Categories for Preventative Pest Control

Health Problems Caused by Pests

June 17, 2020

Most homeowners are familiar with the problems that pests can cause around the house. From tearing up garbage to eating away at structural beams, even small insects and tiny rodents can wreak havoc on homes if they are left unchecked. Beyond all this material damage, pests can also cause numerous health problems for homeowners and their family members. Keep reading to learn more about some common pest-related health problems in Central Illinois. Common pests and your health There are lots of different pests that can cause health problems. Make sure you stay safe by learning more about some of the... View Article

Control Pests at Home with These Six Tips

May 19, 2020

The last thing you need while sheltering in place is an indoor pest problem. Since you have few places to go if you need to call in professional pest control, prevention is your best strategy at this time. Following simple tips will keep pests out and maintain sanitation and health at home. Here are six tips for home pest control in Central Illinois that you can implement today: Seal lids: This applies to indoor and outdoor containers. Move staples like flour or sugar into airtight containers—Tupperware or jars with rubber seals work well. Ants especially are attracted to sweet food... View Article

Benefits of Outdoor Pest Control

April 20, 2020

Pests are all around us, no matter the season, so there’s no better time than now to take care of your exterior pest control. Whether your home is a warm haven in the winter or a cool shaded place in the summer, it seems like the great outdoors is always trying to get inside. Nobody wants to share their home with rodents and insects, especially now that many of us are spending a lot more time at home, thanks to COVID-19. Luckily, outdoor pest control can be done in Central Illinois while maintaining appropriate social distance—call Crist Termite and Pest... View Article

Benefits of Pest Control That You Shouldn’t Ignore

March 20, 2020

There are a lot of challenges that come with owning property, but there’s one thing you just can’t neglect. Whether you’re a landlord, living in your forever home or just in the market to buy your first house, one thing is for certain: few things can cut into your home and your investment like the presence of bugs and pests. Termites may be the most commonly thought of type of pest, but there are dozens and dozens more that your neighborhood pest control experts at Crist Termite and Pest Solutions, Inc. will know all about and know how to address.... View Article

Some Common Pest Myths Debunked

March 11, 2020

Throughout our 70 years in business, we’ve heard and debunked plenty of pest myths in central Illinois. In order to dismiss more of these myths, we’ve put together this handy post that lays out some of the most common ones we hear: Pest treatment is a DIY job: Proper pest control requires professional treatment, not just a can of Raid or a similar product. Pros use safe chemicals that create a protective barrier around your home for all sorts of pests. If there is an infestation, exterminators can safely remove the threat and protect your family. Mice love cheese: The... View Article

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