The Cingo Blog

Tips and guides to safeguard your family and home from bugs, rodents and critters that bite, sting or just gross you out.

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Pest Control Tips

What homeowners should know about termite swarms

Ahhh, the signs of spring—flowers blooming, new growth, kids playing outside and termites swarming. Wait, what? Yes, that's right, termites. While these insects do damage year-round, you’ll be most aware of them during the spring swarms. What does it mean to homeowners?

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Health  |  Pest Control Tips

Can green pest control be effective?

Our society is becoming increasingly aware of the products and chemicals that we use and breathe in on a daily basis. We shop in the organic section at the grocery store, purchase natural skin care products, and inform ourselves about the chemicals that enter our bodies. For those of us looking to live more naturally, avoiding toxic substances extends to what we clean with and the pesticides we use. Being conscious of what chemicals are used in the home can be important to protect ourselves, our families, and our pets, but we also want to make sure those products are effective.  Do organic or non-toxic pest control options actually work? 

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GUIDE TO IDENTIFY & TREAT BACKYARD BITES

Keep your kids safe this summer.

Get the mom's guide to identify and treat backyard bites.

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Cingo News

Cingo Operational Updates

Service interruptions and operational updates for Cingo in Georgia and South Carolina will be posted here.

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Happy People

2017 Good Stuff award winners announced

Each year Cingo honors employees who have  excelled at living and working by the Cingo core values.  Some of the critera for the award include their willingness to help others, community and industry involvement, exceeding company standards for their position and exhibiting leadership in everything they do. 2017 Winners include Shawn Brantley, Ashley Crouch, Chris Landing and Jeffrey Williams. 

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Curious Critters  |  Pest Control Tips

 Love Bugs: What's to love?

Love is in the air, but there is not much to love about love bugs. Often called kissing bugs, they do not sting or bite, but can be quite a nuisance. These tiny red and black flies congregate in open sunny areas and splatter on vehicle windshields and grills. They are a pain to clean and can even permanently damage the vehicle’s finish.

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Curious Critters

It's Groundhog Day!

That’s right woodchuck chuckers, it’s… GROUNDHOG DAY! This morning, both Punxsutawney Phil and our local groundhog, General Beauregard Lee, saw their shadows. The Yellow River Game Ranch, which housed General Beauregard Lee until December of 2017, boasts his accuracy rate is the highest of any predicting groundhogs at 94%.

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Health  |  Pest Control Tips

You know pantry pests are gross, but what are the health risks?

It’s Saturday morning. The kids are up— much earlier than you would like. You get the coffee started and stumble over to the pantry to grab a box of cereal. As you open the door and light hits your shelves, out flies a pantry moth. How did he get in there?

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Cingo News  |  Community  |  Happy People

We knew it all along: Jimmy Allgood is a Top Influencer in Georgia

The chairman of Delta Airlines. The governor of Georgia. The chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court. When you’re included on Georgia Trend’s list of the 2018 100 Most Influential Georgians, you’re in some darn good company. We’re proud to say that Jimmy Allgood, the man who founded the company today known as Cingo, is among the impressive list of Georgians honored this year.

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Curious Critters  |  Pest Control Tips

Squirrels in a Nutshell

There are so many things to love about squirrels! They’re adorable, friendly and highly intelligent. They help the environment by planting trees with their forgotten nuts, and they even keep pests away by eating insects in yards and gardens. And while today is Squirrel Appreciation Day—no kidding, it’s a thing—there is not much to appreciate about the damage they can do to your house.

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Cingo News  |  Community  |  Happy People

Cingo Honored as 2017 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

Cingo has been named as one of the 2017 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation®.  This is the first year that Cingo has recieved this recognition, which "identifies and honors companies that deliver exceptional human resource practices and an impressive commitment to their employees." Cingo is the only pest control company to make the list and was also recognized as one of the The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in Atlanta in the summer of 2017. 

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