About Us!

The Bay Area’s Best Pest Control, Period. With over 18 years in the pest control industry, Paul’s Pest Patrol serves both the commercial and residential needs of the Bay Area community. We will serve you with the best of both worlds: first class pest management services, combined with the personal touch of a local, people-friendly… Continue reading About Us!

Bedbugs

Bedbugs are small, oval, brownish insects that live on the blood of animals or humans. Adult bedbugs have flat bodies about the size of an apple seed. After feeding, however, their bodies swell and are a reddish color. Bedbugs do not fly, but they can move quickly over floors, walls, and ceilings. Female bedbugs may lay hundreds… Continue reading Bedbugs

Winter Pest Control in Your Home

https://www.thespruce.com/keeping-out-pests-in-winter-2656680  elisfanclub/Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0 There’s no doubt that summer is prime pest season. Insects are abundant; flies and mosquitoes buzz freely in through opening doors and windows; and wildlife, including rats and mice, actively roam around grassy lawns and open fields. But, as too many too often learn, such pests don’t go completely inactive in the winter. In… Continue reading Winter Pest Control in Your Home

How to Control Gnats in Houseplants

What Attracts Fungus Gnats to Houseplants Have you ever been annoyed by tiny flying insects that seem to appear every time you water your houseplants? Those are gnats, more specifically, they are most likely “Fungus Gnats.” These gnats are attracted to the damp soil in which your houseplants sit. They need the moist soil as a… Continue reading How to Control Gnats in Houseplants

Bugs: Five pests to watch for this winter in your home and yard

Termites Believing termites to be strictly hot-weather pests, many homeowners let their guards down during winter months. However, classes of termites are known to swarm during fall months and reproduce in homes until February. Subterranean termites are the most destructive and widespread termite in the United States.  They are social insects, living in colonies that… Continue reading Bugs: Five pests to watch for this winter in your home and yard

Entomology at Home: Guide to Identifying House and Yard Insects

Awesome Guide! Entomology is the science of studying insects. Entomology is the science of studying insects. It is a vast branch of zoology with estimates of 1 million or more species described which is 80% of all animal species. Entomology dates back to ancient times when agriculture required a proper labeling and knowledge of insects… Continue reading Entomology at Home: Guide to Identifying House and Yard Insects