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Safeguard your home or business from pests with effective prevention methods and control techniques. By learning how to recognize these unwelcome visitors, you can help keep them away before they cause damage!

Baby Squirrels, Oh My!

When spring is here, so are the baby squirrels. Grey squirrels, common in the Chicagoland area, have a breeding period in early spring (and another in mid-summer). The gestation period is usually 45 days, which means the first litter of 2024 will be arriving shortly....

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Call a professional for wildlife removal

Many species of wildlife can be found around your neighborhood and yard in Illinois. This is part of people living with nature, but it does require effort to have proper safe guards for coexisting with wildlife, and sometime proper removal of wildlife when they end up...

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Cicadas in 2024 – a Double!

Hey, Cicada enthusiasts! It's almost time for a cicada symphony as they are back in full force in Illinois this year. With two broods emerging at the same time, these 13 AND 17 year cicadas will make this summer extra loud! Answered by the professionals at Grizz Pest,...

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When it’s cold outside, the mice come inside

 With the winter weather and cool temps, you might see pests in and around your home. Mice will try to find indoor shelter in your garage or home to escape the cold. Mice do not hibernate during the winter. Homes provide shelter, warmth, and a source of food to...

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PEST Library

Safeguard your home or business from pests with effective prevention methods and control techniques. By learning how to recognize these unwelcome visitors, you can help keep them away before they cause damage!

Ants

Family Formicidae

Bats

Order Chiroptera

Bat Bug

Bed Bug

Cimicidae

Beetles

Coleoptera

Box Elder Bug

Boisea trivittata

Centipedes 

Class Chilopoda

Cockroaches

Order Blattodea

Crickets 

Family Gryllidae

Earwigs

Order Dermaptera

Fleas 

Order Siphonaptera

Flies

Order Diptera

Millipedes

Class Diplopoda

Mites

Subclass Acari Fact

Mosquitoes

Culicidae

Moths

Order Lepidoptera

Rodent

Order Rodentia

Silverfish

Family Lepismatidae

Sowbugs

Porcellio laevis and P. scaber.

Spiders

Class Arachnida

Spotted Lanternfly

Lycorma delicatula

Springtail

Order Collembola

Stink Bugs

 

Termites

Order Isoptera

Tick

Family Ixodidae

Weevil

family Curculionidae

Wild Life