Black Widow Control in Anthem

As the temperature increases in Arizona you might notice that more and more black widows are noticeable in your Anthem home.

Why be concerned about Black Widow Spiders?

  • The venom of a Black Widow Spider is 15 times stronger than a rattlesnake!
  • The Black Widow Spider bite feels like a pinprick. If bitten, a person experiences nausea, muscle ache, and paralysis of the diaphragm which makes breathing difficult. In rare cases, bites can be fatal—especially to small children or the elderly.
  • Black Widow Spiders are shy but move quickly and bite, if disturbed.

Identifying Black Widow Spider Infestations:

  • Identifying Black Widow Spiders of the female species is easier, as they can be seen hanging upside down on their webs, which makes the red hourglass mark very visible. The male Black Widow Spiders are harmless—only the females bite.
  • Black Widow Spiders can be found hiding in dark places like garages, wooden piles, cellars, shades, etc. and the webs can be observed closer to the ground.
  • The female Black Widow Spider spins a large web in which they suspend a cocoon filled with hundreds of eggs, and the female Black Widow Spider rarely leaves the web.
  • If you spot a Black Widow Spider, do not bother it.

Black Widow Spider Control must be thorough and your cooperation enlisted in removing any Black Widow Spider webs. If you believe you have a Black Widow Spider infestation in your Anthem home contact Bug Guardian Pest Control today.

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Fountain Hills Scorpion Control

Fountain Hills, Arizona is a scenic desert town world-renowned for The Fountain, at 560 feet more. Fountain Hills, Arizona is also ‘home’ to Scorpions. All Scorpions are venomous—using venom to paralyze and kill prey or for their self-defense. Adult and small, young Scorpions inject the same amount of venom.

Most widespread in the Fountain Hills area is the Arizona Bark Scorpion, the most venomous and only deadly Scorpion in Arizona. This Scorpion’s sting can be fatal to young children, the elderly, or those at risk to venom. The Arizona Bark Scorpion (1-3 inches in length) is the most regularly encountered Scorpion. The Arizona Bark Scorpion is also one of relatively few species that climb.

Scorpions like to hide in dark, quiet areas such as closets, storage areas, seldom-used shoes, or folded clothes in Fountain Hills, Arizona properties. These most perilous Fountain Hills, Arizona Scorpions are there due to easy water access and shade in/around a property. With the increase in construction in Fountain Hills many scorpions are having to find new homes.

You can be assured that Bug Guardian Pest Prevention has the specific training to take care of any Scorpion issues you may be experiencing.

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Ant Pest Control in Carefree Arizona

Have ants in Arizona invaded your Carefree home? If so, the best course of action to eliminate an infestation is to contact a professional pest control exterminator immediately. Many homeowners use their own methods to rid their home of the ants they find, but the ants return time and time again. This is because the main body of ants often travel to and from their colony, which could be anywhere inside or outside of the home. Scouts are sent by the queen ant to look for food. Once food is found, hundreds and even thousands of ants travel the trail left by the scouts to locate the food. Simply trying to eliminate the ants you see in your home will not solve the problem.

Ants in AZ also cause health risks by contaminating food. Disease and bacteria can be transmitted through their bites and the trails they leave for other ants to follow. A swarm of ants scouting for food will be drawn no matter how clean the surrounding area. Foods left on tidy countertops in the kitchen can attract ants in minutes. Even favorite drinks cannot be left unattended inside or outside of the home. A trained exterminator has the knowledge to completely and efficiently eliminate ants and restore comfort and cleanliness to your residence.

Carpenter ants and fire ants in Carefree and the surrounding area are the most common species that invade homes. Carpenter ants can be just as damaging as termites by burrowing in the wood structure of a home and making nests in the wood. Fire ants bite and can be very harmful and even fatal to those who are allergic to insect bites. If you suspect a problem, calling an Bug Guardian Pest Prevention will save you the cost of expensive repairs or medical bills.

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