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Atlanta Cricket Control

cricketAtlanta is full of fun attractions ranging from the Zoo to the Braves game. Atlanta is also home to the APEX Museum, Atlanta Botanical Garden, and the CNN Center. Each year these attractions will bring millions of visitors to Atlanta. Some of the visitors that come to Atlanta are not welcomed; they are noisy, eat your food and clothes, and will infest your home if they are not treated. These unwanted guests are crickets.

What does a cricket in Atlanta look like?

Atlanta crickets are small pests, which will be about 1 inch long. The color of a cricket will be a light tan or brown. The cricket will have very long thin antennas, and huge hind legs. The adult cricket will have wings that cover the body. Crickets will make a chirping noise with their wings and legs, and can be very annoying.

Where will I find Atlanta crickets?

Outside of the home you will find crickets by plants, in the expansion joints of concrete, and at the base of your home trying to get inside. If you see some black droppings at the base of the home that means they are inside the walls of your home. Inside your home crickets can be found in dark moist areas like the bathrooms, kitchens, and in laundry rooms.

Why are there so many crickets in Atlanta?

Crickets will infest an area very quickly. Female crickets will produce and average of 730 eggs, and they will hatch every 2 to 3 months. This will make your home, a cricket farm.

How can I rescue my home from crickets?

dead cricketWith so many crickets infesting the inside and outside of your home, it is best to call a professional. They will have the right products and baits to control the crickets at your home. A Bulwark Exterminator will have the right tech to do the job. Every Bulwark Technician is licensed by the state, and is also in house trained.

Atlanta Cricket Control

It’s important to note that crickets are the prey for many other types of pest, including the dangerous Black Widow spider. If you have crickets, they are bringing in other pests too. If you live in Atlanta, and are tired of seeing crickets in and around your home and property, it’s time to call a professional for Atlanta cricket control. Call today!

Bulwark Exterminating
5221 Palmero Court #105
Buford, GA 30518
(770) 904-4141
Dixie Wildlife Control
893 Church Street
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 424-1300
Critter Patrol
6300 Powers Ferry Road Northwest #600
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 445-0949

Attractions In North Druid Hills, Georgia

Attractions in North Druid Hills

Dorothy Chapman Fuqua Conservatory, Atlanta Bo...

Dorothy Chapman Fuqua Conservatory, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Located about 15 minutes northeast of downtown Atlanta, North Druid Hills (also referred to by locals as Briarcliff) is an unincorporated area in Dekalb County with a population of just under 20,000 people, offering a quieter suburban alternative to the busier urban Atlanta lifestyle. Attractions in North Druid Hills primarily include shopping, dining and outdoor/recreational activities.

Toco Hills Shopping Center

Located in the heart of North Druid Hills, Toco Hills is situated at the busy intersection of LaVista Road and North Druid Hills Road, serving as the area’s primary shopping and dining destination. Shops include a Publix Supermarket, Office Depot, Tall Tales Book Shop and Pike Nurseries, among others. Dining options include fast food and midrange chains like Wendy’s,Steak & Shake, Outback Steakhouse and Chili’s, as well as upscale dining like Petite Auberge.

The vibe here is friendly and the location attractions offer more than an afternoon’s worth of enjoyment. Local businesses are inter-mixed with larger retail chains here.

Elwyn John Wildlife Sanctuary

Located just behind the old Briarcliff High School just off North Druid Hills Rd., Elwyn John Wildlife Sanctuary is a lovely wooded area encircled by a walking trail, and featuring vista points and picnic areas. A popular outdoor area for family outings, hiking and birding.

This park makes a wonderful afternoon hike with an emphasis on bird watching. Several different species of bird congregate here and the foliage offers a nice backdrop for sightseeing.

Mason Mil Park (http://www.dekalbcountyga.gov/parks/pr-mason-mill-park.html)

Located on McConnell Drive just off Clairmont Road, Mason Mill Park is the largest in the North Druid Hills area, offering sports fields, tennis courts, hiking trails, picnic areas and playgrounds. A great place for family outings or recreation.

Families will find the most enjoyment from Mason Mill as the facilities are mostly catered to children and families with children.

Nearby Attractions

In addition to these attractions, there are a few additional points of interest located within a few miles of the North Druid Hills area. These include:

North DeKalb Mall (http://www.northdekalbmall.com/). The oldest mall in the Atlanta metro, this complex features anchor stores like Macy’s, Ross and Marshall’s, as well as many specialty stores, AMC Theaters, and even a community garden. North DeKalb Mall is located about 3 miles east of North Druid Hills at the Lawrenceville Expressway.

DeKalb Farmer’s Market (http://www.dekalbfarmersmarket.com/). Located about 5 miles southeast of North Druid Hills, this is a large, privately owned, continuously operating farmer’s market featuring 140,000 square feet of fresh organic produce, seafood, meats, wine, cheese, dairy and much more.

Atlanta Botanical Garden (http://www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org/). One of Atlanta’s most popular attractions, the Atlanta Botanical Garden features acres or indoor and outdoor exhibits, seasonal plant life and numerous special events. Located about five miles southwest of North Druid Hills along Piedmont Avenue.

Piedmont Park (http://www.piedmontpark.org). Atlanta’s largest park, Midtown’s Piedmont Park features acres of open fields, sporting facilities, a large pond and more. Piedmont Park is located immediately beside the Atlanta Botanical Garden and is open and free year-round.

Other sights, including downtown Atlanta and its offerings, are just a stone’s throw away from North Druid Hills.

Author Bio:

Dac Carver is the Vice President and Managing Broker of Atlanta Real Estate firm Beacham & Company. A 17-year veteran of residential real estate, Dac graduated from Christ School, a college preparatory school near Asheville, NC and earned a B.A. in English from the University of South Carolina in 1991. He and his wife, Shannon, have two school-age sons.