Tips To Keep Ants Away

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Patton Termite & Pest Control has made this guide to give you some helpful tips to keeps ants away from your home this spring. Ants will be emerging even before the plants start to bloom! Foraging ants are looking for food and water in or around your home. There are things that are appealing to ants inside but there may … Read More

Staff Entomologist

Patton Termite & Pest Control is proud to announce our new and highly qualified team member, Jordan Sanders- Staff Entomologist! At Patton Termite & Pest Control, we take a great deal of pride in our employee selection and training. We are also a Quality Pro Certified company. This means we are held to a high standard in accordance to business … Read More

Technician Spotlight- Tim Dahl

We have composed a short list of questions for our technicians to answer regarding their experiences in the pest control industry. We will be posting a different “Technician Spotlight” for each technician. Our technicians are all responsible for different routes of residential and commercial pest control within Wichita and the surrounding areas. Their experiences and expertise in the field helps … Read More

What NOT to Do If You Have Bed Bugs

Discovering bed bugs in your home, and most likely your bed, can be a very disturbing moment and we want to help you know what NOT to do if you have bed bugs. Knowing what not to do is equally as important as knowing what to do. Usually, people call for help after the bed bug problem has been going … Read More

Associate Certified Entomologist

Patton Termite & Pest Control now has five Associate Certified Entomologists on staff. This is more than any other company in Kansas. We value knowledge and education and feel confident that our team of professionals can take on any pest issue you may have.

How Does an Exterminator Treat for Termites?

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Do you want to know how an exterminator treats for termites? Read the article below for a detailed description of the process a professional will take to treat  your property for termites. About Termites   Termites are wood-destroying insects that live in the soil. They are present in every state in the United States except for Alaska. Their part in nature is … Read More

Winter Pests 101

Winter in Wichita, Kansas can be quite unpredictable. Some years it gets very cold and others it can be quite mild. Despite the fluctuating weather, insect pressures are still usually fairly consistent. Like all animals, insects have found a way to adapt to their environment. Here are several different ways that insects have adapted to the winter season: They avoid … Read More

How To Keep Mice Out of My Home

If you’re wondering how to keep mice out of your home, follow the guide below to learn why, where, and how they might be getting inside. What Are Mice Looking For? The first and most important step for keeping invaders out is to figure out where and why they are getting in. Cracks, creases, and holes allow mice or insects to get … Read More

Bug Themed Games for Kids

Garden Bug Tic-Tac-Toe There are many different bug themed games for kids that you can easily create in your own home! The best part of creating your own game is that you can cater to the interests of yourself or your children when choosing a theme. Many kids enjoy bugs so this is a great theme that can be applied … Read More

About Patton Termite & Pest Control

Here’s the story of the beginning of Michael Patton’s career in pest control and the founding of Patton Termite & Pest Control. About Michael Patton Michael Patton, A.C.E. (Associate Certified Entomologist) was born in Quantico, VA. He was born at the naval hospital as the son of a U.S. Marine. His family moved to Southeast Oklahoma where he attended elementary … Read More