Category Archives: Scorpions

A Guide to Scorpion Stings

scorpion sting guide

If you live in the southwestern United States, you’ve probably seen a scorpion before. If you’re traveling or moving to an area where scorpions are common, you’ll want to know more about them. No matter your experience, you should learn more about scorpions and what happens if one stings you.…

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Scorpion Identification Chart

scorpion identification chart

Scorpions date back 350 to 400 million years ago, which makes them some of the oldest known terrestrial arthropods. At least 100 of the 2,000 species of scorpions around the world live in the U.S., and more than 50 species alone live in the southwest. Since most scorpions in the U.S. prefer…

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What Happens When a Scorpion Stings My Dog?

If you’re a southwest Arizona homeowner, then you’re likely wary of encounters with a scorpion. While most scorpion stings are not considered harmful to humans, a naturally curious dog could have an unfortunate meeting with a scorpion. Most scorpion stings on dogs aren’t going to be fatal, but they will…

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A Guide to the Most Common Pests for Each Season

most common pests for each season

Most people in the Phoenix area look forward to the seasonal changes each year: the first shoots and flowers of the spring, the warm, lazy days of summer, the cool football weather of the fall and cozy nights around the fireplace drinking hot chocolate in winter. Just as the weather…

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Rid of Scorpions in Your Home or Business

the ultimate guide to getting rid of scorpions in your home

There are a lot of creepy and crawly critters that can find their way into a building. Spiders, cockroaches, termites and bed bugs can sneak inside and give you quite a fright. If you live in Arizona, you know that there’s another small and silent pest that can find its…

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Symptoms of an Arizona Bark Scorpion Sting

Arizona Bark Scorpions are considered the most venomous species of scorpion in the United States, and not surprisingly these scorpions are found here in Arizona, in-home across areas like Phoenix, Surprise, Mesa, and more. Most scorpion stings provide similar pain to that of a bee sting: painful, but only severe…

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DIY Ways to Kill Scorpions Safely

Scorpions are survivors. They can live as long as 15 years. They can live up to a year without food and survive in many of the same harsh conditions as cockroaches, including extreme heat and radiation. Even some of the most effective control methods that work on other types of…

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Facts About Scorpions in Arizona

Scorpions may be one of the most terrifying pests in Arizona, but they are still fascinating in their own way. They are able to withstand as much radiation and heat as cockroaches. They have been around for hundreds of millions of years without many evolved changes. There are over 1,700…

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Scorpion Control and Prevention Tips in Arizona

Arizona may be blessed with a lot of sun. But the heat is not without its drawbacks. For homeowners, one of the most common problems with the climate is the way that it attracts scorpions. Here at Green Home Pest, we are frequently called to the homes of those in…

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