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Sensitivity Varies to Bed Bug Bites

It is well known that some people show no reaction to bed bug bites. Others may develop redness in the area bitten, or itching without the welts, or the characteristic itchy red welts. The largest survey ever conducted about bed bug bites was…

The Ebola Virus Transmitted By Insects?

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) believes that insects are not involved in transmission of the Ebola virus. While research shows that transmission from mosquitoes is unlikely, medical entomologists are concerned about insects like flies.…

Ants Spread by Ships 500 Years Ago

The number of serious foreign pests that are finding their way into this country has been rising in recent decades. It's not just happening here—due to increased globalization, this is happening all around the world. Although the spread of…

Arrow Exterminators Given the Customer Retention Recognition Award

Arrow Exterminators is a family owned and operated company that has provided pest control services to Oklahoma for over 60 years. We are the most experienced pest management company in the area with a proven history of effectiveness. In fact,…

Termite Colonies Larger than Expected

For a long time it was thought that the average subterranean termite colony contained about  50,000 termites. It was thought that these colonies might have as many as one million individuals only in unusual situations. But in recent years new…

The Downside of Do-It-Yourself Termite Control

In this day and age, Do-It-Yourself is all the rage! As a homeowner, we know the temptation is real to take on as many DIY projects as you can: things like fixing a leaky faucet, taking care of some yard landscaping, or painting your house,…

Pest Prevention Tip for May

Watch your pet food. Ants, cockroaches, other insects, plus rodents and other wild animals may all be feeding on pet food if you leave it outside overnight. Also store bags and boxes of pet food and bird seed in sealed containers. Use up the…

Know the Facts vs. Myths to Prevent Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are infesting more and more places where people are, from homes to hotels and from cars to airplanes. As people become more aware of the bed bug problem, the facts and the myths about these pests seem to be getting jumbled together.…

Spider Questions

Here are three common questions people ask us about spiders. How do spiders re-infest an area?Spiders eventually re-infest a treated area. Many young, light-weight spiders travel through the air by a process called "ballooning." They simply…

Recent Floods Create Termite Questions; Arrow Answers

Record breaking rainfall across Oklahoma these past few weeks has caused flooding of homes and properties as well as a lot of grief for good people in our community. People everywhere are dealing with major cleanups in one hand while trying…