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    • So You Want a Job in Pest Control? Created: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      What does a pest control worker do? How much does it pay? Am I qualified? Find out about the job of a pest control technician and see if it's something you may want to do." Tuesday, December 20, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Insect light traps can very effective in attracting, trapping, and zapping flying insects. But the trap must be correctly placed so that it is not attracting mosquitoes or flies toward people or in...
    • What To Expect From Your Pest Control Company Created: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      What should you be able to expect from a pest control company? What should a technician do when he or she arrives at your home? 10 Things to expect from any pest control professional.
    • What Is Integrated Pest Management? Created: Thursday, December 13, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      IPM is today's term for responsible pest control. But what is it and how do you apply it in your home?" itemprop="description"> Friday, October 24, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Mulches may attract pests depending on the specific pest infestation, the specific type of mulch used and the specific location(s) where the mulch is applied." itemprop="de"$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop=...
    • Termite 5: 5 Q&A, 5 Busted Myths, 5 Prevention Tips Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Why are termites a threat? Can termites really demolish my home in 2 weeks? How do I prevent termites. My friend said ... is that fact or myth?
    • 15 Q&As on Termite Control Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      What do you really know about termite control? What do you need to know. Find out 15 of the most common questions (and answers) about termite control.
    • Get Rid of Mystery Bugs Created: Thursday, May 23, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Have you ever been bitten by a "mystery bug"? How to know if it's real or not, and what to do if it is ... or not." itemprop="description">> Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Which is the most annoying pest? A buzzing fly? A biting mosquito? A pesky ant? The article includes survey results from across the 'net." itemprop="description" Wednesday, August 20, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Although they are slow to cause harm, carpenter ants can do serious damage to a home if they are not adequately controlled." itemprop="description">...
    • The Difference Between Rats and Mice Created: Thursday, December 15, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Besides their physical differences, there are a number ways in which mice and rats and different. Understanding the characteristics of each is important to successful rodent control."
    • Indoor Nuisance Weevils and Their Control Created: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      If you have weevils in your home, they may not get into your food, but they are still a nuisance. Find out what these are and how to control them." itemprop="description" itemprop="description...
    • Controlling Pests that Pester You. Part 6: Termites or Carpenter Ants Created: Thursday, January 03, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Our survey showed that termites and carpenter ants are among the top pests that invade homes. Learn about these winged ants, their behaviors and control of termites and carpenter ants."
    • Controlling Pests that Pester You. Part 3: Ants Created: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Our survey showed that the number 3 pest of homes are ants. Learn why ants are a problem and what you can do to control them." itemprop="description">
    • 10 Key Resources for Identifying and Controlling Flying Ants Created: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      This article provides 10 important resources that provide information on carpenter ants and termites -- from why they fly to how to get rid of them." itemprop="description"" --> itemprop="descripti...
    • 12 Answers on Boxelder Bug Control Created: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      12 questions and answers about boxelder bugs and their control" itemprop="description">
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    • Asian Longhorned Beetle Threatens the U.S. Created: Thursday, January 12, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Introduced to the U.S. in the 1990s, the Asian Longhorned Beetle is a threat to hardwood trees because of its lack of natural predators and limited options for control." it-#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -->...
    • Preventing Rats from Invading the Home Created: Monday, January 05, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Rat Lung Disease was a term used until 1993 to categorize the deaths due to acute respiratory failure in young, healthy, fit persons. Deeper examination led to isolation of the cause as a Hantaviru...
    • April Showers Bring May … Pests Created: Thursday, April 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      April is National Pest Management Month, celebrating the control of pests and the control and prevention of the disease and damage they can cause.
    • House Dust Mites & Control Created: Thursday, April 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      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.
    • Mice, Rats and Cockroaches in Restaurants Created: Friday, August 17, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      What are the rules for pests in food service facilities? Who regulates them? And what do you do if you do see a cockroach, rat, mouse or other pest while you are eating out?
    • 10 Challenges of Cockroach Control Created: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Cockroaches are a disgusting but complex pest, which makes them difficult to control. Find out why.
    • 5 Steps to Cockroach Control Created: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      What works to get rid of cockroaches? Follow the 5 Steps to Control and learn about some chemical options.
    • Effective Control of Indoor Spiders Created: Sunday, January 02, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Article detailing strategies for pest control for indoor house spiders. This includes non-chemical or pest control ideas that work more effectively than spraying pesticide for spiders."
    • A Simple Solution to a Big Problem with Little Ants Created: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      Here is a simple, step-by-step method for successfully getting rid of those pesky little black ants that take over your kitchen, bathroom, and anywhere you keep sweets. We outline how to use easily...
    • Indoor Flying Ants Are Not a Good Sign Created: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Flying ants in the home are rarely a good sign, and this is particularly true if they are seen indoors during the winter. Find out why and what to do." itemprop="descriptio3'" --> itemprop="descrip...
    • A Six-Step Strategy for Slug Control Created: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014
      Slimy slugs can cause damage to gardens and yards. Find out how to get rid of these slippery creatures.
    • 10 Guides to Bed Bug Prevention and Control Created: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
      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.
    • 8 Things to Know About Bed Bugs Created: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
      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!
    • What You Would Do If a Friend's Home Had Bed Bugs (Part 2) Created: Monday, November 04, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
      Part 2 of poll response shows readers want information on bed bugs ... and this article provides just that.
    • The House Mouse Created: Friday, October 14, 2011 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      All about the common house mouse and why it is a problem." itemprop="description">
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    • Prevent and Control Bed Bugs Created: Friday, March 02, 2012 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      Using EPA recommendations to prevent and control bed bugs.

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