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12 Signs of a Rodent Infestation

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) suggests homeowners this winter might notice an increase in rodent activity due to the forecasted wet weather conditions this season.   Cindy Mannes, Vice President of Public Affairs for NPMA said, “Although it may seem like pest activity dies down during the fall and winter, homeowners need to be on…

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Problems with Mice in Campers, Boats, or Other Recreational Vehicles?

Northern Michigan is prone to pests seeking shelter during the harsh winter. When temperatures dip near freezing, residents may notice an uptick in pest activity within the premises. For those who own an RV or camper, keeping mice at bay when the vehicle is not in use is especially difficult. Mice are small enough to…

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Bald-Faced Hornets

Bald-faced hornets are most problematic in the late summer when their colonies are largest. Classified as “social insects,” bald-faced hornets work together to build their papery grey hive containing 100 to 400 members. Bald-faced hornets are larger than wasps and are primarily black with a white face. Unlike other stinging insects, Bald-faced hornets are more…

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Get Help Today! All Insects! From basic pest prevention to the treatment of the most sensitive ecosystems, Northern Pest’s certified technicians assist our clients in the most effective and professional manner. Northern Pest’s goal is to provide our customers with solutions to their needs without unnecessary contracts. Bed Bugs Cockroaches Bees Hornets Yellow Jackets Spiders…

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Check Valves for Bat Exclusion

Small brown bats, common in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, may hibernate for more than six months. With the arrival of warm weather and insects, bats too emerge in search of food. In their hunt, they may find their way into your home and decide it makes a nice area to roost. Any suspected bat invasion should…

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Most people look forward to the arrival of warmer weather in the Spring. Unfortunately, so do pests and all the little nuisance wildlife we’ve come to know. The best way to minimize the chance of an infestation is prevention, and right now is the most efficient time of the year to get a jump start…

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