1. Small Roaches vs Big Roaches

    Some may think small roaches are the "worse" type of roach, and this is probably because they may think a small roach is always a German roach. They can be, but also if you see small roaches around your home this could be a juvenile roach of some other type, such as an American roach. When fully grown, German roaches are definitely smaller than American roaches. They're about 3/4 of an inch compar…Read More

  2. Is Year Round Pest Control Necessary?

    When new customers call for a pest control quote, they often ask us how much it is to "set up ongoing treatment." To their surprise we tell them we don't require contracts or even recommend bi-monthly or quarterly treatments. That they ask this it just goes to show how many other pest control companies market treatment as being "necessary" all year long. But is it really the case? Most insects, an…Read More

  3. Roach Infestations

    People can be concerned with roaches "infesting" their home but the good news is that very few roaches do that. German roaches are one of the few roaches in the Austin area that will really "take over" a home if they are left untreated. They are seen most often in kitchens but can spread all over the house if they get really bad. Usually customers will see these scurrying late at night or early mo…Read More

  4. Fall Roaches in Austin

    We've seen an increase in cockroach complaints, to levels usually reserved for early summer. This is possibly due to a surprising heat wave here in Austin this September. Whatever the reason there are more large roaches, typically the American roach, making their way into people's houses. Remember that roaches are scavengers and with the heat and lack of rain they will be on the move to look for f…Read More

  5. Cockroaches

    Seeing cockroaches in your Austin house can be a dramatic experience for many people! But there are some facts to know about them that can make cockroach season more bearable. Roaches are Bad. This One Is Really Bad! The German roach is the type that can breed quickly and lives inside, so the "where there's one, there's thousands" ad campaign from years ago applies here. The good news is that you …Read More