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 … 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

Kansas Proud- Giving Back to Our Local Communities

Tragedy Hits Kansas We experienced some severe storms here in Wichita, Kansas on Tuesday, June 26th. However, this was nothing compared to the severity that the city of Eureka, Kansas faced. An F3 tornado directly hit the city of Eureka, Kansas on Tuesday, June 26th.  Many homes were damaged, if not destroyed. The cleanup effort jump started very quickly as many different businesses … Read More

Technician Spotlight- Chris Nichols

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

Termite Treatment Kills the Colony

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Colony Elimination with Sentricon Termite treatment is best managed by a professional. It is not something that can be solved with over the counter products or sprays. Our treatment can only be provided by a licensed and certified technician. The termite treatment that we use is called the Sentricon Always Active Colony Elimination System®. Each termite bait station is equipped with enough … Read More

How Do I Get Rid of Ants?

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In the Wichita area during the early Spring, small, blackish-brown ants can show up on the kitchen counter or in the bathroom in small random numbers. If they locate something sweet, these little invaders can set up a trail of ants leading from the food source to some mysterious nesting site inside walls or window casings. Even if you spray … 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