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How Rain Affects Your Pest Control Treatment

2019-03-16T21:19:16+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Pest Control|

Weed Xtinguishers’ clients are often concerned about the effects of rainfall on their pest prevention services. In today’s article, we will explore how these treatments are affected by rainfall. Pest chemicals are unique because they are scientifically formulated to have long residuals that kill bugs. Unlike lawn care chemicals, most insecticides are created with bonding agents [...]

Rabbits – The Fluffy, Summertime Nuisance In Yards

2019-03-20T03:58:23+00:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: Pest Control|

In addition to dogs and cats, rabbits are a staple among pet owners. However, these cute animals (when wild) can also be a nuisance to homeowners and renters. In fact, they can be one of the most difficult, competing factors to deal with when trying to have a perfect lawn. Their most annoying act is making [...]

Pest Control Now Is the Time

2019-03-20T17:23:29+00:00November 10th, 2016|Categories: Pest Control|

Is Your Home a Lighthouse for Pests? Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we’ve no place to go, Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! 1 While we do not often see snow, North Texas still experiences the frigid temperatures of winter. Our home is one of [...]

Introducing Our Expanded Pest Control Service

2019-03-20T17:33:56+00:00October 27th, 2016|Categories: Pest Control|

Weed Xtinguishers Home Pest Control Service is Better Than Ever As outside temperatures cool, the natural instinct of bugs is to store food and find shelter for the winter months. As a result, area homeowners are beginning to see an increase of insect activity on their properties. Now is the time to protect your home from [...]

Finding the Best Way to Fend Off Mosquitos

2019-03-21T17:48:43+00:00July 2nd, 2016|Categories: Pest Control|

Finding the Best Way to Fend Off Mosquitos Summers are tailor-made for outdoor fun, whether it includes time by the pool or enjoying a cookout in your backyard. This is especially true with the Fourth of the July, which certainly has no shortage of fun activities, like barbecues, fireworks, parades and more. When you’re packing up [...]

With Rain Comes Ants

2019-03-21T22:16:50+00:00June 11th, 2016|Categories: Pest Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We’ve been getting quite a bit of rain here in Collin County lately. With all of this rain, our clients have noticed an increase in fire ant infestations, with mounds popping up in yards across Allen, Frisco, McKinney, and Plano recently. So what is the connection between ants and rain? When California saw an increase in [...]

The Importance of Mosquito Control

2019-03-21T22:36:30+00:00June 4th, 2016|Categories: Pest Control|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Homeowners in Allen, Frisco, McKinney, and Plano know how quickly a swarm of mosquitoes can take over lawns and outdoor spaces. The importance of mosquito control, especially in Collin County, cannot be overstated. Protect your family and home from mosquitoes for the following reasons. Disease Control The Zika virus, yellow fever, malaria: the list of diseases [...]

Mosquitoes and the Zika Virus

2019-03-21T22:21:07+00:00May 20th, 2016|Categories: Pest Control|Tags: , , , , , , , |

You’ve seen the frightening headlines about the Zika virus, but is that just the media trying to make the news more interesting or is there actually cause for concern? Just last month*, the Texas Department of State Health Services voiced fears about Zika making its way into the Lone Star State from Mexico. While the Zika virus has [...]

Know the Enemy: The Fire Ant

2019-03-22T00:01:24+00:00April 5th, 2016|Categories: Pest Control|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In the 1930s, the Red Imported Fire Ant was accidentally introduced to the United States through a port in Mobile, Alabama. In the over 80 years since that seaside cargo mishap, at least 15 states in the country, including Texas, have found themselves infested with this horrible pest.  Furthermore, it’s estimated that 20 million people are [...]

How To Prevent Mosquito Bites

2019-03-22T00:07:28+00:00March 29th, 2016|Categories: Pest Control|Tags: , , , |

Besides being horribly annoying, a mosquito bite can spread diseases, such as dengue, Zika virus, and chikungunya. Those in and around Allen, Frisco, McKinney, and Plano are no strangers to the irritating sensation of a mosquito bite, and with summer on its way, mosquitoes are gearing up for their favorite time of the year. However, you can take [...]