Nuisance and Household Pests

Rene Kesecker and Craig Hollingsworth
March 2013
Reviewed March 2016

In all cases, follow the instructions on the pesticide label. The PNW Insect Management Handbook has no legal status, whereas the pesticide label is a legal document. Read the product label before making any pesticide applications.

For advice in contracting professional pest management services, see the National Pesticide Information Center’s “Selecting a Pest Control Company” website at