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Buggin' Out with Wil-Kil Pest Control

Shane McCoy is the Technical Training Director for Wil-Kil Pest Control, a regional pest management company providing quality pest management for residential and commercial properties throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. As an Associate Certified Entomologist with over 18 years of experience in pest management, Shane’s blog provides expert tips and tricks, timely information and solutions for coexisting with the insect life and critters around us. To learn more about Wil-Kil Pest Control, please visit You can also follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@WilKilPest).

Pest Prevention Tips for Summer Outdoor Entertaining

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With longer days and warmer nights on the way, Wisconsinites are embracing the summer season and breaking out the coolers and flip flops. It’s the perfect time of year for picnics, tailgates and parties on the patio.

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Pest Prevention Tips for Your Home This Spring!

Spring Pest Proofing, Pest Prevention Tips, Wil-Kil

Now that spring has finally arrived, we can look forward to warm weather, green landscapes and springtime activities. While families and individuals may be dreaming of outdoor activities, baseball games and picnics, it is important to remember that we are not the only ones who have been looking forward to the wonderful spring weather. Pests have been preparing for the changing season as well.

Warmth and moisture-seeking pests including Asian lady beetles, carpenter ants, cluster flies, spiders and those dreaded box elder bugs have already made their annual resurgence and have been spotted in large numbers across the upper Midwest. Beginning now, and lasting through the season, taking proactive steps to prevent a pest invasion in and around your home is key to promoting a healthy and safe environment for you and your family.

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Swimsuit, Sunscreen, Bed Bugs?

Bed Bugs, Wil-Kil Pest Control, Pest Control, Spring Break, Travel Tips

It’s that time of year when most people can’t wait to finally kiss all this snow goodbye and embrace the coming of warmer weather.  It is around this time each year that millions of Americans travel to popular southern spring break destination for a little R&R and to escape the cold temperatures.  Whether you’re heading to Panama City, Fla., Galveston, Texas or Mexico, travelers should be on the lookout for signs of bed bugs and take extra precautions to avoiding brining home these unwanted, blood sucking travel companions!

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Tips for a Pest-Free 2014

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With the frigid Wisconsin weather keeping you trapped inside, now is a perfect time to take some simple precautions to ensure that your home will be pest free in 2014.  Here are eight helpful home improvement tips to start the year off right:

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