Pest Control Guides
Find tips, tricks, and how-to guides for everything you need to know.
Find tips, tricks, and how-to guides for everything you need to know.
Mosquitos, spiders, flies, and other insects are pests you normally think of as summer nuisances. The reason is simple — insects are cold-blooded and tend to be more active in the summer months. However, some home insects are just as troublesome when temperatures drop. There are bugs that bite during winter you should watch out […]
“Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite,” is a cute saying, but there’s nothing cute about actually dealing with bed bugs. When you spot an infestation, it’s vital to find the best bed bug spray to take care of the problem quickly. Your peaceful night’s sleep is on the line. These tiny […]
When you are trying to enjoy a meal outside, it is so annoying to have flies swarming around or landing on your food. Flies can also invade your indoor spaces when you open and close doors. Flies are the least active during colder months and typically reach maturity during the spring. So, how to get […]
If you associate the sound of summer with the constant thud of June beetles hitting your deck or windows, then it’s time to take action. While these light-obsessed beetles may seem harmless to humans, they’re anything but when it comes to the health of your lawn and garden. We’ll tell you how to get rid […]
What do moles look like? Including its tail, the average mole is between four and 11 inches long. They typically have black, brown, or gray fur and resemble rodents, though they’re technically small mammals. They have tiny ears and eyes, small hind feet, and larger forefeet used for digging. Even though moles look similar to […]
Flea infestations are a major inconvenience. Fleas can bite, carry diseases, and generally just cause chaos. Your yard and lawn create a comfy environment for fleas to feed, breed, and lay their eggs — and gives them easy access to hitch a ride inside on you or your pets.
House centipedes can strike fear into just about anyone who encounters them inside their home. These pests have worm-like bodies with multiple sets of long, creepy legs. House centipedes prefer to stay out of sight, so if you encounter one, it will most likely be an unwelcome surprise for both you and the centipede. What […]
Snakes of all types can be found in most regions of the U.S., so chances are you might come across one in your yard. Because some people often fear snakes (whether they’re poisonous or not), it can be challenging to think with a clear head when they’re around. In this guide, we’ll discuss how to […]
We often smell a skunk before we see it. The odor that comes from a skunk is both unpleasant and unmistakable. And if you’re trying to sell your house or moving into a new one, you’ll really need to know how to keep skunks away.
Flies are small and seemingly harmless pests that have the potential to cause big problems. It is estimated that common flies carry more than 100 diseases that they spread to food and other surfaces through feces and regurgitation. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to successfully deal with flies in your home and prevent them from coming back.
Many households are considering the long-term consequences of using chemical pest repellents and taking natural pest control remedies into their own hands. While laws exist to help protect consumers from dangers in the commercial pest control industry, it’s empowering to make your own natural pest control so you know exactly what you’re spraying.
Despite their small size, mice are troublesome when invading your home’s cabinets, crawl spaces, garbage cans, and other areas. They are in search of food and, until they find it, they chew your home’s interior structures. Controlling mice using a cat might not be as effective as a commercial mouse trap.
Pests are small creatures that can cause big problems in your home. Some pests can spread disease and agitate allergies, while others can destroy property. To protect your household and property from the threat of pests, you need to take steps to keep them from infesting your home and yard. Ultrasonic pest repellers are one […]
Wasps don’t often interact with people, but if provoked, they can sting. Wasp stings can be painful to all and threatening to those with allergies. If you’ve got a wasp problem, here is everything you need to know about these pesky insects, including how to get rid of wasps naturally, how to check for infestations, […]
You’ve spotted the pests plaguing your home: they look like ants with wings, but what are they actually, and how do you get rid of them? Unwanted bugs are definitely a problem you need to solve. They can harbor disease and damage your home. You could call in reinforcements: pest control specialists know their stuff […]
Whether you live in an apartment or single-family home, flies can be a constant problem. Leaving the door or window open for too long will let these pests inside and garbage left out for too long could attract even more. Drain flies can be especially annoying and difficult to get rid of. This guide shows […]
You hear a buzzing noise near your front door and look around for the source. You find one yellow jacket flying around your yard and think nothing of it. As each day passes, the sound gets progressively louder, and one yellow jacket turns into a large group. At first, avoiding this swarm is the best thing you can do, but now you’re worried they’ll block your way into your home.
Termites are one of the most destructive insects that can invade your home and property. They feed on wooden building components, causing significant damage to your home’s structure. Termites with wings, or flying termites, are a sign that the insects are reproducing. Known as “alates,” male and female flying termites leave existing colonies to reproduce, […]
Need to get rid of those common home insects, but don’t really know what they are? Learn how to identify that creepy crawler by reading MYMOVE’s guide.
Warm weather is always welcome, but with it comes an influx of critters looking to make their way into our homes. Spiders are one of the most hated pests, yet they play a critical role in our ecosystem. Spiders can help us with pest control because they eat other insects that may come into our […]
Has a large swarm of bees decided to call your property home? Bees pose a threat of stinging you, your family, or your pet, and if any of you are allergic to bees, the threat is tenfold.
What do maggots look like? Maggots are baby flies or the larval stage of a fly. They are conically shaped and often a grey or creamy white color. It is hard to differentiate the species of flies from their maggots, but if this is your goal, the University of Kentucky has put together a guide […]
Pests can cause serious problems in your home. Critters like roaches and rodents are known to spread diseases to humans, while others — like termites — can cause serious damage to the structure of your home. It’s very common to encounter problems with pests at some point. Fortunately, with some innovation and elbow-grease, you can […]
Termites can cause serious damage to your home if left untreated, and are difficult and costly to remove. Professional exterminators are almost always the best way to get rid of termites, however, there are many do-it-yourself options for controlling and preventing termites as well.
We’ve all been there – you forget to throw out that old fruit or to take out the garbage and suddenly your kitchen is infested with gnats. But the first thing you’ve got to do before you go about getting rid of gnats is to make sure that the bugs in your home are, in fact, gnats.
When you think of fleas, you may consider them a problem reserved for cats and dogs. Unfortunately, fleas can infest your home and use you as a host. This can lead to annoying and itchy bites, allergies, and potentially serious disease. The best way to get rid of fleas in your house is with quick […]