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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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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San Antonio Pest Control

While some pest control companies won’t touch rodents, Apple Pest Control has natural wildlife removal services to keep the animal – and your family – safe. If you’ve noticed increased rodent activity, like raccoons, around your home, take a look at the four natural raccoon deterrents listed below:
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wood floor

One of the quickest ways to ruin nice weather and backyard enthusiasm is to find out your beloved deck is ridden with termites. Termites can easily and quickly chew through wood and decompose your deck. In order to ensure this nightmare doesn’t come to life for you and your family, we wanted to provide you with a few ways to protect your deck from termites for this year and years to come.

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Organic Pest Control San Antonio

When we think “organic,” the first thought that comes to mind may be the healthy selection of fruits and vegetables available at the local grocery store – or maybe even the type of chemistry that involves carbon. It’s not often that our thoughts go to pest control, although a variety of organic pest control options are readily available!
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Apartment Pests San Antonio

If you have ever lived in San Antonio, you know life is good. But there are some things we have to worry about here: mountain cedar, the summer heat – and bugs. Lots of bugs. Apartments can be especially bad when it comes to pests as they often provide ample sources of food, water and shelter for bugs most common in the area. Here’s a list of the five most common pests that like to live in San Antonio apartments.
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How do you get rid mosquitos

During the summer, there’s a good chance you’ll be bitten by a mosquito. Mosquitoes go through their life cycle faster in warm temperatures, which means they’ll be around all season to ruin your block parties and family barbecues. If you find you’re being bit more in your yard than your neighbor’s, you may need to employ some of these tips for mosquito control so you can get back to enjoying your summer fun in peace.
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Best Bug Costumes for Halloween with Apple Pest Control

What do the sisters from Frozen, Batman and cats all have in common? They are all overdone Halloween costumes. Be different this year! I know what you are probably thinking, who has time to make an extravagant costume? Have no fear, we have some quick and easy ideas for your kids and yourself to make this Halloween and look great wearing!
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Celebrity and their bug counterparts

Celebrities are like bugs in a lot of ways. Mainly because they exist whether we like it or not. If you’re dying to see which insect best fits the hottest celebrities, below we have a list of stars stirring up the latest Hollywood buzz – all pun intended.
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