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Why Do I Have Ants In My Kitchen

  Why Do I Have Ants In My Kitchen Its been a long cold winter in Western Pennsylvania. It is now early April and the seasons are changing. We are starting to get our first signs of spring. I know that the phone at Spectrum Pest Control is going to start ringing off the hook. [...]

By |2019-03-19T16:42:07+00:00March 19th, 2019|Pest Control|Comments Off on Why Do I Have Ants In My Kitchen

Spectrum Pest Control Featured on Redfin

Redfin, a real estate brokerage company, recently reached out to us at Spectrum Pest Control for an expert opinion on stink bugs and how to get them out of your home. Check out our collaboration with Redfin here - https://www.redfin.com/blog/common-household-pests At Spectrum, we do our best to provide you with the most up to date [...]

By |2019-02-26T19:08:46+00:00February 26th, 2019|Bug Tips & Tricks, Pest Control, Stink Bugs|Comments Off on Spectrum Pest Control Featured on Redfin

How do I stop bee’s from getting into my home?

  How do I stop bee’s from getting into my home?   I’ll be honest here, you can’t.  Short of throwing an impenetrable dome over your home there is absolutely nothing you can do to prevent this from happening.  I have seen customers waste literally thousands of dollars having a professional company come in and [...]

By |2019-02-26T16:03:37+00:00February 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How do I stop bee’s from getting into my home?

Why Are Bed Bugs So Hard To Kill?

  Get Rid of Bed Bugs Bed bugs are the hardest insect to control, even for the professionals. DDT was a widely used insecticide in the 40s and 50s. It reduced their population for years until the bed bugs started to develop a resistance towards it around 1960. The EPA was already phasing DDT out [...]

By |2019-03-07T20:03:17+00:00February 15th, 2019|Bed Bugs|Comments Off on Why Are Bed Bugs So Hard To Kill?

What Do Carpenter Ants Eat?

    What Do Carpenter Ants Eat?   This is a common question that we get every day. It is spring time and the weather has turned warm.  We know soon we will be getting hundred of call from people with Carpenter Ants invading their homes. In western Pennsylvania, this is the start of our [...]

By |2019-02-11T15:56:35+00:00February 11th, 2019|Pest Control|Comments Off on What Do Carpenter Ants Eat?

Why do I have bees in the winter?

  Why do I have bees in the winter?   It’s not a very common problem, but it is a problem none the less.  You’ve probably seen it on your home and not even realized what was happening. It will happen sometime in the early fall or late summer where a couple bee’s or a [...]

By |2019-02-05T16:12:15+00:00February 5th, 2019|Pest Control|Comments Off on Why do I have bees in the winter?

How Did I Get Bed Bugs?

How Did I Get Bed Bugs? We get a ton of calls asking this very question “How Did I Get Bedbugs”. Unfortunately, I am not able to give you a definitive answer to where they came from, but I can tell you the top places that you would pick them up and transfer them [...]

By |2019-02-04T16:24:49+00:00February 4th, 2019|Bed Bugs, Bed Bugs Treatment, Bug Tips & Tricks|Comments Off on How Did I Get Bed Bugs?

Bed Bug Treatments Is Cheaper Always Better

  Bed Bug Treatments, Is cheaper always better?   I won’t lie, I’m cheap.  If I have a problem, and I cannot take care of this problem by myself, I will search for a contractor.  If I can find a contractor, we will call this guy “Contractor A” to do a service for $10,000 dollars [...]

By |2019-01-31T15:37:16+00:00January 31st, 2019|Bed Bugs Treatment|Comments Off on Bed Bug Treatments Is Cheaper Always Better

What Caused The Pittsburgh Stink Bug Outbreak?

  What Caused The Pittsburgh Stink Bug Outbreak   I have been in the exterminating industry for 25 years now. I never saw a stink bug until 2011 or 2012. They came out of nowhere, one day we didn’t have them and the next we were polluted. I can remember the first year of the [...]

By |2019-01-28T15:59:30+00:00January 28th, 2019|Pest Control|Comments Off on What Caused The Pittsburgh Stink Bug Outbreak?

What Caused The Pittsburgh Bed Bug Epidemic?

  That’s an excellent question, and unfortunately there are probably 500 different answers all of which are correct in their own way.  In my professional opinion a lot of it, rather, most of it has to do with folks travelling.  Whether that be to an exotic destination, going to a relative’s house, or having guests [...]

By |2019-02-04T16:27:29+00:00January 25th, 2019|Bug Tips & Tricks|Comments Off on What Caused The Pittsburgh Bed Bug Epidemic?