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WE COVER THE CHANGES IN THE ENVIRONMENT, THE PEST INDUSTRY AND YOUR CONCERNS.
When it comes to pest management and control, it’s paramount to stay up-to-date on environmental discoveries, extermination innovations and the changing dynamics of the world around us. We think it’s important to share these findings with you, along with the new discoveries and any new topics we uncover in our own day-to-day work as your hometown professionals.
What Really Keeps Mosquitoes Away
Citronella candles? Ultrasonic machines? Picaridin? Find out what works and what doesn't so that you can keep mosquitoes off of you and out of your yard this summer.
It’s Tick Season! Here’s How to Stay Safe.
If you're planning on leaving your house this summer, you should be wary of ticks. Find out where ticks live, what kinds of diseases they spread, and how you can prevent tick bites!
What's the difference between carpenter bees and bumblebees?
Notice a buzz in your backyard this summer? If you frequently notice bees around your home, it’s important to know exactly what kind are buzzing around – although carpenter bees look similar to harmless bumblebees, the carpenter variety of bees can cause major damage to your home. Knowing the difference between the two will help you easily identify if you have bees helping around the house – or potentially harming it.
FAQs: Home Remedies for Bed Bugs
Freezing. Drying. Steaming. Bleaching. Applying baking soda. All of these methods (and more) have been recommended online as DIY bed bug treatments. We tell you which ones work and which ones are a waste of your time and money.
FAQs: Home Remedies for Termites
Can you kill termites on your own, or is this a job best left to the professionals? Let's look at some of the most common DIY termite treatments (ammonia, boric acid, nematodes, etc.) and see if any of them work.
FAQs: Home Remedies for Ants
Lysol, borax, coffee grounds, and vinegar: do any of these really work to kill or repel ants? Let's talk about which home remedies for ants are effective and which you shouldn't waste your time and money on.
The Problems with Do-It-Yourself Pest Control
DIY pest control is often ineffective, misused, a waste of money, and even dangerous. Find out why that's the case and what you can do instead from the experts.
FAQ: Home Remedies for Roaches
Does boric acid kill roaches? How about mothballs? Learn which home remedies are effective, which ones you can skip, and which are outright dangerous from our pest control experts.
The Pitfalls of Using Essential Oils for Pest Control
You might have heard that peppermint oil deters mice or that tea tree oil kills bed bugs. But do essential oils actually work? Are there any downsides? Find out what our experts have to say about using essential oils for pest control.
How to Keep Spring Pests Out of Your Home, part 2
Ants, termites, and other pests come out in droves in the spring. Make sure they stay outside where they belong with tips from the pest control experts at Scherzinger.