Category: Beetles, Cockroaches & Other Insects

How do I get rid of stink bugs?

If you find stink bugs in your house or garden, the best way to eliminate them is by physically removing them. Vacuuming is one reliable method for removing the bugs from both indoor and outdoor areas. Be warned: They’re called stink bugs for a reason! The bugs release the skunk-smelling... more
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How do I keep stink bugs away?

The nasty smell stink bugs give off when killed or handled is enough to give them a bad reputation. They can be nuisances, but luckily they don’t cause any damage to the structure of your home. And even better, they don’t reproduce indoors. If there’s a stink bug infestation near your... more
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Do stink bugs bite or cause damage?

The good news is that stink bugs don’t bite. They also don’t harm people or pets, nor do they spread disease. However, some people are allergic to the compounds released by the stink bug. Symptoms of this allergy can include a runny nose and, if you come in contact with crushed bugs,... more
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10 Pest Control Tips to Keep Pests Away This Summer | Bug Tip Tuesday

Nothing ruins a picnic like a line of ants. Nothing ruins a barbecue like a swarm of mosquitoes. And nothing ruins a morning like spotting a spider, cockroach, or mouse somewhere in your house. Keep bugs and critters away from your home and yard this summer with these 10 best pest control... more
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Effective Pest Control

The Essentials for Food Processing Plants and Warehouses Today’s food plant pest control programs should be effective, fully documented and automated. To be effective, they must strictly follow a number of guidelines. These guidelines are being updated by an advisory council to the National Pest... more
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Pests Commonly Found in the Bathroom​​​​​​​

Though the bathroom is where we go to get clean, a pest infestation in this area of the house can leave you feeling gross, no matter how hard you scrub. Mainly due to their attraction to moisture, a number of bugs are typically found in bathrooms. These pesky invaders include... more
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Facts About Nuisance Wildlife

Some wild animals that could be living right in your own backyard.  There are many wild animals native to the United States that people likely encounter on a near-daily basis, sometimes without even realizing it. These common backyard creatures have found ways to co-exist with humans, which... more
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Why to Hire an Exterminator

Hiring an exterminator is a big decision.  Most people think they can rectify a pest problem themselves with some do-it-yourself remedy.  Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Here are a few reasons why you should hire a professional exterminator. Specialized Plans Your home is your castle,... more
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Carpet Beetles in the Home

Cockroaches, termites and bed bugs get a lot of press. However, carpet beetles should really join your most unwanted list. They can literally eat you out of house and home. Carpet beetles will eat just about anything,: carpets, furniture, lint, hair, garments, blankets, pet food, animal nests,... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday – DIY Bug Spray

You can make your own organic bug spray from kitchen leftovers! Save your onion skins, peels and ends then refrigerate in an empty margarine-sized tub or ziplock bag until the container is full. Once you have enough, place the onion pieces in a pail and fill with warm water. Soak for a few days,... more
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