Carpenter ant near the wall of a basement

Do I Have Carpenter Ants?

Ants flying around inside your home may be the reproductive drones of a carpenter ant colony. Look for small, round excavation holes in wooden structures in your basement, crawl space,…

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,…

Earwigs this spring

Earwig Control and Prevention this Spring

You’ll probably never forget the first time you encountered an earwig. Or the first time you learned what they were. Or even the first time you heard the name “earwig”….

Why are termites such a problem for Michigan?

Why Termites Are Such a Problem in Michigan

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…

Where Do Termites Go in the Winter?

Where Do Termites Go in the Winter?

Thinking about termites isn’t fun in the best of times. And winter is almost never the best of times. Unfortunately, however, everyone’s least favorite wood-muncher knows you don’t want to…

Carpenter Ants in Michigan

Carpenter Ants in Michigan

Carpenter ants are the undercover saboteurs of the pest world. Disguised as the unassuming pavement or field ant, they infiltrate your home. Quietly, slowly, they establish themselves, building their base…