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Bug-N-A-Rug Exterminators

Bug-N-A-Rug Exterminators started in 1996 by Elliott and Sue Hollingsworth. Elliott worked 28 years in sales marketing management for Scott Paper Company out of Philadelphia. Both Elliott and Sue are graduates of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Sue is the President of Bug-N-A-Rug.

Bug-N-A-Rug is a family owned and operated business. Sue and I have been residents of North Carolina since 1980. Two of our sons are associated with the business. Brent Hollingsworth graduated from Hoggard High School and went on to receive his BS in Business and Master of Accounting from The University of North Carolina in 1995. He is a CPA and assists with tax, accounting and financial aspects of the business.

Wilmington NC exterminator

Stan Hollingsworth graduated from Hoggard High School in 1996. He attended The Citadel in Charleston, SC on a football scholarship and graduated in 2000 with a BS in Business. After graduating, Stan spent 3 years with Forshaw Chemical based out of Atlanta, Georgia. On April 1st, 2005 he came home to be the owner/manager of Bug-N-A-Rug.

Our business philosophy is to provide the best quality service at prices that reflect the true value of that service. We continually look for new ways to provide service and knowledge needed to solve customer problems. We sincerely appreciate all of our customers and do our very best to meet customer expectations. This, you can count on.

BUG-N-A-RUG now has two locations! Our Wilmington office is located at 670 Wellington Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28401. It is between 17th St. and Carolina Beach Road near the New Hanover Regional Hospital. Our Brunswick County office is located at 7104 Southport-Supply Rd., Bolivia NC 28422. It is near the intersection with Sunset Harbor Rd SE.

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5 Indications You May Be Sleeping with Bed Bugs

Posted On: May 17, 2017 in bed bug awareness


So you think you sleep alone? You might want to take a closer look at your mattress, foundation and sheets to be sure. You could be surprised by what you find. Bed bugs continue to remain at epidemic proportions and are migrating across the country. ... Read More...»


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