common pet pests

Fleas, ticks and other pests can be harmful to animals due to the potential risk of viral, bacterial or parasitic infections. Some of these diseases and viruses can be fatal or cause life-long complications that can make your animal’s life less enjoyable. Here are some of the most common pests for pets – a few you likely know about and some that might surprise you.

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spider safety tips

September is normally a pretty glorious time to spend outside in Texas. It’s finally starting to cool down, which means you no longer dread working in the yard, in the garage or dusting off the grill for a cookout. With more time outside, though, there is a higher chance of exposure to unwelcome creepy crawlies like spiders. It is important to be cautious when working or enjoying the outdoors, so here are five spider safety tips to avoid spider bites.

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outdoor dining pest control

Eating a meal outside in the summer is a great way to increase your vitamin D intake and spend more time in the fresh air. But how do you make sure that pests like flies, ants and mosquitos leave you alone? There are a few, simple tips to try when eating outside.

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pest infestation

Like us, bugs need food, water and shelter. However, unlike us, bugs assume they can get all those things for free by hiding in the dark spaces of your home. We’ve all come across one or two unwelcome guests, but how can we tell when those crawling freeloaders have officially moved in? Here are a couple of ways you can identify a pest infestation in your home.

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Skunk Smell Removal

If you are reading this, I’m sorry – because that most likely means you or someone you know has been sprayed by a skunk. While you try to get rid of the smell, we can take care of the skunk removal. Time is of the essence. Skunk smell removal will not be easy, but here are some ways you can try and get rid of the smell.

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rental pest control

When it comes to renting property, it can be confusing to know when the landlord should step in to help – especially when it comes to pest control. Good news: we have some help to answer this question.

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Snake Removal

It is pretty hard to live in Texas and never come across a snake. When you do, it is important to know how to handle yourself when it comes to snake control. Snake removal can be easy if you follow these steps.

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COVID-19 Response

As news on the coronavirus (COVID-19) changes from minute to minute, the health and safety of our customers, team and community remains the number one priority of Apple Pest Control. As a locally owned company, Apple Pest Control is prepared to continue serving San Antonio with the standard of excellence you are accustomed to while exercising expanded health and safety practices.

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beneficial pests

Not all pests are actually pests. Some act as a free extermination system. While some of these animals and insects may not seem ideal to have around, they do have some benefits. Here are some common pests in Texas that are actually beneficial.

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Ants vs Termits

Termites and ants – two things you never want to see in your home. They might look similar, but here are some ways to tell the creepy crawlers apart and how to get rid of them.

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