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5 Plants That Repel Bees and Wasps

While we all know that bees and wasps are pollinators, that doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice safety in your garden or backyard. Fortunately, making a few alterations to your existing gardens or flower beds can help repel these...

5 Tips for Getting Rid of Wasps

Finding an increase in wasps around your home or business can often be a scary experience. Not only do these pests have painful stings, but they are also often incredibly aggressive when they feel threatened. Fortunately, deterring wasps doesn't have to be...

Signs of a Wasp Nest

Residents of Oklahoma are no stranger to a variety of different wasps infiltrating their gardens, barbecues, or outdoor gatherings. Unfortunately, if you are experiencing high numbers of these pests, there is a good chance of a nest nearby. To compound this problem even...

Is It a Bee, Wasp, or Hornet?

As the temperatures start to climb, an array of winged insects will begin to make their presence known. While many will often be seen landing on flowers or making an appearance around backyard gatherings, it still might be difficult to quickly...

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...

Six Steps to Get Rid of Ants

Homeowners that haven’t had to deal with invading ants are among the lucky few in Oklahoma. Unfortunately, even a tiny amount of rain may lead to these pests finding their way indoors and marching around areas you want to keep clean. Ants...

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...