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Pest Control Supplies


Have you ever wondered about the products used by pest control professionals?  Where do you buy pest control supplies? Are the products they use really that much better than the products you can purchase in any hardware store? Read all about pest control supplies here.

Mouse Glue Trap


The mouse glue trap can be a great insect monitoring tool for capturing spiders, crickets and pantry pests. Glue boards are inexpensive and easy to use.


Electronic Mouse Traps


If you are squeamish about dead animals, electronic mouse traps eliminate the mess of snap traps and glue board rodent traps.

Mice Glue Traps


The use of mice glue traps for capturing rodents has become a controversial topic. Some places have outlawed the sale of mice glue traps to the public and have developed a code of conduct for pest control professionals using glue boards.

Best Mouse Trap


Still waiting for someone to invent a better mouse trap? Someone has, in fact, has invented the best mouse trap. You can set these new snap traps one-handed and discard dead mice without having to touch anything. No mice! No mess and no injured fingers.

Mice Trap


Ask the Exterminator explains that mice traps require more than just putting the traps on the floor. You need to make mice willing to set into your traps. Pre-baiting a trap is the process that helps a mouse disassociate the trap with danger.

Squirrel Trap


Ask the Exterminator's Rick Steinau gives a video lesson on how to properly set and bait a live animal trap.

Trapping Animals


Rick Steinau of Ask the Exterminator shows you how new, easy-set traps make trapping animals safer than ever.

Do It Yourself Pest Control


Do it yourself pest control. Sounds easy. Buy a few cans of insecticide off the shelf at the hardware store and you're in business. Wrong! Where to treat? What to treat, How to treat? When to treat? All questions that need to be answered before you plunk down the first nickel for a can of Raid.

Dormant Oil


Dormant oils, also known as horticultural oils, are mineral-based oils used on woody plants during the dormant season to control unwanted pests. They are considered to be one of the safest methods of control, plus dormant oils mix well with other pest control products to extend their effectiveness.

Maxforce Cockroach Bait


Maxforce cockroach bait is a common tool used by pest management industry professionals, but it was not allows so. In fact, Maxforce Cockroach bait was largely ignored when the product was first introduced in 1988.

How To Get Rid Of Squirrels


Wondering how to get rid of squirrels in your attic? There are always new products popping up on the market that claim to do the trick. Here's one that promises to do it in a flash.

Pest Control Chemicals


There are numerous types of pest control chemicals sold. Some do a better job than others, but the trick to effective pesticide applications is to identify your target pest and make sure it is listed on the label of the product you are buying.

Hand Pump Sprayer


High on the list of pest control equipment required for professional pest control companies is the hand pump sprayer. The materials that go into the sprayer have changed greatly over the years, but the hand pump sprayer remains the most effective way to put down pest barriers.

What Is Bleach


Bleach is a pesticide, but not an insecticide, so stop pouring it down drains in an attempt to kill flies. It is a waste of money and a dangerous practice. There are much simpler and safer methods of treating for drain pests.

Cooperative Extension Service


Insect identification is the single most important step in any integrated pest management program. You simply cannot succeed unless you know exactly what you are trying to control. You local Cooperative Extension Service can put you on the right track.



When working with hazardous chemicals it is required to use the PPE (personal protection equipment) listed on the label. Use of PPE protects your health and it is mandated by the law.

Glue Traps


Glue traps have a simple design. They use bright colors or an attractive odor to attract bugs. When the bug touches the surface of the glue trap, it gets stuck. Nothing fancy, yet effective.

Pest Control Equipment - Dusters


Pesticides should not be applied by hand because they can be absorbed through the skin creating health problems. Even the application of organic pesticides requires a pesticide application device. Dusters are one kind of equipment used to apply pesticides.

Pest Control DIY


Thinking about doing your own pest control? The following publications can provide pest control information not often offered to the general public. All the publications provide archived issues on all sorts of pest managmenet topics.

Squirrel Repellent


Squirrel repellent products make claims of guaranteed effectiveness, but most of these products carry no scientific data and are little more than professionally packaged home remedies.

Squirrel Proof Bird Feeders


The squirrel proof bird feeder has evolved into a sophisticated, engineered device that provides guarantees on product effectiveness. Somebody had better tell the squirrels.



Bug bombs or foggers have been in use for years, but the pesticide in these bombs won't find its way into all the cracks and crevices where insects hide. As soon as the fog settles the hiding insects are free to roam again.

Insect Foggers


An insect fogger will kill many insects on contact, but it won't penetrate down through piles of clothing, books, papers or magazines. Hiding insects may very well escape the treatment and remain unaffected. The insect fogger does not contain a residual insecticide and leaves no chemicals to kill insects after the fog is gone.

Pest Control Company Choices


How do you decide which pest control company to hire? Here is a simple guideline to help you wade through the list of professional pest control companies in the Yellow Pages and web.

Deer Repellent

Growing deer populations have become a problem most communities can no longer ignore. This article, offers deer repellent ideas that best keeps deer from eating your gardens, trees and shrubs.