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Blister Beetles

It’s that time of year here in Arizona when Blister beetles begin emerging from the ground and like many insects, have fascinating life cycles that involve stages of dormancy and emergence, especially after winter. Some are what we call Master Blister Beetles which are larger and smaller in size, all from the MelHere’s a more…

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Scorpions and Overgrowth of Property

Scorpions are fascinating creatures, especially in how they adapt to their environment. Overgrowth can play a significant role in keeping them on a property for a few reasons: To manage scorpions on a property, reducing overgrowth can be one strategy. Clearing out dense vegetation, keeping grass mowed, tall shrubs cut down and away from the…

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Facts about Flies

Flies may seem like simple creatures, but they have some fascinating features and behaviors. As incredible as they can be, they are not a pest you want inside your home. Keeping your exterior free of dog waste, dog food, and compost will deter them, or you can call us to assist with knocking down the…

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Preventative Termite Treatment when Renovating

When you renovate your home or business near open plumbing or introduce any new wood framing it is then a Bora-Care Treatment for Termites would be recommended. Bora-Care is a liquid termite treatment that is typically applied to wood surfaces to prevent and control termite infestations.  If you are already renovating areas of your home near open…

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How is Hiring a Pest Control Company with an Associates in Entomology Beneficial?

Misinformation in the context of pest control can be detrimental in several ways. Firstly, it can lead to ineffective pest management strategies, resulting in continued infestations or even exacerbating the problem. Secondly, it can pose risks to human health and the environment if incorrect or unsafe methods are employed. Lastly, misinformation can potentially waste time…

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Shielding Your Home from Subterranean Termite Attack!

Hey there, Arizona neighbors! Ever wondered about those sneaky critters hiding beneath your home’s surface? You guessed it – subterranean termites! These little guys might be tiny, but their appetite for destruction is huge. But don’t fret; we’ve got your back. In this guide, we’ll take you on a journey to understand and prevent termite…

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How, Where, and Why Ants Invade Your Phoenix Home

In Phoenix and surrounding areas, homeowners often face the challenge of ant infestations. Understanding how, where, and why ants enter homes is crucial for effective prevention and management. Scorpion King Exterminating offers insights and solutions for keeping your home ant-free. How Ants Enter Your Home Through Small Openings Attraction to Food Seeking Nesting Sites Weather-Driven…

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Questions to ask during a termite inspection

During a termite inspection, it’s important to gather as much information as possible to assess the extent of any infestation and to determine the best course of action for treatment and prevention. Here are some questions you might consider asking: Confirmation of Termite Presence: Can you confirm whether there are active termites on the property?…

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GERMAN COCKROACHES 

German Cockroaches  German cockroaches (Blattella germanica) are a species of cockroach that are commonly found in homes, restaurants, and other indoor environments. Here are some key characteristics and information about German cockroaches:  Appearance:  German cockroaches are small and light brown or tan in color.  They have two dark parallel stripes running down their backs.  Adults…

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Can I avoid termites if I do a preventative treatment?

Yes, taking preventative measures is a proactive way to reduce the risk of termite infestations in your home or business. Here are some strategies you can consider: Regular Inspections: Conduct regular inspections of your property to detect any signs of termite activity early on. Look for mud tubes, damaged wood, or discarded termite wings. Termites…

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