Pest Control & Exterminator Guides for Controlling Bugs in Homes and Garden Pests

Georgette Kilgore headshot, wearing 8 Billion Trees shirt with forest in the background.Written by Georgette Kilgore

October 18, 2023

You may not know it, but all pest control exterminator solutions are not the same.

That’s because what works to control one type of bug may not effectively work on an another.

Graphic image showing pest control options for different household bugs.

Finding pest control solutions, like how to kill fleas without using chemicals or what household ingredients can be used to control ants, can be tricky.

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According to the latest U.S. Census, about 14 million people reported seeing roaches in their homes during a one year time frame. Moreover, there’s a correlation between homes that need plumbing and other repairs and the likelihood of having pests.

Since pests, left unchecked, can have a detrimental impact on your home, your garden, and even your health, (not to mention your peace of mind), understanding various pest control options can help you maintain the health of your plants and the health of everyone living in the home.

But, before you just go out and buy a chemical bug killer, know that the Environmental Protection Agency offers guidelines concerning safe pest removal options for people who have children and pets.

They also provide free information about pesticides and alerts that are current.

By choosing safe pest control & exterminator options, you can ensure that your plants stay healthy and your home is protected.