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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...

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...

Indiana’s Most Destructive Wood-Boring Insects

The State of Indiana has approximately 9 million acres that consists of forest and timberland. Nearly 90% of the timberland throughout the state is privately owned. Unfortunately, a large amount of this resource is currently under immediate threat by a large variety...

New Termites in Indiana: Destructive and Costly Pests

Eastern Subterranean Termites in Indiana Considered to be a Highly Destructive and Costly Pests Eastern subterranean termites are highly destructive pests that just happen to be highly invasive throughout the State of Indiana. According to statistics, these...

Is that a Mole?

Moles usually dont come out of their hole, but one our customers caught one on video and sent it in. Learn more about this interesting creature on our Mole...

Could Heat Treatment for Bed Bugs be the Best Option?

Sensitivity to chemicals has become more common in recent years. If you or someone in your family has a sensitivity to chemicals, you are cautious about using any service or product that involves chemicals. It affects every aspect of your family’s life – how you clean...

Hacks to Keep Bugs Away for Memorial Day and July 4th Cookouts

You're busy making preparations but you might have forgotten about the bugs! A common activity is the cookout. Unfortunately, most find on the day when they fire up their grills and start heating things up that many uninvited guests make their appearance known – bugs,...

Mosquitoes In Indiana – Health Risks you Should Know

Mosquitoes are among the most annoying of all biting pests. According to research, they are also considered to be one of the most devastating of carriers when it comes to illnesses and diseases to humans, pets, and other types of animals. While a multitude of...

The Most Invasive Insects in Indiana

Indiana Department of Natural Resources Outlines the Top 7 Most Invasive Pest Species Throughout the State. These invasive insects don't invade your home, they can be found outdoors in gardens and trees. However, they can still be damaging and costly. The Indiana...

Common Backyard Bugs that Merit a Call to an Exterminator

Now that we’re into the warmer months with summer quickly approaching, there’s a good chance that you’ll be spending more time outside in the backyard, in the garden, or entertaining guests. If you want to have the most comfortable home, both inside and out, then...

Myths of Pest Control: Is Pest Control Safe for Pets?

Your furry friend is probably more like a part of your family than a pet. Just as with any of your family members, you want to make sure your pet is safe. There’s long been a myth that pest control isn’t safe for pets, but it’s possible to successfully deal with pests...

Spring Pest Control. The Best Time of Year to Prevent Pests.

The Importance of Pest Prevention in the Spring Spring is one of the most efficient times of year to handle pest control around your home. This is one of the few times of year when household pests are at their weakest. So, it makes sense that spring pest control would...