Category: Burns Pest Tips
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

20 Nov
A magnifying glass is held up to a bed, revealing bed bugs
Early Signs of Bed Bugs: How to Prevent and Detect an Infestation

Generally regarded as one of the most difficult pests to manage, bed bugs are a nuisance that you never want to find in your home or business. These tiny bugs are masters at hiding, easily latching onto people, luggage, furniture, or other belongings and spreading anywhere that humans settle. Places with high amounts of traffic, […]

16 Oct
A pigeon sits in its nest on a house
Arizona Pigeons’ Breeding, Feeding, and Nesting Habits

Generally regarded as a nuisance, pigeons in Arizona and beyond can pester those who live in cities and suburban areas alike. In order to combat their annoying presence, it’s important to understand the pigeon lifespan, including their breeding and nesting habits, so you know how to handle them. Burns Pest Elimination is here to help […]

17 Apr
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5 Mosquito-Repelling Tips for Staying Bite-Free

Nothing puts the kibosh on warm-weather fun like mosquitoes. These pests do more than just crash outdoor parties, though. They carry potentially serious diseases like yellow fever and the West Nile virus. Avoid mosquito bites with help from these tips from Burns Pest Control. We go beyond bug spray to provide safe, effective, professional pest […]

09 Oct
pigeons roosting on AZ home
How to Get Rid of Those Pesky Pigeons From Your Home

Pigeon control is always a concern, whether in urban settings or on the farm. These pesky birds carry dozens of diseases, bring ticks and mites into homes and businesses, and damage property with their highly acidic droppings. These tips from Burns Pest Elimination, providing pest control services to the Phoenix, AZ, area, will help keep […]