3 Types of Pests Attracted to Your Pets

3 Types of Pests Attracted to Your Pets

Pets bring us joy and unrivaled loyalty and friendship. However, they also inevitably bring us pest problems, and these extend beyond your typical flea and tick outbreaks. These pests can become a huge problem if not taken care of immediately. Following are a few pests that people don’t realize their pets are attracting into the… Read more »

Venomous Southern Nevada Spiders to Watch out For

Venomous Nevada Spiders You Should Know About

As a Nevada resident, there are many reasons why you enjoy living here. We have beautiful sunsets, canyon mesas that cover the state, and….scary or venomous pests. The pests are most likely not on that list (or at least we hope not!). There are native species of spiders that dwell in our deserty land and… Read more »

Are Bed Bugs Repeat Offenders?

Are Bed Bugs Repeat Offenders?

Do you remember your mom telling you, “Don’t let the bed bugs bite,” when she tucked you into bed? That old saying still rings true; though once almost completely wiped out, bed bugs have made a strong, frustrating comeback. The invention of the pesticide DDT in 1939 along with other chemicals helped keep homes and… Read more »

Pest Control of the Essence During Winter Season

Pest Control of the Essence During Winter

Winter may be in full swing for most of the country, but that doesn’t mean that all the pests in our neighborhoods are hibernating. Many homeowners only schedule pest control appointments in warmer months when pests are more aggressive, but when the temperatures start to fall, you may find some of the pests that typically… Read more »

Pigeons Still a Concern for Clark County

Clark County Ban Prohibits the Feeding of Wild Pigeons

Pigeons remain a hot button issue in the Southern Nevada area as concerns are raised against crimes committed against the flying breed in a Summerlin neighborhood. Residents of the neighborhood discovered pigeons with orange darts pinned to them last month, and now residents are trying to pinpoint the shooter. Resident Dave Peterson discovered a helpless… Read more »

Scorpions in Winter: How You Should Prepare

Scorpions in Winter: How You Should Prepare

In a previous blog post, we mentioned that Arizona Bark scorpions can congregate together in groups of up to 30. What we didn’t tell you is that they normally do during the winter months, normally between January and February. Although they can survive the cold weather, Arizona Bark scorpions like to seek refuge in warm… Read more »

Beg Bugs a Big Problem in the Hospitality Industry

Beg Bugs a Big Problem in the Hospitality Industry

Did you know that, according to research conducted by the University of Kentucky in 2015, bed bugs lower the price of a hotel room by $21? In the United States, an average hotel contains 115 rooms. Now think of the number of travelers passing through yearly. That’s a lot of money thrown down the drain… Read more »

Clark County Ban Prohibits the Feeding of Wild Pigeons

Clark County Ban Prohibits the Feeding of Wild Pigeons

Clark County officials recently approved a ban that prohibits the feeding of wild pigeons in local parks and neighborhoods. The ban was pushed at the urgency of local residents, who are concerned that the pigeons are posing a public health hazard. “It’s a health issue, and I don’t want all that pigeon poop in my… Read more »

Why Rodents Pose a Threat to Your Home or Business

The Disease-Ridden Rodent: Why It Poses a Threat to Your Home or Business

When most people think of the plaque, they harken back to medieval times, when the “Black Death” swept over Europe and killed half of the continent’s population. The plague is very much alive and well today, with cases reported in New Mexico as recently as this year, and it is spread through contaminated animal contact,… Read more »