Camel Spiders: Fact vs. Fiction


You may have seen a recent local news article covering an unfortunate run-in one Arizonan had […]

A close-up image of a Camel Spider also known as a Solifuge.

Is the Palo Verde Beetle Dangerous?


What Is The Palo Verde Beetle? The Palo Verde Beetle, also known as the Palo Verde […]

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Surviving Summer Pests in Phoenix


We’ve been in triple-digits for several weeks now around the Valley, but summer only officially just […]

An image of cumulus storm clouds forming over Superstition Mountain. Monsoons bring nourishment for summer pests in the Phoenix area.

Bees Part II: The Africanized Honey Bee (aka, “Killer Bee”)


Earlier this week we covered the Western Honey Bee, a common bee found around Phoenix and […]

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The Western Honey Bee and You


April showers bring…scratch that. No showers around the Phoenix area lately! But April definitely brings spring […]

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The Brown Dog Tick: What You Need To Know


The Brown Dog Tick is a species of tick that is very common throughout the U.S. […]

An image of a single Brown Dog Tick sitting on a leaf.

Pest Profile: The Arizona Desert Hairy Scorpion


The East Valley is home to a variety of pests, including a couple of different types […]

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Changes in Weather Brings More Pests to the Valley


We’ve written a lot about recent weather and its impact on the pest population in the […]

An image of a weather vane against a blue sky, a subtle hint that some types of weather brings more pests.

“Just add water!”…to get Termites, Weeds, and Pests.


As you’ve probably noticed, the Phoenix area has seen a lot of rain in recent weeks. […]

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“Should I Have A Termite Inspection On My House?”


The holiday season is finally over and everyone is back to work – including the termites […]

An image captured from a termite inspection of several termite tubes coming out of a concrete seam