Category : Frisco TX Exterminator

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Pest Control Tips for Texas residents . . . June 2019

Texas Flies Pest Patrol and June 2019 Update Table of Contents Pest Patrol Flies Welcomed Praise! On a Personal Note Referral Rewards Pest Patrol Flies: Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Denton County, Dallas County and surrounding areas Flies always have two wings (but not more.) There are thousands of species; dozens in this area. Ecologically, flies serve two important purposes: (1) They are pollinators (second only to bees) and (2) They help clean up the environment by eating decaying matter (and laying their eggs in decaying matter as a food source after hatching). But that still doesn’t mean you want them around Read more
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Pest Control Tips for Texas residents . . . May 2019

Texas Springtails Pest Patrol and May 2019 Update Table of Contents Pest Patrol Springtails Welcomed Praise! On a Personal Note Referral Rewards Pest Patrol Springtails: Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Denton County, Dallas County and surrounding areas Springtails are tiny, usually 1/32nd to 1/16th inch long (shorter than the year stamp on a penny.) Depending on the species, the color can be black, grey, white, yellow or red. They get their name because they spring-jump 3 – 4 inches with a tail-like appendage folded under their body. And while they are harmless to humans and animals, they can be a nuisance. Springtails Read more
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Pest Control Tips for Texas residents . . . April 2019

Texas Fleas Pest Patrol and April 2019 Update Table of Contents Pest Patrol Fleas Welcomed Praise! On a Personal Note Referral Rewards How to Pick the Best Rodent Control Services Pest Patrol Fleas: Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Denton County, Dallas County and surrounding areas Fleas are parasites who feed by sucking blood from their host – your cat, dog, bird, bunny or YOU. They have adapted well to this purpose – flattened bodies to move through fur, feathers or clothing, strong claws to hold onto their host, a tough outer body that withstands attempts to eliminate them by scratching or squashing, Read more
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Pest Control Tips for Texas residents . . . March 2019

Texas Crickets Pest Patrol and March 2019 Update Table of Contents Pest Patrol Crickets Welcomed Praise! On a Personal Note Referral Rewards How to Prevent a Texas Rat Infestation​ Pest Patrol Centipedes and Crickets: Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Denton County, Dallas County and surrounding areas There are several species of crickets in this area ranging in size from 1⁄2 to 1 1⁄2 inches long. One of their most recognizable features is the ability to make a chirping sound with their body. Their preferred habitat is outside in cool, dark, damp places like under logs, rocks, leaves and wood. But under the Read more
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Pest Control Tips for Texas residents . . . February 2019

Pest Control Tips for Texas residents . . . Delivered with a Smile! Table of Contents Pest Patrol Centipedes and Millipedes Welcomed Praise! On a Personal Note Referral Rewards 8 Steps for a Do-It-Yourself Rodent Inspection Have Your Other Service Providers Look For Signs of rats Pest Patrol Centipedes and Millipedes: Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Denton County, Dallas County and surrounding areas Millipedes look like worms with legs; centipedes tend to be have flatter bodies. Both have many legs but nowhere near as many as their name implies. (Centi is Latin for 100 and Mille means 1,000.) And both have long Read more
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Pest Control Tips for Texas residents . . . January 2019

Pest Control Tips for Texas residents . . . Delivered with a Smile! Table of Contents Amazing Comeback Pest Patrol Silverfish Random Fact File Happy Anniversary in 2019 Bet You Didin’t Know Confused Classified Quote of the Month A Satisfying Slumber Welcomed Praise! On a Personal Note Referral Rewards Rodents Invade Attics and Crawlspaces Causing Thousands of Dollars in Damage! Optional Lifetime Warranty Happy New Year! A new calendar. A fresh start. I hope the new year brings you wonderful opportunities and joy to you and yours! Amazing Comeback In the 1930s a Cincinnati soap company created a doughy detergent Read more
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Pest Control Tips . . . Delivered with a Smile!

Pest Control Tips . . . Delivered with a Smile! Table of Contents Rock of Ages Pest Patrol Random Fact File Reindeer Like Rudolph An A+ Idea December Trivia Quote of the Month More Dumb Criminals Welcome Praise! On a Personal Note Referral Rewards Rodents Invade Attics and Crawlspaces Causing Thousands of Dollars in Damage! Optional Lifetime Warranty Happy holidays to you and yours! As this year draws to a close, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for being my very valued client! Rock of Ages In the 1930s a meteorite fell from the night sky onto Read more
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The Exterminator Left; Now What? Cleaning Tips for After Treatment

It’s only been a few minutes since the exterminator left your home, but you’re already thinking, when can I clean? And it’s only natural. After all, in addition to freeloading off of you, the bugs that infested your home may have been carrying diseases that could transfer to you and any other residents or family. What’s more, a pest control professional just applied potentially dangerous chemicals to various areas of your home. Yikes! Although you don’t want to remove any of the treatment the exterminator left behind accidentally, you certainly don’t want to neglect your cleaning duties for the next Read more
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When Fumigation is Necessary vs General Pest Control

Not all pest control options are created equal. You’ve probably seen a home tented, but when is this really necessary? Fumigation, also known as “tenting,” is a treatment for the complete extermination of pests. Tenting is a drastic measure used to rid a structure of a severe infestation. Fumigation is also used on shipping containers to kill any exotic pests from overseas. General pest control, however, is a more localized approach for smaller problems such as rodents, carpenter ants and roaches. Most commonly, tenting treats a serious termite infestation. All food must be properly stowed and all people and pets Read more
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Visible Signs It’s Time for Termite Pest Control Services

Termites cause billions of dollars in structural damage in the United States, but termite pest control will teach you the signs of these pests so you can protect your home from costly and overwhelming damage. Thankfully, termites are easy to see, and they leave behind noticeable damage, but you need to know what to look for. Here are some visible signs that you have a termite problem. Actual Termites Most people know when they have cockroaches or mice because they are familiar with the look of these pests. Unfortunately, many people do not even realize how termites look. First and Read more