings.
    • Diseases: Tularemia and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
  2. Brown Dog Tick:
    • Description: Reddish-brown, changing to blue-gray when fully fed.
    • Diseases: Known for transmitting Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
  3. Black-legged (Deer) Tick:
    • Description: Identified by black legs, pale body color, and tear-drop shape.
    • Diseases: Carries Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, ehrlichiosis, babesiosis, and Powassan disease.
  4. Lone Star Tick:
    • Description: Named for the single white spot on adult females’ backs.
    • Diseases: Linked to diseases like Ehrlichiosis, Tularemia, STARI, and alpha-gal allergy.
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DIY vs. Professional Pest Control:

While DIY pest control may seem tempting, it can pose hazards. Unprepared attempts might cause physical harm, property damage, or even fires. Trust the trained professionals at Killingsworth with years of experience in the field.


How Killingsworth Can Help

Killingsworth offers solutions for various pest issues in Carolina homes, including Anticimex SMART technology – an intelligent and eco-friendly pest monitoring system. If activity is detected, SMART communicates with Killingsworth’s offices for swift action by our Pest Service Professionals.

Benefits include:

  • 24/7 home monitoring with SMART technology.
  • Pest removal and setup by service professionals.
  • Environmentally safe solutions.

Arm yourself with Killingsworth’s Pest Defense Card and take proactive steps toward a pest-free home!