Arizona Bug Company
Pest Control in Sedona and the Verde Valley, Prescott and Prescott Valley



1146 S 10th St, Cottonwood, Arizona 86326

928 649-5775 - Sedona and the Verde Valley

928 778-0005 - Prescott and Prescott Valley

6
Sep

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We really appreciate everyone out there that voted for us in the 2013 Sedona and Verde Valley readers choice awards. It has been our focus at Arizona Bug Company to provide our community with the best product we can. We make it a point to continually grow and improve our service to give you the best product. We offer Termite, General Pest, Rodent and Weed services to all our friends and neighbors and with out you we couldn’t be where we are today. Thank You everybody

Category : Misc
15
Dec

We really appreciate everyone out there that voted for us in the 2012 Sedona and Verde Valley readers choice awards. It has been our focus at Arizona Bug Company to provide our community with the best product we can. We make it a point to continually grow and improve our service to give you the best product. We offer Termite, General Pest, Rodent and Weed services to all our friends and neighbors and with out you we couldn’t be where we are today. Thank You everybody

Happy Holidays From AZ BUG CO

Category : Misc
4
Dec

We often get asked what is the secret to success in the pest control industry and if I could sum it up in one word I would have to say consistency. One thing I’ve been taught by my long time friend and business partner is if you want to win you have to be consistent. When I first met Mark we went to the local drag strip were he was going to be racing. I learned something very important that day it wasn’t about being the fastest it was about being consistent and that has been our focus from our first day in business. Here at Arizona Bug Company we have assembled a team of highly qualified individuals to give our customers the very best in pest and weed control services.

Thank you to all of our friends and customers that have helped us become such a success in northern Arizona

Thanks

Kody Robinson
Arizona Bug Company

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Category : Pest Control
31
Jul

The long jawed desert termite ( Gnathamitermes perplexus ) is a very common termite here in the high deserts of Arizona. This termite is considered a great little recycler and no corrective action is suggested when you find them outside around the structure. Gnathamitermes coves its food with a plaster like mud then consumes the weathered surface (see attached pictures). We often get called out to houses because home owners are afraid that they are going to get into the structure but with their inability to eat hard wood they are not a threat. On some occasions we have found Gnathamitermes coming threw cracks in slabs and eating the paper on drywall. When this happens we do suggest a corrective action to stop this type of structural damage.

 

Category : High Desert | Pest Control
24
Jul

During a routine termite inspection in Sedona last week I came across a few spiders. The majority of them being black widows. So I thought this would be great time to remind folks to keep their eyes open when getting into your storage areas. The widow is a very shy spider but will bite if provoked. Please look at the pictures to get a good look at the spider and its egg sacs.

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Category : Bugs | Cool Bugs | Pest Control
21
Jul

 

The Elegant Bush Katydid lives in the Sonoran desert among the desert scrub. They feed on various desert plants but do take a likeing to mesquites. This insect can often be found on the side of houses in the morning because they are atracted to lights at night. True masters of camaflage as you can see in the picture. It always amazes me how they even get the aging leaf patterns on their wings.

Category : Cool Bugs
20
Jul

You really never know what you will find doing this job. The other day Mark was doing a routine termite inspection and found  a large hive of bees in the attic. We had to approach the bees with caution because once you got into that section of the attic you could not retreat quickly if you needed to. We treated the colony with foam and the removed it. With the large number of Africanized hives this could have been a dangerous situation for a unsuspecting home inspector or service person that needed access to the attic.

Category : Bugs | Cool Bugs | Pest Control