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Keep your lawn and garden pest-free! Learn more about what pests to look for and how to get rid of them sooner rather than later.

Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives


Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives Much like other public health professionals, pest control professionals improve our quality of life. They provide protection to our families, homes, businesses, food supply and our health. Although these factors are not often immediately apparent, the presence of a pest infestation commonly brings them to light. Protection of personal [...]

Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives2021-12-09T14:08:12-07:00

Know When to Hire a Pest Control Professional


Know When to Hire a Pest Control Professional While it is often tempting for homeowners to try their hand at pest control, it is best left to a professional.  In pest control, Colorado Springs professionals should not only have appropriate products for treatment, but they should also have the knowledge and training to provide safe [...]

Know When to Hire a Pest Control Professional2021-12-28T09:18:15-07:00

Add Pest Prevention to Your Spring-Cleaning List


Add Pest Prevention to Your Spring-Cleaning List The flowers will soon be in bloom, days are becoming warmer and spring-cleaning is in full swing. While most homes are brushing off the dust of winter, many homeowners forget to add pest prevention to their spring-cleaning list. Along with preventative measures, this is a perfect time to [...]

Add Pest Prevention to Your Spring-Cleaning List2022-01-10T15:32:51-07:00

Simple Tips On How To Pest Proof Your Home This Fall!


Its Fall Ya’ll! Tips on how to pest proof your home this fall! As cooler temperatures bring cozy nights in front of the fire, warm blankets and decreases in outdoor activities. Humans are not the only ones that seek shelter from the cold. Insect and rodent pests often utilize homes and structures during cooler months [...]

Simple Tips On How To Pest Proof Your Home This Fall!2022-01-18T12:36:11-07:00

No Sting Zone – How to Keep Stinging Insects Away


No Sting Zone – How to Keep Stinging Insects Away With stinging insects causing more than a half a million-emergency room visits per year, it is understandable the fear that is invoked by the sight of wasps and hornets. During late summer and early fall, stinging insects can be especially aggressive as they gather food [...]

No Sting Zone – How to Keep Stinging Insects Away2019-07-09T01:00:40-06:00

Pest Free is the way to BBQ


Pest Free is the way to BBQ – Tips to Keep Away Unwanted Guests With summer in full swing, many of us have joined the 85% of consumers who acknowledge their love of picnics, barbeques and outdoor leisure activities. In preparing to host events, something that is often overlooked by event hosts are the pests [...]

Pest Free is the way to BBQ2019-07-09T00:55:20-06:00



Although leafhoppers typically go unnoticed, walking through infested areas of turf grass often brings attention to these tiny insects.  Measuring only about 1/16th of an inch, leafhopper adults are winged and capable of flying short distances when disturbed.  Immature leafhoppers are wingless; they are however capable of jumping short distances when needed, hints the name [...]


Ant Lions


Here in Colorado, approximately 50 species of ant lions are present. In the southern portion of the United States these insects are more commonly known as doodle bugs.    Adults are commonly confused with damselflies; however, their knobbed or clubbed antennae are a feature that upon close examination can easily differentiate the two.  During the day, [...]

Ant Lions2022-04-19T09:48:38-06:00

Lilac/Ash Borer


A common wood borer found on ash trees throughout Colorado, the lilac/ash borer is native to North America.  Aside from ash trees, damage less commonly occurs to lilac and privet.  Damage most commonly occurs in trees that have stinging insect recently transplanted or are grown in less than ideal conditions including those experiencing drought like [...]

Lilac/Ash Borer2022-04-19T09:01:32-06:00

Pigeon Tremex Horntail


Frequently mistaken for a giant wasp, pigeon tremex horntails are actually a non-stinging insect that begins life as a wood borer of several species of trees including silver maple, ash and elm.  They have also stinging insect known to attack conifer trees in forested areas.  Pigeon tremex horntails are not commonly considered as a pest [...]

Pigeon Tremex Horntail2018-08-03T17:53:48-06:00