Quik-Kill Pest Eliminators Blog

Damage Caused By Termites In Illinois

In our Illinois service area, subterranean termites can cause a lot of damage to homes and businesses. The primary reason is that subterranean termites are very sneaky pests. They come up from the ground, give little or no warning signs, and feed on the inside of sound wood supports for years without making a peep. When termite damage becomes ev...

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termite in water damaged wood

June 20, 2017

Are Cicada Killer Wasps Dangerous?

If the name says anything, you should fear the cicada killer wasp, right? It doesn’t have a whole lot going for it. Having killer and wasp in the same name is not very encouraging, but should you be afraid. Are cicada killer wasps dangerous? This guide to the cicada killer wasp will help you decide....

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cicada killer wasp in flight

June 14, 2017

Bed Bug Awareness Week

Bed bugs are becoming a huge problem in the United States, making it necessary to have a whole week dedicated to awareness; and this year Bed Bug Awareness Week is from June 4th to the 10th. As part of the ‘festivities’ Quik-Kill Pest Eliminators wants you to know the facts about bed bugs; so we have devoted this blog to these elusiv...

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bed bug up close

June 5, 2017

What Are These Ants In My Kitchen & Bathroom?

We get a couple of questions about ants very regularly in our office. What kind of ant is this? And why are they hiding out in my bathroom? Several species of ants are attracted to our homes, specifically to our bathrooms and kitchens for a few reasons. Ants, like all living creatures, need food and water to survive. The traditionally damp areas...

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carpenter ant crawling on water damaged wood

May 31, 2017

Protect Your Home with Year-Round Pest Control Services

Time is of the essence! You can get ahead of pest infestations right now by protecting your home with a year-round pest control service. There is no better time to protect your home than before summer hits – the time when pests will be at their highest numbers and proactively protecting your home from an infestation is far better than deal...

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home with year-round pest control services

May 26, 2017

Are Wood Roaches Dangerous

Wood roaches are the most common insect in Pennsylvania. There are 12 species here, and the largest one is aptly named the Pennsylvania wood roach. This species of cockroach grows to be 1- 1 3/4 inches in length, where most other roaches are only up to 1 inch long. These large roaches can be chestnut brown or a darker brown with their thorax and...

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wood roach on gray background

May 18, 2017

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