Pest Control Goals for the New Year

A new year is the time for new beginnings! As you make a list of resolutions, Patton Termite & Pest Control suggests adding preventative pest control right at the top. The good news about pest control resolutions is that they require minimum time and effort on your part. Even better news is they’ll have a…

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A Pest-Free Home for the Holidays

This holiday season, much of your focus will be spent grocery shopping, decorating your home, and preparing food. Hosting takes so much time and effort, but if you have pests in your home, that’s all anyone will remember. Don’t let pests ruin your holidays! Here are some things you should keep in mind if you’re…

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Mice and Rodents Invade in the Winter

As the days get colder, many of us think that pest season has passed. There are no more flies on our food or mosquitoes buzzing through an open door or window. While mother nature puts some pests to bed, winter weather is the perfect excuse for others to invade your home. Mice and rodents are…

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Shifting Seasons and Fall Invaders

The seasons are changing but not as quickly as we’re used to. This year, we had a cooler spring that lasted later than normal. In turn the warmth of summer has been sticking around later into the fall. What does this mean for you and your home? Many of the fall pests Patton Termite &…

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Elm Leaf Beetles are Here

You may be seeing lots of small ¼” long black and yellow striped beetles on your house recently. Well, you aren’t alone! Patton Termite & Pest Control has been receiving numerous calls from around Wichita about these troublesome little insects.  What Damage Can Elm Leaf Beetles Cause? Female Elm leaf beetles will lay their eggs…

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Taking Care of Spider Business 

If you read last month’s blog post, you know it’s potentially dangerous for spiders to call your house a home. While it’s always best to enlist a professional exterminator to deal with spider infestations, sometimes they can’t arrive quickly enough. Even Patton has experienced delays from factors such as extreme heat and staffing shortages. To…

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Spiders are Creeping in this Summer

Have spiders made themselves at home in your house? You’re not alone. There are over 42,000 spider species worldwide and approximately 500 of them live in Kansas. This means many homeowners are forced to deal with spider infestations every year. All spiders have a venomous bite, but a few can be potentially dangerous. To solve…

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Julie and Gerry, Patton’s Presidential Team

Together, Julie and Gerry Marsh manage Patton Termite & Pest Control. Julie’s parents started the company when she was in high school. So she watched the business grow and helped along the way. She always enjoyed spending time with her mom in the office and in the field with her dad Mike, a certified entomologist.…

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Supporting Kansas Pollinators

Connecting with and educating the Wichita community means the world to Patton Termite & Pest Control, Inc. On April 21st, we will be celebrating Earth Day at the Sedgwick County Zoo as part of their Party for the Planet event. During the event, people can find out how to care for and protect their planet…

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Clover Mites

Tiny Red Bugs Invading Your Home? If you find these small pests coming in your home through south and west facing windows and doors right now, you are not alone. What are these little mites that are marching in? Clover Mites! Although clover mites don’t pose any danger to humans or pets, they are a…

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