Top Ten Household Pests

Top Ten Household Pests in the US. Learn to DIY pest control and keep your home or business a pest free zone. DIY and control the top ten household pests.

Top Ten Household Pests

The top ten home and office pests according to the National Pest Control Association.

  1. Roaches,
  2. Mice
  3. Rats
  4. Termites
  5. Ants
  6. Carpenter ants
  7. Fleas
  8. Ticks
  9. Spiders
  10. Pantry pests

These are the Top Ten Household pests, that will become active during the Spring months. Some will remain active year-round. Each of the top ten house pests and the control of each is covered in depth elsewhere in Pest MD. Click the pest link to enjoy more information about that pest.

As with any other DIY project you’ll need some supplies. To kill the Top Ten Household pests, At the very least you will need;

  1. B&G Professional Sprayer for top ten household pest controlA sprayer capable of spraying insecticides. Garden sprayer, hardware store type sprayers won’t do. Insecticides have an ingredient to keep the ingredients from separating, this suspension product will deteriorate rubber seals and gaskets in regular garden sprayers. They will cause the seals and gaskets to swell closed. The sprayer stops working. If you are going to use a professional product the very least you could do was to get a professional model capable of handling pesticides. Look at this one. It’s made by B&G and has the proper Viton seals and gaskets. This unit will do a good job on all the projects we will be doing at Pest MD. B&G Home Professional Sprayer.

  2. B&G-duster for top ten household pest controlIt would also be a good idea to have a hand duster capable of dispensing insecticide dust and insecticide granular bait. I like this model because of ease of use. Some dusters are hard to compress, this one is soft and easy to squeeze. It also has a few extension tips making hard to reach places easy to treat correctly.

List of Spring top ten household pests respectfully gleaned from sources, credit to.

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About Mike Dukes, editor 58 Articles
I began my career in the Pest Control business in 1982 with Orkin. I started building Pest Control websites. Now since I retired two years ago. I share my years of knowledge in the pest control business and rate the new professional pest control products as I use them.

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