Pest Articles


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The One Resolution Homeowners Should Make

While pest-proofing might not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of a News Years resolution, it can save you a lot of time and money over the course of the year if done properly.


7 Invasive Pest Species Right In Your Backyard

Read on to learn more about 7 of the most common U.S. invasive species and the threats they pose.

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Pest Slideshow: Common Occasional Invaders

Browse the occasional pests slideshow to learn more about these uninvited houseguests.


Interesting Facts About Centipedes

Here are some interesting centipede facts to help you better understand this unique type of occasional invader.


Boxelder Bugs 101

When the seasons change, boxelder bugs become a nuisance as they invade in large numbers. Read to learn more about these bugs.

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Fascinating Facts About Five Invasive Species

Discover some unique characteristics of invasive species that set them apart from native pests.

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Stink Bugs 101

Read to learn more about brown marmorated stink bugs - a nuisance pest that often invades homes.


Occasional Invaders Q&A

The NPMA addresses common questions about occasional invaders, a group of pests that invade homes from time to time.

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What kind of bug is THAT?

Check out this guide to identify bugs like centipedes, millipedes, earwigs, crickets, pillbugs, silverfish and boxelder bugs.

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Weird But True: Strange Facts About Occasional Invader Pests

You won't believe these fascinating facts about crickets, ladybugs, centipedes, earwigs, silverfish, millipedes and box elder bugs.

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Five tips to prevent occasional invaders

Learn easy tips to get rid of bugs like boxelder bugs, centipedes, earwigs, ladybugs and other occasional invaders.

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