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

Residential Pest Control in Wichita, Kansas

Residential Exterminator Shaking Hands with Customer

Regularly scheduled residential pest control treatments are crucial if you want to keep your home pest-free throughout the year. In Wichita, certain pest issues can develop during each season. Here at Patton Termite & Pest Control, we focus on different elements of service in each season to help keep your home free from bugs and critters. We provide curative measures … 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

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 Can I Prevent a Rodent Infestation?

September is the time to start rodent prevention because, “It’s summer time and the livin’ is easy…” Already, it’s September in Wichita and mice are beginning to creep into homes in search of winter quarters. Throughout the warm summer days, their lives have been easy with plenty of seeds and insects to munch on. Yet, somewhere in the back of … 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

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

Rodent Control for your Home

Pest proofing your home from rodents can sometimes be a hassle, which is why hiring a good rodent control company is a must. Forty percent of mammal species are considered rodents, and can be found in vast numbers on all continents other than Antarctica. The most common rodents we encounter in residential settings are mice, rats, voles and shrews. Rodents are specified by their … Read More