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Fall is Here: Here’s How to Prevent a Cockroach Problem

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Fall is finally here, and with it comes cooler weather, cozy sweaters, and pumpkin spice everything. But unfortunately, fall also brings something a lot less desirable—cockroach infestations.  These pesky bugs always seem to make their way into our homes just as the leaves start to change color, so let’s explore why cockroaches infestations occur in […]

7 Signs Your Home Has Termites

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Termites cause millions of dollars in damage to homes every year—in fact, a homeowner who experiences them spends $3,000 on average for repairs. According to the National Pest Management Association, “termites alone cause $5 billion in property damage annually”. This is why it’s so important to know the signs that termites are present. If you […]

5 Reasons You Need Preventative Pest Control for Your New Build

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Building a new home can be a costly endeavor, but an infestation of pests can make it even more of a financial undertaking.  The added burden on your wallet and personal time can make the building process a nightmare. If that’s not convincing enough, below are five reasons why homeowners should invest in professional preventative […]

5 Pests to Watch Out for in Arizona This Summer

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Living in Prescott Valley, Arizona has many perks: access to outdoor recreation, beautiful desert landscapes, and comfortable weather year-round. But it’s not all sunshine and flowers—pests can also be a problem here in the summer months that distract you from the beauty around. Common pests in Prescott that you need to be aware of include […]

5 Tips for Getting Rid of Spiders in Your Arizona Home

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Spiders may be small, but they can cause big problems in Arizona homes. And without the right knowledge and resources, it can be put on the back burner as a procrastination project. That’s why we’ve put together some tips to help homeowners take control of their spider problem before they have to call spider pest […]

What to Expect with Scorpion Control in Prescott, AZ

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The last thing you want during your peaceful slumber is to find a scorpion crawling around your bedroom. If you’ve asked yourself “Are there scorpions in Prescott, AZ?” The answer is yes. Arizona has about 40-60 species of scorpions that come out at night to hunt for food. They hide under rocks and debris during […]

What Happens During A Termite Inspection

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Bothered by the chewing sounds in your walls lately? Saw a few holes in your wood walls?  Bad news: Termites may have invaded your household. According to a Consumer Affairs report, termites damage around 600,000 homes in the U.S. annually, and residents usually spend $5 billion on termite control and repair service. If you want […]

How To Get Rid of Pack Rats: 7 Signs of Infestation and Tips to Get Rid of Them

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Some people may think that rats are cute, harmless little furry creatures that scurry around from time to time.  Some may even think they would make a great pet. Patriot Pest & Termite Control would like to thoroughly warn you of the dangers of pack rats found in Northern Arizona.  Unlike the common roof rats […]

Preventative Measures to Take Against Termites

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Termites are pesky creatures that can do more damage than the average bug—$1.3 per sqft to be exact. We’ve all driven by a tented house and knew exactly what inconvenience those homeowners had to experience. Between the costly repercussions and extensive damage, getting ahead of termites could be your next big lifesaver, starting with Arizona […]

5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Arizona Pest Control Company

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Arizona is home to many different types of pests which comes with their own set of problems. And the biggest of them all is finding the right pest control company to manage your critter invasion. To make sure that the Arizona pest control company you’re considering hiring is the right one for your needs, here […]