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.

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Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch?

Most people are familiar with the sometimes maddening itching sensation of a mosquito bite. But why do mosquito bites itch, and why do they bite people in the first place?

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Homeowners Guide for Getting Rid of Summer Ants

With more than 700 ant species living in the U.S., it is crucial to know which one you’re dealing with in order to properly get rid of these common summer pests.

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The Difference Between Paper Wasps and European Hornets

Stinging insects send more than 500,000 people to the emergency room each year. While you may have heard of common pests like paper wasps and European hornets, are you able to tell the difference from how they look, to what they eat, and where they like to nest?

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Summer Pests

As temperatures warm up, many pests such as ants, mosquitos, termites, spiders, mice and rats reemerge in full force, making pest control crucial to protect your family and property from the dangers associated with pests.

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The House Fly: More Than Just a Household Annoyance

Although house flies are a familiar disturbance, they are also a major carrier of communicable diseases. Learn how to prevent them from entering the home.

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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.