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...

 Customers have good reasons for relying on pest management professionals. More than likely they have tried and failed to deal with an ant infestation on their own, or perhaps they are simply overwhelmed by the scope of the problem.  Lets face it, when dealing with and...

Last time we identified the various species of crickets, so this time we will look at how to control and eliminate them around the house and yard.

IPM (Integrated Pest Management) for cricket infestations:
Several steps can be taken to remove crickets:

  1.  Remove harbor...

Several cricket species are found in Texas. The most common species invading houses are the house cricket (Acheta domesticus), the field cricket (Gryllus assimilis) and the camel cricket (Ceuthophilus).

Crickets may damage closthes, paper, ornamental plants and other ma...