Aw, Rats! How to Remove Rodents from Your Yard

Besides being a nuisance for homeowners, rodents can cause significant property damage. Prevention is the first step to keeping your home safe. The three most common types of rodents in Illinois [...]

Are Kissing Bugs Dangerous?

Despite their name, kissing bugs are anything but romantic. These tiny pests are notorious for leaving tiny bites on people in the middle of the night – typically around the mouth area, hence [...]

TAP® Pest Control Insulation: What You Need to Know

If you’ve been looking into pest control techniques in Illinois and Indiana, you may have heard of TAP Insulation. It’s a specialized service offered by only a select group of [...]

How TAP® Insulation Protects Your Home from Cold and Pests

When temperatures start to drop as winter approaches, it’s important to protect your home – both from the weather outside and the pests that want to get in. The insulation in your walls and attic [...]

Poop Problems: What Mouse Droppings in the Home Mean for You

It’s safe to say that nobody eagerly anticipates the sight of animal poop around their home. It’s unpleasant, and it may be your initial instinct to sweep up the droppings and get rid [...]

Fall Pests That Make Themselves at Home

If you’ve noticed an increase in insects in your home in the fall, it’s not your imagination and it’s not just you. It’s the result of pests trying to get out of the increasingly cold weather in [...]

Does Overwatering Your Lawn Attract Mosquitos?

Watering an appropriate amount is one of the key factors in the health and beauty of your lawn. Water too little and the grass will die. Water too much and the excess moisture can attract [...]

How to Avoid Wasp Stings

Stinging insects are just a part of life here in Illinois & Indiana—we all run into some every once in a while. While bees, wasps, and hornets are important pollinators and insect population [...]

Protect Your Backyard from Pests with These 10 Steps

As the weather warms up all around Illinois & Indiana, many of us are enjoying spending more time out and about. However, we aren’t the only ones enjoying the sunshine. All sorts of pests are [...]

April Rains Attract Bugs

Many of us know that spring is the season that brings out all kinds of pests—it’s almost impossible to ignore! But do you know why spring brings out so many new bugs every year? There are many [...]