YES Pest Control Blog

Keeping Flies Out of the Kitchen

Flies are more than just annoying buzzing creatures that disturb the peace in your home. They are also capable of transmitting around 60 different diseases, including malaria, typhoid, cholera, and gastroenteritis. They can spoil and contaminate your food, too. So, it’s important to keep them out of your kitchen. Here are a few ways to […]

Keep Stink Bugs Out of Your Home

Have you spotted a stink bug in your home? These distinctive and pesky creatures don’t spread disease, but that doesn’t mean they’re a welcome sight. The brown marmorated stink bug is a common household pest in Indiana but the good news is there are steps you can take to keep these bugs (and their nasty […]

Termite Magnet: Gardening Habits that Lure Termites to Your Home

Many people consider gardening a wonderful hobby. They get to cultivate beautiful flowers and plants, as well as turn their yard into a lush paradise. While gardening can be a fun activity, it may also unintentionally create a haven for termites. Thus, it’s important to take note of these termite-luring gardening habits, so you can […]

The Scary Truth About Termites

A termite infestation is quite easy to determine. Check your home and search for a few holes, or pound on your wooden walls, floorboards, and ceilings. If you hear a hollow sound or see unusual cracks or holes on the wall, do not ignore them. Termites are already chewing through your home, and it is […]

Repel Mosquitos Naturally

Mosquitos can be one of the most unpleasant aspects of summer. They thrive in humidity and heat and can make it difficult to enjoy your yard. Aside from their annoying and itchy bites, they can carry serious diseases, including dengue fever and the Zika virus, so it is vital that you do your best to […]

Spring Cleaning is Key

Those lengthening days and warmer temperatures give everyone a little extra spring in their step and the desire to start on a new project. By getting your spring cleaning done now, you’ll be ahead of the game, and you’ll be sure you don’t have any unwanted houseguests to contend with come summer.

Basement and Attic

These storage […]

5 Common Myths About Ticks

Lyme disease, which is transmitted by the bite of a deer tick, is a painful, debilitating condition that can cause permanent damage to the joints, heart, and nervous system. Other kinds of ticks, including wood ticks and dog ticks, can transmit other diseases to people and pets which, if less well-known than Lyme, can be […]

Gearing Up for Spring: Pests to Watch Out For at Home

Spring may bring warmer temperatures to Indiana, but it also means a generally wet climate. Besides worrying about the rain, however, think about the unwanted housemates that the season could bring to your property as well.

The season could mean new housemates that come in the form of ants, bees, and spiders. Here’s what you can […]

S.L.E.E.P.: A Guide to Better Sleep at Home and in Hotel Rooms

The rate of bed bug treatments from last year indicates that Indianapolis ranks among the top US metro areas with this particular pest problem. In fact, it’s only ten places behind the four areas with the highest incidence rates of bed bug infestations (Baltimore, Washington D.C., Chicago, and New York).

When faced with an infestation at home, […]

Pest Issues in the US You May Have Missed

Pests are unwanted guests for any property owner. Who would like to see wasps and termites chewing off their valuables, and who would want to stay up all night with bed bugs as their bed mates? Pest issues plagued several regions of the US recently. Here is an incident that made the news, in case […]