Pest Talk: Mice

Mice season is still in full swing, as they attempt to stay warm during the coldest months of the year. Mice aren’t just annoying household pests, they can carry diseases and bacteria that can be dangerous to have in your home. Mouse removal can often be more challenging than just simply placing a couple traps [&hellip…

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5 New Years Pest Prevention Tips

Happy New Year from everyone here at ProActive Pest Management! We understand the value in keeping insects and rodents out of your home all year round in 2019. In addition to regular preventative maintenance treatments, here are five additional steps you can take to protect your home from unwanted guests this year! Properly Store Firewood [&hellip…

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Common Spiders in the Midwest

There are many factors contributing to what attracts spiders into homes. If your home is prone to spiders, you probably already know there are many different types of spiders common in the midwest. Most of these species are harmless, with some causing mild irritation at the bite. Highly venomous spiders are prevalent in Illinois and [&hellip…

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Bug Talk: Stink Bugs

Stink Bugs are now a common pest found throughout the Midwest, and have become increasingly prevalent over the last decade. There are several species of stink bugs in the world, but the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug is usually what you’re seeing around the home. They are an invasive species that measures around 1.7 cm in [&hellip…

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