Bug Protection for Your Family
While most insects are harmless (some even helpful), many bug species can become an annoyance or even pose a health risk to your family through the potentially harmful germs and diseases they may carry.Your best protection against troublesome bugs is an “integrated pest management” solution. Integrated pest management includes the following steps:
- Identify the pest.
- Determine if it’s a problem.
- Choose a solution, which may include physical or mechanical control, or use of an insect control product.
- Monitor the area to determine if the solution was successful.
- Follow up with preventative measures to ensure that the bugs don’t come back.
Learn how to help protect your kids from insects, including mosquitoes, ticks, wasps and hornets.
Get tips on how to help prevent or control bug infestations within your home.
When you’re enjoying the outdoors bugs come with the scenery. Learn ways you can help avoid insect bites and deter unwanted bug visitors at the cottage or when you’re out and about.