Pest Control Blog

What Pests Can Spark Your Allergies?

What Pests Can Spark Your Allergies? Itchy eyes, a runny nose or a bad cough is something we all dread but learn to expect as our allergies are provoked. Surprisingly, pollen isn’t the only culprit that can spark up these irritating symptoms. Common pests that you see around your home can also be...

What Are Palo Verde Beetles?

What Are Palo Verde Beetles? Palo Verde beetles are distinguished for their shocking size and flying abilities. These beetles are noted to show up like clockwork, just in time for Arizona’s monsoon season. Palo Verde beetles live and feed on the Palo Verde tree, hence how these creatures have...

10 Facts about The Arizona Bark Scorpion

10 Facts about The Arizona Bark Scorpion Are you deathly afraid of scorpions? Instead of fearing the unknown, replace a bit of that fear with some knowledge about these little crawlers that call Arizona home. And before you ask – yes, these scorpions are poisonous and can pose a threat to you if you...

Little Caesars Closes After Mouse Poop Found in Pizza

Little Caesars Closes After Mouse Poop Found in Pizza When visiting a restaurant, it’s under the assumption that they are being held to specific standards of cleanliness. So what do you do if you find rodent droppings in your food? Insectek Pest Solutions knows that it’s everyone’s worst nightmare to find out...

Insectek Featured In Expertise.com’s Best of 2018

Insectek Featured In Expertise.com’s Best of 2018 We’ve worked hard to build a reputation for excellence and have been recognized by Expertise as one of Phoenix’s best pest control companies of 2018. It is such an honor to be selected as one of the best local experts in our region. We were chosen for this...

6 Ways to Know if Your Home Needs Pest Control

6 Ways to Know if Your Home Needs Pest Control In Arizona, plenty of naturally occurring wildlife can become pesky pests once they’ve invaded our homes. From scorpions and spiders to termites and roaches, rodents, and everywhere in between, Arizona is essentially a playground of potential pests. With all of these...

Bugs Most Commonly Found Crawling in Phoenix Bathrooms

Bugs Most Commonly Found Crawling in Phoenix Bathrooms Bugs are creepy-crawly pests you do not want in your home, especially lurking around your porcelain throne. Unfortunately, due to the humid nature of most bathrooms, they attract plenty of unwanted visitors. Read on for the bugs most commonly found in Phoenix...

Museum of Fine Arts Welcoming a (Paw)esome New Recruit

Museum of Fine Arts Welcoming a (Paw)esome New Recruit Photograph curtesy of: The Art Newspaper The Museum of Fine Arts is no stranger to volunteers, but this one is a little bit different – he’s got four legs. In the land of pest control, we normally declare most species that have more than two legs and wander around our...

Fearing a Rodent Infestation? Send Them Packing.

Fearing a Rodent Infestation?  Send Them Packing. Scientifically speaking, rodents and humans share a lot more in common than we think. In fact, rodents are the largest group of mammals, constituting almost half the class Mammalia’s approximately 4,660 species*. Our behavior also syncs with the changing seasons: both...

Where Do Bugs Go in the Winter?

Where Do Bugs Go in the Winter? Have you ever wondered where insects go during the winter months? The cooler temperature usually means that we see less mosquitos and other bugs outside, but that doesn’t mean they just disappear altogether. Keeping your home and your family safe with pest control is...