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It's Swarm Season! Learn The Differences Between Ants & Termites

As we begin to approach summer, many homeowners may start to witness an alarming display of nature - termite swarms. Many homeowners mistake termite swarms for flying ants, therefore failing to take the necessary action to eliminate the infestation and colony. Learn about the main differences between these pests and the proper actions to take..

May, 26 2015

The Monarch Massacre: 8 Ways We Can Help (Infographic)

When was the last time you spotted a monarch butterfly? Through the years scientists have started noticing a horrible trend for these amazing creatures that is nothing short of a massacre to the monarch populations. Learn about 8 ways we can help reverse their deteriorating populations..

May, 11 2015

Your Unwanted Spring Guest: Voles

Learn about one commonly forgotten spring pest: voles!.

April, 20 2015

10 Reasons Why You Should Schedule an Appointment with Preferred Pest

Preferred Pest Control has been central Iowa's leader in commercial pest services for nearly 30 years. With an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, our team of pest professionals are committed to providing our clients with the best, extensive pest services available. See why you should make an appointment with Preferred Pest today! .

April, 6 2015

Where Are The Honeybees Going?

Can you remember the last time you were stung by a bee? Sadly, honeybees, crucial in the pollination of many U.S. crops and creation of delicious honey, are disappearing at a worrisome rate. Discover why bee colonies have started dying in mass numbers today..

March, 24 2015