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26 Jul
A pest control specialist in a brown uniform applies a pesticide spray to the wall of a home, with the homeowner looking on behind him
The Importance of Summer Pest Control

Summer in Arizona is the perfect time to emerge from your homes and explore the many sites and attractions. From the exciting summer activities in Phoenix to the calming views of the Grand Canyon, summer is the time for exploring. Unfortunately, this is also the perfect time for bugs to begin exploring your home, bringing […]

17 Jun
A colony of red fire ants crawl around the entrance of their home, which is a tunnel with a brown stick burrowed into the dirt.
Putting Out the Fire (Ants) In Your Yard

If you’ve ever wondered where fire ants got their name, you might be surprised to learn that it isn’t from their reddish color. Learn more about these fascinating (yet potentially dangerous) insects and their behaviors, and find out how to get rid of these pesky pests before they fully invade your Arizona or Nevada home […]

13 May
A colony of paper wasps nest on the gutter of a home, flying in and out of their home
Stop, Wasp, and Roll: Your Guide to Arizona Wasp Control

Though warmer weather brings many exciting things—suntans, cold lemonade, pool parties, beach days, boating adventures, and more—there are some unwanted pests that also enjoy the heat.  In Arizona, several types of wasps make themselves known in the summer months. Keep reading to find out which wasp species to be on the lookout for and how […]

15 Apr
A bark scorpion scuttles along rocks and other debris in the desert
Big Bark, Bigger Bite: Common Facts About the Deadly Bark Scorpion

Bark scorpions are a common pest across the Southwest. The warm, dry biome of the desert is an oasis for scorpions of all kinds. These tiny creatures can be mostly found crawling around all parts of the Grand Canyon state. They may seem harmless, but bark scorpions are anything but.  At Burn’s Pest Elimination, we […]

31 Mar
A colony of termites mill around a piece of wood, feeding
The Cold-Hard Facts About Termites in Winter

The last thing any home or business owner wants is a colony of termites that have made themselves at home in your space. Termites are dangerous and destructive to your wood and walls causing costly repairs. In the winter, it is important to be proactive in keeping termites clear from your Arizona or Las Vegas […]

19 Feb
A bark scorpion scuttles along rocks and other debris in the desert
A Pest-Controller’s Guide to Living in the Desert

Whether you spend your winters under the warm sun of Arizona and Las Vegas, are a long-time resident of the area, or simply want to learn more about the desert states, we are here to help. From the intense climate to the many different types of habitats and environments found in it, the desert biome […]

15 Jan
a yellow crab spider with brown stripes rests on a purple flower
DIY Tips for Keeping Your Home Spider-Free

No matter where you live, no one wants unwanted visitors like spiders. Despite being an important part of the ecosystem, they can be quite the nuisance. Across the Southwest, especially in Arizona, there are several species of spiders that you can routinely find in your home. But don’t worry! We’re here to tell you about […]

15 Dec
Several termites crawl on a piece of wood that they have hollowed out when making a home
How to Identify and Treat Termite Damage to Hardwood Flooring

If you suspect a termite infestation in your home, the time to act is always now. Termites are pests notorious for eating through the wooden structures of homes and other buildings, causing extensive damage leading to expensive repair bills. If you’re experiencing the aftermath of an invasion, chances are you may be dealing with termite […]

21 May
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Arizona Honey Bees: To Let Them Bee or Not to Let Them Bee?

As you head out in search of fun this summer, Arizona honey bees may not be top of mind. But those honey bees that Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Tucson residents alike try to avoid are also the subject of debate. If you’re like us, you probably would rather not host a honey bee hive on […]

19 Mar
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Spiders in Your Home: Friends or Foes?

For some of us, the thought of anything with eight legs lurking in the shadows is enough to trigger nightmares. But are arachnids more dangerous than beneficial? The Arizona and Las Vegas pest control techs at Burns Pest Elimination provide spider control to homes and businesses, and we can shed some light on spiders in […]