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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. The Pitfalls of Using Essential Oils for Pest Control

    Using essential oils for pest control, on the surface, sounds like a great idea. After all, if it works and it’s natural, what could possibly go wrong? A lot, it turns out. Quite a few articles found on the Internet (particularly Pinterest) would have you believe that there’s an essential oil cure for any pest—from…

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  2. 3 DIY Ways To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs That Don’t Work

    Nobody likes these little creatures, but a DIY bed bug removal approach is not recommended. In reality, you simply can’t DIY your way out of a house-wide infestation. The ‘bed bug treatments’ you might find online are, at best, largely ineffective, and at worst, extremely dangerous. Let’s take a look at a few of the…

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  3. Is It Safe To Treat Termites Myself? What You Should And Shouldn’t Do

    Do a quick search on Google of “Can I treat termites myself?” and you’ll find lots of websites (approximately 2.5 million) telling you how to treat termites on your own. But is the DIY method safe or effective? For the most part, no. (The only exception we would grant is the treatment of something like…

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  4. How Effective Are Natural Wasp Repellents? Truths To Follow And Myths To Avoid

    Nothing ruins a backyard BBQ faster than a swarm of aggressive wasps. Not only are they a nuisance, many people have severe, life-threatening reactions to wasp stings. If you suspect that wasps have built a nest on your property (within or outside your home), the pest professionals at Scherzinger Pest Control will respond immediately to…

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