Expert Help

Our entomologists study the insects that attack you and your home to ensure that the Raid® brand provides you products you can trust.
Find answers to popular bug questions below.

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Mosquitoes

How do I get control of mosquitoes indoors?

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

Treat a Wasp sting

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

what do ants eat

What do ants eat?

Ants like to eat a lot of food that humans do: salt, fat and sugar. They may also eat other insects. Anything you can do to remove exposed human and animal food, clean up spills, and seal or take out the garbage can help mitigate your ant problem. Learn More

Identify Bugs

How do I identify bugs?

The first step to solving a pest problem is figuring out exactly what kind of insect 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

Prevent Bugs

How do I 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

Get rid of Ants

How do I get rid of ants?

Trying to keep your home ant-free can be tricky; there is no way to 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 and on-the-spot treatment. In Learn More

Get rid of Files

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 defence! Eliminating areas flies Learn More