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Don’t Let Pests Ruin Your Life! Beware of Bed Bug Infestations

If you have bed bugs in your house or apartment, you are in for some serious problems unless you consult a professional bed bug removal service. If you have a severe bed bug infestation on your hands, there is a chance you’ll develop both anxiety and insomnia until this nightmare issue is resolved. Because it’s […]

Major Benefits of a Termite Inspection

Major Benefits of a Termite Inspection The benefits of a termite inspection ensure that your home or premises is free of any termite activity. This is especially crucial if you are purchasing a property, and for maintenance of existing structures which contain timber.  Timber may be present in flooring, walls, stairs, roof, eaves and fittings […]

Centipede vs. Milllipede | Pest Control Tucson

Centipedes vs. Millipedes Centipedes vs. Millipedes – The Duel in the Desert Here are some similarities and differences between the arthropods: Centipedes – arthropods with elongated bodies and one pair of legs per segment. They range in size from less than an inch to several inches. The giant desert centipede is usually 6 to 8 […]

7 Facts About PillBugs

7 Facts About PillBugs Pillbugs go by many names – armadillo bug, potato bug, roly poly & wood louse,  – but whatever you call it, it’s a interesting creature that finds its way into your home. These 7 facts about pillbugs will give you a new insight on the “bug”. Although often associated with insects and are referred […]

Kissing Bugs – The Deadly Smooch! | Pest Control Tucson

Kissing bugs can deliver a real kiss of death Kissing bugs – A member of the Triatominae insect family, are blood sucking insects that are known to prey on humans as a food source. These pests are sometimes called cone-nose bug, masked hunter bug and Mexican bed bug. A major reason these insects are called “kissing […]

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The Importance of Pest Control: 3 Reasons to Get Help Right Away

If you’re a homeowner, it’s important to never underestimate the importance of pest control. Without proper prevention and extermination in the event of an infestation, there are some horrible things that can go wrong that will cause problems for not only your home, but the well being of your family. Here are a few reasons […]

The Arizona Recluse – A Serious Bite! | Pest Control Tucson

The Arizona Recluse – A Serious Bite! Arizona Recluse – Al though technically not a recluse, the Arizona Brown Spider indeed carries the same venom. The Arizona brown spider has a body length of about 1/3 inch and a leg span of 1 to 1.5 inches. Arizona Recluse spiders are generally yellowish-brown to brown in […]


Get Rid of Problematic Pests: Bees, Bed Bugs, and Termites

As we get closer and closer to the warmer months, although that means nicer weather, more outside activities, and overall better moods, there are still serious issues that come with these months. Bugs, pests, unwanted insects, whatever you want to call them, can cause serious problems to your family this summer. Here are a few […]

Arizona Bark Scorpion – Back from hibernation-Pest Control Tucson

Arizona Bark Scorpion – Back from hibernation. The Arizona Bark Scorpion – (Centruroides sculpturatus) is one of the best-known species of scorpion in North America. The Bark Scorpion’s popularity is due to the danger it represents for humans. An adult Bark Scorpion usually has a length of 2.7-3.1 inches and males are larger than females. They […]

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Termites Expected to Cause Serious Problems Across the United States

Termites damage roughly 600,000 homes every year in the United States. Unfortunately, it looks like certain U.S. cities are getting hit even harder with termite infestations. According to Terminx, cities in Alabama, Florida, and Texas should be the most worried about termite infestations in 2017. Although termites cause homeowners and business owners issues across the […]

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Overgrown With Weeds-Don’t Let it be Your Path!

Don’t let this be the path to and from your home! As you know, weeds and can get out of control very fast. Taking no action or procrastinating can lead to more work and more money. Avoid the serious hassle your yard can become by taking action with Essential pest Control’s weed control service. Essential’s […]

Do you have pigeon problems? -Pest-Control-Tucson

Do you Have Pigeon Problems? Pest Control Tucson, bug control Tucson, pest control in Tucson Feral pigeons are the number one urban feathered pest, creating a quite a mess and causing damage where they roost. Pigeons are descendants of domesticated European homing pigeons, so they have a varied diet like grain to human takeaway food. […]

Subterranean Termites and Their Appetite for destruction

Subterranean termites– Sometimes mistakenly referred to as white ants, are small insects that live in underground colonies. Termites are social insects whose colonies are organized into casts with large reproductive termites and smaller workers and soldiers. Workers feed the colony and tend to the needs of the queen while soldiers defend the colony from invaders […]

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How Can Rodents Start A Fire in Your Home?

When it comes to residential pest control services, you can never be too safe. Many people are under the impression that the worst thing any unwanted creature could do if it makes its way into your home is cause you annoyance and maybe some cleanliness issues, when in reality, that’s the least they can do. […]


6 Natural Ways to Keep the Bees at Bay

Dealing with any unwanted pests in your home can surely be a hassle and a headache. However, many people are unaware that by taking a few simple steps for pest control, you can reduce the risk of an unwanted infestation. Bees can wreak havoc on your peace of mind if they find a way into […]

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Avoid the Stinger: Don’t Try to Get Rid of Bees Yourself

Property owning is a lot of fun and can be extremely relaxing if you stay on top of everything. Certain aspects of homeownership, however, aren’t always fun and can cause serious problems if you’re not careful. One of the biggest problems you could face as a homeowner that could soon turn into a nightmare scenario […]

Gophers & Squirrels – The Rarely Mentioned Pest

Gophers & Squirrels – The Rarely Mentioned Pest . Rodent Control – Pest Control Tucson Gophers and squirrels – The rarely mentioned pest, but a pest none the less. Pocket gophers are rodents with a thick body ranging five to seven inches long with a short thinly haired tail, wide head with very small eyes and […]

Ants-The Takeover!

Ants – The Takeover! With more than 12,000 known ant species around the world, ants are sure to make their mark in the deserts of Arizona. Housing over 300 known species, Arizona has the highest diversity of ants in the United States. Ants look a lot like termites, and the two are often confused—especially by […]

What’s that buzz?

What’s That Buzz? The buzz you hear is a big bee season approaching! With all the recent rain yielding more plant growth, the bees are sure to come. Flowers are already blooming and bees are taking every advantage in Tucson. The more food bees have, the stronger the hive and larger the hives will…” bee.” […]

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2 Early Warning Signs of Termite Infestation

Termite damage is a serious issue around the United States and the globe. In the U.S., termites damage roughly 600,000 homes every single year. No homeowner wants to have to worry about these damaging pests, which is why it’s essential that you contact professional pest control services and do everything in your power to prevent […]

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