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Pre Emergent Weed Control For A Beautiful Weed Free Yard

February 8th, 2019

Even in desert climates, weeds plague our lives. In Arizona, winter rains and monsoons lead to a considerable amount of weed growth both Fall and Spring. Because of this, it’s easy to spend hours hunched over, gloves on, while relentlessly pulling weeds only to wake up the next morning and see that you’ve missed more than a few. It becomes a weekly chore that never seems to accomplish anything, yet we trudge forward in hopes of a weed free yard.

Luckily, rather than spending your cherished Saturdays pulling weeds, there’s a better way to get the landscape that you love. Using pre emergent weed control methods, it’s easy to banish stubborn weeds and prevent overgrowth before the season starts. Read the rest of this entry »

Can Packrats Bring Hantavirus To Your Arizona Home?

January 8th, 2019

We have previously looked at the many reasons why packrats (also known as woodrats) can be one of the most destructive and stubborn pests your Arizona home can attract. The question we often get is whether or not packrats carry the dreaded hantavirus (HPS). Today we are “unpacking” the facts about hantavirus and if you should be worried about a packrat infestation exposing your family to this potentially life-threatening viral infection. Read the rest of this entry »

Bed Bugs: What Every Arizona Homeowner Needs To Know

December 12th, 2018

You might have heard the cute saying “Don’t let the bed bugs bite” but would you be surprised to know that you are more likely to be bitten by a bed bug today than you would have been 50 years ago? These persistent parasites were almost completely wiped out in North America thanks to the invention of DDT, but have made a comeback since the early 2000s thanks to a pesticide-resistant species that has taken homes and bedrooms by storm in recent years. This species is hiding in your sheets and they are coming for your blood. However, how harmful are bedbugs and how worried do you need to be about an infestation? Read the rest of this entry »

How Arizona Homeowners Can Prevent Pack Rat Damage To Home and Autos

December 5th, 2018

When you think about some of the wildlife that causes the most property damage in Arizona, you may be surprised to find that one of the most destructive species is also one of the smallest. Woodrats, also known as pack rats, pose a threat to structures in your home, industrial wiring, and even the internal components of your automobile. Even tiny families of these rodents are capable of causing thousands of dollars of damage in a short period of time as they chew their way through wiring and even steal valuables to take to their nests. These hairy little bandits are bound to be one of the most frustrating infestations for any homeowner to deal with, so today we are taking a closer look at some ways you can keep these invaders out of your car and your home. Read the rest of this entry »

Safety First: How To Prevent Spider And Scorpion Poisoning In Your Arizona Household

November 27th, 2018

Wintertime in Arizona is coming faster than you think, and the local spiders and scorpions are known to take shelter and go to ground in the winter months. Your house can make a very tempting abode to wait for springtime to roll around again. Additionally, shorter days and longer nights give these nocturnal critters more time to wander and hunt to ready themselves for their annual hibernation in the deep winter months. All of these factors may result in a greater chance that you or your family may encounter some of these venomous arachnids in your own home. With this in mind, we are offering some safety tips that can save you from the bites and stings of spiders and scorpions. Read the rest of this entry »

What Time Of The Year Do Scorpions Come Out To Play In Arizona?

November 5th, 2018

Is It Scorpion Season In Arizona?

Scorpions are a familiar sight for homeowners in Tucson-area communities. Unlike other pests, they are much more than just a nuisance. They are tiny, yet dangerous arachnids. Their stings pose a real threat to children, adults, and pets. Scorpions have a very distinct seasonal activity cycle. It is beneficial to know when they are most active and likely to seek shelter in your home or in your yard. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Identify The Three Most Dangerous Spiders In Arizona

October 4th, 2018

In the Tucson area, there are many species of spiders that make themselves unwelcome house guests. While some are fairly harmless pests, such as the tiny jumping spider and the hulking tarantula, there are some arachnids you really need to look out for. Today we are looking into how to identify some of the most dangerous species of spiders that make southeastern Arizona home. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Ways Weed Control Can Make Your Home Pest Free

September 5th, 2018

One of the most underrated ways to keep your home pest-free begins in your front yard. Many of the creepy-crawlies that call Arizona home are often found in the weeds before they move into the house. Letting weeds grow wild in your yard encourages infestation by virtually building a bridge right into your home. Pests including mice, termites, and ants may use these weed patches as shelter or even a food source during some times of the year. Today our spotlight is on some easy steps you can take to control your weeds and the population of pests that they enable. Read the rest of this entry »

Most Effective Termite Treatment Options In Arizona

August 18th, 2018

Termites and their treatment are often a source of confusion with customers. Which company, which product, which technique vary greatly from company to company. Let’s demystify the process and make your decision process much clearer. Read the rest of this entry »

Common Cockroaches In Arizona And How To Deal With Them

August 13th, 2018

Of all the possible pests that may find their way into your Arizona home, cockroaches may be the most unwelcome. These revolting guests misbehave in a variety of ways: making messes, contaminating food, and despoiling your floor with their droppings and shedding of their skin. Many cockroach species are to be found in Arizona, and today we are taking a look at some of the more common ones you are likely to find crawling around your home. Read the rest of this entry »

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