Dustin Pest Control Blog

How to Start a Compost Bin Without Attracting Pests

It’s great to start a compost bin to help the environment – and it’s cost-efficient. The worst part about starting your compost bin is the pests it can attract. According to the California Integrated Waste Management Board, compost contains many different microorganisms, with all different makeups and things they can do. Having a lot of different microbes can lead to a chance of pesticides. Having more pesticides can lead to microbes that can break it down and deteriorate it. Continue reading

How Fast Do I Need to Call an Exterminator? 

Pest control may sometimes seem like a do-it-yourself project for homeowners. However, it probably shouldn’t be on the DIY list at all. Although there are ways to combat certain pests yourself – like mice, cockroaches and scorpions – with bug bombs or traps, sometimes even these common bugs require a professional to rid them of your home. So where do you draw the line? Continue reading

4 Facts About Rodents

Don’t let the movie Ratatouille foul you. We wish we could say that all rodents are like Remy the rat, with dreams of becoming a professional chef in Paris. Unfortunately, this is not the case. However, what Disney did get right that a rodent is a kitchen’s worst nightmare – and in our case, a homeowner’s worst nightmare. Here are four facts about rodents that will help you understand why you don’t want them calling your house home. Continue reading
Scroll to top