Beware of Winter Bugs

Do I really need to worry about winter bugs?   Winter is finally here!!  The trees have lost their leaves, it’s cold, it’s wet, it’s miserable!  But at least I don’t have to deal with bugs?  Or do I? While it is true that cold weather will cause some bugs to hibernate or even migrate, [...]

Southern Utah Ant Invasion

Seriously!! What the heck is going on with all these ants?   If you have lived in Southern Utah for any amount of time at all you have probably uttered these words to yourself on more than one occasion.  They have popped up all over your yard.  You kill them in one spot and three days [...]

Is your Christmas tree infested with bugs?

Oh Christmas Tree Oh Christmas tree........why are there bugs all over me?!  Tis the season for family, friends, gifts and fun!  My family has always had a tradition of getting together just after Thanksgiving and cutting down our very own Christmas tree.  They are beautiful and they smell great!!   Now the bad news... a [...]

4 Ways To Protect Your Home From Scorpions

  I have scorpions!!  Should I move or burn the house down? I can not tell you how many times I have had a client call me with a scorpion issue and the are seriously considering one of these two options.  And with good reason Scorpions are a scary bug! These critters are even difficult [...]

Here’s the buzz about bees

  Help!!  I have bees swarming in my yard!! What do I do? This is a fairly common occurrence. Bees will often build hives in trees, bushes or even in wall voids of your house or garage. Last year while doing some general pest control for a client, I came across a beehive in the cinder block wall [...]

German Roaches are in Southern Utah

German Cockroach So you wake up in the middle of the night with the munchies.  You get out of bed and head down the hall to the kitchen, careful not to wake your spouse or kids.  You reach the kitchen, flip on the light and BAM!!!  German roaches are scattering everywhere!!  They are [...]

Rats in your Walls? Rodents in Utah: The truth.

You've heard the phrase about hearing the bump in the night... well, here in Southern Utah that's a real thing!  We don't have many ghosts and ghouls in our walls and attics, we have rodents!  The mice and rats get in and build themselves nice cozy little nests in the walls of our homes and settle [...]

Bed bugs……the sleepy assassins!!!!!

    Bed bugs creep around bedrooms in the dead of the night looking for unwitting victims!  They puncture the skin and steal your blood to perpetuate their vile existence!   Bed bugs may enter your home undetected through luggage, clothing, used beds and couches, and other items. Their flattened bodies make it possible for [...]

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Spiders of Southern Utah… Did you know ….

  There are almost 4000 different species of spiders in North America alone!  What is worse is that each and every one of them is venomous! Now the good news!  The vast majority of these spiders are completely harmless despite what most people think.  The purpose of spider venom is to subdue the spider's prey [...]

You love Southern Utah… So do termites!

Does Southern Utah have termites? Unfortunately, YES.  But, will my house get termites? Probably, if you do not protect it in some way.  You see, we actually have 2 types of termites, drywood and subterranean.  Drywood termites generally attack your home from the top down.  They leave droppings called frass that look like piles of sawdust. [...]

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