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Conquistador Pest and Termite is a locally owned and operated pest control company. Conquistador offers a variety of services and packages to suit the needs of all of our customers.

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Serving All Your Pest Control Needs since 1978.

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Are Landlords or Tenants Responsible for Pest Control

Who is responsible for pest control? – Landlords or Tenants The Arizona climate is in a class of its own. Both the summer heat and monsoon rains will drive a variety of insects into your home – Scorpions, black widow…

The Legend of the Christmas Spider

Why People Put Spider Ornaments on their Christmas Tree… Once Halloween is over, most people don’t think about incorporating spiders into their home decor. In fact, spiders and homes are two things we typically prefer not to mix at all.…

Enjoy a Bed Bug Free Thanksgiving

Bed Bug Checklist... Know what a bed bug looks like. Search for these bugs after your guests have left. Wash sheets and pillowcases on the hottest temperature. This will kill any eggs. Watch for signs of insect bites which will…

Termite vs Flying Ant: Can You Tell?

Many people ask us how to distinguish a termite vs flying ant. Since Tucson has the dubious distinction of being one of the cities with the most termite infestations in the US, it’s a good idea to know when you…

Bed Bugs in Apartments

Hitching a Ride Bed bugs are notorious for being able to hitch a ride into a home through a variety of sources— clothing, cloth bags, even shoes could carry these pesky bugs in. Between work, school, events, and even travel,…

Extreme Level of Mosquito Activity in Tucson

This mosquito loves Tucson. Mosquitoes like it warm and wet but the mosquito Aedes aegypti, thinks Tucson desert climate is a tropical paradise. Unlike other mosquito species, this one survives in very small amounts of water anywhere water can accumulate during…

How to Prevent Mosquito Bites

Ever feel like you’re the life of the party when it comes to the mosquitoes? Seems like every backyard barbeque has at least one person who takes one for the team. In a previous post, we’ve discussed the reasons for…

Why are Mosquitoes attracted to some people more than others?

Mosquitoes: The Laws of Attraction Have you ever stood next to a friend or family member on a nice summer evening, start to feel itchy, and realize you have been bitten by a mosquito(es) several times! You than look to…

Getting Rid of Mosquitoes for Good!

Mosquitoes: How to get rid of them! Mosquitoes produce quickly, one female mosquito produces between 50 and 500 eggs. Female mosquitoes, scope out the best place to lay their eggs, which includes anything with sufficient moisture. It only takes a…

How to Get Rid of Scorpions

Most people know that arachnophobia is the extreme or irrational fear of spiders. You’ve probably even seen the 1990 movie with the same title. But did you know there is an insect more terrifying to people than spiders? According to…

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