3 Types of Scorpions Found in Arizona

May 26, 2020

Scorpions are found throughout Arizona and are a common pest concern for everyone. While there are nearly 56 species native to the state, most residents and business owners only deal with a few different ones. At Wagner Pest Solutions, our technicians have trained eyes and can identify the differences between each species of scorpion. Here are the three most common ones we find.

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3 Signs You Have Mice in Your Apartment

April 28, 2020

Pests are a common problem for apartment buildings. As the landlord, you should take notice when tenants start to complain about a possible mouse infestation, especially if you’re getting calls from the same building. Don’t let these annoying little creatures take over your apartment buildings or you may find yourself without tenants. Wagner Pest Solutions has all the best pest control remedies for landlords in Glendale, AZ, so here’s what you should look for if you suspect your buildings have mice.

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4 FAQs about Bed Bugs

March 23, 2020

Indoor pests come in all shapes and sizes. Some buzz around your home all day, while others live within the walls and never make a sound. Yet, one unwanted guest can quietly invade your bedroom and only come out at night to feast on its victim: you. In recent years, bed bugs have been going through a resurgence. These pesky little bugs typically live within eight feet of your bed and can go undetected for months. If you think you have bed bugs, get rid of them quickly with the help from Wagner Pest Solutions. But if you’re not sure, here are some frequently asked questions that many people have.

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COVID-19: A Letter From Our President

March 19, 2020

Hello to our Wagner Pest Solutions Family, At Wagner Pest Solutions, we care deeply about our employees and our customers. We feel that they are a part of the Wagner family. As COVID-19 spreads, we will all have to make decisions to protect the health and well being of our family. At this time Wagner Pest Solutions will remain open serving our customers as scheduled. This includes addressing issues for existing customers as well as new customers, from emergencies to non-emergency calls. Wagner Pest Solutions Associates will follow the CDC (Center for Disease Control) guidelines as well as new recommendations as they are introduced. Wagner Pest Solutions has implemented the following steps to help provide the safest and most comfortable environment for both our associates and customers. All Service technicians will continue to wear proper personal protective equipment during all applications. This includes wearing rubber gloves, and eye protection for … Continued

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5 Plants That Help Repel Pests

February 28, 2020

As the seasons change and warmer weather approaches, common pests such as ants, bees, mosquitos, termites, and scorpions can quickly take over your lawn. Here at Wagner Pest Solutions, we understand the importance of spring pest control. We offer premium solutions all year long, but there are some plants you can add to your flower beds to help keep annoyances away. Here is a list of some of our favorites.

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3 Ways to Keep Spiders Out of Your Home

January 27, 2020

Spiders are probably one of the least favorite creatures to see in your home. Besides looking creepy, some are dangerous to humans and pets. Both the black widow spider and brown recluse spider are found here in Arizona. So how do you protect your home from becoming a habitat for these unwanted guests? At Wagner Pest Solutions, we get over 100 calls a year about black widow spider bites alone, so we have a few ideas on what you can do to keep spiders at bay. 

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How to Spot Termite Damage in Arizona Homes

December 26, 2019

Termites are a necessary part of nature, helping to break down dead and rotting wood. But what if they happen to think your home looks like it should be on the menu? Since you’re highly invested in the condition of your home, you know that preventing termite infestations with Wagner Pest Solutions is essential to maintaining your home’s value. Here’s some information for you to keep in mind if you start noticing signs of termite activity. 

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How to Keep Bed Bugs Out of Your Home

November 12, 2019

Bed bugs. If you’re like most people, you have an almost visceral reaction to the thought of them being in your home. Bed bugs can be challenging to fully eradicate from a home, so the best course of action is to keep them from coming inside in the first place. We’ve listed a few precautions you can take to keep them clear of your house. For confirmed or suspected infestations, the expert and compassionate team at Wagner Pest Solutions will systematically take care of the problem. 

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How to Get Rid of Scorpions from Your Home

October 8, 2019

Scorpions are a problem for many individuals in the Phoenix, AZ area. These nuisances may reach 7 to 8 centimeters in length and are frightening to people who are scared of insects. Not to mention, scorpions can harm you and your family. Although only one type of scorpion found in Arizona is deadly, the stings hurt and could cause a serious reaction from the venom. At Wagner Pest Control, we provide one-time scorpion removal as well as routine scorpion prevention, and we stress the importance of starting the process during the cooler months. About ScorpionsScorpions are classified as arachnids because they have eight legs. They have a segmented tail that often has a venomous stinger. Additionally, scorpions have what resembles a set of claws, known as a pedipalp. Some adult scorpions are as small as 9 millimeters. Once the temperatures start dropping, scorpions hibernate and nest. If you take the necessary precautions … Continued

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Common Ants in Phoenix and How to Keep Them Out of Your Home

September 8, 2019

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize that ants in Arizona create some serious problems. From fire ants to crazy ants to everything in between, these six-legged insects are some of the most notorious pests in the Southwest. While you may not experience concerns with every kind of ant, you’ll certainly run into some problems with the colonies around your home or yard every now and again. It’s time to know your insect enemies! Common Type of Ants in Phoenix While not exhaustive, these five ant types are the worst of the worst. Fire Ants: They bite, they sting, and they just keep building more nests. These tiny red ants pack a punch three times their size. Crazy Ants: The perfect foil to fire ants, crazy ants use their folic acid to burn homeowners when threatened. Odorous House Ants: These black soldiers lead to some of the most common … Continued

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