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Your regional pest forecast is in!

View our Bug Barometer® to find out what pests will be active in the southeast this fall and winter.

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New Rodent Research Dispels Classic Cat Myth

Groundbreaking new research funded by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and done in partnership with Fordham University dispelled some long-thought myths about cats as an effective means of rodent control. Scientists studied individual rat behavior using scent detection and RFID-technology, better known as micro-chipping, and found that cats do not successfully kill and control rat populations.

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Our Interactive "Pest in the House"

Learn about the most common household bugs found in the kitchen, bathroom, living room and other areas of the home. You’ll discover why pests are attracted to certain rooms and find pest-proofing tips to keep pests out.

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6 Signs of a Rodent Infestation

Rodent infestations are common in the fall and winter. In fact, rodents invade and estimated 21 million homes during the colder part of the year. Learn the top six signs of a mouse or rat infestation in your own home.

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Tiny Termite House Research

What happens when 500,000+ termites are released into a custom-built, 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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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 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


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