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Extermination | Pest Control

Cracking Down On Crickets

Getting Rid Of Crickets Listen To The Podcast Crickets striking up a tune in the middle of the night can

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WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT WILDLIFE AROUND MY HOUSE?

Arizona is home for many species of wildlife and often we are asked by homeowners ‘what to do’ when they

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WHAT CAN I DO TO PREVENT WEST NILE VIRUS?

Prevention measures consist of community-based mosquito control programs that are able to reduce vector populations, personal protection measures to reduce

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WHY DO WOODPECKERS PECK HOLES IN MY ROOF?

WHAT DOES THAT HUMMINGBIRD WANT WITH MY ROOF? Woodpeckers are a migratory nongame bird and are protected by the State and

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WHICH TERMITE TREATMENT DOES ROSIE RECOMMEND?

Rosie likes a product called Termidor, which contains a very small amount of fipronil, the same ingredient used for flea

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WHAT TYPES OF TERMITES LIVE IN THE SOUTHWEST?

Termites have been found across 70% of the world and have survived environmental changes from creation. In North America alone,

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WHAT TO DO ABOUT BEES?

Many farmers, gardeners and homeowners are worried that honey bees are being threatened with extinction due to the spread of

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WHAT IS AN ORANGE OR CITRUS DOG WORM?

Segment from Radio Archive December 1, 2012 (4:23 into segment) Cathy, has a mysterious bug on her potted dwarf Lemon Tree. 

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WHAT IS A SCORPION?

Scorpions are venomous arthropods of the class Arachnida and are considered relatives of the spiders, mites, ticks and harvestmen. There

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WHAT IS A COCKROACH ALLERGY?

You know you can be allergic to cats, dust and pollen. Did you know cockroaches cause allergies, too? They also

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WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE BUGS IN MY HOUSE?

DEALING WITH HOUSE BUGS Bed bugs are back An April 1st report in the Journal of the American Medical Association

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What Are Those Big Prehistoric Looking Bugs Anyway?

Discovering The Palo Verde Beetle This is the time of year those big, black beetles take to the air. These

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WHAT ARE DUST MITES AND HOW CAN I PREVENT THEM?

Dust mites are microscopic bugs that infest mattresses, your most-used upholstered furniture and carpets. They don’t carry diseases, but if

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SHOULD I BE PRESENT DURING A TERMITE INSPECTION?

Yes, you should be present during a termite inspection. Here are a few items to specifically note during the inspection:

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KNOW YOUR SPIDERS

HOW TO IDENTIFY THE GOOD SPIDERS FROM THE BAD There really isn’t a good spider vs. bad spider. It just

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IS TERMITE CONTROL A DO-IT-YOURSELF JOB?

No way! Termites congregate in the thousands. It takes full-strength pest-control products and a trained professional to locate them and

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IS IT SAFE TO SPRAY PEST CONTROL PRODUCTS MYSELF?

Pest-control products sold to homeowners are pretty safe, but it’s important to follow the manufacturer’s directions to the letter.   Here

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HOW OFTEN SHOULD I APPLY A PEST-CONTROL PRODUCT?

Even if the label on your pest-control product says the treatment will last for 90 days, apply it monthly. The

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HOW DO WE GET RID OF GOPHERS?

There are a number of products on the market for gopher control and often times it takes a combination of

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HOW DO I GET RID OF BED BUGS?

If you’re letting the bed bugs bite, you’re not alone. There’s been an extraordinary increase in reports of bed bug infestations, says

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HOW DO I CHOOSE A PEST-CONTROL PROFESSIONAL?

Thanks to the National Pest Management Association for these tips: Deal only with a qualified and licensed pest-management company. Ask

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HOW DO BUGS GET INTO MY HOUSE?

Sometimes, they walk right through the front door. Or the back door or the garage door, which you probably leave

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How Can You Prevent Woodpeckers From Damaging Your Home?

What Can Be Done To Get Rid Of Pesky Woodpeckers? Listen To The Podcast “Woodpecker” is an apt name for

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HOW CAN I PREVENT BUGS FROM GETTING IN MY HOUSE?

Here are some tips from my exterminator friends:  Expect unwelcome houseguests like spiders and scorpions from March until the end

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HOW CAN I PREVENT BED BUGS FROM HITCHHIKING A RIDE HOME?

Bed bugs are hitchhiking their way out West. Bed bugs had been eradicated from the U.S. in the 1950s when the

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