A desperate Gilbert, Arizona family looking to prevent scorpions the best way possible contacted Scorpion Sweepers. Finding that their property walls were the main habitat for their scorpions we recommended Property Wall Sealing. The sealing worked great, finding no scorpions in the month of November.
In September of 2016, ABC’s Nightline News featured Scorpion Sweepers in one of their news pieces. The six-minute segment had a full three minutes devoted to covering and highlighting our Scorpion Control methods. This video is unique as it outlines how we work from the start to the end of a night.
On April 29th, 2016 we were featured on the Channel 3 Ten O’clock news. They had seen our story in The New York Times and were interested in highlighting our scorpion pest control services for their audience. They piece is about two and a half minutes long and follows us through an alley in Tempe, Arizona.
On a cool April night, we headed to North Scottsdale to conduct a Scorpion Audit. This home was in the Cactus and Loop 101 area, near the McDowell Mountains. At this almost two acre home, we collected and removed 106 Arizona Bark Scorpions and one Desert Hairy Scorpion.
There were many factors that lead to this scorpion infestation. Mainly the abundance of habitat in the form of Oleander Bushes, Palm Trees, and large river rock.
On Saturday, April 30th, 2016 Scorpions Sweepers was lucky enough to be featured in the New York Times. Our front page of the National Section story was highlighted on the Front Page of that weekend’s paper. The story discusses a Scorpion Audit the reporter shadowed us on. On that audit in North Scottsdale, we collected 107 Arizona Bark Scorpions.
On March 10th, of 2016 our Founder, Ben Holland was interviewed by Jen Wall a reporter for NBC 12 KPNX’s morning news. They were discussing the early arrival of scorpions, where in the valley they are found and how to prevent them on your own. Throughout the morning Ben was featured in four segments between 4:30-7am.
We have been sweeping a home in Paradise Valley, Arizona for two years. First we conducted an Infestation Protocol finding 245 Arizona Bark Scorpions (Centruroides sculpturatus). Concerned the client had us perform biweekly sweeps to keep the population low. After 20 sweeps we have removed over 600 scorpions. Due to the environmental factors on this property the home owner is destined to have an issue. Our Continuous Sweeps keep the population down and the scorpions away from the house.