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Understanding Sugar Ants and How a Pest Exterminator Can Help

Termites, cockroaches, and even mice are all guests you do not want in your home, but a pest exterminator can also rid your home of insects you do not even realize are a problem. Sugar ants are problematic pests that can wreak havoc on your home. And, they are more common than most people think. Here is a bit of information regarding these pesky insects and how an exterminator can help. Facts on Sugar Ants Sugar ants are relatives of traditional black ants, but they are a bit different. Also known as banded sugar ants, these insects have bodies that Read more
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Natural, Safe, and Effective Home Pest Control Solutions

The various sprays and treatments sold in stores may be effective for killing and repelling pests, but these methods of home pest control could contain toxic chemicals that do more harm than good. Thankfully, you can rid your home of many common insects without the use of harsh chemicals that harm the air, your garden, and the health of your family. Here are a few homemade options to consider for natural, safe, and effective pest control. Vegetable Oil You may be surprised to learn that a common ingredient in your pantry can be used to deter insects from your home Read more
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Three Things Not to Do With Wasp Removal Home Pest Control

When the presence of wasps in and around your home becomes too much to handle, some are tempted to take their home pest control in Frisco, TX into their own hands. When it comes to wasps, it is probably best to leave the removal to the professionals. Here are three mistakes people make when trying to remove wasp nests: Burning a nest (can lead to your property catching on fire) Flooding a wasp nest (doesn’t eliminate all of them and makes them angry) Using a bat to crush the nest (will trigger the wasps to attack you) Don’t take the Read more
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4 Instances That It’s Time for a Professional Pest Control Service

Why would you need a professional pest control service in Frisco, TX as long as you have a good can of bug spray? Unfortunately, there are a lot of pests that can do some serious damage that you’re not even aware of. They aren’t visible so your can of spray, therefore, becomes useless. Here are 4 cases that it’s time to call in the professionals: Termites compromise wood integrity Carpenter ants and bees make your home their all-night buffet Stinging insects stings cause serious bodily pain Bed bugs can quickly infest your entire home Take pests off of your list Read more
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DIY Home Pest Control: Five Ways to Keep Bugs Away

Bugs and other pests have their place and purpose in nature, but home pest control measures in Frisco, TX is often necessary to remind them they belong outside of your home. Another benefit of pest proofing homes is an improvement in energy efficiency, resulting in a welcome reduction in utility bills. Here are five things you can do on your own to your home to help keep the bugs out: Screen all openings Fill cracks Repair pipe leaks Use airtight storage containers Plant flowers Utilizing a quality pest control company can also increase the insect resistance of your home. Let Bug Read more
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Home Pest Control Tips to Protect Your Lawn This Summer

As we crank up the hot weather in Texas this summer, seasonal pests wiggle their ways into our lawns and gardens. Dealing with a bug infestation can be frustrating, time-consuming and jeopardize the health of your once-immaculate yard. The home pest control experts at Bug Commander in Frisco, TX are here to help. Here are the most common summer lawn pests in the area, as well as DIY treatment tips to protect your property from these unwanted visitors. Common Lawn Pests and How to Deter Them  Termites. These critters will often migrate to your home after destroying any wood in your Read more
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Know How to Identify Household Spiders to Help With Pest Management

Being able to identify harmless spiders versus dangerous ones can help ease your mind and aid in pest management in Frisco, TX. By knowing where certain spiders generally hang out in a home, where they’re found within the country and what their physical characteristics are can help properly identify what eight-legged creature you’re dealing with and what level of alert you need to be on. Here are 5 spiders commonly found in Texas: Black Widow – Deadly Brown Recluse – Deadly Daddy Longlegs – Harmless Jumping Spider – Harmless Yellow Sac Spider – Serious, Non-Fatal At Bug Commander, we provide Read more
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Home Pest Control Experts Give Tips on Getting Rid of Texas Roaches

Home pest control can be tricky, especially when you’re battling a pest like the infamous Texas cockroach. Whether native or newcomer, you’ve probably had at least one encounter with these pests already. We know that bug infestations can be both time-consuming and frustrating. That’s why the home pest control team at Bug Commander in Frisco, TX wants to share step-by-step tips and tricks to help you get rid of roaches at your residence. Identify the species and severity of infestation. Texas is home to a variety of cockroaches, so try setting out sticky traps near the areas in or around Read more
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Why the Costs of DIY Pest Control in Frisco, TX May Be Too High

If you’re tired of pests in or around your home, you probably want to try to tackle the problem yourself, trying various methods. While DIY is possible, you’re not a trained exterminator. Pesticides may be inexpensive, compared to a $200-$500 one-time charge from a professional. However, a pest control contract can be less expensive; as low as $15 per month! DIY pest control equipment usually needs to be bought more than once since they don’t prevent pests from returning. This means you will need to keep at it. When the bugs come back, you’ll need to purchase most of your supplies again. The next thing you know, you could Read more
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Three Bug Myths Your Pest Control Company Doesn’t Want You To Believe

At Bug Commander Pest Control, we know just about everything about bugs. We also know that most of our customers aren’t as familiar with flying, crawling and buzzing pests as we are, and that there are a lot of misconceptions out there about these kinds of pests.  If you have a pest problem at your home and you don’t think you need our help to handle it, you may be making a big mistake, especially when it comes to mosquitoes, bees, wasps and ants.  Here are some myths about these three kinds of bugs that we don’t want you to Read more