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DON’T LET SQUIRRELS RUIN YOUR HOLIDAY FUN

SIGNS YOU’VE GOT SQUIRRELS IN YOUR PANTS– OOPS, WE MEAN HOME.  The holidays are meant to be an enjoyable time spent making memories with family and friends – Don’t let squirrels (or any other household invaders – like some of your favorite in-laws) come in and steal your joy. If you’ve ever watched National Lampoon’s…
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6 SIGNS RODENTS HAVE MOVED IN FOR WINTER

They’re small. They’re stealthy. They’re quick. They’re quiet. They’re rodents. These tiny, gnawing mammals can be a real pain to get rid of when they’ve moved into your home for winter. Mice and rats begin looking for a cozy spot to call home in the autumn months and it only takes two things for them…

BE BUG-FREE THIS FALL

Fall is a time for apple orchards, wearing plaid, carving pumpkins and watching the leaves change. It is definitely not a time for bugs. So why are these irritating insects sticking around?  Boxelder bugs, wasps, hornets and Asian beetles hit their stride in the cooler months of fall. Luckily we have some tips and tricks…

SAY FAREWELL TO YOUR FLEAS!

They’re small. They’re hard to exterminate. They’re a menace to your home, pets and people. What are they? Fleas.  Fleas are no joke. These minute insects are one of the hardest pests to get rid of. Fleas are small parasites that feed on animal or human blood. Flea bites are irritating and itchy to both…

BEES, WASPS AND HORNETS: THE STINGING INSECTS OF SUMMER

Summer months in the Midwest are picturesque. The weather’s hot, the sun is shining, the plants are lush, the flowers are blooming; everything is bright and green again.  No longer do we dream of the sun and heat, it’s here! Just picture all of your favorite summertime activities, like relaxing outside on the patio sipping…

MOSQUITOS, SPIDERS & TICKS… OH MY!: THE PESTS OF SPRING

The sun is shining, the trees are budding, the temperature’s rising; everything is coming back to life after that long and seemingly endless winter. Along with the arrival of spring comes the reemergence of springtime pests. YUCK! Every year we look forward to the melting snow and springtime growth, but frequently forgotten, along with those…

Flies and Food Contamination

July 26, 2021

Flies carry some dangerous diseases and parasites including gangrene, dysentery, tuberculosis, anthrax, and even the plague!

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Nuisance Wildlife and Related Diseases

June 28, 2021

Whether it’s hunting, fishing, or conquering wooded trails, you are bound to encounter wildlife. While the creatures you encounter may seem innocent and even cute, some animals can be dangerous and have the potential to spread infectious diseases.

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Twas The Week Before Christmas

February 24, 2021

A cute and funny poem about pest management.

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Spiders in My Home

February 24, 2021

MPM took approximately 20 – 30 minutes to inspect inside and outside our home and apply treatment to every conceivable entry point.

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Rodents in My House? How To Perform Your Own Inspection

February 24, 2021

This blog will teach you how to inspect your home for rodent activity.

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Ants: 3 Ways To Get Them Out of Your Kitchen

February 24, 2021

To get rid of an ant infestation in your kitchen, identify and seal-off entry points, destroy the nests, and set traps.

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3 Ways to Have an Insect-Free Backyard Party

February 23, 2021

Make sure your backyard party is bug free by eliminating standing water and keeping your lawn tidy and clean.

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Who Else Might Be Eating Your Cereal?

February 23, 2021

Prevention starts at the grocery store so try pruchasing a smaller amount of perishable items. At home, keep cupboards clean and organized.

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Tick Bite Prevention Tips

February 23, 2021

Now that we are getting into prime tick season (April – September), it’s important to know the best ways to keep ourselves and our family members free from tick bites.

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The Ugly Truth About Cockroaches and Asthma

February 23, 2021

The sight of a cockroach scampering across the floor is enough to cause fear and anxiety in most people. Cockroaches are not only unpleasant to look at, they can also carry disease and cause health issues.

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