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Why Do I Have Carpenter Ants On My Rock Island Property?

Depending on the species, carpenter ants may appear in colors including black, brown, red, or yellow. The black carpenter ant is among the most common in the Rock Island region. The body of a carpenter ant is usually between 1/8 and ½ inch long, oval-shaped, has six legs, and antennae....

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carpenter ant crawling on branch

September 17, 2021

All The Ways Fleas Get Into Bettendorf Homes

The majority of fleas that plague homeowners in this region are called cat fleas. Despite their name, these parasites will feed on dogs and many other creatures too. Cat fleas are very small, as the adults often measure only two millimeters and appear as a small fleck of dirt....

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dog scratching fleas

September 10, 2021

Do Ladybugs In Moline Bite?

In the months of spring and summer, ladybugs or lady beetles (Coccinellidae) commonly are seen within gardens seeking to consume various types of small insects. During the fall, ladybugs will sometimes gain access to the interior of Moline properties instead of hibernating outdoors....

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ladybug on a leaf

September 3, 2021

Streator Homeowners' Complete Fall Pest Prevention Guide

As summer fades into the vibrant dormancy of fall, and the anticipation of cheerful holidays beckon from just around the corner, you might feel yourself drawn to airing out your seasonal decorations and settling into the changing of the seasons. Before you give in to temptation, though, you might want to consider adding pest prevention to your a...

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an ant infestation on dishes

September 1, 2021

How To Keep Pigeons Away From Your Streator Property

Pigeons are one of those pests that tend to fade into the background across the United States. They are so common that people often don’t even notice they're around until problems arise. Unfortunately, once pigeons set up shop on your Streator property, you won’t be able to ignore them for long....

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pigeon standing on cement

August 31, 2021

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