Welcome to Pests In and Around the Home

These resources are intended to:

  • Answer homeowner pest control questions
  • Help homeowners prevent and/or manage common pests
  • Recognize human behaviors that cause pest problems
  • Know when to call a professional

Integrated pest management is not just the application of pesticides or absence of pesticides. It is a process designed to:

  • Stop pests
  • Inspect and monitor for pests
  • Identify pests
  • Have a game plan to protect your house
  • Know if your plan is working

The content on this website is provided by a virtual community of Extension professionals from across the country. The goal of Extension programs across the U.S. is to provide evidence-based information and recommendations.

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