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Profile of Pests

Profiles of pests related to pest control. Includes cockroaches, ants, rodents, termites, spiders, silverfish, pantry pests, gnats, biting and stinging insects, birds and squirrels, and occasional invaders like sow bugs and crickets.
  1. Bed Bugs (2)
  2. Biting Insect Profiles (24)
  3. Occasional Invaders (15)
  4. Pantry Pest Profiles (5)
  5. Profile of Ants (24)
  6. Profile of Cockroaches (14)
  7. Profile of Gnats (5)
  8. Profile of Larger Pests (3)
  9. Profile of Rodents (17)
  10. Profile of Silverfish (0)
  11. Profile of Spiders (13)
  12. Profile of Termites (12)
  13. Stinging Insect Profiles (3)

What Pests Are The Most Annoying?
Which is the most annoying pest? A buzzing fly? A biting mosquito? A pesky ant? The article includes survey results from across the 'net.

Identifying and Controlling Stink Bugs
What is a stink bug and how do I keep it out of my house?

The House Mouse
All about the common house mouse and why it is a problem.

Insects that Heal
Insects have been used to cure a variety of illnesses since ancient times, and today's scientists are finding that bugs may be just cure that's missing.

Spiders of the U.S.
Common and feared spiders of the United States.

Top 5 Fall Pests

Getting Rid of the Fruit Flies that Fly In Your Home

20 Questions about Bed Bugs

20 Questions about Bed Bugs, Part 2

Eliminate Bed Bugs Step-by-Step

Bed Bug Facts

Guests Bringing Bed Bugs?
Don't let guests who have bed bugs in their home bring them into yours

Pest Control: There's an App for That! Page 2
Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.

Pest Control: There's an App for That! Page 3
Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.


Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.

Pest Control: There's an App for That! Page 5
Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.


Ants? Rats? Spiders? Mice? What were the Top 10 Pest Control articles that drew the most attention in 2013?

Pest Control With Colorful Ants and Cockroaches
Colorful ant and cockroach studies provide interesting photos and pest control information.

How to Get Squirrels Out of the Attic
All about squirrels in the attic: How do squirrels get into the attic? Why are squirrels attracted to attics? And … How do you get rid of squirrels?

Top 50 Bed Bug Cities for 2013
A list of the top bed bug cities for 2013 with movement from the 2012 list.

Will Winter's Extreme Cold Reduce Pests in the Spring?
Does a colder-than-normal winter mean there will be fewer insects and other pests in the spring and summer? Probably not, experts say.



A Six-Step Strategy for Slug Control
Slimy slugs can cause damage to gardens and yards. Find out how to get rid of these slippery creatures.

Spring Pests
Spring brings warming weather and flowering plants, but it also brings pests emerging from their winter homes. Find out about the common pests of spring.

Insect Zoos and Museums across the U.S.
Visit insect zoos and museums across the U.S. to learn about, see, and touch these creepy crawlers. And help your pest control efforts!

Insect Fun Facts from Museums around the Nation

8 Things to Know About Bed Bugs
Did you ever wonder why bed bugs are back? Why it is so hard to kill them? Or what cities have the most bed bugs? You'll find even more than you probably want to know about bed bugs here!

10 Guides to Bed Bug Prevention and Control
How do you keep bed bugs out of your home? What do you do if you find out you have bed bugs? This article includes 10 guides to preventing and controlling the biting bed bug.

10 Challenges of Cockroach Control

House Dust Mites & Control
Dust mites are so tiny that nearly 100,000 could fit on your pillow ... and cause sneezing, itchy, runny nose. Find out more about these mites and their control.

April Showers Bring May … Pests
April is National Pest Management Month, celebrating the control of pests and the control and prevention of the disease and damage they can cause.

Termites Are Cockroaches!
Termites and ants are often thought to be similar, but termites actually evolved from cockroaches!

The Termite Society
The worker termites feed and care for all its colony mates while the soldiers defend the nest. Each have distinct roles to keep the colony functioning.

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