There are a few common kinds of beetles that have been seen infesting local trees, according to an expert on pest control in Santa Clarita.
Unipest has recently seen an increased number of diseased and/or infested trees which have required tree injections for treatment, according to Cardon Ellis. Continue reading
There are three different species of birds that are considered “registered pests” by the state of California, according to an expert on pest control in Santa Clarita.
Pigeons, swallows and starlings fall under this category because of the diseases they frequently carry, according to Cardon Ellis from Unipest. Continue reading
Homeowners in need of pest control in Santa Clarita can hear from an expert giving his opinion on professionally-installed mosquito buckets, as well as store-bought fly bags.
Store-bought fly bags usually attract more flies than they trap, according to Cardon Ellis of Unipest, who does not generally recommend them as a result. Continue reading
Two important parts of bee hive removal are being discussed by an expert on pest control in Santa Clarita.
First, the time the bee hive removal is performed is key, according to Cardon Ellis of Unipest. Continue reading
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