Residents interested in identifying potential termite infestations at their homes themselves can learn from the Santa Clarita pest control experts at Unipest.
“Right now it is the termite season,” said Owner Cardon Ellis. “When you get 77 or above degree nighttime temperatures followed by moisture, even from sprinklers or rain or whatever, boom, they just come out by the thousands.” Continue reading
Many people may be wondering if choosing organic pest control options are better — for people and the environment — than standard products, so a Santa Clarita pest control company owner is offering his opinion.
Unipest Owner Cardon Ellis believes that in order to answer this question, it would depend on the unique circumstances, which organic product is being considered and how a person individually reacts to the product. Continue reading
The Santa Clarita pest control company Unipest is giving residents a DIY tip on raccoon removal without the use of experts.
“People especially in Valencia get a lot of raccoons,” said Owner Cardon Ellis. “You see them everywhere in Santa Clarita.” Continue reading
If you’ve ever asked the question, “How did killer bees come to California?”, a Santa Clarita pest control company owner is sharing the story of the Africanized bees’ arrival, and clarifying how common they are locally today.
Originally, only the more docile European honey bees were present in Santa Clarita, but this changed in the decades after an “accident” in 1954 in Brazil, according to Cardon Ellis of Unipest. Continue reading
An expert from the Santa Clarita pest control company Unipest is aiming to help residents avoid bee hive removals this summer around their houses by naming two common issues that can result in infestations.
“It got hot all of a sudden, so everybody’s calling me with all kinds of crazy bee infestations,” said Cardon Ellis, owner of Unipest, adding that Santa Clarita usually gets an influx of bee activity after the weather gets to be above 77 degrees. Continue reading
Bees and crane fly populations are booming here in the Santa Clarita Valley, and I had a live on-air interview on KHTS AM 1220 recently to talk about what these pests actually are and how we can rid your home of them.
Crane flies are large, slender, long legged flying bugs that many people mistake for large mosquitos. Now that it’s starting to warm up, all of those eggs are hatching and we have a ton of crane flies everywhere. Continue reading
For residents interested in learning how to check a mattress for bedbugs when travelling, the Santa Clarita pest control company Unipest is offering advice.
Inspecting a mattress for bedbugs prior to sleeping there is easy and fast, according to Cardon Ellis of Unipest. Continue reading
I had a live on-air interview on KHTS FM 98.1 & AM 1220 recently to talk about the booming population of rats and roaches here in Santa Clarita and how it got to be so bad.
When it comes to cleanliness in order to be proactively avoiding bugs and rats, it used to be true that you could take the trash out often and avoid messes and you wouldn’t get pests as often. Continue reading
I had a live on-air interview on KHTS FM 98.1 & AM 1220 recently and among other topics, we talked about the worst bee attack I’ve ever seen in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The woman owned a big beautiful 80-90 year old California pepper tree, off of Sierra Highway that had a large hole in it. Many times trees get a hole and the cavity gets bigger and bigger until eventually the tree dies. Continue reading
I had a live on-air interview on KHTS FM 98.1 & AM 1220 recently to discuss the pest of the season, and what Santa Clarita residents experience throughout the year when it comes to pest control.
When heat of the summer is gone, we stop getting as many big calls about bugs, spiders and black widows. The Fall shifts immediately into termite season, because that is when swarming season starts. Continue reading