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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

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 […]

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 […]

How to Avoid Bed Bug Scams

September 7, 2019

With bed bugs on the rise, so too are the number of scams preying on concerned homeowners. Scammers take advantage of homeowners’ (and apartment dwellers’) fear of having a bed bug infestation by providing unproven or ineffective products, charging more for “bed bug dogs” that aren’t certified, and even treating for an “infestation” that doesn’t […]

What to Do in a Pest Control Emergency

July 7, 2019

It's Friday night. You discover you have bed bugs or a cockroach infestation. Is any pest control place open? What do you do? Keep reading to find out.

Why You Shouldn’t DIY Stinging Insect Removal

June 20, 2019

Can you DIY stinging insect extermination? Find out more about stinging insects, like wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets, and why you might want to rethink DIY nest removal.

How to Keep Stinging Insects Away from Your Home

March 21, 2019

Ah, springtime: the flowers are blooming, the birds are singing…the insects are stinging. Now that winter is over, you can expect to encounter stinging insects (and other pests) around your home and yard. Here's how to keep them away--and what to do if you find a hive or nest.

Be on the Lookout for These Common Spring Pests

February 21, 2019

Spring is almost here! You know what that means? Time to get ready for the return of all those pests. Get your go-to guide for the most common pests you'll see in spring (and what to do about them).

How to Avoid Pest Control Scams

January 21, 2019

Door-to-door pest control? Unclear pricing? Learn about the scams you need to be on the lookout for and how to protect yourself.

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