8-Legged Texans: A Guide to Common Spiders in Texas

A small spider wove a web in the forest. In the forest opposite the sunny bloom there is a beautiful cobweb. Spider on the web.

If you’re living in the great state of Texas, you’ve probably shared your home or backyard with some eight-legged neighbors: spiders. Whether it’s the delicate weaving of a web in your garden or a surprising little critter in your garage, spiders are a common part of life in Texas. This vast state, with its varied…

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German Roach vs American Roach

Cockroach on wooden floor in apartment house

Cockroaches are one pest you don’t want to find in your home. The mere idea of these creepy crawlers is enough to make anyone’s skin crawl. Unsurprisingly, discovering an infestation can be a significant concern for any homeowner. Today, we will discuss two common types of cockroaches – the German Cockroach and the American Cockroach.…

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Why You Should Consider General Pest Control Services

Dead roach on floor

Picture this: You’re rushing out of your home to make it to work in the morning. You whiz through the kitchen to grab a quick bite, maybe a coffee for your commute. And there it is: an unsightly bug crawling across your kitchen floor. What do you do? Well, first you deal with it. Then…

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Termites: What You Need To Know To Protect Your Home

Termites on window sill

Termites are a major threat to homeowners. These wood destroying insects can damage or destroy home foundations, siding and shingles, wooden decks, outdoor gazebos, sheds, and more if left untreated. Unfortunately, most homeowners don’t find a termite infestation until it’s too late. Keep reading for what you need to know to protect your home from…

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Mosquitos Are Coming! Here’s How To Stop Them

Technician spraying for mosquitos

Brace yourselves — mosquitos are coming! Mosquitos are a nuisance with which all of us are far too familiar. While their constant, annoying pestering is often enough to take action, the presence of mosquitos can sometimes lead to more serious problems if not addressed. This year, as the weather begins to warm up and the…

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Invasion of the Seasonal Miller Moths

Lubbock’s Great Month Invasion It’s not quite Biblical, but this season’s epic, ongoing battle with the month feels like more than a dusty nuisance. Not only do moths outnumber butterflies 9 to 1, but this spring, it feels like they’ve outnumbered us! You will be glad to know that the moths that are accumulating on…

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Dangerous Spiders and How to Identify them

While Texas is known for its larger-than-life reputation, it’s also home to a diverse array of wildlife, including many species of spiders. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, there are almost 1,000 species of spiders found in Texas, but only four of those are considered potentially dangerous to humans and they live in…

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Busting Bed Bug Myths

Bed bugs have a bad reputation. Not only do they multiply quickly and can lead to more than a sleepless night, but they also carry a stigma of shame with them everywhere they go. You may be surprised to know that bed bugs aren’t picky about where they live and who they bite. In fact,…

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Is your backyard buzzing? While we want to enjoy friends and family over the barbecue, nothing can ruin backyard festivities faster than mosquitos. Not only are they annoying and itchy, but they can be dangerous to our health. Mosquitoes are known as vectors- that means they can carry and transmit diseases to humans such as…

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