Pest News & Views

PestWorld offers up-to-date pest control news and pest-related articles. Whether you're looking for pest information or just looking out for your health, our pest blog articles and columns are sure to pique your interest. Browse our pest control news sections below.

Pest Articles

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The Science Behind Fireflies

What makes fireflies flash? Read on to learn about the science behind this dazzling summer bug.

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Look Out: Cicadas to Swarm Southeast in Spring 2017

Check out this FAQ to learn about the 17-Year cicadas that are expected to emerge in the spring of 2017 for the first time since 2000.

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Clover Mites Flourish in Early Spring

Despite its name, there’s nothing lucky about finding a clover mite. Learn more about this nuisance pest.

Health Hub

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Rat Lungworm is a Thing

Rat lungworm infection actually is a real thing. If you think the name sounds odd, that is nothing compared to how this infection gets around and what it does.

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Talk About Insects Making Your Skin Crawl

I first thought that “Insects make my skin crawl!” was just an expression. I mean, please say it isn’t really so, right? Well, I am sorry to say that in some cases it is actually true!

Guest Columnists

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7 Ways Pests Are Taking the Sweat Equity Out of Your House

More than you may realize, pests are capable of undermining the quality and longevity of the home improvements you've labored to make. Keep reading to learn about several ways in which your home could be vulnerable to insects and rodents—and what you can do to stop these threats in their tracks.

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How to Avoid a Winter Pest Invasion

Home improvement expert, Bob Vila, offers advice to prevent a pest party in your home following the harsh winter season.