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Creepy Pest Control Horror Stories for Santa Barbara

Creepy Pest Control Horror Stories for Santa Barbara
By Kevin O'Connor on Sep 25, 2019 at 02:35 AM in Santa Barbara Pest Control, Santa Barbara Ant Control, Santa Barbara Mosquito Control , Santa Barbara Rodent Control, Santa Barbara Termite Control

We decided to take a look around online and see what kinds of creepy pest control stories we could find to entertain our Santa Barbara clients. We think you'll enjoy them -- there's just something about a good pest horror story!

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DIY Pest Control vs Hiring a Professional: More Things to Consider

DIY Pest Control vs Hiring a Professional: More Things to Consider
By Kevin O'Connor on Jul 31, 2019 at 09:48 PM in Santa Barbara Ant Control, Santa Barbara Mosquito Control , Santa Barbara Pest Control, Santa Barbara Rodent Control, Santa Barbara Termite Control

Do you take a Do-It-Yourself approach to challenges, preferring to use your wits, common-sense, and the internet to solve problems? Do you have a pest problem in your Santa Barbara residence?

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It's Mosquito Awareness Week in Santa Barbara!

It's Mosquito Awareness Week in Santa Barbara!
By Kevin O'Connor on Apr 26, 2019 at 06:43 PM in Santa Barbara Mosquito Control , Santa Barbara Pest Control

Santa Barbara 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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DIY Pesticide Solutions for Santa Barbara: Effective? Or Dangerous?

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

The DIY pesticide alternatives found at your local Santa Barbara 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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Santa Barbara Garden Lizards: Pests or Pest Control Experts?

Santa Barbara Garden Lizards: Pests or Pest Control Experts?
By Kevin O'Connor on Jan 16, 2019 at 12:24 AM in Santa Barbara Ant Control, Santa Barbara Mosquito Control , Santa Barbara Pest Control, Santa Barbara Termite Control

Here at O'Connor Pest Control in Santa Barbara 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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Shifting Patterns in Vector Borne Diseases

Shifting Patterns in Vector Borne Diseases
By Kevin O'Connor on Oct 11, 2018 at 08:34 PM in Santa Barbara Pest Control, Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara

As Summer Wanes, Some Friendly Reminders for Santa Barbara
By Kevin O'Connor on Sep 11, 2018 at 08:21 PM in Santa Barbara Ant Control, Santa Barbara Mosquito Control , Santa Barbara Pest Control, Santa Barbara Rodent Control

Pest control companies are staying busy across the Central Coast, including Watsonville. 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 Santa Barbara!

Warmer Weather Means More Mosquitoes in Santa Barbara!
By Kevin O'Connor on Aug 07, 2018 at 10:38 PM in Santa Barbara Mosquito Control , Santa Barbara Pest Control

Some agricultural scientists say that climate change could result in changes in the population dynamics of insect pests. 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 06:54 AM in Santa Barbara Mosquito Control , Santa Barbara Pest 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 Santa Barbara.

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