Northwest Indiana Pest Control Blog

Termite Awareness Week: Control and Prevention

Posted by Ben Dahl on Sat, Mar 18, 2017 @ 08:35 AM

As Termite Awareness Week draws to a close, we're finally going to talk about what most of you will consider the two most important parts: Termite Control and Termite Prevention. Before you head down to investigate all that though, we recommend checking out This is Termite Week and Termite Awareness Week: Inspection and Information (Part 2) which were published earlier in the week.

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Topics: termites, termite, termite awareness week, termite prevention, termite control

Termite Awareness Week: Inspection and Information

Posted by Ben Dahl on Wed, Mar 15, 2017 @ 09:15 PM

For Part 2 of our Termite Awareness Week series we're going to be covering everything about termite information and termite inspection. If you haven't read it already, you should check out the kick off post This is Termite Awareness Week before continuing. 

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Topics: termites, termite, termite awareness week

This is Termite Awareness Week

Posted by Ben Dahl on Sun, Mar 12, 2017 @ 01:00 PM

This year, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has declared March 12 - 18 Termite Awareness Week. Over the course of the week we'll be covering everything termite. Termite information. Termite inspection. Termite control. Termite prevention. All the termite services! If it involves termites, we'll address it. 

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Topics: termites, termite, termite awareness week

Franklin Pest Solutions Receives Angie's List 2016 Super Service Award

Posted by Ben Dahl on Fri, Feb 03, 2017 @ 09:13 PM

Franklin Pest Solutions was recently awarded the coveted Angie's List Super Service Award for 2016.

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Topics: Service

Franklin Pest Solutions : 2016 in Review

Posted by Ben Dahl on Fri, Dec 30, 2016 @ 03:33 PM

WOW! What a fun year! We have so much to be grateful for: new friendships, strong partnerships, growth and success. And we couldn't have done it without YOU.

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Topics: partners

Don't Let Pantry Pests Ruin Your Party

Posted by Ben Dahl on Thu, Dec 29, 2016 @ 09:52 PM
Now that almost all of the holiday celebrations have come and gone, it's time to start thinking about the last dish you're bringing to pass this year at your New Year's Eve celebrations with friends and family. Are your ingredients fresh and pest-free?
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Topics: pantry pests, rodent control, holiday pests

Rodent Awareness

Posted by Ben Dahl on Tue, Nov 22, 2016 @ 12:57 AM

Seasons are changing and that means we're all looking for shelter from the cold. This includes those pesky rodents that always make an appearance when the flying insects stop pestering us. But that doesn't mean you have to share your warm and cozy spaces during the holidays. 

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Topics: rodent control

Commercial Bed Bug Education

Posted by Ben Dahl on Fri, Nov 11, 2016 @ 08:00 AM

Everyone in a property management capacity--whether you're a landlord, board member, part of an HOA or Co-Op, or just in the hospitality industry--has thought about commercial bed bug control. There are health and safety concerns. There are liability and cost issues. Don't let bed bugs control your business. Education is the first line of defense when it comes to bed bugs, and there are two great events coming up where you can learn all about the commercial aspects of bed bug control.

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Topics: Bed bugs, commercial pest control

End of Summer Wrap Up

Posted by Ben Dahl on Fri, Sep 02, 2016 @ 01:41 PM

Pretty soon you're going to be thinking about winter coats, fall pests and snow removal, but there's still some enjoyable summer days and nights left this year. Maybe it's that last Labor Day barbecue, or the family camping trip, or that last hurrah with friends, but summer isn't over just yet. Here's an end of summer wrap up of everything going on in the world of pests and how it affects you.

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Topics: ants, Back to School, Bed bugs, mosquitoes

Celebrate National Honey Bees Day!

Posted by Ben Dahl on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 @ 06:35 PM

Franklin Pest Solutions has been your go-to residential and commercial pest control service in Northwest Indiana for almost a century, but that doesn't mean we're not also extremely conscious of the environmental sensitivity that needs be addressed with pests... particularly when it comes to pollinators. Every pollinator out there plays a role in our food supply chain, but today the buzz is just about bees.

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Topics: stinging insect control