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What Causes More Damage, Termites, or Carpenter Ants?

Termites and carpenter ants often have a lot in common than many homeowners are aware of. These two wood-destroying pests can cause severe structural damage to a property – making them one of the biggest motivators for pest control calls. Emtec Pest Control...

5 Ways to Keep Ants from Invading Your Home

The spring and summer seasons in Oklahoma are always a time that most residents look forward to. Pools start to open, cookouts become more frequent, and the grass and trees begin to take on the beautiful green hue that the state is well...

Do I Have Termites or Flying Ants?

Many homeowners are unaware that they have a termite problem until they start seeing swarms of flying insects, although not all flying insects are termites and could be another pesky pest like ants. The experts at Emtec Pest Control are trained...

Ants Return to Oklahoma

Many Oklahomans are starting to tend to their garden this spring – despite large amounts of rainfall. While this may be great for many plants that are beginning to grow, it is also causing a steep increase in the number of ants...

Termite Season Peaks in April

Most homeowners and business owners in Oklahoma know the importance of termite control. While the presence of termite swarms may signify that termite season is reaching its peak, that doesn't negate the fact that termites could be damaging a structure year-round –...

Roaches: A Year-Round Problem

For most Oklahomans, cockroaches are among the most reviled and annoying pests that can be found in a home or business. These persistent pests can pose serious health risks as they spread disease and cause allergic reactions the longer roaches...

Start Spring Cleaning with Rodent Control

The start of spring is often a time for rejuvenation and renewal. As flowers begin to bloom and familiar animals and birds start to become a normal site, it can also be a time of great frustration for homeowners as...

Prepare for Spring Spiders with Winter Pest Control

While many Oklahoma homeowners may be enjoying the reprieve they have had from a variety of pests this winter, it is important to start preparing now to avoid potential problems that may occur in the spring. Even now, millions of...

Why DIY Cockroach Treatments Often Fail

Often considered one of the most disturbing pests to deal with, the cockroach is a common pest for homes and businesses alike. Just the thought of these small, dirty creatures scurrying around on a kitchen counter or bathroom sink is...