Garrett Thrasher is Vice President and General Manager of Thrasher Termite & Pest Control of So Cal, Inc., Chairperson of the San Diego District of the Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC), a member of the bedbugFREE network, and a member of the National Pest Management Association. Author of The Bed Bug Battle Plan: Field Tested Solutions for Bed Bug Extermination and Prevention (ISBN: 1500838209), Garrett’s solid understanding of bed bugs, their behavior, current outbreaks, and experience on camera has made him a leading contact for news and media outlets. He is also a sought after speaker on the topic of managing online reviews for positive impact. He has spoken at PestWorld and PestTech, and was featured in PCT Magazine and the PCT Podcast. Thrasher Termite & Pest Control of So Cal is accredited by QualityPro–the mark of excellence in pest management.
Wild Wednesday: Squirrels (like all rodents) need to gnaw to keep their front teeth from growing too long. Squirrels will gnaw on deck railings, branches, lawn furniture, AND irrigation box covers like this one. To deter them, try using a [...]
Opossums, raccoons, and feral cats that walk through your yard drop fleas. Fleas then hop aboard your pet and can make their way into your house. Because of our temperate climate, fleas are a problem year round. Prevent fleas by [...]
Why would you find mouse poo in the bathroom? Rats and mice look for warm places to winter. One easy access to your house is the openings around pipes—including the pipes under the bathroom sink. When you find droppings that [...]
Lawn shrimp (Arcitalitrus sylvaticus) were brought to our attention (and our office!) by an alert customer. She had found a few dozen unusual dead bugs in her house and asked for help with identification. Thrasher Termite & Pest Control staff [...]
What does one call a group or swarm of ladybugs? A loveliness. As in, "A Thrasher Termite & Pest Control technician sighted a loveliness of ladybugs overwintering on a lichen encrusted boulder." The Convergent ladybug migrates in the fall to [...]