Prevent Rodent Infestations by Winterizing Your Home

Prevent Rodent Infestations by Winterizing Your Home

As the temperatures plummet, the winds become harsher, and precipitation abounds, rodents make numerous attempts to gain entry into homes by climbing, clawing, and gnawing. As a result, many types of structural damage may be experienced. Examples include roof damage,...

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6 Signs Bed Bugs Have Moved to Your House

6 Signs Bed Bugs Have Moved to Your House

The reminder that bed bugs are alive and well in your neck of the woods shows up when there’s more hours of darkness and the weather gets cooler. Humans tend to tuck into bed earlier from late fall through early spring. To bed bugs, that’s an invitation to a food fest...

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Minute Pirate Bug Populations at An All Time High This Fall

Minute Pirate Bug Populations at An All Time High This Fall

Minute pirate bugs are exceptionally small – much smaller than mosquitoes – however, recent influxes in populations in Indiana are proving that the bite of this bug is just as painful and frustrating as the bite of the mosquito. These bugs belong to a group known as...

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Keep Pests Away from Your Home This Winter

Keep Pests Away from Your Home This Winter

It’s natural to forget about pest control during the winter. It’s cold, snowy, rainy or foggy outside. What would encourage pests like mice, ants and spiders to drop by the house for a visit? Houses are generally warmer and drier than the outdoor homes where critters...

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Keeping Bugs off your Mums and Pumpkins

Keeping Bugs off your Mums and Pumpkins

Bugs have a place in the world. I’d prefer them to find someplace besides my fall garden as their full-service dining and rest area. Wilted runners and leaves on the pumpkins and mums are a typical sign that unwelcome insects have dropped in for a snack, harming the...

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Pest Control for Fall

Pest Control for Fall

Sweaters and pumpkins are just around the corner and with cooler weather, many people tend to think their pest control problems are over as well. Not so much. In truth, there are a number of pests that actually become more active and prevalent during the fall season....

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End-of-Summer Pest Control Problems: Ants

End-of-Summer Pest Control Problems: Ants

Now that summer is drawing to a close, it is quite likely that you have experienced numerous run ins with a wide assortment of unwanted pests in your home, on your property, and in or around other structures, such as sheds, barns, garages, and workshops. One of the...

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Bedbug Facts, Prevention, and Treatment

Bedbug Facts, Prevention, and Treatment

Bedbugs have eccentric feeding habits. They only consume the blood of warm-blooded animals, Yes, humans included. In fact, humans are considered to be the most ideal hosts for these insects. Throughout the course of millions of years, these creatures have evolved from...

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The Powassan Virus – A Tick-Borne Illness

The Powassan Virus – A Tick-Borne Illness

Now that summer is in full swing, experts are warning of an increase in cases of the Powassan virus, a tick-borne illness. This potentially devastating illness has been found to be transmitted by three different types of tick – the Ixodes scapularis (which is also...

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Mosquito Borne Illnesses In Indiana

Mosquito Borne Illnesses In Indiana

All residents of Indiana are all too familiar with the troublesome mosquitoes that arrive in the summer months. Unfortunately, the issues caused by these creatures far extend simply being a nuisance. Mosquitoes are transmitters of numerous illnesses that have the...

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