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Summer Stingers

As the weather warms up, most of us spend more time outdoors. Unfortunately, the warmer weather also results in more insects living and flying through our outdoor retreats, building nests and homes of their own. Thus, summer means more encounters with flying insects, including ones that sting. ... read more

Options for Organic Pest Control

While our pest control methods are environmentally safe, some people like to use even more natural methods to stop pest problems before they start. Organic pest control, which most people can do at home, uses nature’s best resources to reduce pests around your home without the use of any chemicals. ... read more

Plant a Garden to Fight Mosquitos

It’s that time of year again: the time when we’re eager to get outside to make our yards look beautiful, but we dread the incoming mosquitoes. Did you know, though, that a little bit of savvy gardening can actually help keep mosquitoes away from your home? ... read more

Can I get rid of termites myself?

As we start termite swarming season, many people are seeing termites in or around their home. This often leads to the questions: Can I get rid of termites on my own? Do I have to hire an exterminator to get rid of... read more

Prepare for Termite Swarming Season

Termites swarm when they leave their underground colonies to search for a new home. A swarm looks like thousands of tiny, winged bugs coming up out of the ground. read more

Is It an Ant or a Termite?

In the early spring, when the weather turns warm and rainy, termites emerge from their nests in a process called swarming. Though they’ll later shed their wings, at the time of swarming, they each have a set of wings. This means that, for a short time – and during the time you’ll most likely notice them entering your house – termites look a lot like flying ants. read more

All of us at Thompson Brothers are incredibly grateful to be celebrating our 59th year of serving South Carolina and Western North Carolina with pest control and waterproofing services. We extend our thanks to our clients and friends for helping us reach this milestone. ... read more

Cold Weather Means Cockroaches

As temperatures drop and days and nights get cooler, we all tend to spend more time indoors. Unfortunately, the same goes for outdoor pests. As winter approaches, you may notice that mice, roaches, and other unwelcome pests start moving into your home. How can you keep these unwanted roommates from cozying up with... read more

Protect Your Home: Waterproof Your Basement

The time to prevent basements from flooding is long before the storms start. Thompson Brothers offers waterproofing services for basements in new construction and established residential homes. Waterproofing your basement ensures that standing water and high moisture—caused by rains or floods—do not cause structural damage, mold or other water issues. read more

Do Mice Prefer Cheese?

Have you always heard that mice prefer cheese? When baiting a trap, do you first use cheese? Although many people believe this, the truth is that mice prefer chocolate, peanut butter, or bacon. Mice are not picky eaters though. They like to nibble on any food source available to them throughout the day. ... read more

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What Our Customers Say

Jordan H, Pest Control

Thompson Brothers does an excellent job spraying my home throughout each season to keep unwanted pests out. They are locally owned and customer service is a top priority.

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Sharon P, Waterproofing & Repair

We had extensive water intrusion that our inspector did not see. Thompson Brothers had to engage in grading, extensive digging, reinstallation of French drains, and install a new drainage field. The work was excellent. All personnel is polite, on time, and very professional. Highly recommend.

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