Categories for Preventative Pest Control

Fall Pest Control Tips

September 21, 2021

Many homeowners only consider treating pests during the spring and summer. While pests are more active during these seasons, you must look out for critters throughout the year. Keep reading to learn a few of our top fall pest control tips for this time of year: Seal cracks and crevices: Rodents and insects are going to start looking for ways to enter your home as temperatures begin to drop—but they won’t just waltz in through the front door! Instead, they’ll try to sneak in through tiny cracks in your home’s foundation or exterior walls. Seal any gaps with caulk or... View Article

What Are the Worst Late Summer Pests?

August 30, 2021

Now that summer is beginning to wind down, you might have noticed some increases in the number of pests both inside and outside your home. While some pests are more noticeable during the fall, winter and spring, there are several late summer pests that are far more active as the seasons transition from summer to fall. Keep reading to learn more about late summer insects and find out how to avoid pest issues during the final weeks of summer. Here are a few common late summer pests you might notice at this time of year: Spiders: Most spiders are relatively... View Article

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

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

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