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Category: Burns Pest Tips
14 Dec
A rat walks in the snow looking for food.
Winter Rat Prevention Tips to Defend Your Home

As winter sets in, the cozy warmth of your home becomes an inviting refuge not just for your family but for unwanted rodent visitors as well. Rats and other rodents seek shelter and sustenance indoors during the colder months, posing a potential threat to your property and health. In this blog from the pros at […]

02 Dec
Scorpion on the floor near a person’s foot.
Do Scorpions Hibernate? Debunking Winter Scorpion Myths

With their ancient lineage and formidable appearance, scorpions often evoke a sense of mystery. Before we explore their winter habits, the team at Burns Pest Elimination delves into the basics to understand how to identify these arachnids and gain insights into their behaviors. Identifying Scorpions: Appearance and Behavior Scorpions are members of the arachnid family […]

04 Nov
Heart-shaped cactus in the Arizona wilderness.
Your Guide to Fall Desert Pests

When it comes to living in the desert, one of the challenges that homeowners and businesses face is dealing with pests. That’s why Burns Pest Elimination is here to provide information about common pests, their behavior, their appearance, and signs to look for so you can take steps to stay ahead of the game and […]

25 Oct
Pest control professional with protective equipment sprays trees for pest protection in the fall.
Fall Pest Prevention

Fall Pest Prevention With the falling leaves and the cooler weather, fall is an amazing time of year filled with scenic walks, pumpkin patches, and time with the ones you love. However, seeing pests in your home can easily disturb that fun. Even with the colder weather, many pests can infest your home or business […]

29 Jun
Several brown bed bugs crawl around a ripped seam in a mattress
How to Avoid Bed Bugs When Traveling

Typically, when you go on vacation, you may want to bring home a few souvenirs with you to remember your time from your trip. However, one memento we’re certain you don’t want to bring home with you are bed bugs. Recognized by their flat exoskeleton and reddish-brown color, these bloodthirsty pests are known for reproducing […]

27 May
Why Are Scorpions Attracted to Your Home?

Where there are desert climates, you will likely find a scorpion or two — meaning if you live in the arid southwestern states, there’s a chance you may have stumbled upon one of these creepy and dangerous arachnids in your house. It may seem obvious, but the best way to eliminate a scorpion infestation in […]

24 Apr
Good Bee, Bad Bee: How to Tell the Difference

As you’ve likely noticed, there’s been a growing push over the last several years to protect the world’s declining bee population. While many people are afraid of bees, they actually play a vital role in nature by pollinating crops and helping maintain ecological balance. This is certainly the case in the Grand Canyon State, as […]

18 Apr
All-Season Advice to Avoid Mice in Your Home

Mice, rats, and other rodents are notoriously hard to catch. Their small size and ability to squeeze through tiny openings give them the ability to slip into homes through places that seem impossible. Whether its to avoid the heat of summer or the winter chill, rodents are always looking for comfortable places to nest containing […]

31 Mar
Spring Cleaning Tips to Keep Your Home Pest-Free

The coming of spring heralds the return of warm weather and green plants. On the other hand, the weather starting to warm up again means that bugs and other pests will start being more active too. When pests start hunting for sources of food and water in the spring, your home can make an all […]

17 Mar
Summertime Pests You Should Look Out For in the Desert

As the calendar turns the corner into summer, many people celebrate cold weather entering the rearview mirror for a few months. When you live in a desert environment like Arizona, though, you know the start of summer means the return of brutal heat—and some annoying pests. Every year, Arizona residents are routinely tasked with dealing […]