Library

Notice: This is not your typical pest control library filled with dry facts or condensed sales pitches. The majority of the information consists of real world articles published by us over the last 25 years with the objective of raising awareness about pests, pest control and home maintenance in general. In addition to information about pests you will encounter commentary, humor, and observation.


Commentary:

Choosing A Pest Control Company
Green
The Human Element
A Pinch Of Salt
Professional Strength
Relocating Reality
Time vs. Value
Unintended Consequences

Best Practices:

Animals In The Attic (Spring)
Animals In The Attic (Fall)
Barbecues
Bird Feeders
Compost
Fire Wood
Flower Beds
Foundations
Heating Maintenance
Moisture Control
Stuff
Trash Cans
Vegetation 

Structural Pests:

Carpenter Ants
Moisture Ants
Dampwood Termites
Subterranean Termites
Wood Boring Beetles
Anobiidae
Lictidae
Wood Decay Fungus

Spiders:

General Information
Brown Recluse
Hobo Spiders

House Spiders
Nuisance Arachnids

Stinging / Biting Pests: 

Bees:
General Info.
Honey Bee
Bumble Bee
Solitary Bee
Bed Bug
Fleas
Lice
Mosquitoes
Mosquito Traps
Ticks
Wasps:
Paper Wasp
Solitary Wasp

Food Pests:

Cockroaches
Drugstore Beetle
Grain Moth
Grain Weevil
Indian Meal Moth

Flies:

Carrion Flies
Cluster Flies
House Flies
Hover Flies
Gnats & Midges

Textile Pests: 

Carpet Beetle
Clothes Moth

Nuisance Insects:

Clover Mites
Daddy Longlegs 
Earwigs
June Bugs
Ladybugs
Millipedes
Odorous House Ants
Sowbugs
Spruce Aphids
Stink bugs
Thatching Ants
Woolly Bears (Tiger Moth)

Animals:

Bats
Beaver
Mountain Beaver
Coyotes
Deer
House Mice
Deer Mice
Moles
Cottontail Rabbits
Raccoons
Rats
Shrew
Skunks
Garter Snakes
Squirrels
Voles
Weasels

Birds:

Gulls

Disclaimer:   It is the policy of BEACON Pest Control to recommend professional services for the actual identification and treatment of pests.  The information on this page is intended only to help you understand the pests and provide general guidelines to help you maintain your home and minimize the need for pesticide use. Many links presented in this area connect to reputable resources on other websites.  Because we are constantly gathering new insight into nature it is possible for these resources to contain new, conflicting, or outdated information.

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