Homeownership – A Guide to Regular Pest Inspections
Arizona’s breathtaking landscapes come with their fair share of unique challenges, and one challenge that homeowners in the Grand Canyon State face is the constant threat of pests. In this guide, we’ll shed light on the vital importance of routine pest inspections, emphasizing how early detection can be a game-changer, saving homeowners time, money, and stress in the long run.
A Clean Home, A Pest-Free Haven – Essential Habits for Homeowners
Living in the beautiful landscapes of Arizona comes with its fair share of challenges, and one persistent challenge for homeowners is the ever-present threat of pests. In this blog post, we will explore the crucial connection between cleanliness and pest prevention, offering actionable tips to help you maintain a clean home and create an environment that discourages pests from taking
Navigating the Pitfalls of DIY – When to Call the Professionals
Arizona homeowners, in their quest to maintain a pest-free haven, often turn to do-it-yourself (DIY) pest control methods. While the enthusiasm for tackling pest issues independently is commendable, there are hidden dangers and limitations associated with DIY approaches. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the risks and situations where DIY pest control falls short, underscoring the critical need for
A Year-Round Defense – Seasonal Tips for a Pest-Free Home
Living in Arizona means enjoying a unique blend of climates, from scorching summers to mild winters. However, with these diverse conditions come a variety of pests that can pose challenges for homeowners. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll navigate through the seasons, outlining specific pest prevention measures for each. Discover common pests during different times of the year and gain actionable
The Crucial Role of Cleanliness in Maintaining a Pest-Free Home
Arizona’s stunning landscapes and diverse climate make it a unique place to call home. However, the same conditions that attract residents and visitors can also attract pests seeking shelter, food, and water. If you’re a homeowner in the Grand Canyon State, you know that pest prevention is a year-round task. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the essential connection
Homeowners complain freeway work launched scorpion invasion
An uptick in scorpion activity is putting some extra sting in the already controversial construction of the South Mountain Freeway for some nearby homeowners. Ahwatukee residents near Pecos Road and 27th Avenue are reporting far more scorpions on their property—and even in their homes—after the Arizona Department of Transportation created a temporary nursery a stone’s throw away from their homes.
Yuma County confirms first case of Zika virus
Yuma County health officials have confirmed the county’s first Zika virus case. The patient traveled outside the U.S. to a Zika-affected area before developing symptoms of the illness, Yuma County Public Health Services District said Thursday in a statement posted on the county website. The finding marks the 14th travel-associated case of Zika virus documented in Arizona. “As soon as
Giant Insects invade Arizona Science Center – in the best way possible
Insects creep out some people simply by being themselves. Now imagine big versions of them. Massively big, as in up to 600 times larger than their actual size. That’s the concept behind “The World of Giant Insects,” an exhibit that opens at the Arizona Science Center on Saturday, May 28. And, surprise, the whole ick factor is not one of the
Congress struggles to reach deal on funding fight against Zika virus
U.S. officials are gearing up for the onset of locally transmitted cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus that is spreading rapidly throughout Latin American and the Caribbean. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers Zika to be the definitive cause of an epidemic of birth defects in Brazil and other countries with outbreaks of the virus. It also causes Guillain-Barré syndrome, a rare condition in which
Arizona’s Zika virus defense takes shape
State and county health leaders say Arizona faces a high risk from travelers who return to the state with Zika virus infections, but the goal is to quickly identify such cases to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne disease. “We are at high risk for imported cases,” Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, said Tuesday.