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Heavy Rains Close Phoenix Children’s Museum

Tweet The rains came down and the floods came up… Last night’s monsoon in the Phoenix Valley brought violent gusts of wind, black clouds, turbulent dust billows, and heavy sheets of rain. Lots and lots of rain! I know because I happened to by driving home when the storm hit and for a moment there… Read More »

Fountain Hills Pest Control

Tweet Nestled in the beautiful landscape of the Arizona desert, sits the small town of Fountain Hills. The centerpiece of the city is the 300 foot fountain that will shoot up from the lake in down town.  The fountain will shoot off every hour for a time of 15 min.  Fountain Hills’ population is about… Read More »

Infographic: The Brown Recluse Spider

Tweet How many times have you found a brown spider in your home and your immediate thought (after an earsplitting scream of course) was “ARGH, A BROWN RECLUSE!” There’s good reason that there is so much attention brought to the Brown Recluse spider. This spider is very poisonous, very dangerous, and even deadly. When they… Read More »

Caterpillars Invade Arizona

Tweet Caterpillars are the beginning of a creature many of us have grown to marvel at. Seeing as these creatures develop into butterflies, growing up with a fear of caterpillars is uncommon, but in the local deserts of Southern Arizona, tent caterpillars are setting up camp, literally everywhere! This invasion is quite the sight to… Read More »

Phoenix Scorpions: Why Do They Glow Under UV Light?

Tweet They’re frightening! They’re creepy! They sneak into our homes; hiding in our beds and even in our shoes. As if these Valley pests weren’t terrifying enough, when illuminated by ultraviolet rays from a black light, they will glow aberrant neon blue… But why? Why Do Scorpions Glow Under UV Light? Scorpions glow under ultraviolet… Read More »

Staying Safe In The Phoenix Heat

Tweet Extreme, summer heat is nothing new to those of us that live in Arizona. As this time of year passes through, we all find a way to deal with rising temperatures. Unfortunately, if unprepared, the heat can put us in real danger. This past weekend in Arizona was a rude awakening of how extreme… Read More »

Outbreaks Of Bed Bugs Reported In Northern California

Tweet Residents of Arizona who plan on travelling to California for summer vacation… Watch out for bedbugs. We’ve all heard horrifying tales of bed bugs – one of the earliest rhymes most children learn is “goodnight, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite”. But did you know that these nasty pests don’t necessarily just… Read More »

Neon Splash Dash Phoenix Has Scorpions

Tweet The Neon Splash Dash 5K was held last weekend at Talking Stick Resort and Casino in Scottsdale, AZ. Some 6,000 runners took part in the event and also got the opportunity to see some glow in the dark neon scorpions. Bulwark Exterminating was on hand to race as team scorpion, and to also answer… Read More »

West Nile Already Confirmed In Maricopa County

Tweet West Nile Already Confirmed In Maricopa County In Arizona, the deadly West Nile Virus has already been confirmed for 2013, by Maricopa County officials. Maricopa County’s Environmental Protective Services got an early start this year, setting mosquito traps, and testing the trapped mosquitoes for West Nile. During this trapping, officials confirmed the presence of… Read More »

Bulwark Scorpion Control Makes The Evening News

Tweet   CBS 5 – KPHO Bulwark Scorpion Control Makes The Evening News So far, 2013 has proven to be a year for scorpions. Phoenix, AZ residents have been seeing an increase of these stinging pests; as they creep around homes and properties this spring. This increase in scorpion activity is due to the hotter… Read More »