Winter pest invasion

Bob Vila shares tips to prep the home for winter.

Read this can't-miss advice on defending against a pest invasion.


Nuisance Wildlife Control

Animal-proof your home in preparation for winter.

View our slideshow of top tips to keep nuisance wildllife in the wild.

Invasive species list

There are countless invasive species in the U.S.

Check out this list of seven that you might find right in your backyard.

Pest of the Month


Raccoons are rarely seen during the day because of their nocturnal habits. Learn more about raccoon facts and removal.

Public Service Message

Doctor's Office PSA

Watch our new PSA done in partnership with ACAAI speaking to the health implications that pests can have on allergies and asthma.

Doodlebug Art Contest

Calling all young doodlebugs!

Do your kids love to draw? Submit their bug masterpiece in our Doodlebug Art Contest for a chance to get it made into a soft, plush, huggable toy. 

Pest Control Information from the Experts

Welcome to PestWorld, the official website of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). In addition to general pest control resources, we offer detailed information on specific household pests to help you prevent infestations. Our comprehensive Pest Guide can be used for rodent, insect and bug identification. Each profile contains detailed information on the habits, habitats and threats associated with each pest - as well as pest control prevention advice.
Feel free to use as your main resource for information on bugs, rodents, pest control and the growing professional pest management industry. Browse the latest pest news, get expert help, or find a pest control professional in your area. Get the most up-to-date pest control information straight from the experts at PestWorld!