Pest Control Tips

Is something bugging you? Can't identify the pests in your home? Read articles by our pest-control experts to learn more about how to identify pest problems, how your can help keep your home safe from unwanted guests, and when to call a pest management professional to help eliminate a pest problem.

How to Keep Your Christmas Tree Insect Free

How to Keep Your Christmas Tree Insect Free

Now that the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are over, it's officially Christmas season across Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. As a homeowner, you also want to feel the spirit of Christmas right at the comfort of your home. Keep your Christmas Tree insect free. Buying or cutting down a Christmas tree and […]

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What's On Your Holiday Menu? Insects?

What's On Your Holiday Menu? Insects?

What's on your menu this Thanksgiving or holiday season? Turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce will be on most tables in Reston, McLean and Bethesda, people have been eating bugs and insects for thousands of years. In fact, entomophagy, the practice of eating insects, is part of many diets in Asia, Africa and Central and South […]

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Eliminating and Preventing Bed Bug Infestations

Eliminating and Preventing Bed Bug Infestations

Bed bugs are a growing epidemic in cities and towns across the United States including Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. My Pest Pros routinely receives calls from home and condo owners as well as renters desperately seeking help to eradicate these pests. These ancient pests have become modern problem due to our transient and […]

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Protect Your Wardrobe From Fabric Pests

Protect Your Wardrobe From Fabric Pests

Temperatures across Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. are expected to plummet into the teens and twenties overnight tonight. As we head into Thanksgiving, a lot of people from McLean, Potomac and Alexandria will be pulling out their sweaters and heavy clothing. If you find frayed or small holes in the wool liners and fur […]

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Termites Cause Billions in Damage to U.S. Homes Annually

Termites Cause Billions in Damage to U.S. Homes Annually

More than 2 million homes require termite treatment each year. Termites are a major problem for homeowners in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. Some estimates are that 40 percent of homes sold in our area require some termite treatment. My Pest Pros provides critical termite inspections and treatments for homeowners and business in areas including Fairfax […]

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Prevent Overwintering of Pests

Prevent Overwintering of Pests

Humans aren't the only ones who seek out a warm and inviting place during the winter. In fact, if you aren't careful, you might end up sharing your house with all kinds of insects (and maybe some animals too). As days get shorter and temperatures drop, many insects seek out shelter in a protected place […]

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