pests in illinois are no match with Terminix in your corner

Calling pest control specialists in during winter when you are supposed to be preparing your home for the chills of the season is usually the last thing on the minds of most American. However, for the residents of Illinois, you can’t avoid the fumigation of pest control because this is the time when various types of pests sneak into your home as the escape the chilling temperatures outdoors. This creates a disaster as these pests can be annoying, damaging and embarrassing whenever they intrude. They usually hide in creepy places where they are safe from reach and can comfortably live in your home and source for food whenever your are away or asleep.

Terminix® Branches in Illinois

With convenient locations strategically placed throughout the state of Illinois. You can count on Terminix® Pest Control Services to handle any pest problem that may arise. Whether it's ants, termites or biting pests. We have specific treatment customized customized solutions for any situation you might find in or around your home.

Common pests in illinois

ants and termites

Among the variety of ants which are likely to take refuge in your home during chilly weathers are the Carpenter ants. Like their names depict, they will be ready to burrow on anything wooden, thus causing extensive damage to property. During this time, they will increase in numbers and by the time winter is over they will have done massive damage to the wooden frames in your home. Termites too have the same destructive tendencies as Carpenter ants. They too will feed on anything wooden that they come across. A combination of these two in your home can result in catastrophic damage.

Moreover, the two pests are social pests and they live in colonies. In their colonies, they have various subdivisions of the roles that they engage in- there are soldiers, workers and reproductives. These classifications make it hard to eradicate them, because reproductive may never come out of their hiding places. Therefore, even if you happen to fight the others, you must realize that there are those left to breed. Workers often source and store food for reproductive, hence they will no problems in feeding.

The best way to get rid of these pests to is contact specialist of pest control, who knows of the best methods and customized customized solutions to eradicate these pests for good.

Biting Pests

There are various biting pests all over the state of Illinois.

Mosquitoes are the worst biting pests because of their ability to spread various diseases. Moreover, they are usually a nuisance in or around homes and account for the largest number of biting pests in this state because of their fast breeding. Females are the most notorious, because they need blood to help them in incubation of their eggs and therefore making them a nuisance anytime, though they mostly attack at night. Deer flies are also prevalent in Illinois especially during Spring. Like other biting pests, they have sensors which are used to locate their hosts before attacking to get a meal. They are usually spotted in large numbers in areas that are near sources of water such as rivers, which they use for breeding purposes. They usually spread allergies to sensitive people and diseases such as rabbit fever.

Stable flies are also common in Illinois in areas that are near rivers. Typically, they can easily be confused with house flies. However, they do posses a pointed proboscis beneath their head which is used to suck blood form their host. They are most commonly spotted during summer and early fall. They usually attack their victims early in the morning and in the evenings.

Other pests commonly found in this state include roaches, bed bugs and beetles.