Blog Posts with the Tag of "home pest control"

Biggest Summer Pest Threats For Streator Residents And How To Stop Them

Summer in Illinois is one of the best times of the year for many of us. There are plenty of outdoor activities in Streator, Illinois, and the surrounding areas. Children are home from school and enjoying plenty of free time to play in the yard, go swimming, hiking, or camping. Summer is also the season when Streator homes see the most bug activi...

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mosquito biting a human arm

June 28, 2019

Preventing Wasps And Bees In Lawns Around The Quad Cities This Summer

As we head into the thick of summer, many of us love the idea of opening a cold can of pop as we sit on the lawn and enjoy the sunshine and the fresh air. Pop isn’t just a favorite for humans, though. The sugar can attract stinging insects such as bees, wasps, yellow jackets, and more. You may want to immediately try to kill these insects ...

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a black and yellow paper wasp invading a beautiful lilac garden in the quad city area

June 26, 2019

What Brown Recluse Spiders In Davenport Look Like And How To Prevent Them

Unfortunately, Iowa is home to several species of spiders. Davenport is no exception. Though there are at least ten different kinds of spiders that can regularly be found in Davenport, the two you most need to keep an eye out for are the black widow and the brown recluse. Most people know what a black widow spider looks like, but fewer are famil...

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a large brown recluse spider attacking its prey as he is spewing out his thick webbing on a davenport wooden structure

June 19, 2019

Tips For Rock Island Homeowners To Keep Their Yards Flea-Free

For being such tiny creatures, fleas present a big problem to homeowners in Rock Island and the rest of Illinois. In fact, their tiny size is one of the problems with fleas. In fact, their tiny size is one of the problems with fleas. They are so small you might not notice them, even as they are hitching a ride on you or your pets, looking for ...

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a certified pest control technitions kneeling down as he inspects a rock island lawn before treating for fleas

June 11, 2019

Is My Peoria Home At Risk For Termites?

Are the wooden structures of your home stable? Hopefully, the answer to this question is yes, but if you have termites feeding on the wood in your house, you could be in trouble. Termite damage isn’t often visible. You can’t see inside your walls, and you probably don’t spend a lot of time in the damp, dark crawl spaces under y...

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a colony of termites swarming on a wooden structure on a peoria home

June 7, 2019