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Sentricon Earns Green Chemistry Award

At Arrow Exterminators, Inc., we are firm believers in protecting our environment and as we move forward, we will continue to lead the way with Green Chemistry innovation. Environmentally sensitive solutions are part of that innovative process that we started over 15 years ago. This is, in large, due to the invention of the “Sentricon […]

Arrow Exterminators offering latest Sentricon Innovation

We’re excited to offer you the latest advancement to the Sentricon System — Always Active technology. Always Active technology features innovative Recruit HD termite bait, which is inserted into all Sentricon stations upon installation so a monitoring-only phase is not necessary. Recruit HD termite bait is Highly Durable in the soil and resistant to degradation; […]

Fall Invaders Coming!

In the fall a wide variety of pests begin invading homes because of environmental cues such as shorter and cooler days, plus less food available outside. They start by seeking shelter in cracks and crevices, then gradually follow these openings deeper inside until they often pop out right into our living and storage areas. Although […]

Rat & Mouse Myths

Rats and mice are only a problem in dirty, unsanitary homes. FALSE. Unfortunately, even the cleanest homes and offices experience rodent problems. These pests are very adept at finding food, and living on little or no water. However, reducing available food, water, and shelter is important in ongoing control of these common pests. Rats and […]

Nit-Picking Notes

Head lice lay their eggs, called nits, directly on strands of hair, using a glue that is extremely strong. In fact, the glue is so strong that it is commonly said that the lice “cement” their eggs in place.   Removing the eggs, or even the empty eggshells, from hair is difficult. There are a […]

Insect Causes Jet Crash

When a Boeing 757 crashed in the ocean less than five minutes after takeoff in 1996, it tragically killed all 189 people on board Birgenair Flight 301. The black box revealed that the instrument panel had told the very experienced captain they were going too fast, so he slowed down too much and crashed.   […]

Homeowners Set Houses Ablaze

In two separate incidents recently, homeowners trying to kill a spider that crawled indoors inadvertently set their homes on fire. In the first incident, a man used a can of spray paint and a lighter to try to kill a spider in his laundry room, but it ended up causing a fire that spread throughout […]

Fire Ants Build Rafts

Red fire ants have an amazing ability to survive floods. As waters rise, the ants stream from their nests, start gripping onto ants beside them, and form living ant “rafts” that float and carry them to safety. This is an extraordinary engineering feat, considering each ant is denser than water and would normally sink. New […]