Earwigs and Silverfish: What’s true?

Earwigs and silverfish are common household pests with flat-bodies that like to feed when you are sleeping. Earwigs are a medium-sized insect, brown or black in color–some with stripes or reddish coloring on their head and limbs–and have pincher-looking forceps used as defense mechanism. Silverfish are also a medium-sized insect, gray or silver in color, [...] Read More >

Yates-Astro Termite and Pest Control

Savannah’s gracious homes and historic buildings attract more than tourists.  With our unique coastal ecosystem, Georgia leads the nation in the incidence of termite damage to residential property.  Subterranean termites represent a greater threat to property in Savannah than tornadoes, fire, and hurricanes combined. Since 1928, Yates-Astro Termite and Pest Control has been helping local [...] Read More >

Yates-Astro: The Best Termite Warranty In The Business

We buy insurance to protect us from all types of possible maladies:  Health, car, boat, life, fire, theft…the list goes on and on.  Having a termite warranty on your home is a responsible protection all homeowners need as well. As with most insurance policies, they are only as good as the company that stands behind [...] Read More >

How To Choose A Pest Control Company

All you need to do is look in the Yellow Pages to have your head spin as to which pest control company can best meet your needs.   On the surface, all pest control companies look alike.  This “tip of the iceberg” view, however, only represents a fraction of what you need to know. In making [...] Read More >

Termitology: What Homeowners Need To Know About Termites

As a homeowner in Southeast Georgia, you live in the most termite-infested region of the United States.  That means you need to know better than anyone the signs of termite activity and how to prevent termite damage.  Specifically, the Subterranean Termite. “Subterranean” means just what it says; termites live underground and seek wood from their [...] Read More >

Nite, Nite….Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite

We all heard this as children.  These “mythical” creatures were up there with unicorns, leprechauns, and the man in the moon.  However, they were, and are, very real.   Up until World War II, bedbugs were common, but they were essentially eliminated around that time.  However, they’ve made a resurgence in recent years and are becoming [...] Read More >

Yates-Astro Has Gone “Green”

The Astro-Shield Green Protection Plan We have been effectively and safely protecting area homes and businesses for over 60 years. During that time we have been on the leading edge of improvements in pest control techniques which have maintained their effectiveness while having minimal impact on the environment. Today, our most recent effort to become [...] Read More >

Pest Control Service Providers – How to Make the Right Choice

Picking the right pest control service can be a little like being on The Dating Game. You’re supposed to make a very important decision among three suitors about whom you have no previous knowledge. The key to your making the ideal choice is to make sure you ask the right questions. Read More >

What Is Attracting Pests To My Home?

Is there something about your home that seems to make it simply irresistible to legions of things that crawl? When you flip on the light, do your kitchen counters take on a life of their own? Exactly what is attracting pests to your home? Read More >