Swarming Bugs

Termite Swarm on sidewalk

During the warm seasons in Kansas it is typical to see swarming bugs flying around or amassing in various locations. A large mass of winged insects near or inside your home or place of business is very startling to see. People tend to panic because there are so many insects present in a swarm. Panic is not necessary, but insect … Read More

Tips To Keep Ants Away

Odorous House Ants

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

How Do I Get Rid of Ants?

Black ants trailing up the exterior of a home

Early Spring in Wichita, Kansas, brings small, blackish-brown ants that show up on the kitchen counter, in the bathroom, or other places in the home that you just want to get rid of! You may also see them trailing into your house through windows and cracks around doors. If they locate something sweet inside, these little invaders will alert the … Read More

Help! I Have Ants in my Kitchen!

If you have ants in your kitchen, it can be pretty disconcerting. Ants carry germs and can create an uncomfortable atmosphere in your home, especially in the kitchen. The important thing to understand  is that you can’t get rid of ants on your own. You need professional help. Adopting better cleaning techniques and generally putting food away might help your … Read More

Interview with the Owner

What should home owners be thinking about right now? This time of year, people should be getting ready for bugs that will emerge in the spring. Brown recluses are hibernating in the attic and having babies and once it warms up they will come down looking for food. Because of this, it’s best to be proactive and do an attic … Read More

Keeping Pesky Ants Away

It happens when you’re least expecting it: you walk into your kitchen and see ants swarming on your food or dishes. You may even find them on top of that banana you were about to eat or crawling across your kitchen table. Pesky ants or an ant trail is an unwelcome sight for everyone. In situations like these, you’ll need … Read More

Ants

With warmer temps and spring rains, you often get ants invading your home, but the Spring isn’t the only time of year you can see these invaders. If they decide to move a colony inside, they can be seen throughout the year.  Although there are quite a few species of ants that inhabit Kansas, only a few are an annoyance … Read More