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What can I do about ticks in my yard to protect my children and pets?

By |March 28th, 2017|

What can I do about ticks in my yard to protect my children and pets?

How long should it take to inspect my house for termites?

By |March 28th, 2017|

How long should it take to inspect my house for termites?

How do I know if they're gone? Or are they waiting?

By |March 27th, 2017|

Paul, when we talked on the phone (thank you!), you suggested putting a heavy plastic tarp/sheet on my bed, hanging over the edges on all sides by about 6″.  I did that in November, and haven’t had a bite since!  Something crawled on my sock in another room in December, but my automatic impulse was to […]

See question below

By |February 28th, 2017|

Paul. I saw you answer re treating one room at a time while staying in the house. How would that the bed bugs from moving back into that room while treating another? We are planning to treat the whole house and leave. Is a couple weeks long enough. I have several boxes of books and […]

Identify microscopic mites

By |December 22nd, 2016|

Paul, we are dealing with what we suspect could be a bird mite infestation after a bird nest in our carport was suddenly abandoned. We can feel them, but we cannot see them even with a magnifying glass. How can we get a positive identification?

Very Strong Bed Bug Interceptors

By |December 5th, 2016|

Hi, I heard there are very strong climb-up interceptors for bed legs that you don’t need to put plywood under if you have carpet.  Do you know where I can get these?
Thanks.

Can I treat my house for termites myself?

By |November 26th, 2016|

I have hundreds of boxelder bugs attacking the back of my home. How do I get rid of them?

By |October 28th, 2016|

I noticed a few small moths flying at the top of my stairs. My pest control company identified the insect to be a webbing clothes moth. Since then I have seen damage to my wall to wall wool carpet around the edges. What should I do?

By |October 13th, 2016|

I noticed a few small moths flying at the top of my stairs. My pest control company identified the insect to be a webbing clothes moth. Since then I have seen damage to my wall to wall wool carpet around the edges. What should I do?

By |October 13th, 2016|

Eliminate Bed Bugs From Single Family Raised Ranch House

By |October 6th, 2016|

I live in a raised ranch home. My 96-year old mother lives with me. She has three aides that rotate throughout the week, both during the day and at night. My mother spends most of her time in her bedroom, either in bed or sitting in an easy chair, sleeping or watching TV. Whichever aide is here […]

In 201 things to Know about bed bugs, Paul provides details about fecal spotting frequency. (Points 68,69,70). I was wondering if there is a reference for this information?

By |September 6th, 2016|

Thiamethoxam 25 wg

By |September 6th, 2016|

Hiw effective is thiamethoxam 25 wg for bedbug elimination for residential use by a layman

 

how do i know that cockroaches are gone

By |August 28th, 2016|

Eliminate yellow jackets , wasps etc

By |July 30th, 2016|

  have a serious problem with yellow jackets, wasps and hornets swarming around my deck. They are coming from a poplar tree growing near the deck. I was told by our HOA pest control company that the problem is caused by aphids secreting “honeydew” on the tree leaves which attracts the yellow jackets, etc. I was […]

How do we eliminate bed bugs in our RV?

By |July 26th, 2016|

We currently live in our 12′ x 30 ‘ fifth wheel. About 2 months ago my wife bought a book at a yard sale and placed it in the bookcase located at the head of our bed. Not long after, we awoke to find small black spots on our new white pillowcases, followed closely by what […]

How to isolate a platform-type bed

By |July 26th, 2016|

Hi Paul,
I have wooden platform type bed which basically looks like this: http://ha.c-dn.us/images/large/h2514.jpg where it doesn’t have feet. How would you recommend that I isolate the bed if I can’t put Climb Ups under it? That is, other than moving the bed away from the wall. 
Thank you in advance for the help!
-C

I have seen bed bugs on and around even after I put the protective cover over the bed. Is it ok for me to take the cover off to wash and treat the bed or should I leave the cover on while I treat it

By |July 18th, 2016|

I have seen bed bugs on and around even after I put the protective cover over the bed. Is it ok for me to take the cover off to wash and treat the bed or should I leave the cover on while I treat it

I have seen bed bugs on and around even after I put the protective cover over the bed. Is it ok for me to take the cover off to wash and treat the bed or should I leave the cover on while I treat it

By |July 18th, 2016|

I have seen bed bugs on and around even after I put the protective cover over the bed. Is it ok for me to take the cover off to wash and treat the bed or should I leave the cover on while I treat it

Can pest strips be used to treat VHS Tapes, DVD Movies, CD music discs and Photographs for bed bugs without ruining them?

By |June 28th, 2016|