Yearly Archives: 2018

Wood Ant aka Carpenter Ant

Those Carpenter Ants aren’t builders; They’re destroyers!

Jul 27, 2018 Comments Off on Those Carpenter Ants aren’t builders; They’re destroyers!

The carpenter ant is no typical ant. They aren’t out to invade your summer picnic, or marching in to enjoy the drips of ice cream left on the patio. Carpenter ants are a destructive ant species that tunnel through wood…

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Deer Tick In Fort Worth

Summertime Tick Prevention In Fort Worth

Jun 22, 2018 Comments Off on Summertime Tick Prevention In Fort Worth

Summer in Fort Worth and other North Texas cities makes people thing of the pool, picnics, hiking, and time outdoors. Unfortunately, time outdoors comes with the risk of ticks. In fact, this writer killed a tick on my desk yesterday…

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Spider Control Needed To Keep Spiders Out

Pests The Spring Rainy Season Brings

May 16, 2018 Comments Off on Pests The Spring Rainy Season Brings

It is definitely spring in North Texas, and with spring we get showers and storms.  Annually, the Dallas/Fort Worth area experiences 80 days of precipitation, equaling about 36.14 inches of wet stuff.  March, April, and May are usually the rainiest,…

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Dead Roach Pest Control

April Is National Pest Management Month

Apr 19, 2018 Comments Off on April Is National Pest Management Month

More than 30 years ago, April was designated as National Pest Management Month.  It may have been created to pay respect to the people in the pest control industry, but it sure seems to be the most appropriate month because…

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Spring Time Pest Control

Preparing for Spring Pests

Mar 9, 2018 Comments Off on Preparing for Spring Pests

Come March, most people are ready for spring. For many, it is their favorite time of the year. Spring is the respite from the long winter. The air is fresh and warm. Trees, bushes and flowers begin to bloom and…

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Springtime Pest Control

Springtime Pest Control

Feb 27, 2018 Comments Off on Springtime Pest Control

Springtime in Dallas means spring showers. It also means that as our yards turn green and the flowers bloom, the pests and insects outside will multiply. To help keep your home and family safe, and enjoy a quality of life…

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Zika Virus

Everything You Need to Know About the Zika Virus

Feb 7, 2018 Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About the Zika Virus

Frightening stories of babies born with birth defects after the mother was infected with Zika virus have been circulating the globe for months now. The arrival of the virus in the United States from South America has caused increased interest…

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Pesky Pantry Pests

Dealing With Pesky Pantry Pests

Jan 26, 2018 Comments Off on Dealing With Pesky Pantry Pests

The holidays are over. The flour, spices, oatmeal, cereals and chocolate have been put back in the pantry to be saved for Valentine’s or birthday baking.  As those baking essentials hide in your dark cabinet until they are needed again,…

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Raccoon Pests

Cute But Dangerous Pests: Raccoons

Jan 16, 2018 Comments Off on Cute But Dangerous Pests: Raccoons

The North Texas area has its fair share of wildlife pests. Most are scary to the majority of people, like snakes, but some are fluffy and cute, like chipmunks and raccoons.  Cute does not mean safe. Raccoons are a perfect…

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