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Ecola Named LA Readers’ Top Choice 9 Years in a Row
When it comes to pest control, local residents know best. And in Los Angeles, Ecola Termite & Pest Control has been named the Readers’ Choice for nine years in a row by the readers of the Los Angeles Daily News. This impressive streak is a testament to the quality of service and value that… Read More »
Researchers Reveal Top 3 Pest Troubles for 2023
As we move into 2023, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has released its list of the top three pests that will continue to be a major problem this year. According to the press release, the leading pests are rodents, termites, and bed bugs. Jim Fredericks, the VP of Public Affairs for the NPMA,… Read More »
Christmas Tree Bugs: Avoiding the Unwanted Gift Under the Tree!
‘Tis the season to venture out in frosty weather to find your perfect Christmas tree. And for many, only a real tree will do. Going to a Christmas tree farm with the family is a favorite holiday tradition that cannot be replaced with an artificial tree coming down from the attic. The wonderful smell… Read More »
Keeping Stink Bugs Away
Stink bugs are not only invasive because of their propensity to invade our homes in the fall, but because they are considered an invasive species to the United States. First discovered in 1996 in Pennsylvania, these insects are quickly spreading throughout the country. Native to China, Japan, and Korea, stink bugs are not a… Read More »
The Most Dangerous Bugs of Summer Call for Different Solutions
Summer is in full swing. Time to enjoy outdoor fun with family and friends. No one wants to think about dangerous bugs and the harm they might cause. Dangerous bugs are those that pose a danger to our health and our property. Here are some of the most common culprits and how we can… Read More »
The Travel Souvenir No One Wants To Bring Home: Bed Bugs
Out of the 80% of Americans who plan on traveling this summer, none plan to bring home any bed bugs. Yet, according to PestWorld.org, the official website of the National Pest Management Association, nearly all pest control companies have treated for bed bugs and are reporting that bed bug incidences are on the rise… Read More »
How To Defend Your Home From Cockroaches Clamoring To Escape California Heat
Residents of California who have never seen a roach in their home before are increasingly experiencing finding roaches in their homes. The Sacramento Bee reports that cockroach infestations are on the rise. This is caused mainly by the rising temperatures and drought conditions of spring and summer that bring these pests out from the… Read More »
Are Pests Triggering Allergy & Asthma Symptoms in Your Household?
This time of year, it’s common to suffer from sniffles and watery eyes caused by allergies to pollen or other irritants that are a hallmark of the blossoming of spring. But if your symptoms remain long after spring irritants are gone, you could be suffering from chronic allergies triggered by common household pests. Pests.org,… Read More »
What’s Mother-Approved Pest Control?
Sue Fries is the mother behind Ecola Termite & Pest Control. Known as “the termite lady,” she started Ecola 38 years ago, motivated by her struggle to care for her son with chronic asthma. Determined to find her place in the male-dominated field of pest control, she sought an alternative way to eliminate infestations… Read More »
The Pests That Ruled 2021
The pests of 2021 are primarily the same ones that torment us almost every other year. So what’s so special about 2021? COVID-19 had most of us working remotely, and spending a great deal more time at home made us more aware of our pest removal needs. The National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA)Top Five… Read More »