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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 [...]

Know the Enemy: The Mosquito

2019-03-22T00:20:48+00:00March 8th, 2016|Categories: Pest Control|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This is Texas, which means each and every one of you knows the nuisance of a mosquito bite. Every time you step outside to barbecue dinner, relax in the sun, or watch your kids play on the lawn, you’re entering a battle with a persistent, tiny nemesis: the mosquito. However, as The Art of War author Sun Tzu [...]