The more you know about the pests that could make an uninvited appearance at your next
cookout, the better prepared you’ll be to keep them at arm’s length. Depending on where you
live, e.g. your proximity to forest, water, etc., the unexpected guests in the form of ants, flies,
and stinging insects. Because of certain activities that are most common during the summer,
many of these pests are more prevalent during the summer than any other time of year. For
example, ants, yellowjackets, and flies are attracted to typical barbecue fare, while mosquitoes
are especially active at dusk and in hot, humid climes. Similarly,
is never more
popular than in the summertime.
Not only are pests a nuisance, but they also pose significant health risks. Ants can contaminate
food, while some house flies carry more than 100 different kinds of disease-carrying germs. As
for mosquitoes, they’re infamous for carrying diseases like the West Nile virus and dengue
fever. Meanwhile, stinging insects such as bees, hornets, and yellowjackets send thousands of
Illinoisans to the emergency room each year and are especially active during the second half of
summer when the colonies forage for food that will sustain them during winter.
Today, tomorrow, and year-round, keeping your family and friends healthy and safe from pests
is priority number one for our local pest control company
Contact our experts today to learn more about our solutions for keeping your backyard barbecues pest-free.