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Household IPM

As any homeowner or renter knows, pests are not just a problem for the great outdoors. Food and a comfortable indoor environment can attract a wide variety of pests, from ants to mice, into your home. Using IPM in the home can make your household a little less appealing, or at least less accessible to these unwanted guests.

As soon as you discover you have pests in your home, it is time to do some research:

Make your home less welcoming to pests:

Many of these tips were provided by the Northeastern IPM Center. Consult these experts and many others listed in our Additional Resources section for ideas around the home.

If you have any additional questions, please call NPIC at 1-800-858-7378 (8:00am - 12:00pm PST), or email us at npic@ace.orst.edu.

Additional Resources:

Last updated January 28, 2020

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