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Black Light Scorpion

Friday Links To Pest Control News Black Lighting Scorpions For Scorpion Control Are you the adventurous type, always looking for something to do at night? Try something new… Try black-lighting scorpions. It’s a fun nighttime activity that can also help keep your home and property free from stinging scorpions. More… Avoiding Mosquito Problems in the Summer Months For some tips on how to keep mosquitoes from breeding, and how to keep these blood-sucking pests from biting you, click here. Austin Bats In Danger? Every year some 100,000 plus people visit Austin’s Congress Avenue Bridge to witness one of nature’s marvels. During summer evenings, upwards of 1.5 million bats emerge from… Read More

Pest Control- Friday Links Round-Up

Pest Control- Friday Links Round-Up   Pest Control Website Design Analysis Interested in growing your small pest control business? Talk to Shannon Johnson of Manic Marketing in St. Petersburg, FL. More… Travel Protection from BedBugs Here’s a guide written for those that want to travel smart and take precautions to avoid bed bugs while traveling. More… Tiny Ticks are a Big Health Hazard The humble tick is a very small insect. However, don’t let the diminutive size fool you. The tiny tick can pose a big threat to your health. More… Boost Your Sales By Marketing Your Pest Control Business Consider the following marketing tips on how to grow your… Read More

Weekly Pest Control News & Links

Here’s Your Weekly Pest Control News & Links Tackling NJ Bed Bugs Is No Easy Task Battling bedbugs is no easy task, but Heritage Pest Control in New Jersey will be able to properly identify the locations of the bed bug infestations and develop a safe plan of attack against the pests. More… Bulwark Exterminating Makes Best Of Yelp Each year yelp.com, a customer review site, recognizes a few select businesses with a “Best Of” distinction. Bulwark Exterminating in Austin, TX was recently recognized as “Best Pest Control in Austin.” More… Avoiding Springtime Pests in Portland, Oregon Springtime in Portland, Oregon is beautiful; but one thing that can put a… Read More

5 For Friday- Pest Control Links Round-Up

Pest Of The Week: The Arizona Bark Scorpion   The Arizona Bark scorpion, is a small light brown scorpion; commonly found in the southwest United States. This scorpion pest is predominately found in the Sonoran Desert, however less toxic species have been discovered; throughout the Southern US. A nocturnal pest, the Bark scorpion prefers to ambush its prey; which often consists of crickets and/or roaches. Considered the most venomous scorpion in North America, the number of Bark scorpion sting victims in Arizona; is estimated to be in the thousands each year. With that being said, fatalities in the United States are rare (only 2 recorded fatalities have occurred in the… Read More

Weekly Pest Control News

7 Ways To Avoid Bringing Household Bugs Into Your Home These seven steps will help you keep your living space free of pests and their troublesome effects: http://www.resteasypestcontrol.com/blog/bid/234848/7-Ways-To-Avoid-Bringing-Household-Bugs-Into-Your-Home Austin Termite Control Termites are frequently found infesting homes and buildings in Austin, TX. These destructive pests create major problems for homeowners and tenants by actively feeding on timber structures like: homes, buildings, telephone poles, and trees. They will feed on almost anything made of wood. More… Ladybugs Ladybugs are looking for warm places to hibernate this winter. For everything you want to know about these natural solutions to pest read: http://www.advantagetpc.com/blog/?p=120 Fleas Are the Best Jumping Creatures Known to Man Whilst… Read More

The rattlesnake

A few years back when I was still teching I went to a customer home in Georgetown, Texas to do their regular service, as I was walking around the back of the home I noticed what looked like blood along the pavement I as moved further around I came to find out their dog was bleeding. I immediately did all I could to reach the customer finally getting a hold of them thanks to a neighbor of theirs. The Mrs. was able to get home in time to get the dog to the vet and save the dog.  When I came back for the next service she explained to me that… Read More

Surprise at the door

In July of 2004 I came to this company with an understanding that Bulwark was a customer service company first and pest control company second.  Little did I know they actually meant it; on my second day of on the job training here in Austin Texas I was paired up with Silvestre Loera.  He made the day great, but he stressed how it was important to start your day on time and get to your first house promptly.  He also showed me after that the first service you could go get breakfast tacos, which I thought funny due to he was stressing right before to be on time. As the day… Read More

Fire ants everywhere!

My name is Roger James and I’ve been a technician for Bulwark for four years now.  I am a team leader and service the community of Steiner Ranch which is in Austin, Texas. My wife and I used to live in California before we made the decision to move out to Austin, Texas.  I never realized how beneficial my experience in California would be for my job until I started working for Bulwark.  I have ended up meeting so many customers who also used to live in California.  This has helped me gain their trust and loyalty because I feel that we can identify with the many differences between both states.… Read More

Lost dog

During one hot summer in Austin, I was performing first time services for new Bulwark customers and training a new technician.  It was getting late in the week and the two of us had performed several first time services, so I told the trainee to get started on the outside and I would go inside, talk to the new customer, and get started performing the inside service.  I expected the trainee to come inside after doing the weephole screening and power spraying the perimeter, but after about half an hour, he had not yet come inside.  I explained to the new customer that I was going outside to check on… Read More