Q&A

For over 55 years, SC Johnson has run one of the largest private, urban entomology research centers in North America. Our entomologists study the insects that attack you and your home to ensure the Baygon® brand provides you with products you can trust.

How do I get control of mosquitos indoors?

You may not be able to get rid of mosquitos entirely, but you can help keep them away with a combination of tips for around the home and the right products. Since mosquitos lay their eggs in stagnant water, the first step in fighting mosquitos is Learn More

How do I get rid of bothersome bugs?

It’s not always possible to completely get rid of bugs indoors, but a combination of the right products, some good old-fashioned cleaning, and home repairs can go a long way. No single product can do everything to solve your bug problem, Learn More

How to get rid of bugs?

This is our favorite question! It’s not always possible to completely get rid of bugs indoors, but a combination of the right products, some good old-fashioned cleaning, and home repairs can go a long way. No single product can do everything Learn More

How do I get rid of flies?

You can’t completely get rid of flies near your home, but there are many things you can do to attack, control, and prevent them from invading your home. When you have a fly problem, the best offense is a good defense! Eliminating areas flies Learn More

get-rid-of-mosquitoes

How to get rid of mosquitos?

You may not be able to get rid of mosquitos entirely, but you can help keep them away with a combination of tips for around the home and the right products. In addition to stagnant water where they breed, mosquitos are attracted to perspiration, Learn More

children-and-pets

How to apply pest control with children and pets?

Before applying any spray pesticide treatment, send kids and pets outside to play or to another room in the house. Apply while the kids and pets aren’t around and let the product completely dry before returning to the treated area. Note that Learn More

wipe-up-the-spray

Should I wipe up the spray?

If you’re wondering if you should wipe up Raid® sprays after application, you’re not alone. Hopefully we can help clear up any issues for you. It’s all about the objective of the treatment and the product you’re using. For example, with Learn More

What are all of the different types of ants?

There are many different types of ants. Because there are so many species, some experts classify them based on their behavior. There are two main groups of ants found in and around the home: nuisance ants and mound-building ants. Nuisance ants Learn More

What are the types of spiders?

There are many different types of spiders—over 3,000 species found in the United States alone! They’re often classified by common grouping names. Although all spiders are venomous, only a few of them can inflict painful and dangerous Learn More

What do ants eat?

Ants like to eat a lot of food that humans do: potato chips, bread, jelly, and sugar. They may also eat other insects. Anything you can do to remove exposed human and pet food, clean up spills, and seal or take out the trash can help mitigate your Learn More

How do I get rid of fleas?

Fleas may be tiny, but they are a huge pain! It’s impossible to completely get rid of fleas, but there are several ways you can attack, control and prevent them. A multifaceted approach with a combination of cleaning and the right products Learn More

How to identify bugs?

The first step to solving a pest problem is figuring out exactly what kind of critter you’re dealing with. An incorrect identification can lead to an incorrect treatment, which more than likely won’t lead to the results you’re Learn More

How to prevent bugs?

To help keep one bug from becoming a bigger problem, you have to think like a bug. How are they entering your home? What is attracting them? Do regular inspections and ensure that your home is in good repair. Also, check anything that you bring Learn More

How do I get rid of ants?

Trying to keep your home ant-free can be tricky; there is no magic bullet that will get rid of ants entirely. When they invade your home, you may need to fight back with multiple “weapons” such as a combination of cleaning, on-the-spot Learn More

How do I get rid of roaches?

Although it’s tricky to completely get rid of roaches, a combination of cleaning, home repairs, on-the-spot treatment, and products can certainly help. First, clean your home to eliminate any exposed foods that may attract roaches. Then, Learn More

How do i get rid of Spiders?

It can be tricky to get rid of spiders, since they often make their homes in secretive, undisturbed places, like attics or basements. Most spiders you find around the house or outside are harmless and easy to kill with just a tissue or spray Learn More

What do spiders eat?

A spider’s diet consists mainly of mosquitos, flies, moths, and sometimes even other spiders, so they can actually be pretty helpful. As long as they aren’t a nuisance, outdoor spiders should be left alone. They can help prevent other Learn More