Bugs Love The Big Apple - New York City Tops Buggiest Cities List

National Pest Management Association offers tips for keeping pesky pests at bay

June 8, 2015 (Fairfax, VA) - The summer months usher in warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine, however, the season also brings with it plenty of bugs. While pests are problematic across the country, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), compiled the list of the "Top 10 Buggiest Cities," which will leave residents buying repellent in bulk and looking for ways to prevent infestations.

According to traffic to NPMA's website- www.pestworld.org - the "Top 10 Buggiest Cities" are:

"While these 10 cities may be the buggiest, pests are plentiful in every city and state. As Americans spend more time outdoors during the summer months, we encourage them to take precautions to protect themselves, their families and their pets from the multitude of health risks posed by pests," noted Missy Henriksen, vice president of public affairs for the NPMA.

Here are NPMA's summer pest prevention tips:

The NPMA, a non-profit organization with more than 7,000 members, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry's commitment to the protection of public health, food and property. For more information, visit PestWorld.org.