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  • The short answer? A lot. In the U.S. alone, rats cause roughly $20 billion in damage to homes, businesses, and agriculture every year. Team AIPM has received and responded to dozens of rodent infestation calls throughout...

  • Every year millions of Americans travel to visit family and friends for the holidays. Of these merry wanderers, nearly half end up staying in a hotel or vacation rental for the duration of their visit. While choosing a h...

  • No one likes to see an ant inside, because where there is one ant there are usually more... sometimes many more. We have received an influx of calls for ants making their way into homes lately after some heavy rain throu...

  • With neighbors in such close proximity, it can be a challenge to protect your apartment home from second-hand pests. Bed bugs, cockroaches, fleas, and rodents have all been known to travel to nearby dwellings in search o...

  • If you have entomophobia (fear of insects) this may be a good time to stop reading. There are roughly 950,000 insect species on earth, which leaves a lot of room for particularly creepy crawlies! In honor of Hallowe...

  • One of the few venomous spiders in North America, the black widow, is very common in Northern California and Nevada. Identifying the black widow is fairly easy to do; identifying how and why they invaded your home or bus...

  • Flea activity in California and Nevada is on the rise this time of year, and many pet owners are finding them harder to fight off than ever. Several new studies have shown that fleas are becoming increasingly resistant t...

  • Ant populations begin to explode when the weather warms up, and this year due to drought conditions they are invading properties sooner than ever in their search for food and water. For April's Bug of the Month, we will ...

  • If you have seen signs of subterranean termites around your home or work you may be thinking "is it termite season already?!" Yes…they are coming to your neighborhood earlier than usual due to the dry and warm wea...

  • Happy Friday the 13th! In the spirit of this spooky day, check out our list of Thirteen Animal Superstitions. Some of them may surprise you!   1. Black BeetlesOften called the “Deathwatch Beetle” old sup...

  • We are bringing back a customer favorite from the past, Bug of the Month. February’s bug is the Earwig! It is common to see these guys around this time of year, so we often get questions about the dangers they pres...

  • Often times, customers ask if pest control in the winter is a waste of money. The answer: absolutely not! It is widely assumed that pest control service during the coldest season is not beneficial. Understanding the adva...

  • The Fall season for many people means Pumpkin Spice, a crisp breeze, and crunchy leaves. In pest control, it means pigeon-breeding season. Empower yourselves and recognize the common myths about pigeon con...

  • As we head into summer are you noticing more and more bees around your home or property? There is a chance you may have a beehive somewhere nearby. Take some time to walk around the perimeter of your home and your yard l...

  • Have you been noticing strange noises like scratching, thumping, or the pitter-patter of very small feet above your head as you sit watching TV in the evening or as you lay in bed? There is a good chance that there is a ...

  • Bed Bugs continue to be a growing problem in both commercial settings like hotels as well as in people's homes. Most people probably find themselves saying, "What does a bed bug look like" and "How do I identify a bed bu...

  • People tend to be mystified by termites. They are rarely seen and, for the most part, live in areas of your house where you never explore, or even want to. So if you find yourself curiously asking “Do I have Termit...