Staff Entomologist

Patton Termite & Pest Control is proud to announce our new and highly qualified team member, Jordan Sanders- Staff Entomologist! At Patton Termite & Pest Control, we take a great deal of pride in our employee selection and training. We are also a Quality Pro Certified company. This means we are held to a high standard in accordance to business … Read More

Associate Certified Entomologist

Patton Termite & Pest Control now has five Associate Certified Entomologists on staff. This is more than any other company in Kansas. We value knowledge and education and feel confident that our team of professionals can take on any pest issue you may have.

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

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 if they are 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 … Read More

How Do I Know If I Have 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 general. In essence, all of us can be affected by bed bugs. Let’s start out with an important fact: the only way to be 100% sure of a bed … 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

How Can I Tell If I Have Termites?

Termites are small but they have the ability to impact your home in a big way. So many homes in Wichita have termite colonies living in the foundation without the homeowners even realizing it. According to the National Pest Management Association, termites are responsible for as much as five billion worth of property damage each year. In fact, as you … Read More

Termite Swarm Homes in April

What is a termite swarm? Termites can unexpectedly explode from a tiny hole in a wall or a crack in cement creating a horrific scene for homeowners known as a termite swarm. The swarm is the emergence of large numbers of reproductive termites from a termite colony, usually in the spring when conditions are just right. These winged insects, brownish … Read More

Bed bug bite symptoms and treatment

While many people tend to think that bed bugs are only a problem in large-group living situations (like dorms or hotels) or in inner-cities, the truth is that they are a problem all over – suburban areas and rural communities included. Some will want to prevent having a bed bug infestation through DIY methods, but the sad reality is that … 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