Categories for Preventative Pest Control

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

What Diseases Are Carried by Insects?

March 5, 2021

You might think that insects in your home are gross and unsightly, but ultimately harmless. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. While there’s no reason to panic, the safest practice is to ensure that you deal with an infestation before it becomes a serious threat to your family’s health and wellbeing. If you’re concerned about diseases carried by insects in Central Illinois, you may want to bring in the professionals to assess the situation. Read on to find out more about the most common diseases that insects are liable to spread. Lyme disease This is a condition that has become increasingly... View Article

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

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