Pests that wake up in spring

Pests That Wake Up in Spring

The whole world seems to come back to life in spring. Unfortunately, “the whole world” includes some things we wish would stay sleeping. Along with grass, flowers, trees, and birds,…

Rainy day pests to look out for

Rainy Day Pests to Watch Out For

Rain is a welcome change of pace in spring time, especially since it helps push away the winter grey. As you might expect of any meteorological change, however, rain can…

The carpenter ants come marching in this spring

Carpenter Ants Come Marching In This Spring

Carpenter ants get away with a lot, even for a pest. Whereas the termite inspires fear and indignation, most of the public doesn’t even consider the insidious carpenter ant. If…

The most (potentially) destructive pest infestations

The Most (Potentially) Destructive Pest Infestations

If there’s one thing worse than finding out you have pest infestations, it’s what happens next. As you begin to investigate how long you’ve had the infestation and how extensive…

Why are termites such a problem for Michigan?

Why Are Termites in Michigan Such a Problem?

Termites, specifically the Eastern Subterranean Termite (Reticulitermes flavipes), are the most destructive wood pest in Michigan. Every year, they inflict thousands of dollars of property damage to Michigan homes all…