Welcome to the No Bugs Blog!

The Santa Clarita pest control specialists at No Bugs Termite and Pest Control, Inc are here to teach you about the bugs, rodents, snakes, termites, and other indoor and outdoor pests common to our valley. If you have questions about home and garden, keeping your family and pets safe, local events, and more, this is the blog to follow! It is our goal to turn this site into a trusted hub of information for all things pest and home related.

Our team of technicians, administrative staff, and pest control professionals have the experience and skills to create content that you can count on, so enjoy the blogs in the categories below and reach out to us if you have ideas that you don’t see here! We love to hear from our SCV neighbors and create content that reflects the pest control situations they encounter.

General Pest Control

Keep Snakes out of yard

4 Tips to Keep Snakes Out of My Yard

Repel Snakes from Your Santa Clarita Home Spring has hit Santa Clarita and with it comes confusing weather patterns, pollen allergies, bugs, and snakes. If you’re a reptile-lover, snakes can make decent pets…but that doesn’t mean you want them slithering...

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Ankle Biters & No-See-Ums Santa Clarita

No-See-Ums & Ankle Biters: How to Get Rid of Them

Recognize the Flying Insects Biting Santa Clarita Residents We’ve all been there… You spend a day outside in your backyard, playing with your kids, hosting a family BBQ, or even relaxing by the pool. And later that evening, you realize:...

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5 Home Remedies to Soothe Mosquito Bites

5 Home Remedies to Soothe Mosquito Bites

Preparing for Summer Weather & Mosquitos in Santa Clarita As temperatures rise, mosquitos come out by the hundreds to take advantage of an abundance of human victims that are out enjoying the spring and summer nights. Mosquitos breed in standing...

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No Bugs Are santa Clarita Earwigs Dangerous?

Are Earwigs Dangerous?

Santa Clarita Pest Control Experts Debunk Popular Earwig Myths Contrary to popular jokes and misconceptions, earwigs do not crawl into our ears to lay eggs and feast on our brains. In truth, they are not aggressive insects and prefer to...

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How to Protect Your Household Plants from Insects in SCV

How to Protect Household Plants From Insects

Protect Your Indoor Plants with No Bugs in Santa Clarita There are numerous benefits to incorporating plants into your home décor. They help clean the air, reduce dry skin, lower stress, anxiety, and fatigue, and improve focus and performance. Unfortunately,...

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Take the First Steps to a Bug-Free Closet

How to Protect Clothing From Insect Damage

Learn How to Keep Your Clothes Safe with Our Santa Clarita Pest Control Experts Pest control is typically considered an outdoor issue, but your clothing may tell a different story. Flying and crawling insects may be feasting on your winter...

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Snake Prevention

How Does Snake Fencing in Santa Clarita Work?

Install Snake Fencing to Protect Your Santa Clarita Home April showers bring May flowers…and snakes. That’s right, it’s snake season in Santa Clarita, and that means rattlers of all ages and sizes are slithering out of their winter dens to...

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Bird Mite and Bird Control Near Me

Bird Mites in Santa Clarita: What You Need to Know

Bird Control as Prevention of Bird Mite Infestation Although birds are beautiful and gentle (most of the time), there are still plenty of reasons why we would not what them making their home in the structure of our property. One...

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The Dangers of Bird and Bat Poop: More than Just a Mess

The Dangers of Bird and Bat Poop: More than Just a Mess

Protect Your Santa Clarita Home from Nesting Birds & Bats Bird and bat droppings are not only messy, smelly, and inconvenient to deal with, but they also carry quite a lot of potential disease bacteria. Droppings from several different species...

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Coyote Santa Clarita

10 Tips to Keep Wild Animals Off Your Property

10 Tips to Keep Wild Animals Off Your Property Protect Your Santa Clarita Home from Local Wildlife The Santa Clarita Valley has experienced significant growth in the last 20 years. While we benefit from the ongoing construction of new businesses...

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Termite Control

drywood termites santa clarita

4 Signs of Drywood Termites in Your Santa Clarita Home

How Drywood Termites Differ from Other Species Drywood termites can cause extensive damage to your home’s structural integrity, weakening your home from the inside out. This species is typically found in warmer or tropical climates where winters are not severe,...

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3 Most Common SoCal Termite Species

3 Most Common Santa Clarita Termite Species

What Termites Are Infesting Your Home? There are approximately 2,000 known species of termites globally, with variance in size, body shapes, and behavior. With this in mind, there are three that are common in Southern California: Subterranean Termites Drywood Termites...

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Termite Damage

What Damage Can Termites Do to My Home?

What Damage Can Termites Do to Your Santa Clarita Home? Recognize & Prevent the Signs of Termite Damage Termites cause more damage to homes and wood structures each year than fires, floods, and tornadoes combined. They can rip through a...

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The Signs of Termite Infestation

How Can I Tell If I Have Termites?

Is Your Property Infested With Termites? Review the Warning Signs to Protect Your Santa Clarita Home If you are worried about termites causing damage to your home or want to keep on the lookout preemptively, there are signs to watch for in...

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Home & Garden

How to Protect Your Household Plants from Insects in SCV

How to Protect Household Plants From Insects

Protect Your Indoor Plants with No Bugs in Santa Clarita There are numerous benefits to incorporating plants into your home décor. They help clean the air, reduce dry skin, lower stress, anxiety, and fatigue, and improve focus and performance. Unfortunately,...

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Take the First Steps to a Bug-Free Closet

How to Protect Clothing From Insect Damage

Learn How to Keep Your Clothes Safe with Our Santa Clarita Pest Control Experts Pest control is typically considered an outdoor issue, but your clothing may tell a different story. Flying and crawling insects may be feasting on your winter...

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Buying Used Furniture? Check for Hidden Pests

Buying Used Furniture? Check for Hidden Pests

Tips to Recognize & Treat Bed Bugs, Fleas, & Termites A good thrift store discovery, an antique desk or armoire, or a garage sale item you can’t live without: these are all wonderful purchases that may be housing hidden pests....

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8 Money-Saving Tips to Implement at Home

8 Money-Saving Tips to Implement at Home

Easy Ways to Save at Home in Santa Clarita There are many ways to see big savings at home, whether you are considering a big project or are looking for small changes to implement every day. As a homeowner or...

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10 Ways to Improve Your Home Security

10 Ways to Improve Your Home Security

Upgrade Your Home Security with No Bugs Termite and Pest Control Home security systems have come a long way from a deadbolt and a baseball bat. Smart homes, camera integration, and remote security help protect your home at the touch...

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Hidden Toxins in Dish Soap

How Toxic is Your Dish Soap?

We’d like to think that the soap we use to clean our dishes is safe for our homes, our bodies, and the environment. Unfortunately, if you are buying any of the average dish soaps off the shelf of your grocery...

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Minimalist Living Space

Minimalism: Live with More Joy and Less Stuff

With a focus on experience over acquisition, minimalism is about living with less and experiencing more. This lifestyle is not for everyone, but there is room in every life for it to enhance and amplify happiness if you take the...

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Springtime Travel in the US

6 Springtime Trip Destinations in the US

It’s time to start thinking about Spring Break (who am I kidding, we’ve been thinking about it since Winter Break.) Whether you are traveling across the United States to visit family or want to get away for a break from...

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Clean House, Clear Mind for the New Year

Spend a Few Days Cleaning and Start the Year Off Right! Start the new year fresh by doing some cleaning before the ball drops. Prepare for new items that come with the holidays, make room for the blessings that are...

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Why Is Hand Washing So Important?

The History Behind Hand Washing  Hand washing is a normal part of most of our days, but it has not always been this way. Not until the 19h century was it thought to be beneficial for doctors, nurses and medical...

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10 Ways to Cut Heating Costs This Winter

Home Improvements and Bill Cutting Tips for Winter Savings Whether you are trying to make changes at home to better insulate, or want to avoid astronomical heating bills, tips and tricks to save on heating are always helpful. From better...

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Bring Nature Indoors: Fall Crafts for Kids

Think back to the arts and crafts of years ago, before there were computers, tablets, and fancy crafting kids. Help your children find that nostalgic way of life by bringing items in from outside and creating fun crafts using natural...

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10 Fall Fun Ideas for Your Family

Let the Changing Weather Be Your Guide There is so much to do as the weather changes, summer break comes to an end, and school begins again. The new school year is a fresh start for kids and a chance...

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Personal Development

8 Ways to Keep a Passion Project Alive

In a society that places a premium on productivity over happiness, it is not uncommon for passions to quickly turn into work. Companies capitalize on taking what you love and turning it into a profit based on how much, how...

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Sunlight and Happiness

Sunlight and Happiness: Why We Need Sunlight to Thrive

Why Is Sunlight Important? Sunny days are not just about getting outside to play or lounging at the pool, they are essential to much of our system’s production of healthy and happy chemicals. The vitamins that the sun provides, and...

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Minimalist Living Space

Minimalism: Live with More Joy and Less Stuff

With a focus on experience over acquisition, minimalism is about living with less and experiencing more. This lifestyle is not for everyone, but there is room in every life for it to enhance and amplify happiness if you take the...

Read More
Springtime Travel in the US

6 Springtime Trip Destinations in the US

It’s time to start thinking about Spring Break (who am I kidding, we’ve been thinking about it since Winter Break.) Whether you are traveling across the United States to visit family or want to get away for a break from...

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10 Tips for Better Sleep

10 Tips for Better Sleep

Sleep Solutions to Start Getting Better Sleep Now Why is sleep so important? Maintaining the proper amount and quality of sleep can make a world of difference in energy, weight management, and productivity. Poor sleep habits are linked to increased...

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5 Podcasts Worth Listening To

As we navigate through the first month of the new year, many of us are evaluating our goals and lives and looking outside ourselves for guidance. Whether you are looking to improve your health or just learn more about life,...

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Winter Solstice Celebrations Across the Globe

What is Winter Solstice? The winter solstice is the longest night of the year, typically December 21 or 22 in the Northern Hemisphere or June 20 or 21 in the Southern Hemisphere. This is the transition from a building length...

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Clean House, Clear Mind for the New Year

Spend a Few Days Cleaning and Start the Year Off Right! Start the new year fresh by doing some cleaning before the ball drops. Prepare for new items that come with the holidays, make room for the blessings that are...

Read More