Category: Pest Control


The National Pest Management Association issues its Fall/Winter 2020 Bug Barometer® forecast FAIRFAX, VA (September 24, 2020) – The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) today released its bi-annual Bug Barometer® forecast, a seasonal projection of the pest pressure and activity Read more…


September 1, 2020 It’s not uncommon, especially during the winter months, to have an unpleasant encounter with a rodent who has made its way into a home uninvited. What many people do not realize, however, is that these pests can Read more…


National Pest Management Association releases summer Vector Sectors™ list highlighting 10 U.S. cities most at-risk for increased pest populations FAIRFAX, VA (August 17, 2020) — The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) today released its bi-annual Vector Sectors™ list of the Read more…


Everything you need to know about Asian giant hornets and whether they currently pose a threat in the U.S. What are Asian giant hornets? Asian giant hornets are the largest hornet species in the world, native to Asian countries such Read more…


Seal cracks and holes around the foundation, windows or other entryways into your apartment. Regularly clean kitchen counters to avoid leaving behind crumbs or food that can attract cockroaches. Properly ventilate basements and crawl spaces to prevent moisture buildup. Keep Read more…


While there are several different species of mice in the wild, the house mouse is appropriately named for its tendency to seek shelter in homes, especially within walls and attics. Adult house mice are usually a dusty gray color with Read more…


Wasps, hornets and bees all serve as important pollinators for the environment. But, when they construct nests in, on, or near our homes, they can cause costly damage and can even become a serious health threat. In fact, stinging insects Read more…


What does it mean to be essential? The professional pest control industry has always played an essential role in the protection of public health, food and property for homes and businesses nationwide. Consider that rodents contaminate or consume about 20 Read more…


Dr. Jorge Parada March 6, 2020 There are many questions surrounding the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including how it’s spread. With warm weather approaching, there may be concerns about disease transmission from insects, but it’s important to note that Read more…


National Pest Management Association names 10 at-risk cities to winter Vector Sectors™ list FAIRFAX, VA (February 12, 2020) — The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) today released its bi-annual Vector Sectors™ list of the top 10 U.S. cities with the Read more…