Answers Provided by Our Scorpion Protection Experts
Q:What Can I Expect from a Scorpion Repel Service?
A:Our Scorpion Repel service involves a one-time application of our very own scientifically formulated solution called AVERZION. We apply this solution around the base of a home, including door thresholds, steps, and any other areas that make contact with the ground. The entire installation process takes around 3 hours. Once AVERZION hardens, it creates a slick, tile-like surface along your home’s foundation walls. This surface makes it nearly impossible for scorpions to grab a foothold, which prevents them from climbing into your home.
Q:What Are the Benefits of the Scorpion Repel Service?
A:Homeowners love our Scorpion Repel service because: - It is safe - It is 100% effective - It is affordable - One application is all you need, with little to no maintenance
Q:Is Sealing Your Home for Scorpions a Good Idea?
A:While sealing services might reduce the risk of scorpions in your home, they are not the best solution. Sealing services are often incredibly expensive and fail to fully protect your home from scorpions such as bark scorpions. Bark scorpions, the most common scorpions found in homes here in Arizona, can climbing vertically and across ceilings. Paired with the fact that these scorpions can fit through very small holes, cracks, or gaps, it is nearly impossible to completely seal off your home to these pests. Not to mention, sealing often involves sealing off fresh air sources, which can significantly reduce the quality of your indoor air.
Q:How Can I Prevent Scorpions?
A:While not all scorpions are deadly, they are still the last pest you want to come across in your home. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to prevent them. To prevent scorpions from entering your home, you should:
- Eliminate standing water from your yards
- Use caulk to seal any cracks or holes in your foundation
- Treat pest infestations right away (scorpions are attracted to other pests)
- Remove piles of debris from your yard - Keep woodpiles away from your home - Schedule a Scorpion Repel service The Arizona Bark Scorpion is the most poisonous scorpion in all North America and can send small children and adults with allergic reactions to the hospital.
Q:Where Do Scorpions Hide in a Home?
A:In order to best protect yourself, it is good to become familiar with all of the most common scorpion hiding spots. These pests like quiet, isolated, dark, and damp areas, so they are often found: - In basements - Under beds - Behind curtains - In cupboards and cabinets - Under large appliances - On ceilings - In the laundry room - In the kitchen - In the bathroom
Q:How Many Types of Scorpions Are Found in Arizona?
A:Arizona is home to over 30 different types of scorpions, including bark scorpions, giant hairy scorpions, stripe tailed scorpions, yellow ground scorpions, and more.
Q:Should I Be Concerned About the Arizona Bark Scorpion?
A:While there are dozens of different types of scorpions found in Arizona, the Arizona bark scorpion is the only one considered to be deadly. Thanks to their special ability to climb vertically and suspend themselves from ceilings, bark scorpions can easily make their way inside of a home. While deaths caused by the sting of a bark scorpion are rare, their stings are to be taken very seriously. These scorpions produce a venom that acts as a neurotoxin and can cause widespread damage to the body. While there are dozens of different types of scorpions found in Arizona, the Arizona bark scorpion is the only one considered to be deadly. Thanks to their special ability to climb vertically and suspend themselves from ceilings, bark scorpions can easily make their way inside of a home.
Q:What Are Common Side Effects of Scorpion Stings?
A:Difficulty breathing, muscle twitching, nausea, pain at sting site, vomiting, swelling, tingling, numbness, sweating, accelerated heart rate, and high blood pressure are all potential side effects of a scorpion sting.