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The Nasty Little Bed Bug

Bed Bugs are small, flat, oval insects that can invade your home. They most commonly feed on humans, although their food source is the blood from any human or animal. Being they live on blood, they can be found anywhere they can find their food source. This means that it does not matter if your home is […]

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Have You Seen This In Your House?

Spring is around the corner.  Many know this by what a certain rodent’s shadow displays; however, we know this when the first signs of this bug starts showing itself all over the city.  Spring is the time of year when The Black Carpenter Ant appears inside kitchens and bathrooms in South-Eastern Michigan.  And unless your home is […]

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Proof’s Top Ten Children’s Books About Bugs

Insects have always fascinated children. As I child, I kept a praying mantis as a pet and fed it crickets every week. My sister had an A Bug’s Life themed birthday party, cake and all. My husband collected spiders and kept them in jars in his room. We know children are truly captivated by the world of bugs. […]

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Top 3 Ways to Protect Yourself from Mosquitos this Summer

According to a recent study, the greater Detroit area is one of the most mosquito-infested cities in the U.S. While that doesn’t sound like fun, don’t cancel those backyard BBQ’s just yet.  The following three tips will help you protect yourself from those pesky, picnic-destroyers. DRAIN Standing water around your home is a breeding ground […]

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Ways to Naturally Repel Mosquitoes

In our last post we touched on why mosquitoes bite us. Today we offer a few tips to help naturally repel those biting bugs. Chemical insecticides and repellents are dangerous and linked to a numerous serious side effects. At proof. Pest we believe avoiding harsh chemicals, while still tackling the task at hand is the […]

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The Zika Virus and what it means for us in Michigan

So what’s all of this talk about the Zika Virus and mosquitoes?  Maybe you aren’t too worried about it right now since it’s cold outside and there aren’t many mosquitos currently flying around Michigan, but let me share some insights and reasons why you should take some precautions against this new threat. What is the […]

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The Pest Flies Invading Your Home

Flies are fairly recognizable as far as pests go, but identifying exactly what kind of fly you are seeing around your home is a little tricky. If you can’t tell by appearance alone, you can often figure out the species of a fly by its source. Once you determine the species, you are more likely […]

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Herbs that repel unwanted pests

For those who take particular interests in our organic pest control solutions, we wanted to offer some other ways you can naturally repel pests around your home. Although there is no substitute to commercial grade pest control services, there are some great herbs you can have around your home to help repel unwanted spiders and insects […]

Michigan Home Winter

Why Winter Pest Control Service is Needed in Michigan

It’s winter in Michigan, the temperatures are dropping, and all of the bugs and pests are dying due to the cold, right? FALSE!  Pest Control should still be a concern for all Michigan homeowners in the winter months, as well as the warmer months. Let me explain why.   BUGS DON’T JUST DIE OFF You might […]

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Natural Ways to Reduce BBQ Disturbing Pests

  If you live in Michigan, a barbeque on a warm summer evening is almost as rare as a total lunar eclipse or something.  I mean, the winter is cold here…obviously!  But the summers…can also be pretty wet and occasionally cold with lots and lots of rain.  So when a “nice day” appears, one must […]

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