Shawn demonstrates the proper method for treating carpenter ants, as well as a power spray for stinging insects.
A common act of charity on Michigan roads is the occasional stop to help a turtle cross the street so it doesn’t become a road pancake. This is easy enough when the turtle is a small painted box turtle, but it can get a little sketchy when it is a very large, mature snapping turtle. […]
There is nothing more disturbing then waking up in the middle of the night to something scurrying over you. For most of us we instantly get up, squash it, and flush the remains down the toilet making sure to note we need to call Creature Control in the morning. Well, Michigan State University is reminding […]
Are you wondering why your home seems to be a regular hangout for raccoons? You may be attracting them without even realizing it. Just like they are portrayed in cartoons, raccoons are smart, sneaky, and peculiar. Their sweet little masks and ringed tails make this particular nuisance wildlife pest hard to be mad at for […]
Our technician Josh with two opossum juveniles that had been abandoned by their mother. These cute little guys were dropped off at an animal rehabilitation facility and are doing fine!
Michigan experts warn residents about potential dangers of spotted lanternflies, provides tips on how to prevent the invasive species from spreading across the state. BY CAROL THOMPSON, Lansing State Journal LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The bugs don’t look so menacing when they’re pinned to the bottom of a cardboard box. By some standards they are pretty, […]
It’s that time of year again! Bees are buzzing, Wasps are building nest, and We are doing everything we can to avoid getting stung! The good news, if there is any, is that there are only a few of these Yellow Stripey Things that actually sting including Yellow Jackets, Paper Wasps, and Cicada Killers – […]
Are you going to be eaten alive by mosquitoes over the next few weeks? Depends on where you live. Due to unseasonably high levels of rainfall in August, we are poised for some more intensive levels of mosquito activity in Michigan for the fall of 2018. Rain itself is not the cause of increased mosquito […]
One of the most alarming pest control problems for any homeowner is the unexpected discovery of stinging insects building a hive inside the walls or ceiling of a home. German yellow jackets are particularly notorious for this. Their capacity for creating massive nests that can expand to fill spaces of astonishing size; if you don’t […]
Michigan has two venomous spiders, the Black widow and the Brown recluse. Thankfully both are relatively rare. However, recently sightings of the Brown recluse have been on the rise in Michigan. Identifying a Brown recluse can be tricky; common Wolf spiders and orb weavers often get mistaken for the venomous Brown recluse. A Brown recluse […]