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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What Just Bit Me?

Having trouble identifying a red welt or itchy rash? A bug bite could be the cause. Use this guide to identify bug bites, as they could signal a pest infestation or potential disease transmission.

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Pest Control Advice When Buying a New Home

When purchasing a home, certain steps must be taken to ensure things go smoothly. Aside from any cosmetic updates, it’s important to also account for any problems that may not be visible to the naked eye. This is why a new home pest inspection is so important.

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Flea Bites 101

Fleas are certainly an itchy annoyance to cats and dogs, but did you know they can bite and transmit disease to humans, too? Fleas can cause allergic dermatitis and are the most common transmitter of the albeit rare but still present bubonic plague.

Health Hub

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New Invasive Tick Becomes Established in the United States

The longhorned tick has made its home in the United States. Learn more about this first known invasive tick to become established in the the country in fifty years.

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Typhus in the United States

In October 2018, there was a major outbreak of typhus in Los Angeles, CA. Learn more about the symptoms, treatment and prevention of this dangerous illness.

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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.