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 [...]

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 [...]

The Tools of the Termite Trade

If you didn’t know that Termite Awareness Week falls in March every year, it’s worth taking note of. The week before spring starts is the perfect time to learn all that you can about [...]

Chicago Termites: A Year-Round Problem

As a veteran of those frigid winters in Illinois, you may be thinking termites can’t possibly survive the city’s brutal wind, cold, snow, and ice. The reality is that, unlike many [...]

Will My Brick Home Get Termites?

Many people falsely believe that termite problems are only possible in wooden homes. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. There are many factors in play when it comes to what attracts termites to [...]

What Do Termite Exit Holes Look Like?

How do you know if the holes found in wood were made by termites or another type of insect? Unfortunately, it can be difficult to identify termite exit holes without the help of a professional [...]

Afraid of Rodents and Bugs? 2021 May Not Be Your Year

Entomologists from Anderson’s parent company, Rentokil Provide their Pest Predictions for 2021 READING, Penn. (Jan. 4, 2021) — As if 2020 didn’t present enough challenges during the [...]

Termite Activity in the Fall & Winter

Unlike many types of seasonal pests, termites are year-round pests. Many assume that “termite season” is during the springtime because they are seen swarming. However, a termite infestation can [...]

Why DIY Pest Control Doesn’t Work

It’s easy to understand why so many people gravitate toward DIY solutions to problems. When it comes to pest control, however, this is a gamble. Do-it-yourself pest control, whether that’s [...]

Spring is Coming! Watch Out for These Pests

As the weather warms up for springtime, pests come back out in full force. After wintertime, pests are encouraged out and start to cause problems for homeowners all throughout Illinois and [...]

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