Dealing with pests in your home can be a full time job – ants, rats, bees, bed bugs, wasps, mice, and everything in between. Especially for our neighbors who live near wooded areas, keeping these critters away requires a lot of knowledge and persistence. Do we always need to call a pest control professional when dealing with these critters? Or is it possible to deal with some of these issues ourselves? Although a pest control company can be a godsend in the event of an emergency, there are many preventative measures that we can take to prevent our homes from being overrun with pests in the first place. Read on to learn more!