The windy city (and its surrounding suburbs) provides the perfect climate for springtime insect activity. But the last thing you want is for a family of bugs to move in to your living space, especially considering that bug families have

Long autumns and milder-than-usual winters make for happy humans, but unfortunately they also make for a bug-heavy spring. As the weather warms up, insects warm up too, emerging on spring days both inside and outside your home. You might come …

It’s that time of year where it’s out with the old and in with the new. As a new year looms fresh with new possibilities, we are filled with good intentions and resolve to do things during the next 12

The mere mention of cockroaches has one’s hair standing on edge. We associate these insects with filth, decay and thievery as they steal into our homes to snatch any morsel of food they can find. But did you know that

You’ve probably heard how bed bug infestations are on the rise throughout Illinois. You might have even read reports that bed bugs are at an all-time high in Chicago. Unfortunately, they are also a problem right here in Hinsdale. In …

Summer in Glenview is hot and humid, and this summer is on track to be hotter than usual, staying drier and much warmer than normal well into October (dry meaning lack of rain, not lack of humidity, sorry folks!). For …

Lizards—those scurrying, darting, cold-blooded animals you might occasionally see in your garden, are interesting creatures. People often acquire these amphibians as pets because they are rather intriguing and are fun to watch. But are lizards safe? If they get into …

Your dog is going to scratch himself when he has an itch. If your dog is constantly scratching, you might be wondering if the problem is an acute case of fleas. Unfortunately, fleas are only one of the many reasons …

Getting bit or stung by an insect leaves an unpleasant side effect. Sometimes insects are sneaky and can bite or sting without you even noticing. Later, an itchy welt appears that leaves you miserable for days. Other times, you feel …

Springtime means the snows have fled, flowers are in bloom, and lawns are being cut for the first time. You might be in the middle of a spring cleaning project when you begin to find that pests are in your …