Illinois Gypsy Moth Quarantine

In this post, we talk about the Illinois Gypsy Moth quarantine, the counties affected by it, and the signs and symptoms of a gypsy moth infestation. Illinois Gypsy Moth Quarantine Four more counties have been placed under quarantine by the Illinois Department of Agriculture to control the spread of the Gypsy Moth, an insect that [...]

Green T Pest Alert: Termites!

This post is for informational purposes. Green T does not treat for termites. Termites are a highly specialized pest control solution which we are unable to offer our customers at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience. This is the time of year when termites make their presence well known. In the springtime, termite colonies [...]

Spring Pests Alert!

The world outside your home is itching to come back to life now that spring is just around the corner. Here in Illinois, we will start to notice of the flowers beginning to bloom and leaves are beginning to grow. It's pretty, but with the nice comes the storm of hungry insects out of hibernation. [...]

Who else is eating your cereal?

You may not think much about it until you pour the last little bit of cereal into your bowl and a not so friendly visitor appears. There are a number of small critters that fall into the category of pantry pests. Pantry pests include: ants, beetles, earwigs, pill bugs,  the indianmeal moth, and merchant grain [...]

Green T Pest Alert: Boxelder Bugs

Boxelder bugs are common autumnal pests. These insects are about a half inch long with black bodies and red veining. They are commonly found on boxelder, maple, and ash trees. Though their appearance is recognizable many people know them as the bugs that smell bad after they are killed. Boxelder bugs release a pungent compound [...]

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Zika & Pest Control

What is Zika? The Zika virus is a disease that is most commonly spread through bite of infected Aedes mosquitos. The Aedes mosquito has notable white markings on its legs and originates from Africa. However, it has spread and is found in Africa, Asia, Australia, South America, and North America. The Aedes mosquito is known [...]

Summer Pest: Deer Ticks

Summer is arriving and soon, ticks will be active. Ticks are active mid May through August, though they can be active any time the temperature is above freezing. They live in heavily wooded environments, especially the east coast. However, they are found in Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Deer ticks, or blacklegged ticks, are parasites that [...]