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Pet-Friendly Pest Solutions For Gilbert Homeowners

July 29, 2022

Are you in the middle of balancing an infestation and the safety of your own pet? There are ways to resolve pest problems while still ensuring the safety of your beloved dog or cat. Read about what to do to deter infestations in a pet-friendly way.... Read More

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Pest Prevention Tips For Mesa Homeowners

April 30, 2022

Pests are a fact of life in Mesa, but with the help of Pro Active Pest Control, you can enjoy a pest-free home all year long. Learn more about what you can do to prevent pest problems before they arise.... Read More

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How Pests In Your Mesa Home Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

December 27, 2021

While not all pests in the area are dangerous, many of them do pose health risks to some degree, and some are much more serious than others. It can be easy to understand these risks since all of us will see a variety of pest species throughout our life, and most people see pests inside their homes or around their properties at one point or another.... Read More

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The Key To Eco-Friendly Pest Control In Queen Creek

August 27, 2021

We are striving to lessen our footprint with a green building policy, enhance energy efficiency, reduce generational waste, and lessen the use of pesticides. Pro Active Pest Control is proud to be a part of the Queen Creek community.... Read More

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What To Do About Mud Daubers On Your Lincoln, CA Property

August 13, 2021

If you have never encountered a wasp nest, consider yourself lucky. Many of the Lincolnites that do encounter one attempt to knock down the nest, only to incur the wrath of a very angry mama wasp. Most times, this doesn’t end well. Wasps are not usually aggressive and only attack when they perceive a threat to their nest.... Read More

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How To Get Rid Of German Cockroaches In Your Livermore, CA Home

July 30, 2021

Of course, everyone knows you don’t want cockroaches in your home or business. However, when it comes to cockroaches you really, really don’t want, German cockroaches take the cake. Not only are these roaches just as tough to kill as any other cockroach species, but they mature at warp speed and breed exponentially. ... Read More

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Five Easy Ways To Keep Ants Out Of Your Livermore,CA Home

July 15, 2021

In some locales around the globe, ants can be quite dangerous. Bulldog ants, African driver ants, jack jumper ants, and more can pose a threat to people and animals alike because of their terrible stings and tendency to swarm and overwhelm victims.... Read More

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Why Centipedes Come Into Lincoln, CA Homes

June 30, 2021

Lincoln, CA homeowners can’t chance having insects and creatures around their property. Most can be very detrimental. If they don’t hurt folks with their bites and stings, they might spread germs and diseases. Several can ruin personal belongings and buildings. ... Read More

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Is It Dangerous To Have Ants In My Gilbert, AZ Home?

June 29, 2021

There are over 12,000 known ant species in the world, and more than 270 of them live right here in Arizona. That’s a lot of ants! While most ant species prefer to steer clear of humans, we have to watch out for quite a few pest varieties here in Gilbert, AZ.... Read More

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Why Are There Earwigs In My Lincoln Home?

June 16, 2021

There is arguably no pest as intimidating in name and appearance as the earwig. The question is, are they as dangerous as they look? To help you identify, eliminate, and prevent these pests around your Lincoln property, here is what you should know.... Read More

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Is It Dangerous To Have Silverfish In My Mesa Home?

June 15, 2021

A silverfish (Lepisma saccharina) is silver or pearl gray, shiny, and between ½ -¾ of an inch long. Silverfishes' slender bodies taper from front to back and form a thin tail. They have two antennas and three long appendages on their back ends, like tails. Silverfish prefer warm, damp spots so are common in laundry rooms and bathrooms.... Read More

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The Trick To Effective Roach Control In Mesa, AZ

June 14, 2021

Cockroaches have established themselves just about everywhere on Earth, and here in Mesa, AZ we’re no exception. In fact, roaches are one of the most common and persistent pests Mesa home and business owners have to deal with.... Read More

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How To Get Rid Of Ants On Your Elk Grove Property

June 4, 2021

Ants are such wonderful creatures, are they not? Noone likes ants, especially when they establish their nests inside and around our homes. If you regularly have trouble with these pests on your property, here is how to get them to go away fast. ... Read More

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How To Get Rid Of Rats On Your Queen Creek Property 

June 3, 2021

The roof rat (Rattus rattus) is not a native species. These rats are from Asia but were brought to America by English ships carrying settlers. Roof rats became established in the Phoenix area starting in 2001. Roof rats are dangerous. Don’t let them threaten your family or pets. Find your pest solution today. ... Read More

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The Best Form Of Bird Control For Your Mesa Property 

May 17, 2021

Birds can be fun to watch. Many people put out food for them. However, when birds nest or loaf around on your house, a tree on your property, or in your landscaping, they can cause a real problem. Because most birds are protected, the situation can be frustrating. ... Read More

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Why Wasps Love Tracy Properties & What You Can Do About It

April 30, 2021

You might have a beautiful home or successful business in Tracy, but no one will be interested in visiting your property if flying pests are fluttering around. At the very least, these types of critters are annoying. At worst, someone might be attacked, bitten, or stung. Heading to the hospital is a possible outcome, especially with wasps... Read More

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Four Signs Your Livermore Home Has A Cockroach Problem

April 9, 2021

If someone was asked to guess what the most dangerous pests in the world were, they would probably list those of significant size. It may surprise people that tiny insects often have the highest risks. It’s usually because of their ability to spread germs that cultivate illness in humans. Cockroaches are a prime example. ... Read More

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Why Ants Come Into Sacramento Homes & How To Keep Them Out

April 2, 2021

Due to ants’ persistent presence, most people believe they’re essentially harmless. The fact is that these pests are dangerous. There’s a great chance your food and surfaces can become contaminated, as these bugs carry bacteria on their bodies. You and your loved ones may end up ill. It’s only more distressing that ants can get indoors easily and multiply with speed. They are not to be underestimated.... Read More

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The Benefits Of Professional Pest Control For Your Tracy Home

August 26, 2020

There are a lot of great things about Tracy, but pests aren't one of them. No matter what time of year it may be, there's a risk that you will develop a pest infestation. By working with a professional pest control company, you can protect your home. Learn the benefits of hiring a professional and how you can keep your house safe.... Read More

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Why Can't I Keep Silverfish Out Of My Tracy Home?

August 19, 2020

Silverfish are a common Tracy household pest. No matter how hard you might try, you could struggle to keep them out of your home. Find out what makes these pests so difficult to deter and what you should do if you have silverfish in your home. ... Read More

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Are Centipedes Around My Tracy Home Dangerous?

July 30, 2020

Some pests aren’t threatening to people or our loved ones, but that doesn’t make them any better to have on your property. Centipedes are this type of pest and, even though they are harmless, they can prove to be quite the headache. Additionally, their presence inside a home or business is often evidence of a larger pest infestation.... Read More

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Answering Tracy’s Most Commonly Asked Roof Rat Questions

July 23, 2020

We’ve heard just about every question under the sun that relates to pests, and our expert guidance can provide you with all you need to know about proper control and mitigation. Chances are, you’ve probably wondered some of these questions yourself, and if you suspect an infestation is forming, it’s important to act fast.... Read More

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How Dangerous Are Scorpions In Livermore?

July 16, 2020

Some pests look innocent, even though they are anything but. Others, you can tell just by looking at them that they should be avoided. Scorpions certainly look mean -- even without spotting their venomous stingers people and pets know to avoid them. That’s why proper prevention is needed to keep them off your property.... Read More

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6 Handy Ant Control Tips For Livermore Property Owners

July 9, 2020

Ants are some of the most varied insects in the entire world. Depending on the type that infests your property, the consequences can range from simple contamination to sheer catastrophe. Knowing how you can protect your property will give you a leg up on these six-legged invaders.... Read More

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The Three Biggest Ways To Reduce Wasps Around Your Sacramento Yard

July 2, 2020

Buzzing pests have put a damper on many outdoor gatherings, and those who are allergic to their venom will thank you for keeping wasps away from the family barbecue or big outdoor wedding. To stay safe, it’s important to know what you can do to protect your yard from an invasion in the first place.... Read More

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Tracy’s Comprehensive Guide To Black Widow Spider Control

June 25, 2020

While there aren’t many dangerous spiders in the United States, one common threat to American homes is the black widow spider. Knowing how to spot and prevent these creatures from hiding near you and your family may just save you a trip to the emergency room.... Read More

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Are Earwigs Around My Tracy Property Dangerous?

June 23, 2020

Some animals get a bad rap. They look scary and dangerous but really are just trying to live their lives and survive like the rest of us. Earwigs are one such a pest. While you’ll want to take steps to keep them off your property, cooler heads will prevail for proper earwig prevention.... Read More

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Are There Dangerous Spiders In Tracy?

May 28, 2020

Most household spiders are generally harmless to humans and common pets. There are dangerous spiders in the area, however, and one is a common local spider: the black widow.... Read More

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How Much Do You Really Know About Silverfish In Tracy?

May 26, 2020

Few home-invading pests look as alien as silverfish, but they are indeed from this planet and are one of the most common household pests. They survive best in parts of the world where coastal air keeps things cool and moist. Since the vast majority of the population lives on or near coastlines, nearly everybody has to worry about silverfish. Understanding more about these strange, armored insects will put you a step ahead on prevention measure... Read More

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Are Ants In My Livermore Home Dangerous?

May 21, 2020

Sometimes, the smallest problems can have the biggest outcomes. This is certainly true of pest prevention, and the kinds of pests we think of as mere nuisances can end up being so much more. Ants are these kinds of pests - depending on the species, that is. Knowing what kind of ant is invading your property will help determine if an infestation is an annoyance or something worse.... Read More

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The Right Way To Prevent Ants From Your Sacramento Home

April 9, 2020

Dealing with pests in your Sacramento home can be extremely frustrating. While there are many kinds of pests you might encounter, ants are one of the most common. These small insects often make their way indoors in search of food or shelter, and they can become a big problem.... Read More


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