When it comes to household pests in the Colorado River Valley, the Mojave Desert and western Arizona, pest control companies deal with unique challenges. The professionals at Baron Services in Bullhead City rid homes and businesses of various types of spiders, tarantulas, and scorpions.
If you live in the desert southwest, you know that there are many critters that can invade your home and cause problems. But did you know that there are some new pest control challenges that hint of what you might face in thevery near future?
One of these challenges is the invasion of Africanized bees, also known as killer bees. These bees are more aggressive and defensive than the native honeybees, and they can swarm and attack people and animals with little provocation.
They have been spreading across the southwest for decades, and they are now present in the Colorado River Valley, Arizona, and the southern deserts of California as well as Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah. If you encounter a colony of these bees, do not disturb them or try to remove them yourself. Call the professionals at Baron Services that has experience with Africanized bees.
New residents to the area may be surprised to find that even in the desert mosquitoes can be a bane on warm summer evenings. This is especially true if you live near the Colorado River with its many coves.
But mosquitoes can be more than a mere pest. They can also pose health risks as a result of emerging new diseases that are transmitted by mosquitoes.
Counted among the myriad of dangerous viruses being transmitted by desert mosquitoes are West Nile, Zika, and dengue. These diseases can cause fever, headache, rash, joint pain, and in some cases, even neurological complications or death.
Stating the obvious but the best way to prevent mosquito-borne diseases is to avoid getting bitten by mosquitoes. Eliminate standing water where mosquitoes can breed. And retain the service’s of a professional pest control company such as Baron Services.
As desert habitats are transformed into housing tracts or business districts, rodents become a problem in urban environments. Rodents such as rats and mice are always looking for food, water, and shelter. They find all three in our homes and businesses.
Rodents can contaminate food and damage property. And like mosquitoes they also spread diseases such as hantavirus, leptospirosis, and plague. To keep rodents away from your property, seal any gaps or holes where they can enter, store food in airtight containers, and dispose of trash regularly. Then give Baron Services a call.
These are just some of the pest control challenges that you might face in the desert southwest. To protect yourself and your family from these pests, you need to be aware of the risks and take preventive measures. You also need to have a reliable pest control service that can help you deal with any pest problems that arise.
Contact us today for a free inspection and estimate. We have the expertise and experience to handle any pest situation in the desert southwest.