Part One: Ten of the deadliest insects

Even though insects are small, some of them are quite dangerous to humans, directly and indirectly. This blog is a two part series of the ten deadliest insects. Here is 10 through 6: 10. Hemiptera – Everyone is afraid of anything that sucks blood. These bugs are nicknamed as a “kissing bug” as they feed off blood of larger animals … Read More

Winter Pests 101

When winter times comes, you may notice that the amount of insects that are bugging you significantly decrease, so you may not need the services of a Pest Control Wichita KS company as often. Like all animals, insects have found a way to adapt to the cold winter weather. Here are several different ways that insects adapt to the winter season: … Read More

Fall pests of the Midwest

With fall already here and the temperatures getting lower at night, pests will be seeking heat as they try to find shelter. This makes your house a perfect home for these fall pests: Mice: While you may occasionally see mice during the other seasons, fall is when you will begin to see more of these pests infiltrate your house. Your … Read More

Winning against termite infestation

[heading type=2]Say Goodbye to Termite Infestation[/heading] The best approach to protect your home from termite infestation is to avoid conditions that aid termites in gaining access. There are several simple things you can do to help avoid termites. First, do not allow the wood from your home to come in contact with the soil. The minute wood sets on earth, … Read More

Termites in my home?

Termites are cryptic creatures. Their nests are concealed in the soil and their bridges to our homes are covered in mud. Because of their hidden nature, they are difficult to spot. Often, they invade homes through obscure places, mysteriously appearing in walls and windows or found sneaking up foundations in mud tubes. Seldom do we see termites in the open … Read More

Termites…an age old problem

Q. What is the latest on termites and control of them?   A. Good question…termites have been around for millions of years. If you Google “termites,” you will see how they are a light-colored social insect that forms large colonies. Many species live in warm or tropical regions, feed on wood, and are highly destructive to trees and wooden structures. … Read More

Rodent Control for your Home

Pest proofing your home from rodents can sometimes be a hassle, which is why hiring a good rodent control company is a must. Forty percent of mammal species are considered rodents, and can be found in vast numbers on all continents other than Antarctica. The most common rodents we encounter in residential settings are mice, rats, voles and shrews. Rodents are specified by their … Read More

Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs are a major pest control problem that can cause unrest in your home. Bed bugs have been known human parasites for thousands of years and have even become increasingly more resistant to pesticides. Many health problems can arise from a bedbug infestation; including skin rashes psychological effects and allergic symptoms. Infestations have been on the rise in recent years due in part to … Read More

Wasps, Hornets, & Their Nests

For homeowners, wasps, hornets, and nests can present aggravating and potentially dangerous problems. A large portion of wasp species are considered parasitic, meaning they depend on a host to lay their eggs. Bees and wasps are closely related, and are often mistaken for one another. Despite being pegged as having a painful and venomous sting, there are a number of … Read More

Flea Infestation and Risks

Fleas are wingless parasites that survive off of the blood of mammals. Their mouths are specially designed to penetrate skin and draw blood. Naturally, a flea infestation in a home is often an uncomfortable, aggravating hassle, as they can be especially hard to remove without the help of a pest control company. There are over 2,000 species of fleas in … Read More