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Termites in Arizona

You’ve heard of termites, but have you ever heard of subterranean termites? The name, subterranean, means existing under the ground. These wood devouring pests were given their name since they live in large, completely underground colonies that thrive in moist soils...

Get to Know Black Widow Spiders

Arizona is home to many insects that can wreak havoc on your home (and leave you with some annoying, itchy bites), and the prevalent black widow warrants caution as it is more venomous than the rest. Black widow spiders are nocturnal and typically keep to themselves...

Roof Rats in AZ

History of Roof Rats in the Phoenix Area The roof rat is also known as the black rat, even though it is not necessarily black in color, but rather is usually dark brown. The typical roof rat measures between 13 to 18 inches long, including its tail and is sleek,...

The Surprising Amount of Bee Species in Arizona

You might be surprised by how many species of bees live in Arizona. While some varieties won’t hurt you other than a little sting, others can be a big threat to you and your family. Knowing how to determine which bees in Arizona are dangerous can help you avoid them...

The Best control Honor Roll

    This is a list of restaurants located in Old Town Scottsdale that are proactive about their pest control, and have stellar food, service, and atmosphere. Cummings is an East Valley based pest control company that services Fountain Hills, and Scottsdale....

Mosquitos in Arizona

It was twelve years ago, summer of 2005, I stepped off the plane and onto the soil of Arizona to pursue a career in structural pest management. Mind you, I was born and raised in Minnesota (as many of my Midwest readers can relate) and the mental preparedness can only...