DIY pest control

Is Hiring a Professional Pest Control Company Worth It?

Over time, the growing availability of pest control products at hardware stores and big-box retailers has made it easier than ever to treat for any pests that you may be found inside of your home. However, while this may seem...

Should You Treat for Cockroaches Yourself?

Getting rid of cockroaches from your home can be a long and drawn-out process if you don't invest in the right treatments. While it may seem cost-effective to go to your local hardware store, buy a cockroach treatment and do...

Preventative Pest Control Protects Your Home

For many homeowners or business owners across Oklahoma, worrying about pests that have infiltrated their home can take its toll. Your home or business is likely one of the biggest investments that you have ever made. Regular preventative pest control...

DIY Pest Control Dangers

It's not uncommon for homeowners to spring into action to take care of pest problems as soon as they see an unwelcome pest in their home. With a flooded market of pest control products, it would seem that DIY pest...

DIY Fall Pest-Proofing

During the fall pests such as rodents, cockroaches, bedbugs and various beetles will begin attempting to enter homes to prepare for winter. Rodents are notorious for chewing on electrical wires after nesting within the walls. At the same time, cockroaches...

Do-It-Yourself Pest Control Myth Busting

Over the years we've seen a lot of people use some pretty strange methods for dealing with their own pest problems. While some of these odd methods have proven their effectiveness, most of them are basically useless old wives' tales....

Top 5 Ways to Naturally Keep Spiders Out

Not everyone wants or needs to use pesticides in order to keep spiders out of their homes. Emtec Pest Control knows that there are tons of natural ways to deter spiders, so we thought we would share some of those...

Top 5 Do It Yourself Pest Control Tips

#5 Tip Always be on the lookout for standing water in your yard and get rid of it. Check for hollows and pockets of old rainwater in the ground, gutters that aren't properly draining, birdbaths or other containers (like barrels,...

Natural Mosquito Sprays for You, Your Kids, and Your Pets

With all of the flooding and warm weather around Oklahoma lately the mosquito population is out of control and now there are already reports of West Nile virus in the area. Slathering your family with chemical bug repellents like DEET...