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…

Mosquitoes need water to reproduce and grow.

Why Are There So Many Mosquitoes in Michigan?

Michigan natural topography is perfect for mosquitoes in several ways. First, the bloodsuckers need water to reproduce and grow. They’re most attracted to standing water found in wetlands. Next, mosquitoes…

Fly attracted to food in kitchen

What Are the Flies in my Kitchen?

Easily the most common pest problem people deal with every day are flies in their kitchen. It makes sense: kitchens and other food storage areas naturally tend to create ideal…

Camp site bug safety tips

Outdoor Bug Safety Tips

It’s finally summer, and you’re going to want to spend some time outside. Unfortunately, if you actually want to enjoy your time outside, you’ll have to do something about bugs….

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…