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Rats in Arizona: Roof Rats and Norway Rats

I used to live in the Arcadia area in Phoenix. Every once in a while, I would notice a rat in the yard. There have lots of news articles in Phoenix that talk about roof rat infestations. How would you know if you have a roof rat at your home or business or a more aggressive species, the Norway rat? [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Are ground squirrels ruining your yard?

There are several types of squirrels in our deserts.  The Harris-Antelope Ground Squirrel, the Rock Squirrel, and the Round-Tailed Ground Squirrel.  All of them are very cute from a distance, but if they’re living in your yard it is a whole different story. You might not you realize how much damage one of these little guys can do to your [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Mosquito Control – Protect your Family and Pets

Arizona's monsoon rains are upon us and the mosquitoes will soon follow. Before I talk about mosquito control in Arizona, here are a few facts about these pests. Did you know that only female mosquitoes are to blame for mosquito bites? Females use their mouth parts to pierce the skin of warm blooded animals, drawing blood. The males only feed [...]

By | July 17th, 2018|Arizona Pests, Uncategorized|

Bees in Phoenix are back with a vengeance

Have you you seen bees in this season? With the rain we had in the fall and a extremely fair winter season, flowers are starting to bloom early this year. Blooming flowers means feeding time for bees. We've already had multiple calls regarding bee removal. Some of the most common places you'll find them are voids in and around your [...]

By | May 17th, 2018|Arizona Pests|

Do cockroaches come up from the drain?

Seeing a roach in your house is never great news. Have you ever wondered how they got in uninvited? One comment that I hear often from my clients is that roaches are coming up from the drain. Everyone assumes that because there are roaches in the sewer system, these creepy crawlies must be coming into your house via the sewer [...]

By | February 22nd, 2018|Arizona Pests|

Getting rid of termites in Arizona

One thing that a homeowner never wants to hear is that they have termites. The thought of these little pests gnawing at the structure of your home is enough to keep you up at night. But, it doesn't have to. Alpha Pest Control can help you solve your termite problems fast. We've been getting a lot of calls about termites [...]

By | September 15th, 2015|Arizona Pests|