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How to Get Rid of Fleas

Fleas survive by consuming the blood of their hosts, which could be any mammal. They do not have wings, though they can jump about 50 times their body length. They have strong claws that allow them to hang on tightly so they're not dislodged from their host. Adult fleas are usually brown and up to [...]

2017-07-18T07:40:17+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Other Pests|0 Comments

Are there lightning bugs in Arizona?

Lightning bug image courtesy of Martin McMullen. Lightning bugs, also called fireflies, are actually winged beetles, but their bioluminescent abilities set them apart from other insects because of that uniqueness. There are more than 136 species of lightning bugs, but unfortunately for those of us who live in the western part of the [...]

2017-07-26T08:03:09+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Other Pests|0 Comments

5 Questions for Tonya Gardner

You don’t find a lot of women working in pest control, so it is not unusual for a customer to walk into Bug and Weed Mart and ask Tonya Gardner, one of our newest employees, to speak to someone in charge. “They assume because I’m female and I’m working the cash register, that I’m not [...]

2017-07-26T11:52:18+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, News|0 Comments

National Weed Your Garden Day

With monsoon just around the corner, we encourage you to set some time aside on June 13th, National Weed Your Garden Day, to stop these unwanted plants from growing out of control and turning your yard into an overgrown mess! Apart from being unpleasing to the eye, an overgrown yard full of weeds presents an [...]

2017-06-09T12:44:58+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Home & Garden Tips, Weeds|0 Comments

Renter v. Homeowner

As homeowners, we take some basic steps in order to keep our home and property pest-free and weed-free. We often do an Internet search for “pest control supplies near me” or “how to get rid of bugs.” But there is still the question, “Do I still need to do pest control if I rent?” The [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:04+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control|0 Comments

DIY Pest Control Mesa Store Remodel

Mesa Store Gets Remodeled After 30 Years! In 1979, Jim LaBrie opened the first Bug and Weed Mart store in Mesa, not far from the current Mesa store location. The family-owned and -operated do-it-yourself retailer specializes in pest and weed control products. In 1987, the Mesa storefront was moved to its current location within the [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:05+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, News|1 Comment

What does termite damage look like?

Desert subterranean termites, AZ’s most common termite, prefer high-temperature, low-humidity climates, making our arid Sonoran desert a prime target. They live in underground colonies, often outdoors in desert plants, dead cactus, woodpiles, etc. They are also commonly found in boxes, as well as in any wood surfaces of the walls of homes and other structures. [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:05+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Termites|0 Comments

What attracts scorpions?

When people find scorpions in their homes or in their yards, they often ask: What attracts scorpions to my home (and not my friends’ houses –  or so they say)? What is different about my home that scorpions find interest interesting? Construction often causes scorpions to seek new shelter. What attracts scorpions? One [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:05+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Scorpions|0 Comments

Possum vs Opossum: What’s the Difference?

Most people use possum vs opossum when referring to the animal best known for its ugly, scary looking appearance. The opossum is a marsupial that is found in North and South America. It has a grayish-white body, a white face, coarse fur, and black ears and feet. They have sharp teeth, but the main distinguishing [...]

2017-04-29T12:24:44+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Other Pests|0 Comments