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Common Pests Found in Commercial Properties

Whether you own or manage an office space, restaurant, apartment building, or a healthcare facility, you know that the upkeep is extremely important. You are depended upon to keep the property safe and up to code. Unfortunately, with many shared spaces and common areas, it can be difficult to keep up with everything- pest control in particular. If pests are discovered, it can cause many issues for you and your employees/tenants/clients. Here are some common pests to look out for on commercial properties. Rodents Mice and rats are common in private homes, as well as commercial properties. As it is easy for these critters to squeeze into tight spaces, it is likely that you will find rodents in your building at one time or another. This is why it is important to frequently inspect your property. Look for holes, gaps, or damaged areas as these are easy ways for rodents to......
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5 Most Common House Spiders

The Midwest is known for many things, including many unsavory rodents and pests. Spiders can be incredibly scary, especially if you’re caught off guard by them, but they have a purpose in the overall ecosystem. Let’s talk about the 5 most common house spiders in the Midwest and what that means for you. Most Common House Spiders Depending on where you are located geographically, the most common house spiders may differ. The professionals at Midwestern Termite and Pest Control have the knowledge, experience, and expertise to ensure you and your loved ones are safe and secure. According to spiderid.com, the top five most common house spiders are as follows: wolf spider, brown recluse, common and giant house spider, hobo and widow house spiders. What’s even more important to know when seeing a house spider is whether or not it is venomous. As a general rule of thumb: if you see a spide......
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Spring Cleaning: The best time for Pest Control

If you have had trouble with pests historically around your home and lawn, there are a few things you can do to get ready for the pest season. Spring cleaning and spring prep is one of the best ways to keep your pests under control this season. Here are a few reasons why spring is the best time for pest control. 1) Pest Inspection Depending on your whereabouts, pests tend to get worse in the late spring and early summer. One of the best things you can do to prepare your home and lawn is to have a pest control expert to take a look at your home and lawn for two reasons: - Look for existing pest issues - Look for potential pest issues you could be facing in the future They will be able to check the nooks and crannies of your homes for the most common and likely......
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Quarterly Pest Control - What You Need To Know

Pest control is something that often falls off of the radar, until you have what appears to be a problem in your, or your loved ones, own home. Pest control maintenance is recommended on a routine basis, both monthly and quarterly. Midwestern Termite & Pest Control is one of the oldest, and most respected pest control companies in the business. Getting their start in 1962, Midwestern Termite & Pest Control has spent over 50 years delivering best in class products and services that keep their customers, not their critters, coming back for more. Why Quarterly Treatments Matter Prevention is incredibly important, especially if you are in it for the long haul. The sooner you get a pest control treatment plan in place, the more likely you will be to built this into your budget and your routine to do’s. In addition to monthly treatments, quarterly treatments provided an extra layer of p......
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The Importance of Year-Round Pest Control

A lot of problems are seasonal. Flu season comes in the winter time. Allergies generally show up in the spring. But pests are a problem you have to deal with all year-long. Of course, many pests prefer some seasons over others, however, whether it’s termites, rodents, or wasps, there will always be creatures ready to infest your home and cause you trouble. Don’t worry though, year-round pest control can take care of your pest problems no matter when they strike. Here’s what year-round pest control is, and why you need it for your house. What is Year-Round Pest Control Year-Round pest control is a one-time annual purchase which gives you access to all of a pest control companies services for an entire year. This usually includes an initial inspection and preemptive treatment, with a number of follow ups for the next twelve months. And if you have an emergency infestation, you get t......
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