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Frugality can go a long way when it comes to your home and we know the option to do something yourself can be appealing financially. Well, as great as it can be to feel accomplished and [...]
If you live in Florida, you’ve probably gotten used to two things: sweating year-round and an abundance of bugs. It’s no wonder we share this beautiful state with some of the most annoying pests [...]
Insect infestation can spell out disaster for your lawn. Feeding larvae destroy your grass at the crown, and certain pests, such as chinch bugs tunnel underground and sever roots. Pests bring [...]
Before cooler temperatures roll in later this season, it’s important to get your lawn into tip top shape and ready for the seasonal change. This is because along with the cooler temps comes [...]
It’s amazing that only thirteen years ago Heron Lawn and Pest Control was just a small start-up company that was run out of a tiny bedroom home office in Altamonte Springs, Fl. Now fast forward [...]
FREEZE WARNING! The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Monday evening and Tuesday. Freezing temperatures can kill plants [...]
And Finally, the moment we’ve all been waiting for, Heron Lawn and Pest Control’s #1 Creepiest Crawler in Central Florida…The Black Widow!!!!
The Black Widow sits lonesome in her extravagent web Waiting calmly and patiently in hopes to be fed. Her prey consists of mosquitos and fleas you may find. [...]
Commonly called the “Violin” spider because of the distinct patter on its back, the Brown Recluse is definitely a CREEPY CRAWLER to watch out for! Although this recluse likes being alone, if [...]
Often confused with bees because of their black and yellow coloring, Yellow Jackets are far more dangerous! These noisy nuisances are extremely aggressive and often [...]
Coming in at #4 on Heron’s Creepiest Crawlers in Central Florida Countdown are GERMAN ROACHES!!!! YIKES!
These feisty germ spreaders are the most common roach species found in homes, apartments and even restaurants. (Mmmmm….more roach soup please!) German roaches are the number one cause of upper [...]
We are winding down to the Top 5 most terrifying pests in our Creepy Crawlers countdown. Coming in at #5………BED BUGS!!!!!!!
Don’t confuse these guys with ticks. Although they look similar, at only 3/16th of an inch, bed bugs are difficult to see with the naked eye. Like vampires, a bed bug’s favorite lunch consists [...]
Termites cause more damage each year than hurricanes, fires and floods combined. These sneaky savages can eat away at the trusses in your attic and the beams in your walls with no visible [...]
Bites from these vicious villains can cause itchy, white pustules to form on the skin that can last for several days. Unfortunately for their victims, fire ant stings usually involve more than [...]
The Florida scorpion is one of the most visually alarming arachnids in existence. With 10 legs, 5 sets of eyes and a length of up to 4 inches, its no wonder why they are [...]
Fleas seek out their prey from below, lurking on floors, in carpets, in your lawn and in shaded mulch. Able to jump 8” off of the ground and 100x their own height, these blood thirsty monsters [...]
From now until Halloween, we will be counting down the Top 10 most terrifying, creepiest crawlers in Central Florida with the most terrifying being unveiled on Halloween! Stay Tuned and [...]
Now that summer is here and more time is being spent outside in the yard, it is important to take the proper precautions to protect yourself and [...]
Heron is excited to announce the launch of our new and improved mobile website! Customers will now be able to pay their bills online, request an estimate, see special offers, learn more about [...]
Florida Pest Management Association and Pest Management Professional highlights Heron’s annual employee appreciation day in their online magazines. View Pest Management Professional [...]
May is National Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month. According to the National Pest Management Association, cockroaches can be a direct trigger of allergies and asthma attacks. Some roach [...]
On April 19th, 2013 Heron celebrated its Annual Employee Appreciation Day at Bear Lake Park in Apopka, FL. This is a day that we look forward to each year to honor our dedicated employees who go [...]
Great news!!! Heron has won the 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award for the 3rd time. The Super Service Award is given based on feedback from customer reviews and maintaining a high rating on [...]
Heron was happy to contribute this year to the Operation Christmas Child Project. We were able to send 15 gift filled boxes with everything from school supplies, toys, necessities and personal [...]
After a large flock of chickens that are used to monitor the illness tested positive for St. Louis encephalitis, the Orange County Health Department warns residents to protect themselves from [...]
Friday, May 13, Heron celebrated Employee Appreciation Day at Westmonte Park at Altamonte Springs. Employees from all five branches came together for a great day filled with games, great food, a [...]
Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Heron Lawn and Pest Control has been awarded the prestigious 2010 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually [...]
Winter time means time to pull out jackets, scarfs and bundle up!!! But what does winter mean for your lawn? Let’s take a look at what happens during the cold winter months with your lawn. A [...]
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