scorpions in austin
Austin’s Most Unwanted Pest: Digging Into Scorpion Control

Austin’s Most Unwanted Pest: Digging Into Scorpion Control

It's no secret that Austin has some pretty unwanted pests. From cockroaches to rats to mosquitoes, there's no shortage of critters that can make your life miserable. But one creature in particular seems to stand out from the rest: Scorpions. These eight-legged...

How To Prevent Scorpions In Austin, Texas

How To Prevent Scorpions In Austin, Texas

Scorpions are not insects but are arachnids. They are close relatives of ticks, mites, and spiders. Scorpions are beneficial because they eat insects and other arachnids. However, they are a nuisance when living around people because they sting. Unless someone is...

The Most Frequently Asked Scorpion Questions In Austin

The Most Frequently Asked Scorpion Questions In Austin

Humans are programmed to find certain things cute and other things scary. Although life experience can influence what we like and don’t like, there is a general view that most people share. For instance, if you were shown pictures of baby dogs, cats, and hamsters you...

Are Scorpions In Austin As Dangerous As They Look?

Are Scorpions In Austin As Dangerous As They Look?

Austin is home to a variety of unique creatures, and one of the most unique in our area is the scorpion. This hard-shelled arachnid loves our arid climate and will, on occasion, come and visit us inside our homes when exterior conditions become unfavorable to their...