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Bakersfield Rodent Control and Some Facts about Plague

Bakersfield Rodent Control and Some Facts about Plague
By Kevin O'Connor on May 31, 2019 at 08:38 PM in Bakersfield Pest Control, Bakersfield Rodent Control

We enjoyed a recent article in the LA Times (see below) that briefly gives a history of plague outbreaks in California in the last century and details the eradication measures taken that effectively stopped the deadly disease in its path.

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It's Mosquito Awareness Week in Bakersfield!

It's Mosquito Awareness Week in Bakersfield!
By Kevin O'Connor on Apr 26, 2019 at 06:56 PM in Bakersfield Mosquito Control , Bakersfield Pest Control

Bakersfield residents play an important role in protecting the public health of their community and should take simple steps to reduce the risk of mosquito-transmitted diseases in their neighborhood.

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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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As Summer Wanes, Some Friendly Reminders for Bakersfield

As Summer Wanes, Some Friendly Reminders for Bakersfield
By Kevin O'Connor on Sep 11, 2018 at 08:30 PM in Bakersfield Pest Control, Bakersfield Ant Control , Bakersfield Mosquito Control , Bakersfield Rodent Control

Pest control companies are staying busy across the Central Coast, including Bakersfield. As summer turns into fall, O'Connor Pest Control has been fielding numerous calls per day for help fighting pest infestations.

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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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