Do DIY Ant-Pest Control Treatments Really Work?

Do DIY Ant-Pest Control Treatments Really Work? Just the thought of your home being infested by pests—any kind of pest—makes our skin crawl. It’s no wonder that it’s a $16.9 billion industry. And if you ask anyone working in this trade, ants are the second most...

Cold Weather Pests in Northern California

Cold Weather Pests in Northern California During the cooler months of the year, many animals retreat to warmer places. Birds migrate. Bears hibernate. Others, such as raccoons and opossums, hang around but stick close to home when the temperatures drop below freezing....

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Rid of Termites for Good

Just the thought of termites is sure to cause you to shudder. The facts will floor you. The damage that these insects can cause is more than the cost of storms, fire, and floods combined. Termites ravage over 600,000 homes each year. Complicating the problem is that...

The Ultimate Guide to Get Rid of Ants

If you think ants are more than a nuisance, you?re in good company. Over 20 percent of pest control workers consider them one of the most tenacious pests. It?s easy to understand, given the number of insects you may encounter. The first step before you start doing...

The Turkestan Cockroach and How to Get Rid of It

Turkestan Cockroach Non-native invasive species present a serious threat to humans, wildlife, and the environment. It doesn?t matter whether they are weeds, rodents, or insects. They can upset nature?s delicate balance. The Turkestan cockroach (Shelfordella lateralis)...

Quick Ways to Deal with a Fruit Fly Problem

It seems inevitable. You get some fresh produce from the grocery store, and a couple of days later, fruit flies are buzzing around your kitchen. The worst thing about it is that there seems to be more and more every day. As if that weren?t bad enough, you find one...