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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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Things You Should Know About Ants in Your Home

Posted On: October 19, 2017 in bug-n-a-rug exterminators


One of the most common household pests that we're called in to exterminate are ants. They can show up any time of the year but your chances of encountering them are greater during the warmer months. During this time they are foraging for food in ... Read More...»


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