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How to Identify the Yellow Sac Spider

Yellow sac spiders are quite easy to identify since they are one of the smaller spiders at a little more than 1/4" in length and are unique in their coloring; predominantly a pale yellow, they can also have a slight green tint to them. They have long slim legs with small brown tips on the ends, and two rows of four dark brown eyes. They primaril...

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yellow sac spider on wall

February 22, 2018

Types of Cockroaches Found In Restaurants

When it comes to restaurants, a single pest running across the dining room floor is enough to damage your reputation. While word of mouth is said to be the best way to get new customers in a business, it's also the fastest way to spread the word that your restaurant has cockroaches or other types of pests. Folks choosing between going to a resta...

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pest-free restaurant in streator illinois

February 15, 2018

Most Common Places to Find Wood Roaches

Spring is fast approaching, and in the Streator, Illinois area that means wood roaches will be moving around in full force! Wood roaches, or wood cockroaches, are a species that usually make it into our homes by accident. While we’re doing our spring cleaning, airing out the house, and working on some new garden projects, humans have been ...

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wood cockroach on gray background

February 13, 2018

Dispelling Bed Bug Myths

Here at Quik-Kill Pest Eliminators, we hear a lot of bed bug myths. Some true, and some that might be a little far-fetched. Knowing about bed bugs is the first step in getting rid of them, so let’s take a look at some of the common myths, and what you can do if you happen to find bed bugs in your home....

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bed bug on skin

February 8, 2018

House Spider Prevention Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

Have you ever noticed a spider web in the corner of your home and instantly gotten the chills? Do you feel like spiders are everywhere and become paranoid that one will dangle from the ceiling at any minute? House spiders can be pretty creepy despite the fact that they really aren’t dangerous to humans. Even though they aren’t danger...

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house spider found in sink

January 30, 2018

How Bird Control Works

It’s always wonderful to watch the birds flying around so freely. Perhaps you've enjoyed dropping some bread off at the local pond for the ducks. As fun as it all may be, some birds can be a real danger when you're looking to maintain a business, or when they choose your property to settle upon. Next time you decide to feed the birds, reme...

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pigeon up close

January 25, 2018

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