ants in a house

Why Are There Crawling Insects in My House?

Unless uninvited guests arrive carrying a free cake or a large check, you’re probably not a fan. When uninvited visitors have six or more legs and creep across your floor,…

House centipede running across hardwood floor in someone's home

What are House Centipedes? [VIDEO]

House centipedes (Scutigera coleoptrata) are rather unique centipedes. For one thing, they don’t really look like what you picture when you think of a centipede. They look… creepier. More importantly,…

Silverfish pest close-up

What is a silverfish? [Video]

The first time you saw a silverfish, you were probably… concerned, to say the least. Silverfish are freaky looking. They don’t even look like insects so much as weird, terrestrial…

Northern Black Widow close-up

The Most Poisonous Pests in Michigan

Animal poison tends to be as provocative as it is scary. Somebody asks us about poison almost every single day. Usually by asking “is that thing poisonous?!” The answer is…

Close up of firebrat

What is a Firebrat?

We’ve written about how widely unknown and misunderstood silverfish are before. If that’s true of silverfish, however, it goes double for firebrats. Firebrats are basically silverfishes’ freakier cousin. They look…

Fishing Spider

Pest Horror Stories of Michigan

It’s Halloween, and we’re Michigan’s pest control company. You know what that means. Last year, we explored some of the most frightening, upsetting, and down-right ghoulish pests in Michigan. But…