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Wolf Spider Bite Not Poisonous But Painful

While the most dangerous spider in our Sacramento pest control region is the Black Widow, several other common spiders are prone to invade our homes, particularly as the summer weather heats up. Most household spiders don’t have mouth parts large enough to bite. One exception is the wolf spider, and even though its bite is […]

Why Rats Make Bad Houseguests

In our Sacramento region, rats often move into your home or place of business without you even knowing it, according to the experts of the University of California Integrated Pest Management program. “People don’t often see rats, but signs of their presence are easy to detect,” according to the UC IPM Rat Management Guidelines. In […]

Termite Season Reveals Costly Hidden Damage

Every year about this time, the phone starts ringing in the Pinnacle Pest Control office with requests for termite home inspections and sometimes reports of swarms. The subterranean termite species most common in our Sacramento region causes extensive damage that can remain hidden for years inside the walls and crawlspaces of your home. Historically “Delta […]

Avoid Wasp Infestations This Summer

Britons are gearing up for a serious invasion by wasps. "Colder winters often mean there are more wasps around the following summer as mated queens spend the period deep in hibernation," AOL.com explains. Although the U.K. is expecting wasps in record numbers, it is not the only country that has to be on alert (not […]

The Household Pests That Endanger Your Health

A recent scientific discovery is not for the fainthearted. Cockroaches have been around for millions and millions of years, and apparently ancient cockroaches were much larger, comparable in size to the modern-day praying mantis. That means, if you were alive about 100 million years ago, you could have easily stumbled upon a cockroach two inches […]