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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Are You Prepared for the Cicada Chaos of 2021? Here’s What to Expect

The Brood X Cicada will emerge in 15 states this spring. Are you prepared? Read more about what to expect during this natural phenomenon.

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Brood X Cicadas: Frequently Asked Questions

Have you heard the buzz? Here's everything you need to know about periodical cicadas, which are known for emerging every 17 or 13 years.

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Where Do Stink Bugs Hide in a Home?

Where in the home do stink bugs typically hide? Learn about typical stink bug hiding spots and how to prevent an infestation.

Health Hub

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Health Hazards Posed by Rodents

Rodents, such as rats, mice, prairie dogs and rabbits, are associated with a number of health risks. Learn more.

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Is Coronavirus Transmitted by Pests?

There are many questions surrounding the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including how it’s spread. It’s important to note that coronavirus is not spread by vector pests.

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.