Tag Archives: integrated pest management

How to Keep BedBugs from Coming Back!

Bed bugs can be a difficult pest to kill. The fact that they can live for up to a year without a meal makes them hard to completely rid yourself of. In this article, we discuss methods to kill bed bugs and to keep them from coming back.

Pest Proof Your Home for Fall

In this article we discuss ways to pest proof your home to keep pests out of your home as the cool weather drives them in. By utilizing prevention, we are able to avoid infestation. With cooler temperatures arriving, many pests begin looking for a warm spot to weather the winter, and that spot is your […]

Control Tactics in Integrated Pest Management

In our quest to take charge in the world of DIY pest control and remain environmentally friendly, we are investigating the DIY pest controllers role and use of Integrated Pest Management, which is “…the practice of preventing or suppressing damaging populations of insect pests by application of the comprehensive and coordinated integration of multiple control […]

Take Action in Integrated Pest Management

Radcliffe’s IPM World Textbook lists the definition of Integrated Pest Management as follows; “Integrated pest management can be defined as the practice of preventing or suppressing damaging populations of insect pests by application of the comprehensive and coordinated integration of multiple control tactics.” Our previous articles have discussed the first two steps in IPM.  Feel […]

Implementing Integrated Pest Management for the Do It Yourself Pest Controller

Previously, we introduced to you the concept of IPM, or integrated pest management, as an option for the DIY pest controller.  It is a holistic process of reviewing and addressing pest control needs, with increased outcomes and decreased toxicity for our ecosystems. Presently, I would like to enlighten you to the more detailed steps involved […]

Integrated Pest Management

Radcliffe’s IPM World Textbook lists the definition of Integrated Pest Management as follows: Integrated pest management can be defined as the practice of preventing or suppressing damaging populations of insect pests by application of the comprehensive and coordinated integration of multiple control tactics. Tactics are the various control methodologies, e.g., chemical, biological, cultural. Strategies are […]