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Category Archives: DIY / All-Natural

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.

  1. Why You Shouldn’t Use Essential Oils For Roaches

    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…

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

    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…

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  3. Can You Use Bug Bombs for a Pest Infestation? Here’s What You Need To Know

    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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  4. How Effective Are Natural Mosquito Repellants? Truths To Follow And Myths To Avoid

    We’re in the thick of mosquito season (around May through October in Ohio and Kentucky). If you’re struggling with these annoying, biting insects, you’re not alone. At this point, you’re probably ready to just get rid of them. If you’ve been searching online, you’ve likely found a lot of “home remedies” and “DIY mosquito repellants”—but…

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  5. Why You Shouldn’t DIY Stinging Insect Removal

    A good number of homeowners want to take the DIY approach to pest removal. This might be because they think that professional pest control will be too costly or that DIY is easier or faster. Maybe they just want the satisfaction of getting rid of the pests themselves! But for most homeowners, in most situations,…

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