Carpenter Ants or Termites: Spotting the Differences
Posted on: March 31, 2021 | by Gary Dobert

Carpenter Ants or Termites: Spotting the Differences Experienced AZ Pest Control Specialists Share Tips To Tell The Difference Between Large Black Ants & Termites You know that termites can destroy your home if left unchecked. But they are not the only pests that can chew through the wood in your home, undermining its structural integrity. Carpenter ants can also eat the wood in your home, causing serious damage. They just don’t do it as quickly as termites, making them somewhat easier to manage. You need to know whether you have termites o …

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The Fire Ant Problem and How to Solve It
Posted on: September 11, 2019 | by Gary Dobert

Fire ants are just nasty little creatures. They get into your yard or home and spread rapidly, and their bites are very painful. For some, the bites can even be dangerous. Then, of course, the bites are itchy for weeks afterward. Unlike other ants and pests, you can’t just do a little spraying and get rid of your fire ant problem. You need to take some extra steps. Here are some things you need to do to root out fire ants if they appear in your home or on your property: Find the So …

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Common Places Ants Like to Congregate in Your Home and How They Get There
Posted on: May 22, 2019 | by Gary Dobert

Ant Plague Ants are mostly harmless, but they still have a way of setting off alarms for many people. Most of us have a story about accidentally stumbling into an ant colony and getting a lot of nasty stings. Those are memories that stay with us and make us more wary. Whether ants are harmful or not, you just don’t want to see them in your house. Even if they are black ants marching across your counter in search of food, you don’t want the pests inside your house. It’s embarrassing to see any kind …

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Posted on: February 24, 2017 | by Gary Dobert

top 5 most dangerous pests in your house The exact definition of a pest as shown in Wikipedia is that “it’s a plant or an animal detrimental to humans or humans concerns”, this includes organisms that cause nuisance and also epidemic diseases that are associated with high mortality, like plagues. In other words, a pest is a competitor of humanity, occurring in high densities, making the damage they do even more detrimental. If you are located in Arizona, Varsity termite and Pest Control is the best pest control company in Chandle …

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How to Control Your Ant Problem This Fall
Posted on: October 24, 2016 | by Gary Dobert

Termite Damage Dry summers like those that are so common to Arizona can reduce food and water sources for ants, which can drive them inside in search of sustenance. That means they may have taken up residence in your home and made themselves comfortable. If the ants find they have it good in your home and want to stay awhile, you will have to call in an exterminator to eradicate them completely. Before things reach the point that you have to call a pest control company in San Tan Valley, follow these t …

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DIY Ant Repellants
Posted on: September 12, 2016 | by Gary Dobert

diy ant repellents Are ants becoming a problem with your Queen Creek, Arizona home? It's more common than you think. Ants can become a serious issue inside and outside your home and can be especially difficult to get rid of. If you're seeing any kind of ant, including small black ants, fire ants, pharaoh ants, or any other ant, there are methods to getting rid of them before calling a pest exterminator in Queen Creek. However, ants are resilient little freeloaders, and sometimes the following approaches are not en …

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Arizona Sees a Rise in Fire Ants This Summer
Posted on: August 11, 2016 | by Gary Dobert

rise in fire ants Did you forget to seal your cereal properly? Is there a half used bag of noodles in your pantry? You may not be aware of it now, but the ants are coming and they are hungry. Ants are annoying, there’s no doubt about that. They can get into everything and slip through even the smallest of crevices. Sometimes it seems like there is no end to their jurisdiction. They raid your pantry, invade your picnic basket, and their bites can be quite painful. Fire ants are among the most common ants in Quee …

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3 Solutions for Pest Control in Mesa to Save Your Summer BBQ
Posted on: August 18, 2015 | by Gary Dobert

3 Pests That Could Ruin Your Summer BBQ - Varsity Termite and Pest Control Arizona Pests Out To Steal Your Food- Learning About Pest Control in Mesa Summer is in full swing and one way to beat the heat is to spend your day poolside hosting a bbq with all of your friends and family. Relaxing out by the pool with food could mean more guests than you invited; humidity, sunburns, and even bugs. If you are looking to beat the heat and find solutions for pest control in Mesa, you may want to know about the guests you are encountering and how to get rid of them. Common …

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All About Ants and Ant Extermination
Posted on: February 6, 2015 | by Gary Dobert

All About Ants- Varsity Termite and Pest Control Did you know that ants are over 100 million years old? It all begins long ago when the flowering plants begin to bloom, and the ant, as we know if evolved from a long-ago wasp-like relative. Since then ants continue to develop into many species, a total of 22,000 species have been recorded. They cover almost every landmass on Earth, so there is no escaping the small wasted, elbow shaped antennae, ants we know today. But there is a way to get rid of them. Take a look into the history, and present …

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Common Insect Pests in Arizona- Part One
Posted on: September 16, 2014 | by Gary Dobert

Spider Pest in Arizona Chances are you have come across many insects and pests during your time in Gilbert, Arizona. As well you have probably seen the same insects in or around you home growing up or being in others homes. While not all are harmful to you or your family, it is important to know which are harmful to your home. Here is some helpful information about common insect pests and whether or not they pose a threat to you and your family. Learn more about your pest control options HERE Ants Carpenter Ant …

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