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Your Local Spring Pest Forecast

View our Bug BarometerTM to find out what pests will be active in the southeast this spring and summer.

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WATCH NOW

Check out some of our Pest TV videos on the latest pest happenings across the country.

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New Research Finds Bed Bugs are Often Mistaken for Another Pest

Can you identify a bed bug? The National Pest Management Association's 2018 Bugs Without Borders survey revealed just how frequently bed bugs are confused with other pests – as 84 percent of pest control professionals reported being contacted to treat another type of problem only to discover bed bugs present instead. The most common doppelganger? Fleas, as 71 percent of respondents reported being contacted to treat a suspected flea problem when in reality the customer had bed bugs.

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Defend Your House Against Ants

NPMA Entomologist Dr. Michael Bentley spoke with Popular Science about ants. Find out how bad ants will be this year, ways to keep them out and how to get rid of them.

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Tiny Termite House Research

What happens when 500K termites are released into a custom, miniature dream home? The Tiny Termite House shows just how quickly termites can eat away at a structure if left unchecked.

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World Pest Day is June 6

NPMA is joining other associations around the globe in support of World Pest Day on June 6. Pledge your support for pest control professionals by participating our Thunderclap.

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Pest Control Information from Expert Exterminators

PestWorld is the official website of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). In addition to general pest control resources, you can search for exterminators in your area, and find detailed information on specific household pests to help you prevent infestations.

Feel free to use PestWorld.org as your main resource for information on bugs, rodents, pest control and the growing professional pest management industry. Browse the latest pest news, learn more about extermination services or find a pest control professional in your area. Get the most up-to-date pest control information straight from the experts at PestWorld!

 

Identify Pest

IDENTIFY PESTS WITH OUR PEST GUIDE

Our comprehensive Pest Guide can be used for rodent, insect and bug identification.

Each profile contains detailed information including:

  • Habit
  • Threats
  • Habitats
  • Prevention
View Our Pest Guide