Cricket Control in Phoenix Arizona

Crickets seem harmless enough – until you have a cricket infestation in your home. Then, in addition to dealing with the creepy-crawly factor, you have to endure the crickets’ constant chirping. Crickets are everywhere in Arizona. House crickets are the type you’re most likely to see (or hear) in and around your home or commercial building in Phoenix and throughout the Valley.

House crickets are a yellowish-brown or tan color and are typically just shy of 1 inch in size. One of the biggest problems with these pests is the males’ constant chirping to attract females. However, crickets are also a common food source for scorpions and spiders – and whenever you have a food source present on your property, you’re increasing the chance of attracting other pests.

Crickets are omnivores that usually eat plants, fungi, dead bugs and – when food is scarce – each other. The landscaping around Phoenix area homes provides ample food and water for crickets. Landscaping and our mild climate also provide ideal nesting sites and breeding conditions. Left uncontrolled cricket populations can increase rapidly.

The first step in treating a cricket infestation is finding cricket nests – and Bug Guardian’s expert service technicians know where to look. Crickets have plenty of places to nest, but they prefer damp, moist areas. Crickets need daytime hiding places to avoid drying out and overheating, especially in the Arizona heat. More often than not, crickets’ hiding places become their nesting sites. Common nesting sites include under the cusp of stucco siding, meter boxes and block walls that commonly surround Phoenix-area homes.

If you find yourself in need of pest control services feel free to call Bug Guardian Pest Prevention today!

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Bee Control in Cave Creek

Bee in Arizona

Bees can be found around Cave Creek homes during the spring and summer months of the year. Bees typically make nests in openings and on exterior furniture and light fixtures. They will also set up residence under light fixtures, deck railings and eaves of Cave Creek homes.

Bee problems are most noticeable during the spring and summer, when bees are notorious for disrupting outdoor activities, especially when food or drinks are available. One way to implement bee control is to keep food or drinks covered while outdoors, which will help to get rid of bees when they are searching for food. It is important to take extra caution when shooing away bees to prevent stings or other bee problems.

The experts at Bug Guardian Pest Prevention specialize in safe bee control and bee removal solutions. Sometimes bees can be difficult to control, particularly when the bee nests are concealed or difficult to access.Bug Guardian Pest Prevention knows effective methods for getting rid of bees and their nests, and preventing bees from building future nests in the same location. In order to protect you and your family from getting stung during bee removal, it is best to contact aBug Guardian Pest Prevention expert who has the proper gear and bee control solutions.

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Black Widows in Fountain Hills

Female black widow spider in web

Black widows are common across the American Southwest and can often be found in cracks, crevices, and debris while hiking in the Grand Canyon, Havasupai, or the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.One of the most notorious bugs in existence, black widows have earned a reputation for being a poisonous and even deadly spider.  While fatalities from black widow bites are extremely rare, precaution should still be exercised when dealing with these venomous spiders.

The black widow avoids light and is usually found in dry, undisturbed places outdoors such as in woodpiles, under stacked stones, boards or building materials, in boxes or crates, in trash piles or tree stumps, even in rodent burrows. Favorite places are in man-made outdoor structures such as outhouses, sheds, barns, chicken houses, and under porches, decks or eaves. Black widows may be encountered in outdoor meter boxes and even in rodent bait stations. Indoors, they can be found in crawlspaces and in undisturbed corners of basements or garages.

That said, if you’re noticing a rising number of Black Widows near your Fountain Hills home it may be time to have a Bug Guardian Pest Prevention come to you for home for service.

 

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Fleas & Ticks In Scottsdale

Brown ticks in Gilbert Arizona

If you believe TICKS or FLEAS have become an issue on your pet & Scottsdale property, it is important to take action as soon as possible. Fortunately, you can protect yourself & your family in the Scottsdale area with our effective tick & flea control services. Your pets will need to be treated by a veterinarian, or a vet approved flea/tick product, such as Advantix or Frontline. Special attention should be paid to lawns, shrubbery, & pet beds. Areas that can provide harborage for these pests such as piles of building materials in the yard, also need to be addressed. If you have indoor pets, your flooring, upholstered furniture & particularly areas that your pet sleeps, must be treated as well.

We at Bug Guardian Pest Control take a meticulous approach to all services that we provide & pride ourselves on being prompt, efficient and thorough in all our pest control methods.

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Fleas & Ticks In Scottsdale

Brown ticks in Gilbert Arizona

If you believe TICKS or FLEAS have become an issue on your pet & Scottsdale property, it is important to take action as soon as possible. Fortunately, you can protect yourself & your family in the Scottsdale area with our effective tick & flea control services. Your pets will need to be treated by a veterinarian, or a vet approved flea/tick product, such as Advantix or Frontline. Special attention should be paid to lawns, shrubbery, & pet beds. Areas that can provide harborage for these pests such as piles of building materials in the yard, also need to be addressed. If you have indoor pets, your flooring, upholstered furniture & particularly areas that your pet sleeps, must be treated as well.

We at Bug Guardian Pest Control take a meticulous approach to all services that we provide & pride ourselves on being prompt, efficient and thorough in all our pest control methods.

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