Is Your Mulch Causing a Pest Infestation
Posted on: September 28, 2020 | by Gary Dobert

A lot of insects like to live in wood and brush piles. Some use these piles for shelter, and others actually eat the wood and organic matter. Others are attracted to the pests that live in the wood and debris. Therefore, one of the recommendations that you’ll get when you’re dealing with a variety of pests is to remove wood, brush, and piles of paper or cardboard from your property and in spaces like your crawlspace or garage. You may wonder whether you need to remove the mulch from your p …

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The Impact of Climate Change on Insects and How to Prevent an Infestation
Posted on: August 18, 2020 | by Gary Dobert

An Insect on a rock that has change due the Impact of Climate Change Climate change is happening slowly, and we are starting to feel the impact. In some places, temperatures are rising. In other places, there are more natural disasters, such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods. Or, these disasters have become more severe – larger in size, greater in strength, and capable of more destruction. A perhaps unexpected side effect of climate change has been the rise of pest infestations – their number, their spread, and their timing. Fortunately, a good pest co …

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How the Age of Your Home Can Leave You Susceptible to Pests
Posted on: November 6, 2019 | by Gary Dobert

Older homes come with a lot of problems, but they also have a lot more charm and character than many of the homes built today. Plus, if you’ve been living in the house a long time, you may not want to move. The house has become your home, and you have a lot of important memories there. You don’t have to give up on your older home. You just need to take the right steps to protect it so that you can continue enjoying it for many years to come. Protecting it from pests is especially importa …

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Preparing for Springtime Pest Infestations
Posted on: March 22, 2019 | by Gary Dobert

Phoenix Metro Area You may have enjoyed a relatively peaceful winter free of pests, and that may have lured you into a sense of complacency. Those days of constantly swatting away mosquitoes or watching a line of never-ending ants march across your countertops have faded from memory – but those days are going to be upon us again soon. Many common pests have been bedding down over the winter, such as ants, mosquitoes, and termites. When the temperatures get warmer, they will be emerging and invading your home …

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Are DIY Cockroach Remedies Really Working?
Posted on: April 28, 2016 | by Gary Dobert

Cockroach Remedies Working? America is without a doubt a nation of DIYers. And it is fun to do things on your own. Hanging a bug zapper on your patio to kill off a few stray mosquitoes is all nice and good, but what about DIY when it comes to more serious pests or those that are more difficult to kill off? Should you or shouldn’t you and do DIY insect remedies actually work. Well, sometimes they do and sometimes they don’t. But today I want to take a closer look at DIY cockroach treatments and their efficacy. So …

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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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How Detect If You Have Arizona Termites or Ants
Posted on: May 13, 2014 | by Gary Dobert

Arizona Termites or Ants Termites Infesting or Do You Have an Ant Problem? It is difficult to tell the difference between a swarm of carpenter ants and a swarm of termites. Termites have a rectangular body without any constriction. The termite’s antennae’s are straight and beaded. If you take a closer look then you can find that the termite has four wings of equal size and shape. Their wings fall off easily and you can find a lot of them near any termite nesting site. Their wings are longer than their body too. Ant …

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