Oklahoma Weeds: How to Spot and Treat Them This Fall

Oklahoma is no stranger to many types of weeds. These pesky plants can be a real nuisance, especially for those who have tried different methods to kill them, only to watch them grow back bigger and stronger than ever.  While many weeds don’t pop up until the spring, the best... Read More

Pet Perspective: How Oral Flea Medications Can Be Harmful to Dogs

From Gary Roberts, Acenitec President If you’re like me, your dogs are some of your best friends in this world. With the exception of children, elderly, and handicapped, who may lack the resources available for help, dogs and other domesticated animals are dependent on us for their care and well-being.... Read More

The Benefits of Insects: Why We Won’t Spray Certain Plants

We get it…When you see a creepy, crawling critter in your home or yard, you probably want it gone as fast as possible. While most bugs and pests (like ants, termites, and ticks) have no need to make themselves at home in your yard, there are certain insects that provide... Read More

The Ultimate Oklahoma Summer Guide to Ticks

Now that summer is officially here, Oklahomans all over the state will be ditching their rain boots and jackets for some fun in the sun. As you hit the hiking trails and spend more time in the great outdoors this season, creepy crawlers may be the last thing on your... Read More

Common Lawn Diseases in Oklahoma

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. All of that refreshing spring rain helps your plants begin to grow after their quick snooze in the colder months. Unfortunately, when your grass turns lush and green again, you’re more likely to notice the signs of lawn diseases that snuck... Read More

What You Should Know About Termite Damage

Spring is upon us here in Oklahoma City, which means warmer temperatures and plentiful rain. Although we look forward to blooming flowers and green grass this time of year, there’s one unwelcome visitor we don’t look forward to seeing: termites. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Oklahoma... Read More

Pest Prevention: Eliminating Spiders

No one likes an unwanted guest in their home, especially when said guests have eight legs. The good news is you can help protect your home from spiders by taking certain precautions. Benefits of Spiders While we know spiders aren’t necessarily appealing, we feel the need to stick up for... Read More

5 Ways to Prepare Your Oklahoma Home and Lawn for Spring

While you may not be thinking about barbecues or mosquitoes on a dreary, chilly day, the colder months are a key time to prepare for spring. Not only should you safeguard your home for the onslaught of creepy crawlers, but also keep your lawn healthy so it can be as... Read More

Staff Spotlight: Von Roberts on Running a Family Business

Von Roberts of Acenitec crosses all the t’s and dots all the i’s for his family’s business. As vice president and secretary treasurer, Von handles accounts payable and receivable and assists with human resources, overseeing payroll, health insurance, dental insurance, and the 401K program for all employees. He gets tags... Read More

Spookiest Bugs in Oklahoma

When the weather becomes crisp and the leaves start to fall, people tend to stop thinking about bugs. However, skeletons and scary Halloween costumes aren’t the only spooky parts of the fall season: many creepy crawlers are still lurking and can destroy your yard. Consider all that you’ve done for... Read More