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,...
Mosquitos in Arizona

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...