Insights From Our Experts

At Trad’s Pest Control, we’ve got the knowledge, and we want to share it with you. That’s what our blog, What Bugs You?, is for. Here, you will find tips and insight from our experts to better care for your lawn, home, and business.

German Roaches

The German cockroach is the most common species of the cockroach. Because they are so adaptable, they have successfully adjusted to living with humans. The German cockroach is best identified by its small size and by two dark parallel lines running from the back of...

Rodents: The Roof Rat

The roof rat is the worst rodent pest in the state of Florida and the most abundant. A few of the main signs that you have a rodent problem are gnawing marks, droppings, and scampering noises. In addition, they cause considerable structural damage to your home or...

Outside Roaches

Let’s face it: we live in tropical Florida, and we have roaches that get into our homes.  The roaches in our area are formally referred to as “peridomestic” roaches and colloquially referred to as “water bugs, palmetto bugs, black beetles” and the like. These roaches...

Large Patch Fungus

It can be frustrating to see brown spots in what would otherwise be a beautiful green stretch of grass in your lawn. Large patch fungus is one of the most destructive of all lawn diseases. It sneaks up on you and destroys large areas of your lawn virtually overnight...

Formosan Termites

To an average homeowner, all termites might seem like they are the same because they have similar qualities: small, stubborn, and chew through wood! However, for pest control companies like the team here at Trad’s, termites are not all the same and knowing which...