November 5, 2019

Mice do not have a particularly long lifespan

Although mice can live in a lab setting for up to 2 years, in the wild (due mostly to a number of predators), they typically only survive for about 5 months.

Mice are mini athletes

Mice are excellent at jumping, climbing and s...

September 25, 2019

You may spend more time than you’d prefer shooing away house flies in your kitchen, which like to make their appearance apparent over most of the summer months, but there is another fly that you may notice making an appearance in early fall, the cluster fly.

The cluster...

August 27, 2019

When you’re simply walking through your yard minding your own business, yet suddenly get attacked and stung by a wasp, it’s hard not to wonder what exactly provoked such an aggressive and painful attack.

The prime reason that wasps sting humans is because they feel thre...

July 23, 2019

Carpenter bees (sometimes known as wood bees) are typically mistakenly identified as bumble bees due to their size and color. Unlike the fuzzy bumble bee, the carpenter bee has a hairless, shiny and black abdomen and is about an inch in length. Carpenter bees do not ea...

June 26, 2019

Warm summer days entice us to enter the outdoors, but we are not 100% safe during our outdoor adventures. Perilous pests are waiting around every corner to make our summer outdoor time less enjoyable. There are a few pests that top the most dangerous list in Wisconsin...

May 28, 2019

Ants can be frustrating to deal with when they are invading your living space, especially when they are marching through food areas. Eliminating ant attractants in and outside of your home can reduce the chance for an infestation to ever begin.

It’s true that kitchens a...

April 10, 2019

With the emergence of spring comes the awakening of insect invaders, such as the Asian Lady Beetle and the Boxelder bug. While both cause little damage and harm to your home, that doesn't mean they are a welcome visitor.

If you took preventive measures in the form of a...

March 26, 2019

As the snow melts away and warmer weather moves in, we all spring into action, including those pesky, unwanted intruders!

If you’re looking for a way to prevent some of those intruders from entering your home, try hitting some or even ALL of our points on our Spring Ahe...

February 6, 2019

Without even realizing it, drivers could be taking on some extra passengers in their vehicle. Rodent infestations aren’t just limited to homes, vehicles can also become a haven for many animals looking for shelter and warmth.

When you take into account that a mouse can...

January 15, 2019

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) has established its home in Wisconsin, this news, of course, stinks for many farmers, gardeners, and really any commoners that are just yucked-out by this foul insect.

This invasive insect was first detected in Wisconsin in 2010 and...