Pest Control Resources

From spiders and bed bugs to ants and termites, our team at House Method created comprehensive guides to help you eradicate pests and prevent them from coming back.

Tick crawling on finger. The concept of danger of tick bite.

Ticks vs. Bed Bugs: Differences & Similarities

Learn the differences between ticks and bed bugs so that you can identify and treat pests before they cause significant harm.

common house spider on a smooth tile floor seen from ground level in a kitchen in a residential home

How to Get Rid of Spiders in Your Home

Do you have a spider infestation in your house? Here are a few natural and chemical solutions to get rid of spiders and prevent them from coming back.

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Bed Bugs: What They Look Like and How to Get Rid of Them

Learn how to recognize bed bug infestations, what steps to take to get rid of them, and how to prevent them from entering your home in the first place.


Earwig Control: Identification,
Remediation and Prevention

Earwigs are known to wreak havoc on foliage and flowers and even food that’s been left out in your kitchen. Protect your home and garden by learning how to identify an earwig and how to implement natural and chemical solutions for removal.


Mole Cricket Identification and Removal

Mole crickets can damage turfgrass, lawns, and pastures by disrupting soil and destroying plants. Learn how to identify signs of a mole cricket infestation and how to eliminate these pests with these natural and chemical methods.


House Centipede Identification and Removal

House centipedes can be an unsettling nuisance, but you can get rid of an infestation. Here’s how you can identify and remove a house centipede problem.


Water Bug vs. Cockroach:
What’s the Difference?

Water bugs and cockroaches are entirely different insects, but are often confused because of their similar appearances. Learn how to identify a water bug and get rid of an infestation.


What Do Fleas Look Like?

What do fleas look like? We’ll help you determine how to identify a flea, treat bites on humans and pets, and eliminate fleas from your home.


Everything You Need To Know
About Palmetto Bugs

Palmetto bugs can carry a variety of diseases, easily contaminating food prep areas and other parts of your home. Learn how to quickly get rid of these pests and prevent them from coming back.


DIY Pest Control

Find natural, do-it-yourself solutions for getting rid of cockroaches, ants, flies, bed bugs, moths, silverfish, carpenter bees, and other pests. Here’s your guide to DIY pest control.


Top Rat Poison Options
for Your Home

If you’re dealing with a pesky mouse or an entire rodent infestation, consider the following rat poison options to eliminate the issue once and for all.


How to Get Rid of Sugar Ants

Sugar ants are most prevalent in homes between March and September. Learn how to get rid of sugar ants naturally and chemically and prevent them from infesting your home.


How to Get Rid of Gnats

Learn how to identify the signs of a gnat infestation and how to get rid of gnats with these natural and chemical methods.


How to Get Rid of Carpenter Bees

Carpenter bees are a common household nuisance that can cause severe wood and structural damage if left untreated. Here’s everything you need to know to get rid of carpenter bees.


How to Get Rid of Moths

Moths in the home ruin can clothing and food and are often tricky to eliminate. Here’s how you can get rid of moths in kitchens and closets in your home.


How to Get Rid of Mice in Your Home

Learn signs that you may have a mouse problem, how to get rid of them using natural and chemical methods, and how to get rid of mice in your home altogether.


How to Get Rid of Fleas

Learn how to identify fleas, how to get rid of fleas, and how to prevent future infestations in your home and on your pets.


How to Get Rid of Ants

Learn how ants enter your home, how to quickly get rid of an ant infestation fast, and prevent these pests from coming back.


Termites 101: Inspection, Prevention, Extermination

Learn when you should have your home inspected for termites, how much they cost, what an infestation looks like, how to prevent termites in your home, and how to find a extermination professional.


Birds In The Chimney | Identification, Prevention, & Removal

You may have birds in your chimney if you are hearing rustling and chirping. Learn more about identification, potential prevention, and legal removal.

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