Common Pests in the Great Lakes Area
Below are the most common pests found in Michigan and Illinois along with detailed information to help you identify them. Need help? Contact us now about our pest control services at 888-438-4733.
Bees are known to cause serious allergy reactions. If you see bees around your home, contact Natural Way right away so we can properly and carefully control the situation.
Most carpenter ant species in Michigan are black and range in size from 1/8 to 1/2 inch in length. Piles of sawdust-like wood shavings and/or dead ants can sometimes be visible. Rustling sounds heard within walls when the home is quiet can sometimes also be heard.
Cockroaches prefer warm and moist lodging. They are omnivorous so their food source is a vast array of items including food scraps, plants, paper, cloth and even other animals.
The presence of these pests is usually an indication of high moisture or humidity in your home. These pests can be very numerous and a general nuisance.
The presence of these pests is an indication of high moisture or humidity, in your home. These pests can be very numerous and a general nuisance.
Hornets are typically aggressive and some individuals may be allergic to their sting. These pests can be very numerous and a general nuisance.
Citronella candles, smelly repellants, zappers and torches all do a poor job of controlling mosquitoes. We have a preventative season long solution that will rid your yard of mosquitoes.
House mice are mainly nocturnal. They tend to have longer tails and darker fur when living closely with humans. In comparison to their body mice have large ears.
If you see ridges of dead or dying grass or mounds of dirt throughout your yard, this is certain evidence of a mole invasion. Moles can do more than make a mess of your lawn and garden.
Most common house spiders prefer cool moist areas of your home such as a basement or a crawl space. Others like warm dry locations like an air vent or attic.
Yellow jackets are ground-nesters. Their colonies can be found under porches and steps, in sidewalk cracks, at the base of trees, in low hanging branches or in man-made structures.