Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Field Mouse 101.

We don’t think that you will see this on the curriculum at Northwestern University.  Living in suburban Chicagoland has its perks.  There are many wide-open spaces with fields nearby.  Unfortunately, the countryside is a haven for field mice as well.  These are not house mice and differ in appearance and behavior.


Know your enemy!  Here are some tips to help rid your household of field mice –

1.  Set traps in appropriate and safe places.
2.  Seal up all entryways.
3.  In the end, hire a professional exterminator.

As to that last point, a field mouse’s worst nightmare (if they have them) in Chicagoland is A Complete Pest Solution.  They have provided safe and affordable field mouse, house mouse, and overall rodent control to Suburban Chicagoland for many years.  If you hear a squeak, don’t say EEEK!  Call A Complete Pest Solution at (630) 464-1542.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Rodents, Rodents Everywhere.

If it has not happened yet, it certainly will soon.  It is time for the annual mouse invasion as these nasty rodents seek shelter when Chicagoland’s weather changes.  Let’s be diligent and detect any sign of these pests before they storm the castle!  At A Complete Pest Solution, we want you to be aware of the signs of early mouse infestation.

 Here are some of them –

1.  Droppings
2.  The scent of urine
3.  Holes that have been gnawed
4.  Runways and nests
5.  Noises

You may also notice that your beloved dog or cat is not behaving in a normal manner.  They tend to pick up on these things long before we do.  A Complete Pest Solution to the rescue!  We have been eliminating rodents in Chicagoland for many years and, hopefully we continue to be your first choice for mouse control.  Call us at (630) 464-1542

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Chicago Food Truck Festival (Fall Festival), Sept 22nd

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What: Chicago Food Truck Festival
When: Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: LaBagh Woods, Chicago, IL 60646


 


Tuesday, September 4, 2018

The Sting.

With apologies to the early 1970’s motion picture this sting may be far more impactful to you and your family.  Yellow jackets are very common at this time throughout Chicagoland. These are the 1/2-inch long, yellow and black banded wasps.  Many people refer to them as bees…which they are NOT!

Yellow jacket queens live in nests that are made of paper.  They construct these nests by scraping the surface wood off dead tree limbs and unpainted fences, mixing it with their saliva and applying it into place with their jaws.  There nests are similar to the bald-faced hornet which you would find hanging from a tree branch.

Whatever challenge that you have with winged predators this time of year there is one name to remember.  That is A Complete Pest Solution.  For more details on yellow jackets visit www.waspsolutions.net.  Kurt and his crew have removed unwanted invaders of every type for decades around Suburban Chicago.  Call him today at (630) 464-1542.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Chicago Labor Day Weekend 2018

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"Labor Day may mark the unofficial end of summer, but it certainly doesn’t mean the end of summer fun!"

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Annual Paper Wasp Invasion.

That does not sound too scary…does it?  We know that a “paper tiger” is harmless, but not so much a paper wasp.  So, what is it anyway?  They are unsightly and WILL sting, believe me!  Their nests are found in overhangs and sheds throughout Chicagoland.  They are so-named because these nests are made of a gray paper-like material.

Paper wasps are considered beneficial because they assist in pollination and they control pest insect populations by feeding them to their larvae.  In spite of their ecological benefits, paper wasp nests should not be permitted to develop in or near your home.  Stings from paper wasps are extremely painful and may produce serious reactions to people who are allergic to the venom.

Fight back against a paper wasp invasion of your property.  Call the pros at A Complete Pest Solution.  And, for more information on the elimination of this and other summertime pests in our area visit www.waspsolutions.net.  Kurt and his team are at the ready to control the bee and wasp populations around your home.  Call today at (630) 464-1542.