Heat Treatments vs. Chemical Treatments

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Scientists have discovered that bed bugs are increasingly resistant to pesticides. Multiple chemical treatments kill off only 75 percent of the population. Since bed bugs mature quickly, just one pregnant survivor could multiply to a population of 5,000 in a few months. At best, their bites cause redness and itching. At worst, they trigger allergic… Read more »

PMPs Predict 2017 Pest Trends

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At a recent conference for pest management professionals, experts gathered and discussed the biggest threats to homeowners in 2017. Here are five predictions every homeowner in Los Angeles should take seriously. Ants are Always a Pest Control Problem in Orange County It doesn’t matter what time of the year you’re talking about, ants seem to… Read more »

How To Fool Roaches Into Your Trap

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You turn on the lights to a blur of movement. You might even glimpse a flattened body disappearing neatly through a paper-thin crevice. Yet, German cockroaches leave their evidence everywhere. Their frass, or feces, has been linked to both Salmonella and E. coli food poisoning as well as respiratory problems. Traps and contact sprays are… Read more »