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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Ticks Lead to Summer Bummers

Don’t let ticks interrupt your summer party plans. In order to enjoy your yard and time outside with your family, managing pests is required. Work with Patton Termite & Pest Control to take an offensive approach to pest control. With Patton’s help, protect your outdoor spaces and create a pest-free zone to keep your family,…

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Termites in Trees

In Kansas, termites and ants are some of the peskiests and most destructive pests. Both are best controlled with offensive tactics. Getting ahead of pests and establishing a layer of protection around your home or business is the best approach. Termites are a destructive force capable of causing significant damage to structures. Once ants take…

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Spring Cleaning Tips

To prevent pest infestations in and around your home throughout the year, you’ve got to get started in early spring. Make your home an inhospitable place for pests. Remove inviting environments, patch holes and eliminate extra moisture. Taking small steps each spring will help you avoid infestations in summer. Pests thrive in secluded areas. Dark…

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Mosquito Transmitted Diseases

Mosquitos are the most deadly creature on earth. While their impact has been somewhat mitigated in the U.S., around the world they are responsible for more deaths than any other bug or animal. Nearly 700 million people get a mosquito-borne illness each year resulting in over one million deaths. Minimize Mosquitoes and Their Impact Mosquito-borne…

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