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The 'Good News

2016 Good Stuff award winners announced

Good Stuff Awards were announced at our company-wide All Hands on Deck meeting in January. This award recognizes the company’s elite team members who have exemplified our Core Values, among other criteria. To be chosen, the nominees must have been with the company for one year and exceed the company standards for their position. They show a willingness to help others through community and industry involvement and demonstrate leadership among their peers.

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Topics: Allgood News, Happy People

A letter from CEO Lanny Allgood

CEO Lanny Allgood shared exciting news with customers this month.

Over the next twelve months, our company will transition our business name from Allgood Pest Solutions to Cingo. Wow.

Why? For more than 20 years, two companies have operated in Georgia under the name Allgood – your Allgood company, based in Dublin, GA, and another one based in Duluth, GA. While that has served us well in terms of brand growth, our markets now overlap, and that is confusing.

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Topics: Allgood News

World's most beloved mouse turns 88

Hot Dog, Mickey Mouse, it’s your birthday! Since Mickey’s debut in Steamboat Willie in 1928, he has fascinated children and adults alike, bringing out the inner child in us all. While Mickey will always be near and dear to our hearts, most of us would agree that he is the only mouse we want visiting our home.

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Topics: Pest Control Tips, Curious Critters

Can you really be happy with pest control?

The Secret Society of Happy People (yes, it’s a real thing) has deemed August “Happiness Happens” month. At Allgood, we believe that happiness is so important that it's part of our Core Values. We strive to be Happy People Making People Happy on a daily basis. We apply this not only to interactions with our pest control customers, but with each other as well. Since the world can always use more happy people, here are a few tips for becoming one.

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Topics: Happy People, Community

Summer camp and bed bugs, what moms should know

As summer comes to an end, our campers are enjoying the last of the s'mores, saying goodbye to new friends and packing up their trunks. Before you bring those foot lockers and suitcases into your laundry room, you'll want to be sure bed bugs aren't hitching a ride into your home. Bed bug infestations are on the rise in the last decade, and camp cabins and other close sleeping quarters are frequented by these pests. You can significantly reduce chances of bringing them into your home by following a few simple precautions and pest prevention tips.

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Topics: Pest Control Tips

The ants go marching...

One by one, four by four…ah, geez, the Ant Army is on the move again. Ants are one of the most common pests we Southerners encounter. It seems that no matter what the weather, ants will make their presence known. Dry conditions can summon them, and wet weather encourages them, too. We can't control the weather, but there are steps homeowners can take to prevent ants from marching into your home.

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Topics: Pest Control Tips

DEET gets it done

Today is insect repellent awareness day. It seems like everything has a day now! And while many of the "celebrations" feel like an excuse (Ice Cream for Breakfast Day, comes to mind) or a bit of a stretch (National Bat Appreciation Day), this one makes sense to us. We know a thing or two about bug bites, insect stings and repellents.

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Topics: Pest Control Tips

Rainwater harvesting tips

Rainwater harvesting is gaining momentum across the country for both environmental and economic benefits. Whether you are a gardener looking to repurpose rainwater or a homeowner who desires a green lawn in areas with outdoor water bans, there are many resources available to help design and implement a harvesting system.

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Topics: Industry Trends, Pest Control Tips