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Getting rid of weeds in Arizona – we can help

By | 2021-05-05T15:57:08-07:00 April 5th, 2020|Weeds|

Spring is a beautiful time in Arizona. The weather is perfect and all of our desert plants and wildflowers sprout vibrant blooms. But, spring also brings something that we all could live without – weeds. Weeds in Arizona are a problem that can seem overwhelming to most. No one wants to spend endless hours kneeling [...]

Do cockroaches come up from the drain?

By | 2021-05-05T15:57:27-07:00 December 10th, 2019|Arizona Pests|

Seeing a roach in your house is never great news. Have you ever wondered how they got in uninvited? One comment that I hear often from my clients is that roaches are coming up from the drain. Everyone assumes that because there are roaches in the sewer system, these disease-carrying creepy crawlies must be coming [...]

Rats in Arizona: Roof Rats and Norway Rats

By | 2021-05-05T16:30:39-07:00 December 1st, 2019|Arizona Pests|

I used to live in the Arcadia area in Phoenix. Every once in a while, I would notice a rat in the yard. There have lots of news articles in Phoenix that talk about roof rat infestations. How would you know if you have a roof rat at your home or business or a more [...]

Are ground squirrels ruining your yard?

By | 2021-05-05T15:57:36-07:00 February 14th, 2019|Arizona Pests|

There are several types of squirrels in our deserts.  The Harris-Antelope Ground Squirrel, the Rock Squirrel, and the Round-Tailed Ground Squirrel.  All of them are very cute from a distance, but if they’re living in your yard it is a whole different story. You might not you realize how much damage one of these little [...]

Mosquito Control – Protect your Family and Pets

By | 2021-05-05T15:57:41-07:00 July 17th, 2018|Arizona Pests|

Arizona's monsoon rains are upon us and the mosquitoes will soon follow. Before I talk about mosquito control in Arizona, here are a few facts about these pests. Did you know that only female mosquitoes are to blame for mosquito bites? Females use their mouth parts to pierce the skin of warm blooded animals, drawing [...]