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Bee Swarms: A Beginner's Guide

Bee Swarms: A Beginner's Guide
By Kevin O'Connor on Mar 15, 2019 at 08:37 PM in Bakersfield Pest Control

Bakersfield residents should know that swarming honeybees have gorged on their honey stores before departing their nest and are so full of honey that it is difficult for them to sting, even if they wanted to!

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DIY Pesticide Solutions for Bakersfield: Effective? Or Dangerous?

DIY Pesticide Solutions for Bakersfield: Effective? Or Dangerous?
By Kevin O'Connor on Feb 19, 2019 at 10:16 PM in Bakersfield Pest Control, Bakersfield Ant Control , Bakersfield Mosquito Control , Bakersfield Rodent Control, Bakersfield Termite Control

The DIY pesticide alternatives found at your local Bakersfield home and garden store don't always work as advertised and improperly applied can pose serious health risks for humans and pets. 

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Bakersfield Garden Lizards: Pests or Pest Control Experts?

Bakersfield Garden Lizards: Pests or Pest Control Experts?
By Kevin O'Connor on Jan 16, 2019 at 12:32 AM in Bakersfield Pest Control, Bakersfield Ant Control , Bakersfield Mosquito Control , Bakersfield Termite Control

Here at O'Connor Pest Control in Bakersfield we consider lizards to be pest control experts in the best sense: they feed upon many of the insect pests that sting or bite humans and they do so completely naturally.

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Rodent Inspection Skills for Bakersfield Residents

Rodent Inspection Skills for Bakersfield Residents
By Kevin O'Connor on Dec 10, 2018 at 09:08 PM in Bakersfield Pest Control, Bakersfield Rodent Control

At O'Connor Pest in Bakersfield, we know just how adaptable and smart rodents are -- and we know that we have to keep alert and vigilant as we observe and monitor rodent presence and behavioral patterns. Each of our Bakersfield clients presents a unique pest situation and we pride ourselves on effectively predicting and preventing rodent damage before it occurs.

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Autumn Is a Time for Cleaning up Bakersfield Gardens... or Is It?

Autumn Is a Time for Cleaning up Bakersfield Gardens... or Is It?
By Kevin O'Connor on Oct 23, 2018 at 09:57 PM in Bakersfield Pest Control

Removing the brown seed pods, dried grasses, fallen twigs, coastal live oak leaf litter and other signs of abundant summer growth feels intuitively right. After all, this is how we clean our homes. But does this practice really "clean up" garden pest problems?

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Shifting Patterns in Vector Borne Diseases

Shifting Patterns in Vector Borne Diseases
By Kevin O'Connor on Oct 11, 2018 at 08:47 PM in Bakersfield Pest Control, Bakersfield Mosquito Control

Vector-borne diseases, while historically most prevalent in tropical climes, where they disproportionately affect poor and undernourished populations, are cropping up increasingly on the radar of temperate region disease specialists and medical practitioners.

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Warmer Weather Means More Mosquitoes in Bakersfield!

Warmer Weather Means More Mosquitoes in Bakersfield!
By Kevin O'Connor on Aug 08, 2018 at 08:18 PM in Bakersfield Pest Control, Bakersfield Mosquito Control

Some agricultural scientists say that climate change could result in changes in the population dynamics of insect pests in Bakersfield. It may alter insect population numbers as well as insect feeding activity. If those insects feed on humans, the impact will be felt quickly and painfully!

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Mosquito, Tick, & Flea Bite Illnesses Increasing

Mosquito, Tick, & Flea Bite Illnesses Increasing
By Kevin O'Connor on Jul 09, 2018 at 08:43 PM in Bakersfield Pest Control, Bakersfield Mosquito Control

Illnesses from mosquito, tick and flea bites have actually tripled in the U.S. over the last 13 years, according to a new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and pest control will be increasingly important for Bakersfield.

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