If You Kill a Stink Bug Will It Attract More? There is a common myth that when you kill a stink bug and the unique odor is released, the stench will attract more stink bugs. This is not true. The leftover odor from a dead stink bug will not attract more to your home. But [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Every single day when the phone at Spectrum Pest Control starts ringing, I can guarantee I will be taking a call that will be plagued with a multitude frantic homeowner right here in Pittsburgh, all of which are asking the same question: “How do I get rid of bed bugs?!” and every single time [...]
Most of our customers don’t even know what a bed bug looks like let alone how they can prevent an infestation. If they knew how bad the bed bug epidemic has gotten around Pittsburgh, it would make their skin crawl. I have been in this industry for twenty-five years and up until about ten years [...]
Termites can be vicious pests – causing over a billion dollars in property damage each year. And, this damage isn’t always covered by homeowner’s insurance.