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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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5 Ways To Keep Pests Out This Winter

All year long, our team can help protect your home from pests. In the winter time, there are some key steps you can take to safeguard your house. Read on for the best ideas on preventing bug problems in the winter. 1. Keep Your Home Clean Start in areas that attract bugs, such as the kitchen. The first thing to do is keep all dishes clean and food off all areas of the counters. Make it a point to clear all hard to reach areas regularly, including the floorboards. Store the pet food in airtight containers so bugs don’t get in. Also, take your garbage out regularly. These precautions will help you to have a home and kitchen clear of pests. 2. Protect Entry Points Seal entry points into the home, such as windows and doors. Caulk any potential holes or cracks where bugs can get in. Any space large enough t......
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Call The Professionals Before An Infestation

RodentYou’ve heard it many times—for every roach you see, there could be 100 you don’t see. How do you know whether you have just a few roaches or an infestation? Here are a few signs to look for. You are much more likely to see roaches at night if you have an infestation. Roaches are nocturnal, so if you turn on the light at night, they’ll scatter. Even worse, if you see a roach during the day, it is a good indication that you’ve had an infestation for quite some time and that it has grown to epic proportions that need professional services like a pest inspection. Roaches definitely prefer to stay in dark crevices, but overcrowding and a lack of food actually drive roaches out during the day. Furthermore, just because you see dead roaches, doesn’t mean your infestation is gone. In fact, dead roaches lying around likely means that you have an......
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Pests of the Midwest

Travel the country and the pests you encounter change along with the scenery. If you live in the Midwest, a unique combination of crawlers threatens your home and gardens. Ants The hardworking ant proves to be persistent. Once this tiny creature discovers a food source, it comes back again and again — with friends. Destructive carpenter ants and less harmful black and brown ants become nuisances. They contaminate food and cause property damage. Biting Insects Ticks, fleas, mosquitoes and bed bugs love a living host. Your adventuring son, a traveling spouse or an active pet carry these pests inside your home. Small and mobile, biting insects threaten to cause disease in those you love. Stinging Insects Honey bees, yellow jackets, wasps and hornets disrupt outdoor activities. While labeled pests, bees and their compadres prove beneficial. They control other pest populations and boost the ecosystem. Still, hives hidden underground or in the w......
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