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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Squirrels Driving West Coast Homeowners Nuts

Along the west coast, there are five squirrel species that frequent backyards (and occasionally the confines of our homes). Learn more about these species.

Raccoons Moving Through Northeast Neighborhoods

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Squirrels 101

Read on to find out what squirrels look like, what they eat, where they live and whether or not they are a threat to humans.

Health Hub

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How To Safely And Easily Remove A Tick

Found a tick on your skin? Follow this step-by-step guide to safely and successfully remove a tick.

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The “Triple Threat” of Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes pose a triple threat to our health in the form of dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika virus. Learn more about these mosquito-borne diseases.

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.