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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 [...]

Common Outdoor Pests in Collin County

2019-03-22T00:11:13+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Pest Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

With spring in full swing and summer just a few weeks away, the time of year to enjoy your lawn is now. From picnics and barbecues to kids running through sprinklers and enjoying the sunshine, there’s no better way to spend a summer afternoon than on your home’s beautiful lawn. However, outdoor pests common to Allen, Frisco, [...]