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5 Tips for Tackling Termites

Even with our dry weather, termite control in Arizona is an ongoing concern for residents and businesses. Subterranean termites are a pervasive nuisance that can cause serious damage — both to your house and your finances — without prompt removal and proper prevention. To help you protect your property, here are five key tips for […]

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Keep Pests Out of Your Holiday Baking Recipes

Many people associate the holiday season with baking a variety of treats and sweets with family and friends. However, opening up a bag of flour or sugar and finding small insects can cause all of that to come to screeching a halt. There are many different species of beetles, weevils, and moths that can infest […]

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Why Rodents Invade Your Home

The presence of rodents is often thought to indicate that your home is unclean. Given the number of diseases rodents like rats carry, that is true once they have moved in. However, rodents are not always a sign of poor housekeeping. There is a multitude of reasons why rodents invade your home.  Food and Water […]

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Is Pest Control Necessary During The Winter?

This year, southern Arizona experienced a long summer and an unusually warm fall. However, we’ve started to cool down over the past couple weeks. As temperatures continue to cool, it might bring up the question of whether pest control service is necessary in the winter. In southern Arizona the answer is “YES!” It’s cool, but […]

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Why Do I Have Ants in My Clean House?

You take out the trash regularly, keep the dishes clean, and your sink is spotless. Your counters have nary a crumb, and your food is stored in airtight containers. You do everything you can to keep your home pristine… so why do you still have ants in your nice, clean home? Ants are the bane […]

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When The Ants Go Marching, Call The Pros

For many people, the kitchen is the heart of the home and there’s nothing worse than the thought of little bugs climbing across counters, pantries, and cooking surfaces. Prevention The first line of defense when it comes to ant control is prevention. Like most pests, ants are attracted to food and water sources. Proper sanitation […]

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When It Comes to Termites, Baiting Is Best

When it comes to controlling termites in southern Arizona there are many treatment methods. The most common termite species in our community is the subterranean termite which build their nests in the ground and send their workers through the soil in search of food eventually landing them in our homes and businesses. Therefore, treating the […]

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Termites Don’t Practice Social Distancing!

In the new pandemic world that we live, we have all learned to change our routine and behaviors. We are more mindful of our hand washing habits; practice social distancing; wear masks. However, subterranean termites in Southern Arizona have not received them memo and as we head into termite season, homeowners should be on the […]

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Summer Showers Bring…BUGS!!!

It’s monsoon season in the desert – a beautiful time of strong summer storms that bring much needed rain to the parched land. The almost daily storms help cool temperatures, entertain with mesmerizing lightning shows, and give life to many native plants and animals. The monsoons also provide ideal conditions for many of our desert […]

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Shining The Light On Scorpions

Arizona is slowly opening back up to business as normal, but you may still be finding yourself looking for something new to occupy your time at home. Why not explore the area around your home for one of Southern Arizona’s most notorious pests: the scorpion! Desert Scorpions There are 3 species of scorpions commonly found […]

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