Pest Control Articles

Informative pest control resources for homeowners or business owners to get helpful advice on how to deal with ants, cockroaches, rats, mice, termites, and more.

Pesticide License

Is it Necessary to get a License to Apply Pesticides?

Having a license is necessary if you are using a restricted pesticide. If you are using a general pesticide, you do not need a...
Boxelder Beetle

Boxelder Bugs

As soon as you see boxelder bugs in your home, you need to start the vacuum cleaner and get as many of them as...

How Can I Control Mosquitoes?

The first way to control mosquitoes is to eliminate the breeding grounds. This includes cleaning out gutters blocked by debris, which creates standing, stagnant...
A racoon sleeping

Raccoons

Removing raccoons from your yard or under your porch takes a professional with training in safe methods of removal. Live bait traps are used...
Oppossum

Oppossum

When you have a family of opossums living in your backyard, it poses a serious problem for children and domestic pets. These animals do...

Birds

Having birds in your home can be very annoying. The birds can enter your home through unsecured vents in the attic or by way...

Baits

The baits that you buy in stores are not always effective as pesticides for eliminating infestations. If you bait insects, chances are you will...

Carpenter Ants

People sometimes think a carpenter ant is a termite. However, the carpenter ant is not a termite and can cause some serious damage to...

Wasps

Wasps are a problem that many people encounter during the spring, summer and fall months. If the wasps have a hive close by, you...

Is Pest Control Dangerous to Kids and Pets?

Many pest control products are dangerous to kids and pets, but there are many pesticides today that are family friendly. Nontoxic pesticides are available...

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