Common pests

Preventing Common Spring Pests in Oklahoma

For most people in Oklahoma, spring is seen as a welcomed reprieve from colder temperatures and an opportunity to prepare their home for the warm summer season that is coming up. However, pest control professionals know that this will generally...

What Pests Are Hiding In Your Firewood?

Though we have had warm days recently across Oklahoma, we are far from finished with the frigid temperatures that accompany the winter season. On the coldest nights, it may seem like second nature to light up some firewood and relax...

What Pests Are Responsible for Wood Damage?

The unique conditions available throughout the state of Oklahoma make it a veritable utopia for a wide variety of insect species. Unfortunately, there are many destructive pests that feed on, or utilize, the wood from your home, leading to extensive...

Edible Insects Growing More Common

Entomophagy, or the human use of insects as food, has become more and more commonplace in recent years. Many comparisons have been drawn to the rise of eating raw fish in sushi, which has become incredibly popular, to the current...

4 Beneficial Bugs You Shouldn’t Kill

For many homeowners, the mere sight of an insect, both indoors or out, can cause them to go into panic mode. However, not all insects are detrimental to your home or garden. These 3 bugs should be spared your fury...

Scorpions May Be Sleeping in Your Walls

Many individuals believe the misconception that scorpions will die off during the winter. Scorpions are very resilient and can survive during cold temperatures but choose to hibernate instead. For this reason, scorpions will often enter the home during the winter...

Dealing with Stink Bug Infestations

Stink bugs are a common pest in Oklahoma and seeing them during the winter indoors isn't an uncommon occurrence. If this pest has overwintered in a warm place in your home, they will be active no matter what the temperature...

Overwintering Pests Present Infestation Dangers

During this time of year, many insects and pests will begin overwintering. This process occurs when pests enter homes to wait out the winter for survival purposes. In most cases, these pests seek the shelter and warmth of a home...

Interesting Facts About Pill Bugs

Nearly every individual within Oklahoma has had some form of contact with a pill bug. Though the pill bug goes by many different names- roly-poly, wood louse, armadillo bug, potato bug- these misunderstood creatures are fascinatingly unique. The pill bug...

Eliminating Common Clothes Moths

The common clothes moth, or Tineola Bisselliella, is a species of fungus moth. These fabric-destroying insects are responsible for immeasurable damage to clothing within a year. For expensive items like a suit or dress, this can incur severe financial damages....