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Late Summer Pests to Watch For

July 19, 2021

The summer brings out many things, including bathing suits, barbecues and bugs. Summer pests can be a nuisance and an unwelcome visitor at any outdoor gathering, but they can also become invasive in your home—and late summer can be especially bad when it comes to certain pests. In the late summer, pests will start looking for a safe, comfortable place to hunker down for the cold winter months—and what’s safer and more comfortable than your home? It would be a compliment coming from a fellow human, but coming from a pest, it’s quite a bit less appealing. Here’s a few... View Article

How to Avoid Common Stinging Insects

July 5, 2021

You want to enjoy the nice seasonal weather, but spending time outdoors also brings you face to face with stinging insects. A sting may cause anything from minor pain to a major allergic reaction, so it’s important to understand how to avoid stinging encounters. Use the following information to educate yourself about common stinging insects and how to avoid nasty stings: Honey bees: These insects are the ones responsible for fertilizing many agricultural products. Therefore, it’s important to keep them around. However, you probably don’t want them near your home. Watch for honey bee nests in structures such as sheds... View Article

Summer Pest Control Tips

June 21, 2021

Summer brings with it beautiful vegetation, inviting evenings on the patio, time for relaxation by the pool… and pests. Unfortunately, this season is also high time for mosquitoes, ants, snakes, spiders and a host of other things you’d rather never encounter. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to minimize the nuisance of these unwanted guests. For effective pest control, try the following tips to avoid summer pests. Keep things dry When you have standing water on your property, this is like rolling out the red carpet for mosquitoes. To avoid inviting this summer pest to your yard and home,... View Article

An Overview of Some Effective Natural Pesticides

April 30, 2021

If you have pests and your Central Illinois home and are looking to avoid harsh pesticides, consider using a natural pesticide instead! There are plenty of options for natural pesticides, including cinnamon, white vinegar, mint leaves and more. Even if you’re unsure, consider giving these natural pesticides a shot. You might be amazed at how well they work. Natural pesticides can usually be made from common household products. Some companies even offer natural pest control sprays for plants and different areas of the home. If you have a bad infestation of insects, rodents or any other pests, contact a reputable... View Article

What Pests Have an Effect on Pets?

April 16, 2021

You’re not the only one affected by the pests in your home. Dogs, cats and most other pets have a hard time dealing with pests as well. Fleas and ticks are particularly known for affecting pets, but did you know that houseflies and bees could also be a problem? Some pests can cause anything from mild itching to life-threatening illness. Pests that affect pets can also infest your Central Illinois home, though there are many ways to prevent this from happening. Pests and pets don’t mix, so consider contacting a reputable pest control service in Central Illinois to deal with... View Article

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