What is IPM (Integrated Pest Management)?
When scientists invented DDT in the 1940s, it was a game changer in the battle against malaria. Our newfound chemical weaponry was so effective that we started spraying entire neighborhoods with it, filling yards and playgrounds with wispy, white fog that dropped bad bugs in their tracks. By the 1970s,
Are Green Pesticides Effective?
Although you may have heard people use the terms “green pest control” and “green pesticide” interchangeably, they don’t mean the same thing. The term green pesticide generally refers to organic pesticides—non-synthetic chemicals designed for use on food crops. But the term green pest control refers to a system of Integrated Pest
Residential Vs. Commercial Pest Control: What to Expect?
When a residential customer calls for pest control services, it’s often in response to a problem that’s arisen; roaches in the kitchen, silverfish in the shower … something nasty. On the other hand, commercial pest control customers usually have a plan because they’re subject to more constraints and regulations than
Can You Self Treat for Bed Bugs?
There are pest infestations, and there are bed bug infestations. If you’ve ever battled these insidious beasts, you know it’s a life-changing commitment that goes on for months. If you catch them early enough, you may stand a chance of controlling their spread, and possibly even winning the war, but the
Residential Pest Control Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggbMr4nxCO8 Stop on by and watch as we go through a brief description, threat level, and plan of attack of the 6 most hated pests… Spiders Description: Araneae/ arachnids have eight legs, two body regions, no wings, or antennae. Three or four pair of eyes. Threat Level: Low to high,
Professional vs. DIY Pest Control | Why Is It Less Expensive to Hire a Pro?
Professional vs. DIY Pest Control: Most of us know the drill: see bug, race to hardware store, buy chemicals, race home, spray the place where the bug was, and hope it worked. Sometimes it does; often it doesn’t. It’s hard to win a fight against an enemy you don’t understand,
Is Regular, Preventative Pest Control Necessary?
Is Regular, Preventative Pest Control Necessary? Tired of feeling like your home or business has a revolving door for pests? So are a lot of people. Pests have become so rampant in America—and the use of over-the-counter pesticides so common—that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has worked with scientists and pest control professionals to