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3 Ways Pest Inspections Can Save You Money
3 Ways Pest Inspections Can Save You Money Investing in regular professional pest inspections can save property owners money in the long run. Here are three ways pest inspections can save you money: Catching Infestations Early: Professional pest inspections can catch pest infestations early, before they snowball into serious structural damage. For example, termite… Read More »
Termite Swarming Season is Underway!
Termite swarming season has begun, and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) warns consumers to prepare for an active season. The NPMA explains that termites swarm in the spring and summer, making these seasons the prime time for homeowners to be vigilant about detecting infestations. Termites are known for causing significant damage to homes… Read More »
April is National Pest Control Month! What it Means For You
April is National Pest Control Month! What it Means For You The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has declared April as National Pest Control Month to increase awareness about the importance of pest control and the role it plays in safeguarding public health. According to the NPMA’s press release, pests such as rodents, insects,… Read More »
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 »
How To Keep Fruit Flies out of Your House This Fall
We’ve all experienced the vexing annoyance of fruit flies. These pests show up in droves when sipping on a glass of wine with friends or when you bring your garden’s bounty into the kitchen. You swat them away only to have them reappear in front of your face again within moments. According to U.C…. 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 »
Do You Have Termites?
Say you’re walking your dog in your neighborhood and come across a house that looks more like a circus tent. What are your next thoughts? I’m glad that’s not me! Wait, does my house have termites? Does it? In Southern California, there are two types of termites we deal with primarily, drywood and subterraneans…. Read More »