FUMIGATION ISN’T A CIRCUS, BUT A “TENT” IS INVOLVED!

FUMIGATION ISN’T A CIRCUS, BUT A “TENT” IS INVOLVED!

Fumigation is a treatment used to exterminate Drywood Termites.                                                                                                                                                                                                            ...

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Beware! Rats are Dirty and Leave Toxic Chaos Behind.

Beware! Rats are Dirty and Leave Toxic Chaos Behind.

Rats and even mice can create a ton of damage and a dangerous amount of contamination in a very short time. Cleaning up after them can be a “big” job and a hazardous one to boot.  The messes they make are “TOXIC”!    Rats and mice are constantly urinating and...

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A TALE OF TWO RATS and a MOUSE.

A TALE OF TWO RATS and a MOUSE.

A rat is a rat but not a mouse or a mole or a shrew! But they are all rodents. The two most prolific rats that we, in Southern California, deal with, in our urban settings, are the Roof/Tree or Black rat , which inhabits mostly suburban communities, and the...

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WHERE DID THESE RATS COME FROM AND WHY MY HOUSE?

WHERE DID THESE RATS COME FROM AND WHY MY HOUSE?

Rats are everywhere!  That is, everywhere humans are. Rats can be traced first, from Asia where they then spread throughout Europe along trade routes.  Then they were brought to the Americas by ships transporting people and supplies, to the new world. In California,...

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It’s, “Party On” for Termites!

It’s, “Party On” for Termites!

A Termites New Year’s Celebration never stops!  This is why, they cause so much fear and anxiety in so many California property owners. Termites have one, lifelong imperative; survive and increase the colony.  California’s exceptional climate means that there is no...

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Where Did These Gophers Come From and Why My Yard?

Where Did These Gophers Come From and Why My Yard?

The most asked questions about gophers are; (1.) Why my yard and (2. )where did they suddenly come from?                                                     The easiest answers are: Gophers migrate from neighboring properties where populations have gotten out of...

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Have Holly, Jolly Pest Free Holidays!

Have Holly, Jolly Pest Free Holidays!

Christmas trees, natural garlands, wreaths and firewood make for a festive and fragrant atmosphere but can also bring pests (ants, spiders, ticks, termites, mice etc.) inside your home. Here is how to “deck the halls” without bringing pests inside. Inspect: Check out...

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A Frankenstein Bug – Just in time for Halloween!

A Frankenstein Bug – Just in time for Halloween!

Scientists have recently discovered a mysterious, 100-million-year-old insect trapped in amber — and as far as anyone knows, it is unlike any other insect that has ever lived on Earth. This strangely pieced together bug, looks like a composite of several different...

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Spiders – Very Hungry Hunters!

Spiders – Very Hungry Hunters!

Spiders are a very successful group of arthropods that are found everywhere from deserts to grasslands to forests to Arctic tundra.  There are more than 45,000 species identified worldwide and that number is growing with new discoveries. It has been estimated that...

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