Best Of 2012: Year End Links Round-Up

Here a a few links to some of the best pest control articles and blogs we’ve come across this year. Enjoy!

Pest_Control_TechGeneral Pest Control 

Home Pest Control Slows The Need For Home Improvement

http://www.propacificpestcontrol.com/2012/pest-control/home-pest-control-slows-the-need-for-home-improvement/

Pest Control Tips For The Whole Family

http://www.abridgehome.com/2012/12/02/pest-control-tips-for-the-whole-family/

What is a pest inspection and why would I need one?

http://dialonepestcontrol.com/what-is-a-pest-inspection-and-why-would-i-need-one/

Borax vs. Boric Acid for Pest Control: Safe and Effective?

http://www.momprepares.com/2012/08/27/borax-vs-boric-acid-for-pest-control-safe-and-effective

Five Sustainable and Fascinatingly Fun Pest Management Techniques

http://blogs.worldwatch.org/nourishingtheplanet/five-sustainable-and-fascinatingly-fun-pest-management-techniques/

Can Pest Control Add Value to your Home?

http://pestinc.net/can-pest-control-add-value-to-your-home/

Scent as Pest Control?

http://scentsciences.wordpress.com/2012/10/18/scent-as-pest-control/

Benefits of Organic Pest Control

http://joshuaspestcontrol.com/benefits-organic-pest-control/

Why Hire a Pest Control Pro?

http://resteasypestcontrol.com/why-hire-a-pest-control-pro/

5 Mistakes Hiring a Residential Pest Control Exterminating Company

http://eliminexpestcontrol.com/wordpress1/2012/06/28/5-mistakes-hiring-a-residential-pest-control-exterminating-company-suffolk-nassau-long-island-ny/

Honey Bees – The Good and The Bad

http://www.horizonpestcontrol.com/blog/honey-bees-the-good-and-the-bad/

Africanized Bees on Attack in Arizona!

http://pestcontrolmesaaz.com/africanized-bees-on-attack-in-arizona/

Kudzu Bug Prevention This Fall

http://pestcontrolatlantaga.com/2012/10/kudzu-bug-prevention-this-fall/

A History of Pest Control Methods

http://www.accuracypluscalifornia.com/pest-control-blog/a-history-of-pest-control-methods/2012/08/

Tulsa Man Shares His West Nile Virus Survival Story

http://pestcontroltulsaok.com/2012/09/tulsa-man-shares-his-west-nile-virus-survival-story/

Swarming Bees Attack Houston Women Killing Her Dog

http://pestcontrolhoustontx.net/2012/09/swarming-bees-attack-houston-women-killing-her-dog/

Don’t Stop Pest Control Appointments, Despite the Economy

http://www.bugsbybrian.com/blog/pest-control/dont-stop-pest-control-appointments-economy

 

Pest Control Business & Marketing  

Yelp Penalty – Pest Control to Jewelers

http://pestcontrolseo.wordpress.com/2012/10/18/yelp-penalty-pest-control-to-jewelers/

Pest Control Marketing – How to get more referrals FAST!

http://pestcontrolmarketer.com/pest-control-marketing-how-to-get-more-referrals-fast/

Pest Control Business – What Are Your Options?

http://fordifferent.com/pest-control-business-what-are-your-options

Why Small Businesses Should Adopt SEO and Online Marketing 

http://www.seenbest-web-design.com/techclub/why-small-businesses-should-adopt-seo-and-online-marketing/

Pest Control Marketing 1

http://www.squidoo.com/pest-control-marketing-1

 

Pest Control News & Stories  

USDA Awards $33 Million for Pest Management Research

http://calipestcontrolblog.com/2012/12/10/usda-awards-33-million-for-pest-management-research/

Genetically Modified Cotton Brings Back Nature’s Pest Control: Predators

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2012/06/16/genetically-modified-cotton-brings-back-natures-pest-control-predators/#.UNSp4OQ0V8E

New Restrictions on Pest Control Operators Will Help Prevent Pesticide Pollution

http://claycord.com/2012/07/16/new-restrictions-on-pest-control-operators-will-help-prevent-pesticide-pollution/

Discovery of Endangered Spider In San Antonio Brings $15 Million Highway Project to A Halt

http://pestcontrolsanantonio.com/2012/10/discovery-of-endangered-spider-in-san-antonio-brings-15-million-highway-project-to-a-halt/

Thief Steals Van- Finds It Filled With Scorpions, Spiders, & Creepy Crawlies

http://pestcontrolmesaaz.com/thief-steals-van-finds-it-filled-with-scorpions-spiders-creepy-crawlies/

Search and Rescue Cockroaches

http://pestcontrolcharlottenc.com/2012/09/search-and-rescue-cockroaches/

Tragedy During a Roach Eating Contest

http://pestcontrolraleighnc.com/2012/10/tragedy-during-a-roach-eating-contest/

Chimney Pests Attack Santa

http://www.bulwarkpestcontrol.com/community/chimney-pests-attack-santa.htm

 

Ant Control  

How to Prevent and Treat Fire Ants

http://www.lloydpest.com/2012/08/how-to-prevent-and-treat-fire-ants/

 Argentine Ants – The making of super colonies!

http://www.clarkpest.com/blog/bid/78129/Argentine-Ants-The-making-of-super-colonies

World’s Most Venomous Insect Found in Arizona

http://pestcontrolmesaaz.com/worlds-most-venomous-insect-found-in-arizona/

The Most Common Ant Invaders of Southern Utah

http://pestcontrolstgeorge.com/2012/10/the-most-common-ant-invaders-of-southern-utah/

Ant Infestations On the Rise

http://missouripublicadjuster.org/2012/06/01/ant-infestations-on-the-rise/

What Ants Can do to Your Home

http://www.espest.com/what-ants-can-do-to-your-home/

 

Scorpion Control 

Scorpion Control Could Save You $83,000

http://pestcontrolphoenixaz.net/Pest-Control/2012/09/scorpion-control-could-save-you-83000/

Tips On Handling A Scorpion Sting

http://pestcontrolstgeorge.com/2012/09/tips-on-handling-a-scorpion-sting/

Is it a spider? Is it a scorpion? What is it?

http://pestcontrolmesaaz.com/is-it-a-spider-is-it-a-scorpion-what-is-it/

Scorpion Questions & Scorpion Answers

http://pestcontrolseo.wordpress.com/2012/06/29/scorpion-questions-scorpion-answers/

Scorpions

http://agrilife.org/smithcountyagriculture/2012/06/04/scorpions/

 

Roach Control  

Tony Romo: Roach Exterminator

http://pestcontrolaustintx.com/2012/10/tony-romo-roach-exterminator/

Do-It-Yourself Cockroach Control

http://pestcontrolsanantonio.com/2012/10/do-it-yourself-cockroach-control/

Suggestions to Have Efficient Roach Control Sacramento

http://pestcontrolsacramento.wordpress.com/2012/08/14/suggestions-to-have-efficient-roach-control-sacramento/

HOW TO GET RID OF ROACHES!

http://allamericanpestcontrol.com/how-to-get-rid-of-roaches/

 Can Roaches Survive A Nuclear Blast?

http://preferredpestcontroloc.com/orange-county-pest-control-blog.php/can-roaches-survive-a-nuclear-blast/

 

Spider Control 

Black Widow Spider Eating Something

Spider Identification: Common Southern California Spiders

http://homefrontpestcontrol.com/spidcommon-southern-california-spiders/

$1 Million Hospital Bill After A Brown Recluse Spider Bite

http://pestcontrolaustintx.com/2012/11/1-million-hospital-bill-after-a-brown-recluse-spider-bite/

How to Identify a Possessed Spider This Halloween

http://www.bulwarkpestcontrol.com/community/how-to-identify-a-possessed-spider-this-halloween.htm

Tulsa Facing Invasion of Black Widows

http://pestcontroltulsaok.com/2012/11/tulsa-facing-invasion-of-black-widows/

Spider Control- Identifying and Treating Spider Bites

http://www.bulwarkpestcontrol.com/community/spider-control-identifying-and-treating-spider-bites.htm

 

Rodent Control  

English: Rat

Mice Pest Control

http://bestwaytogetridofmices.com/mice-pest-control/

Diseases Transmitted By Rats & Mice In The United States

http://www.propacificpestcontrol.com/2012/rats/diseases-transmitted-by-rats-mice-in-united-states/

Rodent Control | Rats and Mice Infestation

http://www.1300pestcontrol.com.au/rodent-control/

The Thing That Makes Rat Control So Essential

http://doyourownratcontrol.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/the-thing-that-makes-rat-control-so-essential/

What You Should Know About Squirrel Removal

http://garden-and-pest-control.com/886/what-you-should-know-about-animal-control-re-squirrel-removal/

 

Bed Bugs 

bedbug (Cimex sp.)

Must Treat Entire Building To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs

http://www.heritagepestcontrolnj.com/blog/2012/11/30/must-treat-entire-building-to-get-rid-of-bed-bugs/

Don’t Let Bedbugs Ruin Your Vacation

http://pestcontrolatlantaga.com/2012/08/dont-let-bedbugs-ruin-your-vacation/

Houston Ranks 12th in Top Bedbug Cities

http://pestcontrolhoustontx.net/2012/09/houston-ranks-12th-in-top-bedbug-cities/

 Charlotte Bedbugs Infest Democratic National Convention Hotels

http://pestcontrolcharlottenc.com/2012/09/charlotte-bedbugs-infest-democratic-national-convention-hotels/

Managing Bed Bugs in Dorms

http://www.modernpest.com/blog/managing-bed-bugs-in-dorms/

 

Termite Control  

Worker termite

Atlanta Termite Control

http://pestcontrolatlantaga.com/2012/10/atlanta-termite-control/

4 Types of Termites

http://www.dugaspestcontrol.com/termite-control/4-types-of-termites

Using Bait Systems to Control Termites

http://www.republicpest.com/using-bait-systems-to-control-termites/

Termites…An Age Old Problem

http://www.pattontermiteandpest.com/2012/05/termites-an-age-old-problem/

Dealing With Indiana Termites

http://www.yespestpros.com/pest-control/dealing-with-indiana-termites/