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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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venus flytrap facts

The Dionaea muscipula, or Venus flytrap, is an interesting, carnivorous plant. To put it nicely, the Venus flytrap is more of a living death trap for surrounding insects. The species is one of nature’s baffling inventions that shows us just how amazing Mother Nature truly is. These alien-like plants have been a source of mystery …

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