We at First Response Pest Control want to wish everyone a happy and safe new year. As the year winds down and like others I like to take time to reflect on all the hard work my team put into making 2017 a successful year. We will strive even harder to maintain your tru...

Texas is home to three species of Kissing bugs (Figure a.), which can transmit the parasite Trypanosoma crizi to hosts by biting and subsequently defecating near any of their numerous bite sites. The parasite Trypanosoma thrives in the digestive tract of the Kissing bu...

  • Very long antennae and legs compared to body

  • First antennal segment about twice as long as head

  • Slender, dark brown to black body with gray sheen/luster

  • One Node segment

  • Uneven thorax

  • 12 segment antennae, no club

  • Thorax lacks spines, p...

R.O.A.C.H

R – Reproduction. These guys breed very quickly – like rabbits.

O – Other places. German roaches don’t generally crawl in from the yard but hitchhike in from other locations.

A – Actively inspect. Check any used or other suspect items that may be coming into you...

Nest Site/Characteristics:  Ghost ant nests are moderate to large with thousands of workers and many queens. Inside nest are generally located within wall voids, behind baseboards, between cabinets and walls or in potted plant soil.  Outside nest are in potted plants,...

While you may not recognize this ant by its name (Pharaoh ant) chances are you have seen them in your home or a home of a relative or friend.  They a common household pests in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex, along with being one of the most disliked, but at least they...