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Oklahoma Spiders and How to Get Rid of Them

September 17, 2021 With fall almost here, spiders are going to be looking for warm, cozy homes, like yours, to spend their holidays. Of course, living in Oklahoma (or anywhere, to be honest), this doesn't seem exciting, and you might...

Natural Ways to Keep Spiders Out of Your Home

September 3, 2021 It is possible to have spiders in your home at any time of the year. However, they are often most visible in autumn. The dark and colder days are responsible for the annual migration of spiders from...

5 Ways to Get Rid of Roaches

August 20, 2021 Few things are more disgusting than roaches; even the name sounds unappealing. Unfortunately, these pests will call home any place that offers water, shelter, and food, and sometimes you cannot even stop them unless you contact preventative...

How To Prevent Ticks in Your Yard

August 6, 2021 There's nothing worse than enjoying a leisurely hike in the spring, only to find that you are covered in ticks when it ends. Perhaps the only thing more horrifying is finding out that these pests are in...

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...