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Pest Control Dos and Don’ts: Tips from Experts

February 6, 2020

Almost the moment you move into your home, a huge variety of insects and rodents will attempt to come in and take or contaminate what’s yours. No homeowner wants to live side-by-side with a family of mice or a colony of ants. Fortunately, help is available. For homeowners seeking an education, here are a handful of expert pest control tips in central Illinois. DON’T invite the insects in Make sure you quickly seal any cracks in your foundation, repair any holes in your window screens and otherwise eliminate any places throughout your home that may allow pests to sneak in... View Article

What Are the Most Common Pests in Illinois?

January 23, 2020

There’s more to being a pest exterminator than meets the eye. Not only does the job require a near-encyclopedic knowledge of rodent and insect tracks, but it also involves a certain level of regional expertise that only comes with experience. Every area of the country has its own unique assortment of critters that wreak havoc on its residents, and it takes time to learn how to correctly spot (and eliminate) insects and rodents. That said, you can teach yourself to keep an eye out for some of the telltale signs of the most common pests in central Illinois. Watch for... View Article

The Dangers of a Rodent Infestation Where You Live or Work

January 3, 2020

Rodents like mice and rats can get inside homes and commercial buildings through the smallest openings. Once inside, rodents will immediately set up a home base in a safe spot away from people, then go out exploring the rest of the place in search of food, water and materials to build their nest. Rats and mice are programmed to procreate—there’s really no way around this. The thing about rodents is that they can be quiet when they want to be. As such, you must be on the lookout for other signs of a rodent infestation where you live or work.... View Article

Should I Worry if My Neighbor Has Termites?

December 20, 2019

Termites are awful pests. Though they’re small, homeowners still need to take measures to protect their property from termite infestations in central Illinois. The scary thing is that just about every home is a potential target for termites, but not everyone is prepared for such a problem. While taking preventative steps over time is good, some situations call for quicker action in order to eliminate the threat. For example, perhaps you’ve gotten word that a neighbor on your street has discovered termites in their house. If the affected property is all the way down at the other end of the... View Article

Four Reasons You Can’t Ignore a Pest Infestation!

December 17, 2019

Nobody should ever have to deal with a pest infestation—especially in their home, where they’re supposed to be safe and sound. Unfortunately, pests can seemingly come out of nowhere and quickly reproduce. What starts as just a couple of mice can turn into a full-blown infestation in a matter of weeks! Regardless of the type of pest, these infestations can’t be ignored. Stop asking yourself, “What happens if I ignore an infestation in central Illinois?” and start learning the answers. This post will teach you everything there is to know about the dangers of turning a blind eye to pests:... View Article

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