A Quick Overview of the Black Widow Spider

Identification The black widow spider is considered to be the most venomous spider in North America with the female to be the most dangerous. It is considered the most recognizable pest in the U.S. It is found in almost every state except Alaska, but there are still other shiny black spiders and other similar widow spiders that are mistaken for … Read More

How to Protect Your Yard and Garden from Pests

The easiest way to prevent insects and big pests from damaging your yard or garden is to discourage them from even entering. There are a lot of good reasons why you should stop these pests from coming in, and one of the most important reasons is because you do not want them in your home. We all know how different … Read More

Top 5 Signs You Have a Rodent Infestation

Let’s face it, a rodent infestation can happen anywhere. Even the best of homes can have rodents. You may not know how they got in, but there are some signs that will easily say you have an infestation present. Signs of Rodent Infestation   Droppings Normally, you can find droppings behind the kitchen cabinets, pantries, cupboards, drawers, bins, and places … Read More

Types of Scorpions found in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico and Proper Management

Scorpions are predatory creatures that consume different types of food such as insects, spiders, mice, snakes, and even other scorpions. These scorpions are nocturnal and often live in warm and dry climates.  In United States, they are mostly found in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. Types of Scorpions   Bark scorpions There are a couple of species of scorpions found … Read More

Common Spring Pests and How to Keep them Out

Now is a good time to bring our attention to pests, especially that spring is coming closer. Many pests that include ants, termites, stinging insects, spiders, and rats and mice will come back to life as the temperatures begin to start up. The presence of these pests can bring mayhem  and problems to your home.     Most Common Pests … Read More

Quick Overview of the Common Cockroaches in the Southwest United States

  From the rubbish leftovers of Southern California to the garages in Philadelphia, cockroaches are known to thrive where there is moisture or leftover food. Cockroaches are universally found everywhere. They can be difficult to control because they are able to reproduce in a shorter period than other insects. Cockroaches are often found in apartments where multi-family occupants are present. … Read More

A Quick Overview of Odorous Ants

Odorous house ants is one of the most common species of ants that are found in homes. These native ants can adapt quickly to any environment and can be seen throughout the United States. They can be found on sandy beaches, pastures and fields, forest, wet areas, houses, and other buildings. As long as these ants stay outdoors, they go … Read More

A Quick Overview of Argentine Ants

  Since its introduction to the United States became apparent, the Argentine ants became a serious agricultural and urban pest not just in California, but also in numerous urban developments in the southeastern U.S. This ant is now known in disrupting our ecosystems for it has directly displace other ants, including fire ants and other insects in their natural habitat. … Read More

Keep Your Yard Away from Pests this Spring

Warmer months are always perfect for those relaxed backyard moments with friends and family. But warmer months and longer days also bring an increase in the number of unwanted pests. Don’t let these pests ruin your spring. Nothing ruins a backyard party better than ants, cockroaches, bees, or some other beetles that decide to make an unwanted visit to your … Read More

Ant Infestation vs. Termite Infestation

No one in their right mind would want either an ant infestation or a termite infestation in their home. Their presence cost millions of dollars every year in home damage, thus posing a threat to the integrity of the home. But, what are the difference between an ant infestation and a termite infestation? And, how would one know if there … Read More