Pet-Pestering Mosquitoes

Most of us consider our pets to be like family members. We love them, care for them, and go through specific measures to keep them happy and healthy. We provide food, water, medicine, playtime, and love to ensure their every comfort. However, many pet owners do not think about mosquito prevention and the troubles a mosquito bite can cause for a pet. When our beloved pet is bitten by a mosquito, they feel the similar sting that humans do. Their urge to scratch the itch is just as strong as ours, only cats and dogs don’t know that this action READ MORE »

The Summer Earwig Invasion

Most of us welcome summer with open arms, looking forward to days near the water and exploring the lush outdoors. However, trees and flowers aren’t the only things springing back to life. Bugs, pests, and insects also make their comeback. Pest control becomes a major issue. No one wants this creepy aspect of summer crawling into our homes. One of the common insects you will begin to see again are earwigs. These small, flat insects are imposing in their appearance because of their formidable-looking pincers on their abdomen. At first glance, some might think earwigs are tiny scorpions but this READ MORE »

Handling Pest Complaints From Apartment Tenants

As a landlord, you have many problems to negotiate with your tenants. One of the most common complaints from a tenant is the need for pest control. Bugs and rodents come with their own sets of health and property damage problems, none of which are attractive for anyone in the apartment building. Let’s discuss commercial pest control and how to deal with tenant complaints about bugs and pests. The Complaint:  Listen, Acknowledge, and Act Quickly After a tenant makes a complaint about seeing a bug, rodent, or any pest in their living space, acknowledge their concerns. Maintaining a clean and READ MORE »

Keep Your Pets Tick-Free

We’re approaching tick season! This means extra precautions must be taken in order for your pet to remain safe and free of these harmful pests. Do you know how to keep your furry-friend safe? If not, let’s go over these tips and tricks to help you keep your pet protected.

Protect Your Yard This Mosquito Season

Mosquito season is coming! For many, that means it’s time to brace yourself for itchy welts all over. Mosquitos are pesky little creatures that will stop at nothing to munch on your arms and legs. Unfortunately, these pests do more harm than just annoy us. Some carry harmful forms of bacteria that could result in detrimental illness when left unchecked.

Spring Pest Control Preparations

Spring is here and you know what that means: The rain is falling, flowers are blooming and the temperatures are rising. Unfortunately, as much as we love the transition from cold to warm, springtime is still filled with its fair share of issues. Aside from pollen, one of the main concerns of homeowners everywhere is pest control.

What do Illinois Pests Do in the Winter?

With the arrival of the cold, it can be easy to forget of the existence of pests over the winter period until they return to plague you the next spring/summer.

Where do Spiders Go When it’s Cold?

For many bug phobics the coming of winter is a blessed escape and relief from the creepy crawlies of summer…or is it? Oftentimes winter is actually when many pests will turn to the warmth and comfort of your home to escape the cold weather, and while it pains me to tell you, spiders are no exception to this rule.

Mosquitoes and Cold Weather: Where Do They Go?

For many individuals prone to the attention of mosquitoes, the end of summer and the arrival of winter is a time of celebration. However, as those working in pest control know, mosquitoes do not simply die off when cold weather comes knocking.

Cleaning Your Home During a Mouse Infestation

Whether you hate them or think they’re kind of cute, having an errant mouse or mice in your home is not ideal. Causing all manner of problems such as damage and contamination, fighting off an infestation can be a chore. In this article we’ll be offering some useful pest control tips and tricks to help you, with the aid of a professional, fight the problem.

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