Latest from Burns Pest Elimination

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, […]

13 Nov
A hand holds a cockroach in front of a suburban home
Areas of Your Home That Cockroaches Prefer

With warm climate conditions year-round, it’s easy to see why cockroaches in Arizona feel right at home. Known for their propensity to eat almost anything and hide almost anywhere, roaches look for three main things when searching for a place to nest: access to food, moisture, and heat — making residential houses a popular destination […]

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 Sep
Reflection of a mosquito.
Places Mosquitoes Hide and Breed Around Your Yard

Mosquitoes in Arizona and beyond are generally regarded as the world’s most annoying pest. Practically unending in number, they can make entire parts of the day intolerable if you live in an area ripe for their breeding. If you have found yourself assailed by mosquitoes, we at Burns Pest Elimination want to take a moment […]

20 Aug
Odorous House Ants vs. Carpenter Ants

Within the United States alone, there are more than 700 different types of ants. Two of the most common and most annoying among them are odorous house ants and carpenter ants, each of which brings different issues to the table. Burns Pest Elimination wants to help you identify the differences between these insects and, if […]

06 Aug
When Do Commercial Buildings Need Pest Control?

If you’ve ever wondered whether you need pest control for your business, then there’s a good chance the answer is “yes.” Although the risk of a serious pest infestation varies by commercial industry, as a business owner, it’s important to have a game plan that’s proactive toward keeping insects, vermin, and other unwelcome pest patrons […]