Does It Bite? Podcast

Does It Bite? Podcast - Welcome to a new pest podcast for all things pest prevention and pest treatment. Learn how to identify and treat seasonal pests in West Texas, and the Texas panhandle, the types of treatments, risks and pest behaviors so you can protect your home & family.

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Fruit Flies vs. Drain Flies

When it comes to things buzzing around your house, it can be easy to dismiss them all as tiny flies. However, three completely different insect types fly around kitchens and bathroom drains. Once you know what to look for, identifying exactly which tiny flying insects you are dealing with becomes easy. Find out more at: https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/general-pest-control/

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Termites with Wings - Episode 25

It might be said that seeing termites with wings is the insect equivalent of having a black cat cross your path – in other words, a sign of bad luck. If you think you may have swarming termites in or around your home, you'd better call Bug Tech. Find out more at: https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/termites

 

 

 

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Squirrel Squatters - Episode 24

If you think you've got a ghost, it may just be squirrels in your attic. Squirrels are starting to look for a warm place to hang out, and you home will do nicely. Micheal and Stephanie talk all about these cute little creatures that can not be so cute when they are tearing up your home and attic. Find out more at: https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/animal-control-removal-trapping/

 

 

 

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Wasps vs. Yellowjackets - Episode 23

From their appearance to their nests to their behavior, Michael tells us ways to distinguish the two insects from each other. If you have a wasp issue, find out more here: https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/bees-wasps-hornets/

 

 

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Termites - The Hungry Houseguest that Will Take a Bite Out of Your Bank Account - Episode 22

If you mud tubes around your home, you might have termites. And if you are unsure, call Bug Tech to get your home inspected. Find out more at: https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/termites/

 

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Pest Control Vs. Exterminators: What’s the Difference - Episode 21

Michael tells us about the important distinction between pest control and extermination. As pest control specialists, Bug Tech provides more than a chemical solution to pest problems. Find out more at: https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/general-pest-control/

 

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Avoid a Cockroach Infestation - Episode 20

Oh, do we have more gross cockroach stories for you! Michael fills us in on all the things that attract roaches and who to call when suspect you may have a roach problem. Find out more at: https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/roaches/

 

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Are Spiders Beneficials? - Episode 19

Great spider stories are coming your way! Michael tells us all about beneficial spiders. If you have a spider problem, check out our spider page at: https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/spi...

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Spider Bites: Venomous or Not? - Episode 18

Micheal, Bug Tech's resident arachnologist, tells us everything you need to identify venomous spiders in and around your home. Find out more at: https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/spi...

 

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Flies 101: Different Types of Flies and the Threats They Pose - Episode 17

In this episode, Michael gets real gross describing all the things flies get up to around your home, food and property. Don't worry. He has a Bug Tech solution. Find out more at: https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/general-pest-control/

 

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Best Ways to Keep Mosquitos Away this Summer - Episode 16

Michaels at it again...giving out all the helpful info you need to protect yourself from mosquitoes this summer. Find out more at: https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/mosquitoes/

 

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Most Wanted: Common Wildlife Home Invaders - Episode 15

Michael and Stephanie discuss the ins and outs of wildlife removal. If you have a furry intruder, give Bug Tech a call. https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/animal-control-removal-trapping/

 

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Flock OFF- Keep Nuisance Birds Away Permanently - Episode 14

Micheal and Stephanie are at it again. This time they talk all about birds, their diseases and damage they can bring and the Flock Off bird deterrent system. To find out more about Flock Off, see this page: https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/pes...

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Bed Bugs: Prevent Hitchhikers During Summer Travel - Episode 13

Find out all about the hitchhiking champions of the world - bed bugs. We discusses how to protect yourself this travel season and what to do if you find you have a bed bug problem. Find out more at: https://www.bettercallbugtech.com/bed...

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Bees, Wasps & Hornets - Episode 12

Bees, wasps and hornets are important pollinators until they make their home in yours. Our experts know when they are a danger and will come out to evaluate your problem. Give Bug Tech a call if you have an issue with bees, wasps or hornets.

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The Dangers of German Cockroaches in Your Home- Episode 11

They may not bite, but German Cockroaches still pose a serious health threat to humans.With a penchant for living in bathrooms, drains and dumpsters, cockroaches spread at least 33 kinds of bacteria, six kinds of parasitic worms and at least seven other kinds of human pathogens.

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Scorpions: Their Sting is Worse Than Their Bite - Episode 10

Scorpions are on the hunt and they are lurking in your home. Don't get stung by these creepy crawlies. Let Michael tell you about the best way to treat for these pests.

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Tick Tips to Protect Your Family and Pets - Episode 9

Ticks are more common than you think... and dangerous! Let Michael tell you about one of the most common pests in west Texas.

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Prevent and Treat for Summer Mosquitoes  - Episode 8

As the weather warms the mosquitos begin to buzz. These bloodsucking vectors are more than itchy, they can be dangerous to your health. Learn how to prevent and treat summertime mosquitos.

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Identifying Ants to Know How to Treat for Them  - Episode 7

Did you know each species of ant has its own culture? Understanding the behavior of the ants in your home is the the key to eradicating them. If you are sharing your sugar bowl with ants, you won't want to miss this episode.

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The Dangers of the Kissing Bug - Episode 6

Kissing bugs carry the parasite that causes Chagas disease. One small bite from these nighttime muggers can have life threatening results. Watch and learn how to identify kissing bugs to protect your home and family.

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What Kind of Damage Can Rodents Do to Your Home and Business - Episode 5

We discuss with Michael Askew, Bug Tech Director, about the damage rodents can do to your home and business, as well as the ways he treats for them.

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Rodents-When the Biting Cold Drives them Indoors - Episode 4

This week, we talk with Michael Askew, Bug Tech Director, about rodents. He tells us about what they are doing while in your home and how they get in. You don't want to miss this episode.

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How to Protect Yourself from Bed Bugs - Episode 3

We continue our conversation with Michael Askew, Bug Tech Director, about bed bugs, how to spot them and how to protect yourself from these bedroom invaders.

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How to Spot Bed Bugs - Episode 2

On our second episode, your pest control expert, Michael Askew, talks about the itchiest of subjects - bed bugs. Michael tells us how he avoids bringing them home from trips, and how to spot them if you suspect them at your home.

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How to Deal with Raccoons - Episode 1

In our inaugural episode, you'll meet Bug Tech expert Michael Askew- the funniest, most charming of pest control experts. Michael chats about his team, his passion for all things pests, and even a very entertaining raccoon encounter.