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Pest Control: CALL THE ARMY

Pest control means going to war. It is you or the pest. Sometimes the pest is tiny and well camouflaged like termites. Other times the pest is large, stinks, and or leaves a trail of droppings like a bat.

So what tactics do you use to win the war and get rid of the pest.

Stated bluntly, how do you kill the pest...your enemy.Last Will and Testiment

Yes a uniform helps...just like the soldiers in the Army. Call in the pest control specialist. He goes on the attack for you with his weapons.ProPestAttack

The Pest Control Specialist sneaks around or under your house spraying, trapping, killing...whatever is needed to remove the pest or pests from your property.

Before the exterminator starts and then when they are done they will give you a heads up on their plan of attack, how long it will take, if you have a role in it, and anything else that you need to be aware of before the battle begins.

The pest control specialist will tell you he got rid of the pest, left it dying or dead on your property...or he took the bad pest or pests away.PestConsult
The war can be won. But there are many ways to get rid of your pest.


For the complete list of pests with pictures, and solutions, on this 500 page website, please click the A to Z link.


Got pests. Don't shy away. You often have to kill pests to get rid of them.
Pest control can be nasty...bloody...mean...and troublesome to your soul.

But if the pest is bothering you bad enough...get rid of the pest quickly, quietly, effectively, and be efficient doing it.
Yes we mean kill it...or send it to another planet...like your neighbors yard or house or the vet or give it to someone who cares...but get rid of the pest.

  • Swat the fly...squish
  • Squash the palmetto bug with your foot...snap
  • Squish the caterpillar between your fingers...ugh
  • Burn the maggots with lighter fluid...smelly
  • Drown the mouse in the toilet...flush
  • Smash the bugs one at a time...Japenese Beetles at Lunch

The list goes on and on.




For the complete list of pests with pictures, and solutions, on this 500 page website, please click the A to Z link.


Pests can drive you crazy.

Pests just show up at the wrong time like a bad neighbor.

When you have the boss over for dinner, you just know that a roach or a mouse will scurry across the floor...or a spider crawls out of the sink...just when the boss is there.

Spider Crawls Out Of the Sink

Or when it is time to sell your house and you have to get it inspected...and he finds a water leak...and a colony of termites having lunch everyday in your walls.


Or when you send the kids up into the attic and you hear a scream...as they discover a pile of droppings in the corner and look up and see bats hanging...sound asleep.

Bats In Your Attic

Or your cat comes in at the end of the day... and you go to pet her and...touch a pile of squirming ugly maggots that are festering in a wound on her back (the wound is from a fisher attack...what is a fisher cat...see the list on the left of page)

Maggots Eating In Cat Leg Wound

Be prepared...that is the Boy Scout motto. That is the name of the game in pest control.

How to get rid of pests.
How to prevent pests.
How to kill pests.

Everyday free answers are what this web site is about.
Discover your options in solving your pest control problem.

There are clues...We will tell you what they are.


For the complete list of pests with pictures, and solutions, on this 500 page website, please click the A to Z link.

WINTER PEST: The Snow Flea

The insect nicknamed the "snow-flea" is not a flea at all, but instead is a species of springtail that may occur in very large numbers on the snow.

In some instances they can be so numerous as to color the snow black.

Although springtails are very common insects and often very abundant, they are seldom observed.  Their small size and the fact that they are often found in concealed situations keeps them out of view for most of us.

Springtails occur in leaf mold, damp soil, under bark, in decaying logs and in fungi.  A few are found on water.  Most species are believed to feed on organic debris.

Snow Fleas On Snow

The "snow-fleas" need not be of concern to homeowners, as they do not cause any damage.  Their abundance and habit of crawling or "jumping" all over the place attracts attention, especially when they are contrasted against the white background of the snow.  This is one of the few insects that occur in the adult stage during the wintertime.  It is a curiosity more than anything else and is of interest to the naturalist as well as the scientist...thanks to the folks at Cornell for their description.




For the complete list of pests with pictures, and solutions, on this 500 page website, please click the A to Z link.


Pigeons leave a mess. Need we say more.

Pigeon Mess On Car

Droppings everywhere. And more droppings everywhere else.
And pigeon sounds...cooing...right. Irritating when they are next door or above sitting by the hundreds...pooping and cooing.

So what do you do about pigeons.


People for centuries have hated that little old lady who feeds the pigeons every day. Everyone like a free meal. So the pigeons love her (well guys do it too) and come by the hundreds to feed and poop.

See the Out of Shape Pigeon Feeder

There are so many sometimes that it doesn't make any sense...and they fly back...dah...homing pigeons.

See Pigeons in Trap On Roof

Nope. Maybe the farmer can do it...but not in the city or you will get locked up quick.

Now this makes a little more sense. They don't like getting their feet stuck so they won't perch there. But you can't put it on everything...every roof...or on the power line wires. Buy the sticky stuff on the internet.

Block them out. Or build a slippery slope they can't sit on. Works sometimes but not often enough. Call your local handyman to do it for you.

SCARE THE PIGEONS: Balloons, noises, shooing them away, and many more devious methods to scare them work for minutes but not much longer...pigeons are just brazen pests. Noise cannons...Mylar balloons...fake owls...CD's of injured bird calls...or hawk shrieks...there are many more options.



For the complete list of pests with pictures, and solutions, on this 500 page website, please click the A to Z link.