What you should know about mosquitoes this summer

Everything You Need to Know About Mosquitoes This Summer

Mosquitoes are a fact of life in Michigan during the summer time. If you live in Michigan during the summer, you are going to contend with mosquitoes at some point….

Keeping snakes away this summer

Keeping Snakes Away This Summer

Many of Michigan’s 18 snake species–including our only venomous species, the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake–begin reproducing in late spring. By summer time, they give birth and their young begin to grow…

Your Beehive questions, answered

Beehive Questions, Answered

If you just discovered a beehive (or nest) on your property, you’re probably panicking a little. That’s an understandable reaction; beehives are scary. They’re literally full of bees. Before you…

4 Pest Infestations You Should Deal With Right Away

4 Infestations You Should Deal With Fast

There’s no such thing as a pleasant pest infestation. While all pest infestations are inconvenient, however, some are worse than others. Significantly worse. These are four examples of the worst…

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 Common Pest Infestations in Michigan

The Most Common Pest Problems in Michigan

Every human-populated region on earth deals with its own host of pest problems, and Michigan is no exception. Many of the same features that make Michigan so great–our forests, our…

Bed bugs travel on fabric

How Can I Keep Bed Bugs Away While I’m Traveling?

The primary way bed bugs spread is by hitching rides with travelers. They do that by sneaking into these travelers’ boxes, bags, and belongings while they aren’t looking. Keep a…