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Pest Prevention for Homes and Businesses: How to Prevent an Infestation

One tiny ant seems easy enough to deal with. Unfortunately, if one made its way into your home or business, there’s likely a trail following after it. Then there are the spiders, mice, cockroaches, and flies you have to contend with as well. These bugs and critters can easily infest your home or business to make it their own. According to a CDC-sponsored survey, 50 percent of

Heat is our Weapon of Choice for Bed Bugs

Bedbugs are everywhere today. They find themselves into the cleanest, nicest and most well kept homes you can imagine. Discovering bedbugs in your home can happen to anyone, and it does. Bedbugs have turned up in planes, luxury hotels, and office buildings. In any one of these cases an unsuspecting victim will then take these bugs and introduce them to their own home and family. Most

Where do mosquitos go in the winter?

  How mosquitos respond to colder weather and winter conditions depends on the species. There are more than 3,000 different species of mosquitos, however less than 200 of them are found in the US, and even fewer in the Chicago, IL area.  As temperatures begin to drop below 50 degrees the adult females of some mosquitos will hibernate until warmer weather, while others will lay their eggs in water before

Preventing Pest During the Winter

The frigid temps brought to us by Old Man Winter are not a cure-all for pest infestations. Many people think that if they can just survive until the snow falls their problems will solve themselves. Unfortunately, this is not the case.  Colder weather definitely has an effect on insects and rodents, but does not drive the problems away from your home. Instead, it often results in the pest being even

How to Keep Your Kitchen Pest Free

Kitchens are the gathering place in most homes. However, there are some visitors in the kitchen that homeowners wouldn’t want to welcome. These unwelcome are pests. Surely, you would not want to see pests where you eat, cook and store your food. If that is indeed the case, then read on to find out how you can keep your kitchen pest free. Pests such as fruit flies, rodents and cockroaches

2017 Pointe Scholarship Winners

Pointe Pest Control has a tradition of being involved in the community and supporting the next generation. As part of that legacy, we are excited to announce the winners of the 2017 Scholarship. These students have shown tenacity in and out of school and we are looking forward to seeing them succeed in the next chapter of their lives. Congratulations! Allison Schuster, a graduating high school senior from Hinsdale Central