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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Floating Fire Ants: How Fire Ants Survive Flood Waters

How do red imported fire ants survive flood waters? Learn about floating fire ants and get information on how to deal with a red imported fire ant sting.

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List: 6 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe from Pests During Hurricane Season

How can you keep your home safe from pests during hurricane season? These 6 tips will help you to keep your house pest-free even when dealing with hurricanes.

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What is that Buzzing by the Beach?

What are horse flies and how do you deal with them? Horse fly bites can ruin even the best beach days. See our tips on dealing with horse flies at the beach.

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.

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.