The Earwig

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Share this Post The Earwig is a member of the scientific order, Dermaptera, meaning “skin wings”. They are odd little insects with even stranger myths surrounding it.  These insects have two pairs of wings, an outer pair of short forewings and a pair of membranous wings folded beneath them.  Some of these bugs can fly, but not all of them.  … Read More

The Flea

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Share this Post Fleas are tiny flightless insects from the order Siphonaptera. They are external parasites of both mammals and birds, and live off the blood of their hosts. Adults usually dark brown and about 3 mm long. They have a sideways flattened body allowing them to move through the host’s fur easily and have mouth-parts designed for piercing skin and … Read More

Subterranean Termites

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Formosan Subterranean Termite workers and soldiers

Share this Post While there are a few different species of termites in Texas, all with their own habits and behaviors, the Native Eastern Subterranean Termite is the most common, followed closely by the Formosan Subterranean Termite. So, these guys are who we’re going to focus on in this post. The Termite’s job in nature is to break down dead … Read More

How To Choose A Pest Control Company

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Share this Post to remember when looking for a Pest Control Provider. Follow them and you can’t go wrong! A great pest control company provides customer service representatives that will take time to listen to all of your concerns and addresses them kindly and honestly. If you are having issues with the service, a great company will not be defensive … Read More

The Brown Recluse

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Share this Post The Brown Recluse is also known as The Fiddle-Back Spider  or The Loxosceles Reclusa  Brown Recluse Spiders have small bodies and long, equal length legs, and an abdomen in the shape of an oval. An adult’s body only measures approximately 1/4” to 1/2” inch long. Their bodies are generally brown in color and they have a distinguishing dark violin-shaped mark … Read More

Is That Pesticide Safe Around My Kids And Pets?

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Share this Post Now for the rest of you that are not ok with an arbitrary “Sure they are!”, here are 3 things that should put your mind at ease. I know that sounds random, but stick with me here. The EPA regulates the distribution and usage of products containing chemicals in the U.S. and have indicated 4 categories for toxicity. … Read More

The American Cockroach

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American Cockroach Crawling On Wood

The American Cockroach is also known as The Water Bug, The Palmetto Bug, or The Croton Bug
a bug of many names…

The Black Widow

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Black Widow Spider On Her Web

Share this Post Latrodectus, the Black Widow, the spider with the red hourglass on its back is one of the most iconic and feared spiders in the world.  Its likeness can be found in movies, both monstrous and mundane, and even in the form of a certain superhero assassin.  Are they truly so deserving of this reputation?  What is the real … Read More

Our Products

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Click on any of the following to view or print the SDS (Safety Data Sheet) for the products we use. Any one of these products could be used depending on the pest and environmental situation. Ron is a Certified Applicator for Pests and Termites in the State of Texas. He is a lover of grand adventures, great reading, and anything … Read More