Pesticides can harm humans, pets, and the environment.  

Prevention is the secret to safe and effective pest management. Pesticides should be considered only as a last resort. To prevent pest problems, the key words are food, water, shelter, and access. 

Learn more about pest prevention strategies.

Choosing a Pest Control Company

To choose a company for controlling pests in and around buildings, determine which ones practice a prevention-based, least toxic approach, and ask the right questions before hiring. 

Learn more about choosing a pest control company.

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Multifamily Housing 


Get guidelines, checklists, and lease language for pest prevention for multifamily housing.  Learn more about IPM for multifamily housing.


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