Pest Articles



Interesting Facts About Centipedes

Here are some interesting centipede facts to help you better understand this unique type of occasional invader.


Boxelder Bugs 101

When the seasons change, boxelder bugs become a nuisance as they invade in large numbers. Read to learn more about these bugs.

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Fascinating Facts About Five Invasive Species

Discover some unique characteristics of invasive species that set them apart from native pests.

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Stink Bugs 101

Read to learn more about brown marmorated stink bugs - a nuisance pest that often invades homes.


Occasional Invaders Q&A

The NPMA addresses common questions about occasional invaders, a group of pests that invade homes from time to time.

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What kind of bug is THAT?

Check out this guide to identify bugs like centipedes, millipedes, earwigs, crickets, pillbugs, silverfish and boxelder bugs.

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Weird But True: Strange Facts About Occasional Invader Pests

You won't believe these fascinating facts about crickets, ladybugs, centipedes, earwigs, silverfish, millipedes and box elder bugs.

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Five tips to prevent occasional invaders

Learn easy tips to get rid of bugs like boxelder bugs, centipedes, earwigs, ladybugs and other occasional invaders.


Ladybugs Swarm Homes as Cool Weather Arrives

Consider these tips from the NPMA to prevent ladybugs from invading homes.


Across the Country, Invasive Pest Species are Causing Problems

Brush up on prevention tips to keep invasive pests off your property.

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Think Before You Squish

Don't squish a stink bug! Find out how to properly remove one that might have found a way into your home.

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Winning The Battle Against Beetles

Check out these tips to prevent a merchant grain beetle or Japanese beetle infestation.

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