Every Spring, Charlotte is faced with an overwhelming infestation of cankerworms and Spring 2016 looks to be no different. Charlotte is a city of trees, so let's proactively protect them from one of the most destructive tree pests in the area!
Just the thought of bed bugs gives people the heebee jeebies and it's a problem that's not going away anytime soon. Bed bugs are found in all 50 states and infestations are increasing year by year. It's no longer a matter of "if" you'll encounter bed bugs, it's "when" you'll encounter bed bugs. To help people better understand bed bugs, we compiled a list of 10 common myths regarding these critters.
Have you heard the latest news of spiders on planes? In recent weeks, there have been not one, but two different incidents of spiders on planes. Yikes!
Folks, there's a chill in the air that reminds us cold weather is just around the corner. Keep in mind, your furnace has been inactive for quite some time now, so you should take caution before firing it up for the first time in a long time. We've compiled a list of 7 important steps to take before turning your furnace on this Fall.
Would you consider your crawl space to be the dark and "damp” area underneath your home? In other words, have you ever noticed moisture in your crawl space? If so, it could be problematic for you and your home.
What do you think of when it comes to Fall? Is it the start of football season? Pumpkin-flavored-everything? Crunchy leaves underfoot? No? How about aeration and overseeding? Yeah?! That's what we think of, too! Charlotte experienced record breaking heat this summer, leaving fescue lawns essentially destroyed from heat stress. But have no fear, Killingsworth is here to rejuvenate all dead lawns!
So it's the middle of July in Charlotte, NC and your old Air Conditioning unit just sputtered it's final breath. Now it's time to replace it and you don't know where to begin. A new HVAC system is NOT cheap, so it'd be wise to get multiple quotes from different Heating and Air Companies in the area. While taking the price into consideration, also focus on the quality of work each company will provide. To help you simplify this process, we've compiled 10 questions you should ask each HVAC company when buying and installing a new system.
Looking for ways to update your home? A quick and easy fix could be refinishing your hardwood floor. Worn out hardwood floors can look 'dirty' even after they've been thoroughly cleaned. Refinishing your hardwood will breathe life right back into them. No need to spend a fortune replacing hardwood floors when you can just refinish them!
When's the last time you were in your crawl space? Chances are, you venture into that area of your home as little as possible. Well, unless your crawl space is encapsulated. In that case, it's probably not so scary.
Cute caterpillars? Think again! Armyworms are capable of destroying a lawn within 24 to 48 hours. They are known to travel in large groups from one food source to the next eating an abundance of grass and foliage. They are extremely common in North Carolina, particularly in the Piedmont and and Coastal Plain regions. Folks, don't let these pests wreak havoc on your lawn. Give Killingsworth Lawn Kare a call today!