What Is An IGR and Why Do You Need It?

What Is An IGR?

If you are like me, when I decide to take on a project, I will research the heck out of it! I will find out every which way to do that specific task. Well, pest control is no different! If you have done some research, you may have come across something called IGRs or Insect […]

The Ant, The Roach and the Apartment

Pests in Apartments

Nowadays modern apartment living can mean evening socials, happy hours, book clubs and pool parties…who wouldn’t want that! We have a friend that sold her house and moved into an apartment that provided all those things and is loving life! But, because this is after all a pest control blog we do have to bring […]

Baby It’s Cold Outside…Winter Pests

Baby Its Cold Outside Winter Pests

Think you are safe from pests in the winter? Think again. Winter pests are far more common than you think. While there might not be mosquitos feeding on your limbs and ruining your backyard bar-b-cue, there are plenty of other pests that will need your attention during the winter months. Mice, cockroaches, spiders, and bed […]

5 Essential Ways To Pest-Proof Your Home This Winter

5 Essential Ways To Pest-Proof Your Home This Winter

If you keep up with our HowToPest.com blogs you probably have read our many tips on how to pest-proof your home. Rather than going back through all of them, we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to share our top bug-proofing tips in one spot. In most parts of the country the winter weather […]

The Roach, The Roach

The Roach blog

Sing with me all you peeps who grew up in the 80’s and 90’s… The roach, the roach, The roach is on the wall, We don’t need no Raid, Let the mother flipper crawl. Crawl mother flipper, crawl. I had to change the lyrics a bit to keep it PG. Can’t be dropping f-bombs on […]

A Nightmare on Elm Street? Cockroaches…


I’m willing to guess Freddy Krueger likely wasn’t the only nightmare on Elm Street. It is said they were here long before us, and they will be here long after us. Cockroaches. Now, you need to get rid of the disgusting cockroach. The things that nightmares are made of. If there is a warm, dark, […]