Evict the Bats

August 4, 2021 – Historic Building to be Renovated in Downtown Clay Center. First Step – Evict the Bats! When Jeremy Glavan of Glavan Auto Group purchased the Old Ford Store building in downtown Clay Center, he didn’t think there would be hundreds of occupants already living in the upstairs… Read More

Sneaky Bats

Does it ever seem that every random or urgent need happens after regular business hours or on a weekend?  Most of our wildlife calls or chats fall right into those time frames.  Bats especially love to make themselves noticed at the most inopportune times.  They are the most active at… Read More

American Pest Management Inc. Expands Pest Control Services

American Pest Management Inc. is excited to be offering pest control services to Topeka, KS and surrounding areas! Meet your newest local Pest Control Technician, Zach Messick! Zachery Messick, a Kansas Pest Control Association Master Technician, is an Arizona native. Zach started his career in the pest control industry with… Read More

Spiders Found in Homes

There are more than 3,000 types of spiders found in North America alone. However, you are more likely to encounter some in your home than others, including the house spider and brown recluse spider. House Spiders The most common spider is a… Read More

AAGW Member of the Month

This month’s Member of the Month is Peggy Avilez, Regional Manager with American Pest Management. She has been with American Pest Management for 5 years and has been involved with the Apartment Association of Greater Wichita (AAGW) for almost 4 years. Peggy was also recently elected to serve on the 2020/2021 Board of Directors. Read More

Shoo Fly, Don’t Bother Me!

House flies are not only nuisance pests while buzzing around homes, but they are potential disease carriers. Nuisance house flies have short lifespans, but they can quickly reproduce in large numbers. Types of House Flies Many types of flies exist in our area, including house flies,… Read More

The Label is the Law.

Total release foggers, also known as “bug bombs,” are pesticide products containing aerosol propellants that release their contents at once to fumigate an area.  The most important step to using any fogger treatment in your home is to READ THE LABEL… Read More

Termite Damage Discovered

A little over two years ago, we moved into our new home. First time home buyers actually! What an exciting time. Of course, the house needed a little work so before moving in we refinished the wood floors, put in all new doors, repainted all of the walls inside, and… Read More

Avoid Hitchhiking Bed Bugs While Traveling This Summer

As the summer travel season kicks into high gear, so do encounters with bed bugs. Whether staying at a five-star hotel or roughing it in the wilderness, these pests don’t discriminate. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) stated that 97% of pest professionals treated… Read More

Fight the Bite This Summer with Mosquito Prevention

Backyard bug control is essential to a summer outdoors in Kansas. Mosquito bites are not only uncomfortable, they can be unsightly and unsanitary.  There are about 170 different kinds of mosquitoes in North America alone. Best known as a summer pest, they can develop from egg… Read More