The Kissing Bug: Not So Innocent

The Kissing Bug: Not So Innocent

Kissing bugs. Sounds sweet and innocent; however, they are the exact opposite! Kissing bugs are similar to ticks in that they are hematophagous (blood feeders) pests. They prey on humans, most commonly when people are asleep in their beds. These pests like to hide in...
Cheers to 45 Years: Hear From Founder, Tom McFadden

Cheers to 45 Years: Hear From Founder, Tom McFadden

Tom McFadden started McFadden Pest Control in 1978. He had a regular 7:00A.M to 3:00P.M job and decided to start his company in the evenings after he got home from work. He had a young family, and after his friends started asking him to take care of the insects in...
Is Your Yard Under Attack?

Is Your Yard Under Attack?

If you are seeing signs that your grass, trees, or vegetation are not thriving, do not fear! And, please, do not go to your local hardware store to try and take care of the problem yourself. Often the products you buy are only acting as a band-aid. McFadden Pest...
The Swarm

The Swarm

Termites are pests that live in large colonies and behave very similarly to bees.  Like bees, each termite has a job they are responsible for to ensure they keep the colony going.  One of the jobs of a termite is a swarmer. The swarmer must leave the colony, find a...
Pest Control and the Importance of Spring Cleaning

Pest Control and the Importance of Spring Cleaning

We all know the tell-all signs that Spring has sprung. Flowers blooming and temperatures rising mean it’s time for Spring cleaning. Warmer weather tends to encourage us to open doors and windows to let in the fresh Spring air. All of these factors also mean the...