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Category: Seasonal Pest Control

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Pest Spotlight – Voles

Have you ever noticed raised tunnels or trails in your garden or grass, with small holes in the trails? These are most likely caused by voles, which are small rodents that dig shallow tunnels in the ground. It’s important to choose a vole extermination service that understands the amount of effort required to exterminate voles from a property. Voles can ...

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All About Mosquitoes

Feeding 

Not only do mosquitoes feed on blood, but both males and females also feed on plant juices and nectar. Females mouthparts have adapted to be able to puncture the skins of animals, to feed on their blood. Females need blood meals to obtain the nutrients required to reproduce offspring. Mosquitoes are attracted to hosts with a type O blood type, ...

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Bug of the Month: Ticks

It’s officially tick season here in the midwest. Here is some information about the biology of ticks, as well as common species found in your backyard. We work hard to prevent ticks from entering your backyard, as well as help you understand the best prevention methods. 

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5 Ways to Prevent Pests During Self-Isolation

Are you one of the millions of Americans currently stuck at home during the COVID-19 self-isolation? Homeowners now may have the time to complete tasks that were once on the bottom of their to-do list. Here are several things you can do to help prevent pests like ants, spiders, and wasps from entering your home this spring. 

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2020 Pest Prevention Tips

We’re starting 2020 off with new pest prevention tips for a new year! Here at Spidexx, we strive to keep your home free of bugs and rodents, that can cause destruction to homes and carry diseases. Now that the holiday season is behind us, spring will be fast approaching. We want to share with you our top tips and tricks ...

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5 Winter Pest Control Tips for Homeowners

Wintertime, especially around the holidays, often makes homeowners more aware of interior winter pest issues that may have gone unnoticed during warmer months. Homeowners are spending more time indoors, and cleaning the house for holiday parties. The following tips can help prevent common pests like spiders, mice, stink bugs, and ants from making their way indoors. 

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4 Common Indoor Spiders

Living in the Midwest, we’re sure you’re no stranger to spiders, especially indoors during the winter. Below we will learn more about four common spiders that are found indoors in the Midwest. You don’t need to keep asking yourself questions like, “what attracts spiders in the house”, and “why are there so many spiders in my house,”; just trust the ...

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Escaping Bed Bugs (3/3)

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In part 3, the final post in our Escaping Bed Bugs series, we will explore what to do if you have bed bugs in a multi-housing unit situation. If one unit has bed bugs, the other unit will have, or start to have activity eventually. It’s important that the proper ...

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Bug of the Month: Carpenter Ants

Most homeowners, at some time, find themselves asking the question, “why are ants in my house?”. Ants are attracted to homes for many different reasons such as moisture, foliage around the homes, and the age of the home. Carpenter ants are often attracted to older homes, with potential moisture issues and older wood. Find out more about carpenter ants, and ...

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Spring Pest Control Checklist

By Katie Nelson

Spring is just around the corner, which means that insect activity is about to be in full swing! Living in the Midwest, it can be difficult to predict exactly when the spring warm up will occur (despite having a national holiday with a groundhog attempting to do just that). With that being said, it will be ...

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