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What Everyone In Davis County Ought To Know About Skunk Control

March 25, 2021

Davis County has a lot to offer: skiing, parks, hiking, golfing, shopping, and sights! There is much to love about Davis, except skunks! But these dangerous, nocturnal residents love Davis as much we do. So what can you do to safeguard your property against skunks? Pro Pest Pest Control has all you need to know to start eliminating skunks today!... Read More

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Salt Lake City's Helpful Gopher Control Guide  

March 11, 2021

Pocket gophers are burrowing rodents. Utah has two species of gophers: The Northern pocket gopher Thomomys talpoides), and the Botta’s pocket gopher (Thomomys bottae). The Northern pocket gopher lives in the Salt Lake City area.... Read More

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What To Do About Carpenter Ants Around Your Salt Lake City Property

February 23, 2021

Most people would balk at the idea of studying pests, but for some, it’s a fascinating activity. The majority have several subspecies with unique traits. Each class has a distinctive look, diet, habitat, and operational process. The danger level can range as well. Within ant colonies, it’s no different.... Read More

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Here's How Mice Get Into Salt Lake City Homes  

February 17, 2021

Pests present various levels of physical threat to human beings. They can make you feel deathly ill because they carry so many potent germs. While making your place unpleasant, they can also tear it down and destroy your treasured belongings. Critters that multiply in the blink of an eye are especially worrisome. All of these things apply to mice. ... Read More

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What Salt Lake City Property Owners Need To Know About Termite Season   

February 11, 2021

Some Salt Lake City home and business owners are under the mistaken impression that pest remediation is only needed when visible critters are on the land. Just because you don’t see an insect or creature creeping around, it doesn’t mean they don’t have a nest set up somewhere. Termites, for example, live primarily out of sight.... Read More

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Are The Wolf Spiders In Salt Lake City Dangerous?  

February 9, 2021

Insects are often capable of creating major damage. Sometimes, it’s directly to Salt Lake City homes or businesses. In other cases, it’s to personal items, such as clothing. Even worse, a plethora of critters can bring about illness with the germs they harbor. If not that, it will be injurious scratching, or poisonous bites and stings. Spiders specialize in the latter.... Read More

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Four Handy Rodent Prevention Tips For Salt Lake City Property Owners

January 14, 2021

Pests can make life really difficult for home and business owners in Salt Lake City. They seem determined to ruin everything in their sight, often with long-term consequences. Some pests can cause structural damage, while others destroy personal effects. A lot of them are vessels of sickness, as they carry germs that they can pass on to you, your family, and your pets. ... Read More

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How Did These Carpet Beetles Get Into My Salt Lake City Home?

September 10, 2020

Carpet beetles are annoying and will feed on anything that was once alive or came from a living source. That’s why they will feed on everything from dead insects to wool and other organic materials. While they mostly get inside thanks to flowers or plants, they can get in a number of ways.... Read More

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Davis County Property Owners' Complete Guide To Wildlife Prevention

August 27, 2020

When many Davis County property owners think of pests, they imagine common household creatures such as ants, flies, spiders, and rodents. However, since many homes in the area sit close to mountains, hills, and fields, and with the wonderful close proximity to the great outdoors, other wildlife can easily become a problem.... Read More

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Are These Ants Around My Utah County Property Dangerous?

August 19, 2020

Ants are a rather common household pest in Utah County, and you’re likely to see them in or around your property at one point or another. However, not all infestations are equally bad. There are some species in the area that are simply nuisance pests while others pose health risks or cause property damage.... Read More

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What You Should Know About The Dangers Of Mice In Your Utah County Home

August 13, 2020

Rodents as a whole are a bit of a divisive animal. While some people keep mice and rats as pets and find them cute, others are grossed out or scared of them. Regardless of how you feel about mice and other rodents, they are a particularly invasive and dangerous pest in Utah County. While keeping mice as pets is a different situation, wild mice can carry many diseases and destroy property. They are also prolific and hard to prevent and remove. ... Read More

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Salt Lake City Property Owners' Guide To Dangerous Yellowjackets

August 11, 2020

Salt Lake City can be a great place to enjoy the summer with amazing weather and many outdoor areas to explore. However, there is one pest that can make spending time outside on your property particularly difficult and terrifying. Yellowjackets are one pest that scare people, and there is a good reason for this. They are a species of wasp, but they are more aggressive than most other wasps in the area.... Read More

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Just How Dangerous Are Cockroaches In Salt Lake City?

August 5, 2020

Cockroaches are probably one of the most dreaded pests in the United States, and Salt Lake City residents aren’t safe from these invasive insects. These pests look particularly disgusting, but they are much worse than  their appearance. Unlike some nuisance pests, cockroaches are dangerous because of their ability to spread diseases that can harm humans. They can easily transmit germs and spread them across the surfaces in your home... Read More

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A Guide To Effective Wasp Control For Weber County Property Owners

July 29, 2020

Some pests are scary for people but good for the environment. Stinging insects, commonly just called "wasps," fit right into this category. While their annoying buzzing and harmful stings are something to avoid, their role as pollinators and hunters of other destructive pests makes them invaluable to the environment. Knowing how you can stay protected means we all get to reap the rewards of wasp populations, without any risks.... Read More

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How To Keep Carpet Beetles Out Of Your Utah County Home

July 21, 2020

Pests of all kinds are unwanted on your property, but the worst infestations are the ones that can cause damage to household items and materials. Knowing how to stay protected from ravenous pests, like carpet beetles that eat up rugs and clothing, will ensure these harmful pests never make it inside. ... Read More

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How Do Bed Bugs Get Into Utah County Homes In The First Place?

July 16, 2020

You’ve probably heard the old saying, “sleep tight; don’t let the bed bugs bite.” However, once bed bugs have gotten inside your home, it’s hard to keep them from biting and it’s even harder to get rid of them. Bed bug infestations are some of the most difficult infestations to fully eliminate. ... Read More

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11 Practical Ant Control Tips For Salt Lake City Property Owners

July 14, 2020

If you are a Salt Lake City property owner, chances are you’ve seen ants around at least once. The dangers of an ant infestation can vary in severity based on the specific species. While some ants are mostly just a nuisance, others are dangerous. However, regardless of the species, ants are difficult to remove.... Read More

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What You Ought To Know About Oriental Cockroaches In Weber County

June 25, 2020

The last thing you want to see, when you turn on your kitchen lights, is a bunch of cockroaches scurrying across the floor. Unfortunately, here in Weber County and Davis County, there are a few species of cockroaches that we have to worry about invading our homes. One such species is the Oriental Cockroach.... Read More

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Are Boxelder Bugs Invading Your Utah Property?

June 20, 2020

Have you ever seen a boxelder tree? Would you know one if you saw it? They are typically found in western states but can also be found in the eastern part of the states and up into eastern Canada. Boxelder trees are native to Utah. Unfortunately, wherever you find a boxelder tree, you will most likely find boxelder bugs.... Read More

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What You Ought To Know About Keeping Mice Out Of Your Salt Lake City Home

June 19, 2020

As long as mice are raised in a clean and caged environment there is no reason they shouldn’t be kept as pets. Mice only become dangerous once they are allowed to choose what they eat and where they roam. If you do not know much about mice and how dangerous they can be, we have some information for you. ... Read More

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Are Spiders In My Salt Lake City Home Dangerous?  

June 17, 2020

If five jars with a different spider inside each were placed in front of you, could you pick which one wasn’t deadly? Unless you are an entomologist or a bug lover, chances are you would have a difficult time. The good news is, we are here today to make you an expert on spiders, or at least on the dangerous ones here in Salt Lake City. Are you interested to learn which eight legged pests around your home could land you in the hospital? I... Read More

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Secret To Successful Termite Control In Salt Lake City

May 29, 2020

Have you ever watched a competitive eater consume food? If you haven’t, consider this. The current world record for the most hot dogs eaten in 10 minutes is 74. That is insane. But what if we told you there was one creature that could put competitive eaters to shame? We are talking about termites. ... Read More

a carpenter ant crawling on wood

What You Need To Know To Keep Ants Out Of Your Salt Lake City Home  

April 15, 2020

I’m sure that ant problems are not high on the list of things that you might worry about each day. When you have bills to pay, weight to lose, kids to feed, or health to worry about, having some ants roaming about the outside of your home probably doesn’t keep you awake at night. However, if you knew what kind of damage an ant infestation could do to your food supplies, your home, and your peace of mind, you might be more inclined ... Read More

 

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