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Pests and Cold Weather

February 19, 2021

Different times of the year pose different challenges when it comes to pests. In winter, you’re more likely to have small rodents enter your home as they seek refuge from the intense cold. But they’re not the only potential threat—everything from termites to ants and the dreaded bedbugs are also liable to pop up. If you’re wondering about the relationship between pests and cold weather in Central Illinois because you’ve spotted an invader in your home, you may want to bring in the professionals. Let’s take a look at the leading pest problems that may cause problems at your home... View Article

Pest Control and Newborn Babies

February 9, 2021

If you’re a parent, there’s nothing you wouldn’t do to protect your children. When it comes to pests and newborns, it’s not always clear how best to protect your baby. Pests and babies obviously don’t mix, but you don’t want to expose your child to harsh pest removal chemicals either. Luckily, if you’re experiencing problems with pests in Central Illinois, you can work with Crist Termite and Pest Solutions, Inc. to safely remove home-invading pests without harming your baby. Depending on the method used, you might need to bring your newborn out of the house for a few hours after... View Article

Everything You Need to Know About Pets and Pests

January 26, 2021

When you have a pet, you do everything you can to make sure it’s safe. Dogs and cats especially become like a part of the family. You’re probably careful to make sure your pets get enough exercise and are eating well, and are visiting the vet for regular checkups. You should also be careful when it comes to pests and pets in Central Illinois. Even pests like mosquitoes and bed bugs, which usually cause more trouble for humans, can end up harming your pets. Here are some pests to watch out for with your pets. Ticks If you spend a... View Article

How Do I Prepare for a Pest Control Treatment?

January 7, 2021

When you have a pest infestation, calling a pest control specialist for extermination should be number one on your to-do list. However, it’s important to note that you can’t really just sit back and wait for the exterminator to show up. There are a few steps you should take to ensure the extermination process is both safe and effective. Continue reading to learn more about pest control preparation in central Illinois for the various types of pests that may make their way into your home. Cockroaches Handling a cockroach infestation by yourself is difficult, if not impossible, so you’ll need... View Article

What Are the Three Major Methods of Pest Control?

December 24, 2020

Pest control specialists are busy people! There are a few different sides of the industry that we practice to keep homes free and clear from rodents, insects and other pests. Continue reading to learn more about the three methods of pest control in central Illinois and how they can help keep your home safe. Extermination Any existing infestation can be handled with professional extermination services. The way we go about extermination depends on the kind of pest we’re dealing with. For example, we’d probably set mouse traps to get rid of rodents, whereas we’d use insecticides for cockroaches or other... View Article

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