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Random Bedbug Facts

We get lots of questions about bedbugs. While they are annoying – there are some pretty interesting facts about bedbugs that you may be able to use in a trivia game one day. Bedbugs, or cimicidae, are small parasitic insects that feed on human blood. Reddish-brown, flattened, oval shaped and wingless, adult bed bugs grow to 4–5mm in length and 1.5–3mm wide. To feed, the pests pierce the skin of …Read More

Attack of the Arizona Roaches

Some of the commercial accounts that we have acquired over the years are restaurants in Arizona.  A problem that we encounter is that many restaurant owners/managers have absolutely no idea that they have a roach problem or any other type of existing pest control issue.  A restaurant we sprayed today in Chandler, AZ is a good example of this.  The owner wanted us to come and do some “preventative pest …Read More

Bed Bugs Are Everywhere In AZ

Branches of the Vancouver Public Library are having issues with bed bugs.  They had an infestation within the last couple of years, and apparently they are back again.  One of the main places they are being found are in the library books on the shelves.  Since the bed bugs are so flat and only about the size of an apple seed (full grown), they have the ability to hide in …Read More

Wasps and bees in the Wild West

The wasp is a terrifying insect, not only does it have the ability to fly and sting, it can also bite. This is the reason many people believe that being “stung” by a wasp is much more severe than being stung by a bee. While the sting is still very painful, some bees die after stinging just once, so they aren’t always able to continuously attack. The wasp on the …Read More

Termites Are Taking Over Arizona

Termites are one of the most destructive pests in Arizona.  I am constantly pointing out mud tunnels to customers while out on my route in the East Valley.  There are so many unsuspecting people falling victim to these nasty little creatures.  Many people are under the impression that simply spraying a chemical will get rid of termites, however, that is not the case. “Trench and drench,” is a method where …Read More