Are Centipedes Dangerous? The Truth Behind this Creepy Crawler

Among the creepy pests out there, the centipede may be one of the most chill-inducing. While we’re lucky the species found in Wheeling, IL is not of the Amazonian foot-long variety, we [...]

Coming in from the Cold: Overwintering Habits of Illinois Pests

It may not feel like it in the upper Midwest right now, but summer is quickly coming to an end. For many, this is an exciting time of year: The days get shorter, leaves turn wonderful colors, and [...]

Wasps! What Are They Good For? (Absolutely Something)

We’ve previously written about the movement to save important pollinators like bees, and maybe that article caused you to think twice about breaking out the insecticide in your Illinois garden. [...]

Fighting Back Against Mosquitoes in Illinois and Abroad

Summer is in full swing, with people in Illinois and all over the country getting outside and soaking up some sun. Unfortunately, with the arrival of warm weather comes one major downside: [...]

Don’t Let Ants Ruin Your Summer in Downers Grove, IL

Summer is all about outdoor fun. Holiday barbecues, weekend pool parties, and summer-break sleepovers fill our time. Take full advantage of sunny days and warm evenings by gathering your family [...]

What It’s Really Like As an Illinois Fly On the Wall

Ever had a fly land on your face when you’re talking? It’s pretty revolting, isn’t it? These pests have no regard for your personal bubble. They fly around your face, land on [...]

Antsy About Ants in Arlington Heights, IL?

Shut your doors and windows – there’s an army headed your way. It’s not an angry mob or foreign invaders attacking Illinois: It’s ants, and they’re looking for food. With [...]

The Destructive Carpenters That You Don’t Want Around

Illinois carpenters are known for carefully crafting beautiful and useful wood structures, but carpenter bees are known for ruining them with equal passion. If your gorgeous new wood deck [...]

A Closer Look at Ancient, Amazing Ants

Most Illinois residents see ants so frequently that we rarely give them any thought unless they become a nuisance and force us to call for pest control. But, if you take a closer look at the [...]

Long Live the (Ant) Queen

Illinois has plenty of ants to go around. When you find a tiny army invading your home, knowing a few essential ant facts – and enlisting Anderson Pest Control – will greatly help your pest [...]

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