Why You Need to Hire a Pest Control Technician

If you have roaches, ants, mice, or other pests in your home you may be tempted to forego calling a pest control company and try to take care of matters yourself. This rarely works, especially on a long-term basis. So, the question is, why do you need to hire a pest control technician? The answer might surprise you. Pest Control … Read More

How to Prevent Black Widows and Hobo Spiders in Utah

Sandy Pest Control for Black Widows and Hobo Spiders They hide in the dark corners of our your home, weaving silky strands of web, silently stalking their prey on eight hairy legs. Their round black eyes wait patiently in the shadows, ready to strike with venom filled fangs. A chance encounter with human foot at night, or perhaps reaching into … Read More

6 Scary Bugs Found in Phoenix, Arizona

They may be big; they may be ugly; yet, for the most part, the diverse insect landscape that sweeps through Arizona is harmless. Of course, knowing that doesn’t mean you want a candlelight introduction. To the contrary, seeing one scurry across your floor or flutter by your head is often enough to induce shrieks and irrational behavior in otherwise calm adults. … Read More

What is Organic Pest Control

Organic pest control is a broad topic. How you define that is really based on what you want to achieve. In terms of pest management, we focus on organic pest control as chemicals that help control or destroy certain pests, but that do not present a serious health hazard. Examples of Organic Pest Controls A good example of an organic pest control … Read More

Myths About Pests in Clean vs. Dirty Homes in Houston, TX

A popular misconception is that keeping a place clean keeps pests away. But the truth is that even the cleanest homes are vulnerable to pest infestations. Why Clean Homes Still Need the Best Pest Control in Houston Many pests invade homes looking for shelter or water, two things a clean home can have plenty of. Common water sources for these pests include moisture … Read More

Bug Off! Tips to Keep Bugs and Pests Out of Your Home in Albuquerque

Pest control in Albuquerque homes can be challenging. However, there are a few things that people can do to help control pest populations so that they do not invade your home.  This blog focuses on tasks that help homeowners keep bugs and pests out of their Albuquerque homes. Seasonal Checklist for Home Pest Control in Albuquerque Check Doors Doors and … Read More

Using Education To Prevent Tick Related Diseases

Natural Flea and Tick Control Critical To U.S. Medical Community Flea and tick-borne illnesses have long been a major concern to the Southwestern U.S. medical community. In 1896, a doctor in Snake River Valley, Idaho reported the first U.S. case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF). However, the Southwestern state of Arizona now holds record for the most cases reported … Read More

Subterranean Termites and How They Impact Utah Residents

What are Subterranean Termites? There are two species of termites present in Utah: the eastern subterranean and the arid-land subterranean termites. Just as their name implies, subterranean termites forgo building above-ground mounds in favor of extensive underground colonies. Organized around a king and an egg-laying queen that can live up to 25 years, the colony extends through mud tubes that … Read More

Moving to Phoenix? Learn About Pests and Bugs in Phoenix, AZ

Why Add Pest Control Phoenix to Your Moving List Identifying the “best defense pest control services near me” may not be among the prime topics listed in a Phoenix “reasons to move here” brochure. Wildlife in Phoenix gets weird, destructive, and sometimes even just plain dangerous. But don’t let the notion of pests in Phoenix interrupt your moving program. Our local … Read More

Top 5 Reasons NOT to Do Your Own Pest Control

With all the baits, traps, and pesticides on store shelves, DIY pest control may look like an easy project. However, for many pest infestations, that couldn’t be further from the truth. The biggest reason why DIY pest control is so tricky? Most people don’t have the right knowledge for effective application. Even pests that may seem simple to identify actually aren’t. … Read More