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,…

stink bug perched on a window screen

Why Do I Have Stink Bugs?

Brown marmorated stink bugs are attracted to fruit trees, vegetable gardens, berry bushes, and ornamental plants. Starting in late summer, they congregate around warm, heat-reflective surfaces that get plenty of…

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What’s That Roach? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that there are four different species of cockroach common in Michigan? Each of these four cockroaches look and act just a little differently. They’re active at slightly…

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…

Swarm of boxelder bugs on wood

4 Fall Projects for Keeping Boxelder Bugs Away

Fall is prime time for boxelder bugs, as they try to sneak into your home to escape the winter. Every year, they show up in literal droves, congregating on warm…

Seal openings in your home to keep pests out.

The Pests in Your Basement this Fall

Fall is prime pest season. All kinds of pests know winter is coming, and they’re scrambling to sneak into a warm place. Basements are a pest’s favorite hiding place. They’re…

Wasps nest

The 4 Worst Pest Infestations You Can Have

All pest infestations are bad. If you have pests, you should get rid of them as quickly and thoroughly as possible. Period. Just because all pest infestations are bad, however,…

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Bed Bugs in Michigan This Summer

This January, we updated you on the situation concerning bed bugs in Michigan. We predicted back then that the problem wouldn’t go away anytime soon, and unfortunately, we were right….

Dead cockroach on a restaurant linen

Keeping Pests Out of a Restaurant

A pest infestation is pretty much every restaurant owner’s worst nightmare, and it’s not hard to understand why. Running a restaurant is an unbelievable amount of work. It combines all…