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When Beetles Invade Your Home

When beetles invade your home, it can sometimes be difficult to know what beetle you have. Proper identification is key to choosing the right pest control methods to arrest the problem....

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larder beetle up close

August 16, 2017

Troublesome Carpet Beetle Larvae

Nearly everyone at one time or another has found a random slow-moving beetle carefully making its way across the living room floor. There is a good chance that they grabbed a paper towel and disposed of the offending bug quickly without giving it too much thought, not caring too much about where it came from or why it was there. Chances are, the...

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carpet beetle larvae on fabric

August 15, 2017

Phorid Fly Prevention Tips

There are many flies that can get into a home and into a kitchen. When they do, they are able to spread harmful bacteria and disease everywhere they land. The , also called the humpback fly because of the noticeable hump on its thorax, is no exception. These tiny black or gray flies are drawn to dead carcasses in the woods, rotting animals on th...

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phorid fly crawling on wood

July 31, 2017

The Many Benefits Of A Year-Round Pest Control Plan

A few ants here, a spider there, a fly in the kitchen, while seeing a few insects around your home may not seem like a big deal, the truth is that if left to their own devices these tiny pests, can soon become a huge problem in your home and for you and your family. Pest aren’t just a nuisance, they aren’t just something you can &ldq...

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streator kitchen

July 28, 2017

Types of Ants in Illinois

Regardless of where you live on the planet, ants are a problem. In Illinois, we are no exception, but you already knew that. Ants ruin your barbecues, invade your hummingbird feeders, swarm your drinks; and sometimes, they even make their way into your home. If you see ants near your Illinois home, this guide will help you determine what they ar...

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acrobat ant crawling on wood

July 19, 2017

Top Cellar Spider Prevention Tips

When you go down into your cellar, there are some things you expect and some things you don't. You would expect to find your tools, seasonal decorations, and collectibles that you have stored down there. You may not be expecting bugs, rodents, and spiders. Here are the top cellar spider prevention tips....

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spider found in cellar

July 13, 2017

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