Cockroaches are some of the most unsightly and dangerous pests to inhabit your home. However, I’ve found that many people who have cockroaches in their homes have no idea what attracted the roaches in the first place. And when you don’t know what is attracting pests to your home, you’ll have a harder time ever getting rid of them. So, what attracts cockroaches to your home? Crumbs, dirty dishes, and
Everywhere you look, you find more & more ladybugs in your house! You may not exactly think of ladybugs as being pests like cockroaches or flies, but you also don’t want your home filled with them. Ladybugs can be found in many places, and they will even decide to use your home to hibernate if it is cold outside. So, why do you have so many ladybugs in your house?
People are always coming to me for information about stink bug infestations. Stink bugs have been on the rise lately, and they are some of the stinkiest pests you will ever deal with. Maybe you are dealing with a current stinkbug infestation. You may be wondering if a stink bug infestation is typical for your area. And if you don’t currently see any stink bugs, you may be wondering if
While we talk a lot about insects here at Pest Control FAQ, I also get a fair amount of questions from people about how to deter pests such as birds, lizards, and squirrels. After all, squirrels can cause a lot of damage to your home, lawn ornaments, and garden. If you are an avid gardener, you will want to do everything you can to deter squirrels away from all of
Your pest infestation has grown beyond control, and now you have decided that it is time to hire a professional exterminator to perform services in your home. However, maybe you have never hired a professional pest control technician before, and you have a lot of questions about the process. Or perhaps you have had an exterminator in your home before, but you’d like to make sure that you are covering
In the past few years, essential oils have seen a popularity boom like never before. Everywhere you go, you can see essential oils being mentioned or recommended. People are using essential oils for health ailments, aromatherapy, spiritual practices, skin care, and even pest repellent. In fact, I get dozens of request every day to write an article all about using essential oils for insect repellent. Today, we’re going to address
Millions of homes are regularly infested with bed bugs. And if hearing that scares you, maybe you have been worried that you are one of those homes. Bed bugs can be costly to get rid of, and they can spread quickly to other homes. The sooner you find out whether you have them or not, the sooner you can get rid of them. And if you get rid of them
Spiders can be a nuisance to any household. Sure, they have some excellent characteristics that they possess and can even help with insect control in the home, but for the most part, we don’t enjoy seeing them roaming around our floors, counters or window sills. We also don’t necessarily want to go on a frenzy killing spiders off every opportunity we get for several reasons. Ideally, finding a way to
We’ve covered a lot of topics on Pest Control FAQ where we talk about getting rid of pests that are inside the home. And we have even talked about how to get rid of ants. But I get asked all the time how to get rid of ants naturally that are outside the home, and I’ve decided that it’s time to address this. We’re also going to talk about how
When we think of summer, we get excited about all the family trips we have planned and even those lazy days on the porch sipping a glass of freshly squeezed lemonade. One thing that may not have crossed your mind is lice. Although they are present all year round, the peak season for them to start infesting people usually occurs during the summer which is why it’s best to take
It is unfortunate how many people delay getting pest control services or products because they are worried about the associated costs. Many people live with the terror of pests in their home causing chaos because they don’t want to or can’t pay to have them removed. I see so many cases like this that I finally decided to write something to address it. So, how much does pest control cost?