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How to Handle Food Storage During a Pest Infestation

Some of your normal household behaviors can be leading to pest infestations in your home. You might not even know it. Keeping dirty dishes in the sink or only running the dishwasher when it's full can attract bugs and other pests. They like the bad smells that it could be giving off.  It's ideal to take reactive [...]

2021-05-19T13:15:33+00:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Pest Control|Comments Off on How to Handle Food Storage During a Pest Infestation

How to Maintain Pets Safety While Keeping Your Home Insect Free

Because pesticides are made up of chemicals, they can be dangerous to your household pets if they aren't used correctly. This is because pets are smaller and more susceptible to these pesticides and they may eat something that was treated with pesticides. However, if you are concerned about pet safety, there are ways that you can [...]

2021-05-19T13:13:52+00:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: Pest Control|Comments Off on How to Maintain Pets Safety While Keeping Your Home Insect Free

Why You Shouldn’t Attempt a Bee Removal Alone

Bees are vital for our environment. But they're also obnoxious neighbors. In Tucson, they're not just obnoxious. Since our bee population is abundant with Africanized bees, these neighbors can also be deadly. The danger of their stings isn't your only concern. Their hives also add weight, pressure, and decay that threaten your property structures. Their honey can also [...]

2021-04-15T19:54:44+00:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Pest Control|Comments Off on Why You Shouldn’t Attempt a Bee Removal Alone

Rats vs Mice: How Can You Tell Which Is Inside Your Home?

Rodents are among the most annoying and dangerous creatures that may live in your home. These rodents can carry and spread different types of diseases to humans. However, did you know that there are two different types of rodents? Rats and mice are two different creatures, needing different strategies to trap them. It's easier to know [...]

2021-03-24T18:59:26+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: Pest Control|Comments Off on Rats vs Mice: How Can You Tell Which Is Inside Your Home?

7 Signs Your Home Has Fallen Victim to a Termite Infestation

Have you noticed problems with the wood in your home? If weakening or cracks are appearing, you may have a serious problem. This could be a termite infestation and it needs to be cleared before more damage is done.  Below, we give you help in deciding if you have a pest problem. Read on for our must-know guide on termite [...]

2021-03-24T18:58:07+00:00March 11th, 2021|Categories: Pest Control|Comments Off on 7 Signs Your Home Has Fallen Victim to a Termite Infestation

Africanized Bees in Arizona: Are They Dangerous?

There are 4,000 species of bees native to the U.S. — and yet, we still find varieties from other countries that make their way to us, too.  One you might have heard of are Africanized bees. Arizona has seen them flourish within her borders as an unwelcome guest.  You see, this species of bee can be incredibly [...]

2021-02-02T18:37:57+00:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: Pest Control|Comments Off on Africanized Bees in Arizona: Are They Dangerous?

Uninvited House Guests: How to Identify Bed Bugs

Are you worried that you have bed bugs?  These pesky little critters can be a nightmare for homeowners. They cause itchy and painful bite marks, and they can spread through a house in no time. If you travel, you can even bring them with you. Do you know how to identify bed bugs so you can [...]

2021-02-02T18:36:34+00:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: Pest Control|Comments Off on Uninvited House Guests: How to Identify Bed Bugs

Everything an Arizona Homeowner Needs to Know About Pack Rat Breeding

While you might know the term "pack rat" as a term for someone who likes to hoard things, you might be surprised to know that there is such thing as an actual rodent called the pack rat. Of course, that's not its actual name. This is the white-throated woodrat, which is quite commonly found in Arizona. [...]

2021-01-21T21:52:26+00:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: Pest Control|Comments Off on Everything an Arizona Homeowner Needs to Know About Pack Rat Breeding

Where Do Ants Come From and How Do They Get Into Your Home?

Ants: they're necessary to the ecosystem, but most of us wish they'd keep their distance. There are over 10,000 species of ants- and they vastly outnumber us on this planet. Knowing what we know, it seems almost inevitable that a few (or more) could end up cohabitating with us in our homes. Still, this doesn't make [...]

2021-01-21T21:52:02+00:00January 14th, 2021|Categories: Pest Control|Comments Off on Where Do Ants Come From and How Do They Get Into Your Home?

La Cucaracha! How to Tell You Have a Cockroach Infestation

While houses are a great feat of human engineering, they can often attract less desirable creatures to live in their walls. If you're unlucky enough, you may find yourself living in the midst of a cockroach infestation. However, due to their ability to hide and small size, you may not even realize you're sharing your home [...]

2020-12-17T21:55:48+00:00December 31st, 2020|Categories: Pest Control|Comments Off on La Cucaracha! How to Tell You Have a Cockroach Infestation
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