Pest Control Tips & News

Pest Control Tips & Strategies For The Sacramento Area
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Nov 10 2021

8 Mistakes with Pest Control to Avoid for Homeowners in Folsom

Getting rid of pests in your home successfully requires knowing what not to do. Here are mistakes...
The Different Types of Spiders Found in Homes
Oct 19 2021

The Different Types of Spiders Found in Homes

There are a few different types of spiders that are commonly found in homes. This guide will teach...
Preventing Infestation: How to Spot Bed Bugs Early
Sep 22 2021

Preventing Infestation: How to Spot Bed Bugs Early

Bed bugs are notoriously difficult to get rid of, and an infestation can have serious...
How to Spot Common House Pests
Aug 05 2021

How to Spot Common House Pests

Do you think you might have some pests in your home but don’t know what they are? Learn more...
A Homeowner's Guide on How to End a Carpenter Ant Infestation
Jul 09 2021

A Homeowner’s Guide on How to End a Carpenter Ant Infestation

A Homeowner's Guide on How to End a Carpenter Ant InfestationCarpenter ants can wreak havoc on...
Everything to Consider When Choosing a Pest Control Service
Jun 16 2021

Everything to Consider When Choosing a Pest Control Service

Finding the right people to get rid of pests in your home requires knowing your options. Here is...
Termite Damage: This Is What They Can Do to Your House
May 07 2021

Termite Damage: This Is What They Can Do to Your House

When it comes to destructive pests, termites are by far one of the most notorious creatures in the...
The Different Types of Termites Found in Homes
Apr 09 2021

The Different Types of Termites Found in Homes

There are several common types of termites you should be familiar with. If you would like to learn...
How to Spot and Remove the Most Common Household Pests
Mar 09 2021

How to Spot and Remove the Most Common Household Pests

Are you grossed out by pests in your home? A Consumer Affairs survey listed common household pests...
Warning Signs You Should Call Pest Control
Feb 08 2021

Warning Signs You Should Call Pest Control

Warning Signs You Should Call Pest ControlSome pest infestations are more obvious than others....
6 Warning Signs of a Cockroach Infestation
Jan 10 2021

6 Warning Signs of a Cockroach Infestation

6 Warning Signs of a Cockroach InfestationDo you suspect that there are pests in your home? Here...
6 Most Common Pests and Plant Diseases
Dec 08 2020

6 Most Common Pests and Plant Diseases

6 Most Common Pests and Plant Diseases Owning a home and garden comes with its fair share of...
The Different Types of Bed Bugs Explained
Nov 14 2020

The Different Types of Bed Bugs Explained

There are several different types of bed bugs you should be familiar with. You can check out our...
9 Common Pests and the Diseases and Illnesses They Can Cause
Oct 09 2020

9 Common Pests and the Diseases and Illnesses They Can Cause

It’s not just bed bugs you should worry about. Read this article to learn how some of the...
6 Early Signs of Bed Bugs Everyone Should Look Out For
Sep 14 2020

6 Early Signs of Bed Bugs Everyone Should Look Out For

Bed bugs are not only gross, they can raise concerns to your health. This guide lists 7 early...
How to Tell If You Have Termites in Your Home
Aug 13 2020

How to Tell If You Have Termites in Your Home: 9 Common Signs

Termites can be extremely destructive to your home. This guide on how to tell if you have termites...
7 Most Common House Pests and How to Spot Them
Jul 22 2020

7 Most Common House Pests and How to Spot Them

7 Most Common House Pests and How to Spot ThemKeeping your house clean and comfortable involves...
Ratatat: 7 Signs That You Have a Rodent Infestation
Jun 11 2020

Ratatat: 7 Signs That You Have a Rodent Infestation

Did you know that rats cost the U.S. $19 billion in economic damages in the year 2000? They...
Different Types of Bugs and Pests (And How to Spot Them!)
May 07 2020

Different Types of Bugs and Pests (And How to Spot Them!)

Pests like roaches and other insects can wreak havoc on your home, your sanity, and your health....
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Jan 12 2017

California Mosquito Populations Increase Ten-Fold

Mosquito populations have increased as much as ten-fold over the past five decades in New York,...
LED Lights Reduce Unwanted Pests
Dec 30 2016

LED Lights Reduce Unwanted Pests

[et_pb_row] It's winter in Sacramento which means the days are short and the nights are long for...
Dec 19 2016

Can Goats Help In Rodent Control?

In overgrown areas where bushes and shrubs dominate the landscape with thick ground cover and...
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Dec 10 2016

Protection Against Zika Just As Important During Winter

Here in California mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus are slowly beginning to spread. Northern...
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Dec 03 2016

West Nile Virus Rising In Sacramento & Linked To Shorter Life Span

West Nile virus may be much more deadly than previously believed, with deaths attributable to the...
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Nov 28 2016

Why Are Raccoons Common In Sacramento

In Sacramento, like most of the country, raccoons can be found all over the place. Their...
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Nov 14 2016

Zombie Flies Terrorize Northern California (And Bees Suffer)

A tiny parasitic fly has emerged as a previously unrecognized suspect in colony collapse disorder...
Nov 02 2016

Tick Bites May Cause Allergy To Meat

Allergies are often difficult to diagnose, particularly those caused by food or unconventional...
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Oct 18 2016

Turning Mosquitoes Off From Human Flavor

Mosquitoes are such a pain and the Sacramento area is heavily entrenched in an endless war...
Brown Widow Spider
Oct 13 2016

Sac Pest Invasion: Brown Widow Spider

I'm going to tell you right up front that the brown widow spider is gnarly invader to California...
Oct 06 2016

How To Save Someone Allergice To Bees

As summer begins to fade into fall, Sacramento residents fill the time before winter with picnics,...
bed-bug
Sep 24 2016

Bedbugs Infest Walmart

Recently in Arizona a man was bitten by bedbugs while shopping at Walmart. Jose Avalos de Leon and...
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Sep 12 2016

Wasps Hit Sac With Force

With wasp season in the Sacramento area in full swing it's a good idea to take extra precaution to...
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Sep 06 2016

Sac Pest Invasion: Leaffooted Bug

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Aug 26 2016

Mysterious Tiny Red Bites Could Be Oak Mites

Many fear it could be a disease-carrying mosquito or sleep-invading bed bugs. But from...
Cockroaches
Aug 19 2016

Flying Cockroaches! Heat Sends Pest Soaring In Sacramento

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Aug 10 2016

Sac Pest Invasion: Bagrada bug

Yet another beetle makes its mark on Sac Pest Invasion this week. This time we are examining the...
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Aug 01 2016

Zika Spreads to USA

Zika virus has begun to spread within the boarders of the United States with 10 people having been...
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Jul 25 2016

Japanese Beetle Threat Persists In Carmichael

Over the last several years the Sacramento area has been struggling to resist the spread of the...
House Ant
Jul 14 2016

Odorous House Ants: Sacramento’s Most Common Pest

It should be no surprise that the most common pest in Sacramento is an ant. There are 1.6 million...
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Jul 05 2016

Sac Pest Invasion: Citrus leafminer

This week in Sac Pest Invasion we'll be examining the recent spread of the Citrus Leafminer...
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Jun 24 2016

California braces for arrival of Zika virus

Los Angeles vector control specialists are going door to door looking to stop the mosquito born...
Jun 16 2016

Sacramento Summer of Wasps

Summer is coming and as the weather changes, so to does the life cycle of many insects local to...
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Jun 09 2016

Sac Pest Invasion: Japanese Beetle

It's time to take a look at another invasive pest insect destroying plants throughout the...
Jun 02 2016

Elk Grove Fish Fight Mosquitoes

Mosquito season is upon us and the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District has yet...
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May 25 2016

New Deadly Tick Disease Detected

As if ticks weren't bad enough already, a new potentially deadly tick-borne disease has been...
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May 16 2016

Sac Pest Invasion: Spotted Wing Drosophila

This is the first in a series we are doing on the invasive pest species that torment the...
Brown Dog Ticks
May 11 2016

Ticks Enter Sacramento Homes

Tick bites are absolutely awful. When these tiny pests crawl up your skin and bury their head deep...
Asian Citrus Psyllis
Apr 27 2016

ALERT! Invasive Citrus Pest Spotted In Stockton

Limes, lemons, oranges, grapefruits and other citrus fruits are a major agricultural industry in...
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Apr 21 2016

Mosquitoes Rising In Sacramento

Warmer than usual weather is bringing mosquitoes out early in Sacramento this spring which means...
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Apr 19 2016

Spring Awakens Sleeping Stink Bugs

As the weather continues to warm hibernating pests are beginning to emerge from their slumber in...
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Apr 16 2016

Bedbugs Develop Thick Skin

Until the invention of pesticides bedbugs were a common problem that nearly everyone had to deal...