Sacramento Pest Control Blog

Here at Pegasus Pest Control we believe in keeping our satisfied customers informed about the potential threats when it comes to pest infestations in their home and business. You will find below a list of articles that we publish every couple of weeks. These articles will focus on the common pests we see in Elk Grove, Sacramento, and Roseville. If you want any of your common questions on pests answered you can leave a comment on an article or email us. Additional information on pest control is available on request.

Controlling Earwigs | Pegasus Pest Control

Controlling Earwigs can be an overwhelming endeavor for some people. Few people maintain their confidence when the pests keep coming back despite their best efforts to eliminate them. Pest control anxiety is understandable when you don’t have any idea about what you are dealing with, which often seems to be the case when people find an abundance of the dangerous looking earwig. At Pegasus Pest Control we think it’s important for you to understand this

July 19th, 2019|Categories: Residential|

The Turkestan Cockroach, What You Need To Know

There is a new cockroach in town. Here at Pegasus Pest Control we believe in educating our customers about the new threats to their homes. Here is a quick guide on this fearsome pest; the Turkestan Cockroach. What is a Turkestan Cockroach? The Turkestan cockroach (Shelfordella Lateralis) also spelled Turkistan, is an invasive species found throughout the southwest. The Turkestan cockroach is sold as food for pet reptiles. It is quickly replacing the ever-present oriental

July 8th, 2019|Categories: Cockroach|

House Centipede: Facts, Bite, Behavior

You’ve probably stumbled upon a long, flat, wormlike critter with a ton of legs scurry across the bathroom floor at one point or another. This pest is known as the house centipede and it belongs to a diverse group of arthropods found in North America. They are often referred to as “hundred-leggers”, and they look much scarier than they actually are.  At Pegasus Pest Control, we think it’s important to let our customers know all

June 25th, 2019|Categories: Centipede|

Difference Between Gnats & Fruit Flies

When you’re constantly shooing tiny flying insects around your kitchen, you’re probably not looking too closely at them. You may automatically think that you have a fruit fly infestation, however, you may be dealing with gnats. These small flying insects could be gnats. You may be thinking, aren’t fruit flies and gnats the same thing? The quick answer to that is no. Fruit flies and gnats aren’t the same. Whichever type of insects they may

June 10th, 2019|Categories: Flies|

8 Interesting Facts About Ticks in Sacramento, CA

As summer approaches, so does sunshine, more time playing outdoors, hiking, and exploring nature. Unfortunately, this also means spending more quality time with some of nature’s most heinous pests. Ticks, which are usually found in tall grass and wooded areas, are one of these heinous pests. At Pegasus Pest Control we think it’s important to make sure that you protect yourself, your family, and your pets. The following facts can help you understand more about

May 28th, 2019|Categories: Flea|

Pigeon Prevention Tips for Private Properties

There is a reason why pigeons are called “rats of the sky” all over the country. They actually carry a virus very similar to pneumonia called Psittacosis and avian influenza, which can be transmitted to humans. These can be transmitted through spores from dried droppings that can be carried with the wind. Pegasus Pest Control cares about creating healthy, safe homes with our pigeon control services in Elk Grove, Sacramento, and Roseville, CA. Here are

May 9th, 2019|Categories: Pigeon|
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