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Don't Let Bed Bugs Distract Your Kids This School Year

Back to school can also mean back to bed bugs. Find out how to stay bed bug free this school year with help from the local experts at Preferred Pest!.

September, 3 2014

Hello Humidity, Hello Pillbugs and Millipedes

Learn why this summer has the perfect conditions for millipedes and pillbugs to thrive and how your pest control experts at Preferred Pest can help!.

August, 13 2014

Termites Are On the Rise in Des Moines

At Preferred Pest Control, we have seen termite treatment business increase from last year by 40 percent in the first six months of 2014. Learn more about what causes increased termite activity today!.

August, 8 2014

Ahhh! Real Monsters: Cicada Killer Wasps

The 17-year cicada is very annoying, however they are virtually harmless creatures. The true threat is their predator, commonly known as the cicada killer wasp. Read on to learn about their painful sting, where you'll find this annoying pest and how Preferred Pest Control can help you get rid of cicada killer wasps for good..

August, 1 2014

Brown Recluse in Iowa

The Brown Recluse spider is extremely rare in Iowa. However, with our summers heating up in recent years, this spider species is making its way into northern territories. As one of the few poisonous spiders in Iowa , it is important to be able to correctly identify the brown recluse spider from other common household spiders. .

July, 10 2014