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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

Heatigation: Heat Treatments for Bed Bugs

February 3, 2020

It sounds clichéd, but when it comes to bed bugs, they can’t take the heat. If your home or business has bed bugs, you’ve got to get rid of them quickly and safely (since we already know that essential oils and home remedies don’t work). One such way is Heatigation(SM). This heat treatment for bed […]

Don’t Use Essential Oils for Roaches

January 28, 2020

As tempting as it may be to take the all-natural route, using essential oils for roaches isn’t the best of ideas. In fact, the reality is that you should steer clear completely. While the Internet would have you believe there’s an essential oil cure for any pest—including roaches—homeowners notoriously waste time and money with an […]

How Not to Get Rid of Bed Bugs: Busting the Myths of DIY Pest Solutions

January 8, 2020

So you’ve got a bed bug problem—quite likely a situation you never wished to be in. Whether or not this is your first experience with these unpleasant visitors, getting rid of them is a must. And while you may want to try your hand at a DIY option or give essential oils a shot (if […]

New App Answers Bed Bug Questions

December 21, 2019

When it comes to pest control—and especially bed bugs—there is a lot of misinformation out there. It comes from well-meaning people who are simply ill-informed, and it comes from unscrupulous people trying to make a buck. The problem, then, isn’t finding information but finding the right information. If you think you have a pest problem, […]

These Pests Are the Canary in the Coal Mine for another Infestation

December 8, 2019

Are you noticing a lot of spiders or centipedes in your home lately? Don’t be fooled: it’s not winter driving them into your house! Today, we’re talking about predatory insects. Keep reading to find out what they are and why seeing these pests in your home might mean you have a different infestation! What Are […]

Which Mouse Solutions Work—and Which Don’t

November 21, 2019

Are mice trying to make their way inside your home? It’s very likely: winter is almost here. Mice generally live outdoors, but they don’t hibernate. That means, when the weather turns cold, they spend the winter looking for warmth, shelter, and food. And guess what? Your home has all three. As a result, your house […]

Bad News: Roaches Are Getting Harder to Kill

November 7, 2019

Cockroaches have a reputation for being hard to kill. We’re sure you’re heard the joke about cockroaches surviving a nuclear apocalypse! Unfortunately, that joke isn’t too far from the truth. Roaches are a hardy pest that have only gotten harder to kill over time. A recent study, published in Scientific Reports, showed just how hard […]

Apartment Hunting? Check for Bed Bugs First

October 22, 2019

Moving is no doubt a stressful experience—between finding a new home, packing up all your belongings in boxes, carting those boxes across the city, state, or country, and then unpacking and organizing everything. Whew, that’s a lot! But what’s worse is doing all that…and then realizing your new apartment has bed bugs. Today, we’re discussing […]

What Is a Pest, Exactly?

October 7, 2019

There are millions of insects and animals around you, all the time. Most of the time, you don’t notice them at all, because they want nothing to do with you (and probably vice versa). When do these creatures become a pest? Why do we try to get rid of some creatures but not others? And […]

Can You Use Bug Bombs for a Pest Infestation?

September 21, 2019

Today, we’re talking about total insect foggers, or home insect foggers (aka “bug bombs”). Thanks to the rise in bed bug infestations in Cincinnati and the rest of the country, bug bombs are exploding in popularity. But are they really effective against bed bugs, or other pests? Should you use them? Keep reading to find […]

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