August 2013 News: Bugs in NC

In the August 2013 edition of our newsletter: Are There Bugs in NC? You Bet! – Bed Bugs in the News – Employee Profile | Frank Holland.

Are There Bugs in NC? You Bet!

Carpenter Ants August 2013 News: Bugs in NCA lot of insects thrive in North Carolina. From ants to centipedes to spiders, you have probably seen many of the common bugs in the area. Insects are a great food source for birds, snakes and other wildlife, but when they get in our homes or put us at risk of illness or disease, they become more than a nuisance. We recently published an article on the most common bugs in North Carolina. If you missed it, read through and see how many of these bugs you’ve seen!

Bed Bugs in the News

Jason Viar on News11 300x217 August 2013 News: Bugs in NCJason Viar, branch manager of Clegg’s Fayetteville office, was recently interviewed on ABC11 for a segment on bed bugs. These annoying critters were virtually eliminated years ago through the use of harsh chemicals that have since been banned. The latest treatment techniques use thermal heat to kill the bugs.

Employee Profile | Frank Holland

clinton frankholland August 2013 News: Bugs in NCMeet Frank Holland, Branch Manager of the Clegg’s Clinton, NC office. Frank has been in the industry since 1992 and has worked for Clegg’s since 2001. As Branch Manager of the Clinton office, Frank oversees daily operations of all departments, handles business development, and works with his team to ensure high morale and excellent customer care. When asked what he enjoys best about his job, Frank responds, “I like knowing that we can make someone’s life and property better through our experience and service.”

Frank is a high school graduate and attended technical college to study HVAC. He has pursued pest industry-specific training, including:

  • Center for Urban and Industrial Pest Management at Purdue University, 1994
  • Food Plant Pest Management Certification, 2005
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Certified, NC State University, 2005
  • Structural Pest and Termite Control License, 1999

Frank has received the Clegg’s Presidents Club award numerous times. He is a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose and was Legionnaire of the Year in 2008. Frank supports Mooseheart, a residential facility for underprivileged children; Moosehaven, an elder retirement village; and Adopt a Highway, where he cleans litter from area roadways.

Frank enjoys fishing, bowling, pool and firearms. He became a U.S. citizen in 1981 and learned the English language. Frank has three children and five grandchildren. He lives in Micro, North Carolina.

 

 

One comment

  1. Sarah Meek says:

    Look out for bed bugs when they are active at night time. The best time to look is between 2 and 5 am. They prefer to feed nearer to dawn and a flashlight is essential as they will be hard to spot. Check the sheets, in mattress folds, in cracks and joins of furniture, under skirting and light fittings and in any gaps. They are the shape of a lentil and the size of an apple seed. When looking try not to move around too much or they will hide.

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