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Bill’s Home Service Coronavirus Precautions

Dear Customers, At Bill’s Home Service, our number one priority is to provide superior service to our customers in a safe and responsible manner. This is especially true in our current climate with the concern regarding the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S. and we wanted to communicate with you about what we are doing […]

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What You Need to Know About Africanized Bees

Southern Arizona is home to more than 1,000 native pollinators making it one of the most pollinator dense regions in the entire world. However, the honeybee is not one of those 1,000 native pollinators. In addition, researchers from the University of Arizona now believe that 99% of all wild (feral) honeybees in Southern Arizona are Africanized […]

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The Most Harmful Household Pests in Arizona

Many people love Arizona for its warm temperatures, its quiet, arid deserts and its beautiful natural scenery. Arizona is a great state to call home, however, it’s also a home for a number of pests. The hot, dry climate is suitable for various types of bugs and insects, many of which can be quite dangerous. […]

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Is There Such A Thing As A Good Spider?

To some people there’s no such thing as a “good” spider, but generally speaking there are many spiders in Arizona that are considered beneficial. In fact, the majority of spiders in our area are pretty harmless. They may bite when they feel trapped, but their bites tend to be very mild and only cause a […]

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Tips for Enjoying a Pest Free Holiday Season

Opening up your home to friends and family during the holidays is one of the great joys of the season. It gives a chance to catch up, share old memories and make new stories as we gather together to celebrate life and love. As much as we enjoy having these visitors come into our home, […]

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Pack Rats and Mice in Winter

As winter approaches, the days grow shorter and cooler. Though our winters in Southern Arizona are considered mild, you may soon find the arrival of unwanted visitors, such as pack rats and mice, seeking a warm shelter and an easy meal. In addition to the fear response rodents often elicit, they can cause significant damage to […]

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Two Most Common Termite Treatment Options for Subterranean Termites

Subterranean termites are among the most destructive pests in Arizona. Every year, these insects are responsible for causing thousands of dollars in structural damage. This is why it’s so important to have your property inspected by a licensed professional. Let’s take a look at the most effective treatments for termites. Why Are Termites So Problematic […]

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Three Rules to Prevent Southern Arizona Termites from Destroying Your Property

Living in the Grand Canyon State has its perks. But Arizona desert termites are not one of them. In fact, these pesky and harmful critters can do a number on your home when left unattended. They are resilient and able to survive at high altitudes and in our dry, hot desert. When not munching on […]

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Southern Arizona Business and Community Icon Bill Bennett Passes Away

The Southern Arizona business community has lost an iconic business and philanthropic figure with the passing July 28 of Bill Bennett, founder and patriarch of Bill’s Home Service. Mr. Bennett was 88. Services are 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at St. Philip’s In the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. in Tucson and are […]

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Why You Don’t Want Termites

There are many different pests that are no stranger to Arizona residents, but one of the most familiar is the termite. Not only can termites be very hard to remove from your property, but they also can cause permanent damage to your home’s structure and foundation. Termites and Where They Come From How do termites get […]

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