Swarming Bugs

Termite Swarm on sidewalk

During the warm seasons in Kansas it is typical to see swarming bugs flying around or amassing in various locations. A large mass of winged insects near or inside your home or place of business is very startling to see. People tend to panic because there are so many insects present in a swarm. Panic is not necessary, but insect … Read More

The Coroner’s Caddy Visits Wichita, KS

As part of the Deader than Dead Tour, the Coroner's Caddy stopped by the Keeper of the Plains in Wichita, Kansas.

The Patton Termite & Pest Control team was thrilled to hear that Corteva, our Sentricon® provider, would be sending the Coroner’s Caddy to visit us in Wichita, Kansas. The Coroner’s Caddy is a hearse with a 7 foot dead termite on top. The Caddy, which is part of the “Deader Than Dead Tour”, is touring the US and stopping by … Read More

Technician Spotlight- Tim Dahl

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

How Does an Exterminator Treat for Termites?

termite technician pulling termite station out of the ground to check it

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 is … Read More

Termite Treatment Kills the Colony

termite treatment

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

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

Mapping the Termite Genome?

Termites are a big problem for all of us in Wichita, from different companies and industrial spaces to individual homes and apartments. They are certainly persistent and troublesome little things. Once they get into any structure, it is important to act quickly and go to great lengths to deal with them. Most of the time, it requires a lot of … Read More

Winning against termite infestation

[heading type=2]Say Goodbye to Termite Infestation[/heading] The best approach to protect your home from termite infestation is to avoid conditions that aid termites in gaining access. There are several simple things you can do to help avoid termites. First, do not allow the wood from your home to come in contact with the soil. The minute wood sets on earth, … Read More