Blog Posts with the Tag of "home pest control"

Avoiding Bed Bugs This Summer In Moline

Did your mother used to say, “Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite."? Whether she had any real experience with bed bugs or not, it was good advice. Bed bug bites are itchy and unpleasant and can make you uncomfortable for a week or more....

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a bed bug looking head on at a moline resident as it is biting o n human hair skin

June 5, 2019

Beetles In Illinois And The Problems They Cause

Illinois is home to many types of beetles. They range in size, shape, and color. If you are noticing beetles in your Illinois home, you may be wondering just what kind they are and what dangers they pose. Here is a list of the most common beetles that Quik-Kill treats for, what brings them into Illinois homes, and what th...

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a beetle crawling along the particle son the floor of a streator property

May 23, 2019

Where Carpenter Ant Damage Occurs Inside Homes In The Quad Cities

This is a time of year when carpenter ants are very active. While they're a threat year-round, warmer weather provides them with the energy to cause more damage. They’re breeding and infesting homes as you read this, which brings me to some questions you may have. What leads carpenter ants to infest homes in the Quad Cities? And what ...

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a might colony of ants infesting the grounds of an illinois property

May 21, 2019

Steps To Take To Prevent Summer Mosquitoes Around Davenport

With summer right around the corner, we’ll soon be in peak mosquito season. Mosquitoes thrive in hot, humid weather and they can ruin an evening spent in your backyard faster than you can light a citronella candle. The following steps will help you prevent summer mosquitoes around your Davenport lawn....

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a disease carrying mosquito prancing down on the bare skin of a davenport resident

May 16, 2019

Why Call Quik-Kill For Wasps In Bettendorf

t’s a simple fact that no one, we repeat, no one, wants stinging insects invading their Bettendorf home. Often, many Bettendorf homeowners may try and handle a stinging insect infestation on their own with internet DIY methods that are “proven” to work. Methods such as burning a nest, using harmful wasp sprays, and knocking nes...

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a full grown adult wasp resting on a branch in a bettendorf yard

April 30, 2019

How Cockroaches Cause Problems In Rock Island Homes In Spring

Why do we see so many cockroaches in spring and summer? These are the seasons many of us eagerly wait for, while bundled up in sweaters and scarves, as the chill of winter blows harshly around us. Once that warmer weather finally hits and the plants start to bloom, we begin to bask in all of the things that come with higher temperatures. Not sur...

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cockroach in illinois kitchen

April 26, 2019