AIM to Keep Pests Away

Business owners were asked this question, “Why do you think pests attack your business?”  Most of them answered that poor levels of sanitation and hygiene offers the perfect breeding ground for all pests.  None of them realized that pests may…

Formosan Subterranean Termites

Spring has arrived, bringing with it a plethora of unwanted pests.  It’s the perfect time for Formosan subterranean termites. Excellent at hiding, these small insects build incredible networks of tunnels to get into a building.  They travel underground up to…

Conehead Termites

Conehead Termites, Nasutitermes corniger, entered the United States in 2001, but don’t let its cone head fool you.  Colonies become large and very invasive in just a few years.  If the colony becomes over-crowded, then, like bees and other insects,…

Aftermath of a Termite Infestation

Without sugar-coating the issue, the aftermath of a termite infestation spells disaster.  Don’t let a termite infestation destroy your home or building and financially wipe you out. Insurance Coverage Most insurance companies don’t include termite infestations as part of their…

Termite Damage is Hidden Damage

Termite Basics  Termite damage sometimes costs home owners their life savings.  Many species of termite are indigenous to Texas, but a few imported themselves from other places across the globe.  Unless your home is constructed without wood, at some point,…

Tips for Preventing Termites

All five destructive species of termites in Texas cause worry and damage to our buildings and homes.  We worry about spotting them before the damage becomes too bad.  They cause thousands of dollars’ worth of damage to our homes and…

Spring Welcomes Termite Infestations

Termite Awareness Week came and went.  During spring and summer, termites become more active. Every year in the United States, termites cause more than $5 billion in property damage. One of the “hot-spots” for termite invasion is Texas. Termite Awareness…

Get Ready for Springtime Pests

Flowers explode in an array of color while trees begin to leave.  Birds flitter about as they prepare their nests.  We welcome these yearly signs of spring with anticipation of outdoor fun.  However, spring introduces the onslaught of springtime pests,…

Our Friend, the Ladybug

Many species of bug have turned out to be our gardening friends.  They act as natural predators on other bugs that harm us and our gardens. Some of those bugs maintain a beauty unparalleled by other creatures.  The ladybug remains…

Damage Termites Cause

Most clients ask the same question after discovering termites in their home.  “How long do I have to treat for termites?”  Most chemical treatments last up to five years, however!!!  If you want to guarantee termites are no longer active,…

Do You Know Where to Look for Pests?

We lived a long way from Texas, but pests are the same everywhere.  However, Texas seems to make them bigger and more extensive.  Rats, fire ants, caterpillars, termites, and mosquitoes make up just some of the cornucopia of pests found…

Signs of Termite Activity

Termites cause major damage, and in Texas, we have a lot of termites.  Each species of termite maintains specific characteristics differentiating one type from another.  Correctly identifying any one of the five destructive species provides the appropriate control program. The…

Springtime Warning Signs of Pest Invasion

Five Warning Signs of Pests As warmer weather approaches, pests begin to awaken and move into our homes and businesses.  These pests attack food, chew wiring, and wreak havoc in your home, sometimes leaving toxic bacteria that seriously affects your…

Beautiful Asian Lady Beetles

  I close my eyes thinking about the beautiful countryside, green hills, and colorful flowers that grace Asia.  Images of beauty and serenity roll gracefully through my mind.  Then, something hits my arm.  Shocked into reality, I open my eyes…

The Job of the Exterminator

A number of significant pest problems exist in the Wichita Falls and Texoma areas.  They cause substantial damage to your home or business, as well as, pose considerable health risks. At one time, we only heard about fire ants.  Now,…

Bedbugs, An On-Going Issue

Where did Those Bedbugs Come from? If you look at the website, Bedbug Reports, then you find a list of hotels to stay away from in Wichita Falls, Texas.  A number of hotels reported bed bugs in the past.  It…

Do You Have a Spider Infestation?

A Spider Infestation! Sitting on the porch one cool evening, I suddenly felt a quick, subtle movement on my head.  I brushed at it, only to discover a spider in my hair.  After a spot investigation, I found a spider…

Flies Hide in Winter

Pesky, dirty flies continue their life cycle throughout the winter.  They leave bacteria and germs on every surface they touch.  Keep your family or business safe this winter. Dirty Flies A number of fly species found around your home or…

Flea Infestation in Wichita Falls

Fleas in Everyone's Business A very wise business owner did the right thing with their flea infestation.  Every business should know by now that Wichita Falls, Texas suffers from a flea infestation.  Each business may make one of two choices,…

The Rats Are Back in Wichita Falls!

The dog found some dead rats in the air vent.  My mom had complained, then Dad had tried to take care of the smell infiltrating our home.  As soon as the air had cleared, the smell came back. Dad informed…

Common Pests

Warm Weather, More Pests Pests bother us all year, but warm weather always produces them with a vengeance.  Around our home or business, we must consider how to protect our buildings, families, and our customers from attack by common pests.…

Strange Noises in the Night!

Have you ever been lying in bed and wondered, what are those strange noises?  As a child, you thought there were ghosts in those walls.  You crawled way down into the bed covers.  Or when you were older, a branch…

Termites Will Eat Your Assets

Don’t Let Termites Eat Your Assets   We take pride in our homes and buildings and protect them.  We certainly don’t want termites to eat our assets.  Termites and termite control is a constant battle.  This especially true due to…

Termites, What Can Be Done?

Are Termites Eating You Out of House and Home? Spring has sprung.  The birds and the bees are happy and active.  Most of us are thinking about working on a tan.  But, what about those termites that could be eating…

Do I Keep the Ants?

In North America, there are about a thousand species of ants.  Many of those species can be found in Texas. One could say Texas has the “good, the bad, and the ugly” ants.  Should you allow ants to keep living…

DO I TERMINATE TERMITES NOW?

You’ve found signs of termites in your building. What can you do? There are many stories about how dangerous the crawly critters can be to your building. Can it all be true? You’ve heard it costs a lot of money…

Bed Bugs Are Back With a Vengeance!

Talk to Kevin Brasket of Texoma Pest Management, your premier company for pest control in Wichita Falls, Texas. He’ll tell you, “Bed bugs are back with a vengeance.” He says, “Bed bugs are a real problem right now. This time…

Santa Brought a Brand New Mousetrap????

Ah, Christmas is coming. I wonder what wonderful surprises my wife is going to have Santa give me this year. I made the mistake a few years ago of buying her a present I thought she would love. What I…

Don’t Think Bugs Sleep in the Winter!

Do you need pest control for bed bugs or cockroaches? Here you probably thought, “Thank goodness winter is coming. We can all get a rest from those creepy, crawly creatures.” Think once; think twice. In Texoma bugs don’t sleep in…

What to Do? It’s a Rat’s Nest!

Do you have a rat’s nest? We are not talking about that mess in the garage that your wife is always after you to clean up, or the rat’s nest in your fishing line. We are talking about the rat’s…

Mice in the Walls

Mice have been the scourge of humans from as far back as the beginning of time, or so it seems. They have always brought pestilence and disease. About the only mouse that has made it to being a "good guy"…

What Can be Done About Pesky Flies?

That is a pretty heady question, and one that the owners of a number of the restaurants in Wichita Falls, Texas should have asked before their customers started to complain. The weather turned right and out came those filthy flies.…

Fire Ants, a huge problem in Wichita Falls!

The Fire Ant Invasion! Sounds like a corny 1950's B movie, doesn't it?  Well, here are the facts; Red Fire Ants hit the shores of the United States in the 1930’s. They have no natural predators in the USA and…

Pest Exterminators in Wichita Falls

There are a number of significant pest problems in Wichita Falls and the Texoma areas that can cause damage to your home or business and present significant health risks. Not too long ago, fire ants were not seen in the…

Is Your Business Giving Pests What They Want?

What do pests want? If asked this question, most business owners would state that any place with a poor level of sanitation and hygiene offers the perfect breeding ground for all kinds of pests. What they don’t know is that…

5 Top Reasons Offices Need Texoma Pest Management

Hiring professional pest management is a better option than dealing with bugs, roaches and rodents on your own, especially at an office. At Texoma Pest Management, we have trained and experienced technicians who know how to purge and prevent infestations,…

5 Reasons School Districts Need> Texoma Pest Management

The foremost aim of school districts is to ensure children in the region receive the best possible education. There are some ancillary obligations with which schools must comply, one of which is effective pest management. Schools cannot afford to have…