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Getting rid of termites in Arizona

By | 2021-05-05T15:57:17-07:00 January 10th, 2020|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 [...]

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 [...]

Bees in Phoenix are back with a vengeance

By | 2021-05-05T15:57:50-07:00 May 17th, 2018|Arizona Pests|

Have you you seen bees in this season? With the rain we had in the fall and a extremely fair winter season, flowers are starting to bloom early this year. Blooming flowers means feeding time for bees. We've already had multiple calls regarding bee removal. Some of the most common places you'll find them are [...]

Cockroaches like Arizona too

By | 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!

By | 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

By | 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 [...]