What Do Bed Bugs Look Like?

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Not everyone knows what bed bugs look like. They aren’t a pest that you’ll see actively invading your home like ants or spiders.  If you’re one of the lucky few, you’ve never come into contact with bed bugs before. If you’re not so lucky, you may have had bed bug bites but not seen the bugs themselves. Many people also … 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

Winter Pests in Wichita 101

Winter in Wichita, Kansas can be quite unpredictable, but not when it comes to pests. 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 … Read More

Technician Spotlight- Kyle Johnson

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. They 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 them … Read More

How Do I Know If I Have Bed Bugs? Ask an Exterminator.

Patton Termite & Pest Control is a local exterminator that can help with any pest you are having an issue with in Wichita and surrounding areas, including bed bugs! Bed bugs are a real problem in Wichita, KS, especially for people who travel, have kids in school, stay in hotels, buy second-hand furniture, or just interact with other people in … Read More

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

The best way to ensure that you effectively get rid of bed bugs in your home or business to is to seek the help of professionals. Skilled exterminators use conventional, steam, and/or heat treatments that have been proven for decades to be the most successful and efficient way to get rid of these pests for good. Don’t Do Anything The … Read More

Bed bug bite symptoms and treatment

When talking about bed bugs, people usually think of large group-living situations like hotels, dorms, and apartments. The truth is, bed bugs are a problem all over. Suburban areas and rural communities alike face bed bug problems regularly. Some will try to deal with a bed bug infestation through DIY methods, but the sad reality is that there really aren’t … 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

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, here in the Midwest, fall is when you will begin to see more of these pests … 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