Tag Archives: Texas

Scorpion Sneaked Away – Austin Texas

The scorpion was inside of the house located in Southwest Austin near Lady Bird Wild Flower Center.  She sneaked out of the house from a tiny crack into the back yard after I did a pest treatment inside.  She would … read more »

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Blue Planet Pest Control is now in Thumbtack

Blue Planet Pest Control just join the Thumbtack – A new way to hire local services.  A smart way to promote local businesses.  We are proud to serve you in Central Texas. Blue Planet Pest Control

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Summer Pest Prevention–keep ticks and mosquitos from bitting

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Reminders for your protection from summer bugs on summer Solstice of 2013. http://www.pestworld.org/news-and-views/pest-articles/articles/summer-pest-prevention/

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Subterranean Termites Inspection

Termite season has started in Austin, Texas.  I found a good video from an house inspector about subterranean termites.  Blue Planet Pest Control termite inspectors also actively help home owners, business owners and builders treate, pre-treat or inspect termites. Subterranean … read more »

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Home Remedies for Ant Bites

One evening my neighbor came to our house to ask what she could use to treat fire ant bites.  Her husband was bitten by fire ants at their front yard.  His body was swelling and developed bumps and rashes due … read more »

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Naturally Get Rid of Ants

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Have ant hills in your yard and think about do the ant control by yourself.  Don’t leave it uncontrolled because ants could build nests in the foam roofing insulation.  It would be very costly to remove ant nests from the … read more »

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Identify a Spider

There are nearly 1000 different species of spiders located throughout the state of Texas.  Two venomous species of spiders, the black widow (Latrodectus mactans) and the brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa) are commonly found in Texas. Both of these species of … read more »

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Free eBook for kids – Pest Detective

A great pest book is written for kids.  Adults will love it, too.  Join Millie, an 8-year-old insect lover, as she solves real-life pest mysteries with her father, a pest professional. Download the free Pest Detective eBook from National Pest … read more »

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Scary

  Invasion of brain eating insects Scientist have discovered an insect (Tyrannos necrotizing sauros fasciitis,) in several western states. These insects works their way through the ear canal into its victims brain and starts to eat inward towards the center … read more »

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Are your Pest Control Operators licensed and certified?

Chapter 1951 of the Texas Occupations Code (known as the Structural Pest Control Act) requires that all businesses and personnel who engage in the practice of pest control be licensed by the Texas Department of Agriculture through its Structural Pest … read more »

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