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What type of spray does pest control use?

Most pest control companies use pesticides called pyrethrins and pyrethroids, including permethrin. These mimic natural...

Can you breathe in pest control?

Respiratory exposure is particularly dangerous because pesticide particles can be rapidly absorbed by the lungs into the...

How often should you have pest control come?

When it comes to regularly scheduled pest control, we suggest treating your home once a quarter or every two to three...

Why are insects important to all life on earth?

Insects create the biological basis of all terrestrial ecosystems. They cycle nutrients, pollinate plants, disperse...

Is outdoor pest control safe?

Residents or pest control companies can apply pesticides to the outside of a home, on lawns, or trees on their property....

Is pest control spray toxic?

Pesticides are chemicals used to kill or control pests including bacteria, fungi and other organisms, as well as insects...

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What is the purpose of pest control?

What is the purpose of pest control?

Controlling pests is an enormous task in the United States. Pest control provides protection from harmful insects that...

What time of year are pests most active?

What time of year are pests most active?

Just as the weather changes with each season, so do the pests we see. Some pests prefer warmer, peak weather in spring...

Who regulates pest control companies?

Who regulates pest control companies?

By regulating pesticides, the EPA works to protect human health and the environment. The Division of Pest Control (PMD)...

Is exterior pest control effective?

Is exterior pest control effective?

You can have effective pest prevention by focusing on the outside of your home. This is especially effective in early...

When to pest control?

When to pest control?

Ideal season for pest spray treatments The best time to spray your home is early spring. Spraying in spring, you have the ...

Are pest control sprays harmful?

Are pest control sprays harmful?

Exposure to pesticides can cause irritation to the eyes, nose and throat, damage the central nervous system and kidneys,...