Preventive Pest Blog

  • 3 DIY Pest Control Tips

    Ah, the glorious days of summer. California summers are the stuff dreams are made of, with trips to the beach, ice cream cone stands, and palm trees swaying in the sun. But summer is also the time when pests come out of winter hibernation, multiply, and invade homes—and Californians are not exempt from the problem. […]

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  • California Rainfall Leads to Dangerous California Bugs

    You hear the word “California,” and what do you imagine? What do you picture in your head? A land of sunshine and warm sandy beaches, maybe? Yeah, well, not this time, not this year. This season, California has been transitioning from the land of sunny days to the land of rainy ones. California Rainfall: Shattering […]

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  • How To Recognize Termites With Wings & Get Rid of Them For Good

    You walk out on your deck only to find it littered with light-colored, nearly transparent confetti. Upon picking some up and viewing them, you realize they are hundreds of little wings. This is a good indication that there was a recent swarm of flying termites. The good news is the termites with wings don’t do […]

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  • How to Become a Licensed Pest Control Technician in California

    Pest control is a slowly booming industry expected to reach new record heights in size and revenue, and it’s easy to see why too. The climate is gradually changing; cold weather is getting shorter, while warm, sunny weather is getting longer. Pests, especially insects, like the warm weather, and it’s in these warm seasons they […]

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  • What Are the Most Dangerous Insects in California?

    California is the state of sunshine, great weather, and a perfect place to settle down, right? For the most part this is true, but the sunny climate also makes a great home for pests to infest homes and destroy properties from the inside out. Although pests are usually known for chewing away the structure of […]

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  • 7 Commonly Found Winter Bugs in Houses

    With winter comes cold weather, and cold weather means more time cooped up in your cozy home. Unfortunately, there are a great number of pests that also search for a warm place to build nests and hibernate. This means less time relaxing and more time dealing with pesky winter bugs in your house. Here is […]

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  • 4 Methods of Pest Control for Winter & Why They’re Necessary

    If you’ve ever wondered whether winter pest control in Southern California is needed for your residence, think about this: just like people, pests like rodents, spiders, and cockroaches would rather be inside where it’s comfortable, even in Southern California. The only difference is that rather than curl up on the sofa, they’d rather hide inside […]

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  • Why Hiring a Pest Control Company is Worth It

    Attempting to rid your house of unwanted pests may seem like an easy job to do yourself, but if you want it to last and be sure it’s safe for your family, you should consider hiring a professional pest control company like Preventive Pest Control. There are a lot of benefits to letting the experts […]

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  • Here Are 7 Of The Most Common Pests in Southern California

    Despite its ideal climate, laid-back way of life, and countless attractions, California is not immune to pest infestations. With dozens of different species of rodents and insects, identifying and treating different pests can be difficult and even dangerous. From mice and rats to spiders and bees, here are the most common types of pests and […]

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  • Is it Possible to Kill and Repel Cockroaches with Home Remedies?

    Few things can change the mood in a home than seeing a cockroach scuttle across the floor. When seeing cockroaches scuttle across your floor, it means you could have a pest infestation. After just a short amount of time, a few cockroaches can multiply into a substantial population and take over your home. Although ignoring […]

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