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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 steps ...

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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, but carpenter ants are often attracted to older homes, with potential moisture issues. Find out more about carpenter ants, and the best treatment methods to rid them from the home below!

Carpenter Ant Anatomy 

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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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“Bug” of the Month: Spiders

By Katie Nelson

Despite the title of the post, Spiders are not bugs or insects. Spiders are arthropods, with eight legs, that breathe air. They are found in every part of the world except Antarctica. Spiders are predatory and have fangs that can inject venom into their prey. According to the World Spider Catalog, there are currently over 47,000 ...

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5 Tips for a Pest Free New Year

By Katie Nelson

Are you tired of dealing with the same insect and rodent issues year-after-year? Do you struggle with pests like ants invading your kitchen in the spring, or mice taking over your cabinets in the winter? Don’t let another year go by without protecting your home from unwanted insects and rodents. In addition to regular pest and ...

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Pest of the Month: Mice

By Katie Nelson

There’s no questions, here at Spidexx Pest Control, what our Pest of the Month should be for December. We’ve been receiving daily calls for rodent services, and they’re not slowing down! Mice become a serious issue for homeowners as winter is in full swing. They are looking for warm places to live over the winter, which ...

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The Spidexx Winter Pest Control Checklist

By Katie Nelson

Winter is here! Its brought with it holiday cheer, freezing temperatures, and the shift of pest activity from the exterior to the interior of homes. Insects are living within wall voids to overwinter, and mice are seeking out access points to nest indoors. Common winter pests are mice, spiders, and ants. It’s crucial to protect your ...

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Protecting Your Home Year Round from Pests

By Katie Nelson

A huge misconception about pest control is that aren’t any issues during the winter. Actually, it’s often quite the opposite! Homes that are experiencing issues throughout the winter are usually homes where a hidden pest control problem has gone undetected for several seasons. Insects like ants may go into your home for a brief time in ...

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Fall Pest Control Check List

By Katie Nelson

As temperatures start to drop, we welcome Autumn, which means raking leaves, pumpkin spice, Halloween, and autumn insects and rodents. Common fall pests include ants, wasps, mice, and spiders. Leaves falling produces extra foliage to attract insects, and it’s crucial to maintain a clean yard. The last few weeks of non freezing temperatures is ...

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It’s Fall – What’s in Your Backyard?

By Katie Nelson

Just because the temperatures have started to drop outside, it doesn’t mean that there isn’t still pest activity outside of your home. Fall is probably the most important time to maintain an exterior barrier pest control service, because this is when pests begin to seek out shelter to overwinter. They often overwinter within trees, under rocks, ...

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