As lovers of all things insect control, we actively keep an eye out for articles we think you will find useful in battling home insects. Here are 8 great articles that we hope you find useful in your battle against bugs!
1. Ant Control 101
Ant control is a common pest control problem across the country. While there are many different types of ants that find their way into our homes, including pavement ants, carpenter ants, odorous house ants, thief ants, fire ants, and pharaoh ants, just to name a few, for the most part the strategies for dealing with them are all the same.
2. How To Get Rid Of Ants
Put an end to most ant problems with inexpensive products from the home center or hardware store, and save the expense of hiring an exterminator. The Family Handyman provides 11 steps to take, to keep your home and yard free of ants.
3. Spider Control For Homeowners
Fear of spiders is constantly among the top phobias in the U.S. Pest World provides 5 helpful tips to deal with these common household pests.
4. Monitoring for the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug is a significant nuisance for homeowners and can be devastating for farmers. Rutgers offers some suggestions to help owners deal with these invasive pests.
5. Fruit Flies, Drosophila sp.
Fruit flies are not just a nuisance, but are also a problem due to the potential of food contamination. Learn all about these very common household pests, including how to control them.
6. Controlling Wasps, Hornets, and Yellow Jackets
Wasps and hornets pose a health threat to people, especially to those who are allergic to the venom. Because of the danger these pests pose, learn how to remove their nests safely.
7. All About Indoor Ant Baiting
As ant foragers from the colony look for food, they are attracted to the sweet liquid in the insect bait and greedily consume it. Learn about how baiting works, why this method is successful and tips for success in eliminating the entire ant colony.
8. Pest Control
Pests are unwanted plants, animals, insects, germs or other organisms that interfere with human activity. Learn NPIC‘s 3 simple steps to effectively controlling pests.