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Bees in Phoenix are back with a vengeance

2021-06-13T19:02:49-07:00 May 17th, 2021|Arizona Pests|

Have you you seen bees yet this season? Spring and summer are typically when bees appear in the Phoenix area. They're attracted to all of our desert blooming plants and flowers and blooming flowers means feeding time for bees. The Alpha Pest Control team has already had multiple calls regarding bees. Some of the most [...]

Getting rid of termites in Arizona

2021-06-02T10:07:07-07:00 January 10th, 2021|Arizona Pests|

One thing that a homeowner never wants to hear is that they have termites. The thought of these little pests gnawing at the structure of your home is enough to keep you up at night. But, it doesn't have to. Alpha Pest Control can help you solve your termite problems fast. We've been getting a [...]

Cockroaches like Arizona too

2021-05-05T15:57:55-07:00 May 29th, 2015|Arizona Pests|

There's nothing that can give you the heebie jeebies more than seeing a cockroach in your house. They move fast, and it's no secret that they carry diseases. Yuck. We've seen a lot of American cockroaches in AZ lately. That's the most common type. Here's why we're seeing more of them. We like a bit [...]

Rats in Phoenix are moving in!

2021-05-05T15:58:00-07:00 January 2nd, 2012|Arizona Pests|

Do you ever hear scratching in your attic or walls late at night when you're trying to get a good night's sleep?  If so you more than likely have a rat coming in from the cold and getting cozy in your home.  This is a common occurrence for many who live in the valley. Many [...]

Arizona Scorpions are Making a Comeback

2021-05-05T15:58:04-07:00 March 22nd, 2010|Arizona Pests|

The weather is perfect in Phoenix right now -- warm days full of springtime sunshine. But as temperatures begin to rise, Arizona residents might see more scorpions in their homes, their offices or even on a hiking trail. According to a recent report on ABC 15, Banner Good Samaritan received 66 calls about scorpion stings [...]

How to Prevent Bee Stings, aka the Buzz about Bees

2021-05-18T18:41:10-07:00 March 22nd, 2010|Arizona Pests|

There was a report on ABC 15 recently about how you can protect yourself against bee stings. It's important to know that bees are not out to attack unless provoked.  The majority of bees in Arizona are now Africanized bees -- the kind that will aggressively chase you down and sting you if provoked. Bee [...]

Watch Out for Pests in Your Garden

2021-05-05T15:58:13-07:00 February 16th, 2010|Arizona Pests|

Now that the temperature feels more like spring than winter, a lot of us are thinking about sprucing up our lawns. I went out this weekend looking for new plants for the garden in front of my house. It reminded me that there are a few common places where insects like roaches and scorpions like [...]

Bedbugs are back in Arizona

2021-05-05T15:58:23-07:00 February 3rd, 2010|Arizona Pests|

“Sleep tight, don’t let the bedbugs bite” is a phrase that we’ve all heard.  But, until recently, no one really worried much about actually finding bedbugs in their homes.  Almost eradicated in the 1940s, bedbugs are back in a big way.  Alpha Pest Control has serviced a few homes and apartments (100+ units) recently that [...]