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Eliminate Chiggers Once and for All

Chiggers are considered to be one of the most annoying and troublesome pests. If you have stumbled across these mites in your yard, your goal should be immediate and total elimination of all chigger habitats situated on your property. These pests are known to have a...

The Seasonal Changes of Fall Push Bugs Indoors – Part 2

Earlier in August, we started our series, The Seasonal Changes of Fall Push Bugs Indoors. In that first installment, we illustrated all that people find appealing about the fall season. This included cooler days, brisk breezes, and the changing of the colors of...

Do-It-Yourself Fall Pest-Proofing

Drops in outdoor temperatures have everyone and everything attempting to move indoors. As fall moves in, it is likely that you and your family will spend a lot of time in front of the fire place, snuggled up in warm blankets, and enjoying each other’s company;...

Featured in Pest Management Professional Magazine

We've Been Featured! We've been featured in the August issue of Pest Management Professional Magazine! Senior Editor, Will Nepper took a ride-along with our very own Andy Senese and met Kenny Turpin at a customer's home to investigate carpenter bees the homeowner...

The Seasonal Changes of Fall Push Bugs Indoors – Part 1

For most, fall is a favorite season. The arrival of this season results in cooler days, brisk breezes, and the changing of the colors of leaves. The days are clear and brisk. It is not at all uncommon to catch the first smell of an ignited fireplace or woodstove, to...

Mouse Control: Mice, A Menace in the house

Mice can be adorable looking little creatures to some people and horrid little rodents to others. No matter what they look like to you, they are a menace in the house. When just a few get in, it doesn't take long for them to become a major infestation. They breed...

The Deadly “Kissing Bug” Reported Throughout Indiana

In November of 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a statement that stated that the potentially deadly insect commonly referred to as the “Kissing Bug” had officially been identified and reported into more than half of the entire United...

Stink Bugs – A Common Summer Nuisance

Immediately after the onset of spring, stink bugs started the process of waking up and moving around following a harsh winter. In some instances, these nuisance insects came into season outdoors; however, we all know that this is rarely the case. Like other bugs,...

The World’s Weirdest Insects – Part 2

Thank you for joining us this week as we conclude our series, The World’s Weirdest Insects. Last week, you learned that, while over a million insect species have been identified, there are still quite a few species lingering around out there that have yet to be...

The World’s Weirdest Insects – Part 1

According to countless hours of research, there are well over one million species of insects on the planet; however, entomologists agree there are still quite a few species out there that have yet to be discovered and studied. That includes some of the weirdest...

How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes – Summer’s Most Annoying Insect

How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes – One of the Summer’s Most Annoying and Potentially Deadly Insects It is a known fact that mosquitoes are one of the summer’s most annoying and potentially deadly insects. Annually, over one million people throughout the world die as a...

The Instincts of Common Garden Pests – Part 2

Thank you for rejoining us we continue to study the instincts of common garden pests. As a gardener, you may always be battling insects and other critters during crop cultivation. There are insects that are considered to be beneficial for crops; then, there are those...