Top 5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Pest Control Service

Imagine lying awake at night, the sound of tiny feet scurrying within walls—the telltale sign of uninvited guests. A pest infestation is not just an annoyance; it’s a call to action requiring expertise to ensure a safe and comfortable home environment. Pest control services exist as our allies in this battle, but selecting the right […]

Safe Rodent Removal Methods for Ventura County Homes with Pets

Ventura County’s charm extends beyond rolling hills and stunning beaches. It also means sharing your space with a variety of wildlife, including unwanted guests like rodents. But when you have furry (or feathered) friends of your own, traditional rodent removal methods can become a cause for concern. Here, we explore safe and effective ways to […]

Effective Termite Control Solutions for Ventura County Homes

Ventura County’s idyllic setting – with its rolling hills, vibrant agriculture, and proximity to the coast – is a dream come true for many homeowners. But this California paradise also presents a unique challenge: termites. These silent destroyers can wreak havoc on your property, causing significant structural damage before you even know they’re present. Why […]

Ventura County’s Unique Pest Challenges: Addressing Local Concerns

Ventura County, California – a land of stunning beaches, rolling hillsides, and a vibrant agricultural scene. But alongside the beauty comes a reality all homeowners face: pests. While California has its fair share of creepy crawlies, Ventura County presents some unique challenges when it comes to pest control. What Makes Ventura County a Pest Paradise? […]

Emergency Pest Control Services: What to Do When Faced with a Sudden Pest Invasion

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In the serene landscapes of Ventura County, California, the last thing any homeowner wants to deal with is a sudden pest invasion. However, nature sometimes has other plans, and pests can find their way into your home uninvited. When faced with such a situation, knowing what steps to take can make all the difference. In […]

The Importance of Regular Pest Inspections: Maintaining a Pest-Free Environment

Pests are unwelcome intruders that can cause a multitude of problems in homes and businesses. From property damage to health risks, the presence of pests can have far-reaching consequences. However, with regular pest inspections and control services, property owners can maintain a pest-free environment and enjoy a range of benefits. In this article, we’ll explore […]

To Tent or not to Tent.

As a termite inspector in Southern California, I consistently uncover evidence of drywood termites in nearly eighty percent of the homes I inspect. It’s a dependable pattern that we advise new trainees to adopt – slow down, scrutinize every nook and cranny, and you’re likely to discover traces of drywood termite activity on almost any […]

Is Pest Control Worth It?

Is Pest Control Worth It

When bugs, rodents, or other pests move in and infest your home, you want to do everything you can to eliminate the infestation. A quick online search or trip to the store and you are met with a wide range of sprays, baits, traps, and other DIY ideas like essential oils to address just about […]

How to Keep Bugs Out of the House?

How to Keep Bugs Out of the House

Bugs inside the home are simply annoying, from them flying around the house to sitting on you only to get an itchy bite later. No matter how hard you try to ward them off, these creepy crawlies somehow always find a way to get back in. But not anymore. Here are some tips on how […]

How Do Mice Sneak In?

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Finding mice in your home is an extremely dreadful sight. You begin to wonder, what triggered this? And the worst part kicks in when you scratch your head and still can’t figure out how they entered your house, and now that they have entered, what’s next? How do to get rid of them or prevent […]

What Are the Differences Between Carpenter Ants and Termites

The distinction between ants and termites is pretty clear. Ants are mostly a nuisance, invading the kitchen and crawling everywhere, while termites can cause physical damage to the home, costing homeowners thousands of dollars if an infestation gets out of control. However, there is a species of ants, the carpenter ant, which acts similarly to […]

Pest Control DIY = Do at Your Own Risk?

Are you experiencing pest infestation at your home? If the answer is yes, you probably must have started searching for various do-it-yourself solutions on Google to get rid of the pest infestation. In the world of DIY, the number of DIY pest control solutions on the internet is equal to the pests in your home!   […]

Winter Pest Prevention Tips

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Rats: Norway rats can fit through an opening as small as a quarter. To keep these rodents from sneaking into the home unnoticed, inspect the outside of the home for any gaps or cracks and fill them with silicone caulk and steel wool. Mice: House mice are known to contaminate food, spread disease and cause […]

Tips for a Pest-Free Holiday

Insight Pest Mangement and the National Pest Management Association share ways to prevent pests from ruining your holiday fun As the season of holiday cheer commences, families across the nation are preparing for a busy month of socially distanced gatherings and virtual celebrations. While it’s easy to get distracted by the hustle and bustle of […]

Argentine Ants Are Among Most Common Ants in Southern California

Argentine Ants Are Among most common ants in Southern California

The pest control industry ranks ants as the most significant household arthropod pests in the United States where more than 40 species are categorized as structural pests, many of which can be found in Ventura County. Two decades ago, the annual cost to control ant pests in the country amounted to 1.7 billion dollars, and […]

Fall & Winter Pest Proofing Tips

Here are some tips from Insight Pest Management for homeowners to follow in an effort to reduce their chances of battling a home pest invasion this winter. Seal cracks and holes on the outside of the home using a silicone-based caulk, steel wool or a combination of both. Install door sweeps on exterior doors and […]

Don’t Get Spooked Out by Blood-Sucking Pests This October

Insight Pest is sharing tips to enjoy holiday festivities without scary encounters with pests As the fall chill returns to the air and the nights grow longer, homeowners across the U.S. are preparing for the beginning of another busy holiday season. While deciding what type of candy to buy for trick-or-treaters might be top of […]

Fall Spider Prevention Tips!

As the summer heat fades and autumn leaves begin to turn, many of us welcome the crisp air and cozy vibes of fall. However, this seasonal shift also coincides with an increase in spider activity indoors. These eight-legged houseguests, while mostly harmless, can be unwelcome visitors. Here at Insight Pest Management, we understand the desire […]

Southern California Sees the Highest Number of Non-native Insect and Arachnid Pests

The phylum Arthropoda is composed of insects, arachnids, centipedes, crustaceans, and other invertebrate organisms. Arthropods rely on resources within their native habitats in order to survive, but a small minority of arthropod species are capable of thriving in a variety of ecological conditions well outside of their native range. Ants, beetles, and cockroaches are just […]

What Are ‘Structural Insect Pests,’ and Which Species of Wood-Destroying Pests Are Most Common in Ventura County and Surrounding Areas?

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What Are ‘Structural Insect Pests,’ And Which Species Of Wood-Destroying Pests Are Most Common In Ventura Country? There exists numerous families of insects from a variety of orders that are well known indoor pests. Such pests include cockroaches, silverfish, crickets, flies, termites, wood-boring beetles, ants, and even bloodsucking parasites. Ventura County is located in a […]