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5 Mosquito Myths You Should Know

Mosquitos are a major pest across the world. In some places, they’re even a major carrier of bloodborne illnesses that as recently as a century ago majorly contributed to human deaths thanks to viruses like malaria, yellow fever, and other nasty stuff. Even in the...

Tick Tick Boom: The Time Bomb in Your Backyard

No matter who you are, if you regularly spend time outdoors and live in the Midwest, then you or someone you know has been bitten by a tick. Today, ticks are an infamous component of the outdoors. It seems that year, after year, the number of ticks increases and...

This Summer Pest Can Destroy Your House

As spring transitions to summer, the buzz and flutter of winged insects increase as they work tirelessly from flower to flower. The humble bumblebee is one great example; it's an expert pollinator, and we can thank it for keeping our plants productive year after...

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How to Identify Your Bed Bug Problem (Call Us to Fix it)

Sometimes you might wake up from a night’s sleep with a weird rash. Some people call these mystery rashes on their skin "spider bites." The truth is, spiders would rarely if ever, bite you in your sleep. Not only would they rather be anywhere else but crawling on a...

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Spring Pests to Watch Out For (and Call Us to Control)

It seems, through the winter season, that everyone takes a pause. Whether we realize it or not, both we as well as most of the animal kingdom slow down. Worse yet, a long winter can cause us to forget just how ruthless and annoying the pests in and outside our home...

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How Iowa Pests Would Show Their Love on Valentine’s Day

Trust us, if there was something else to talk about in February other than the mating rituals of common household pests, we would. Yet, the days are still short, the weather is still miserable, and we’ve depleted our stock of Netflix binge material until the next...

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The Odd Couple: Two Pests to Watch for in January

Two Horrifying Winter Pests We can’t think of two pests that could be any farther from each other. If compared however, these two pests are what keep us busy in January, when many things have tucked themselves away for the winter. It might horrify you to know, but...

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Our New Years’ Resolution: To Give You a Pest-Free 2022

If there's one thing you can do for yourself in the coming new year, it's to resolve to live pest-free! We also resolve to help you with that problem. We thought we'd show you what we can do to keep your home pest-free this year as well as a couple of things to...

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Do You Need to Worry About Pest Control in the Winter?

Winter Pest Control “Do I really need to worry about pest control in the winter?” We get asked this question a lot by customers. Notably, Iowa Winters are pretty barren when it comes to pests; not much of anything grows outdoors, as you know! That gives people the...

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