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

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

Swarming Insects in Your Home

What the experts at Patton Termite & Pest, a trusted Pest Control Wichita KS company will ask you is this: What’s more terrifying…the killer from the Texas Chain Saw Massacre standing in your front yard with his chainsaw running, or a plume of flying insects blowing up in your living room? For some people, it is the bugs suddenly exploding … Read More