Pests makes themselves a nuisance to people for all kinds of different reasons. Some are looking for water or food, some want shelter, and some need a safe place to reproduce. If you want to figure out why you have a pest infestation, you’ve got to think like a pest. You have to figure out what they want. When it comes to Midwestern pests, figuring out what they want is pretty easy. They want what all of us want: to stay warm. Early winter tends to be one of the worst times of year for pest infestations in the Midwest. Right now, pests are making a desperate, last-ditch effort to find a warm winter getaway. If you’re not paying attention, that getaway could be your house! These are the most tenacious terrorizers we deal with every winter, and how to leave them out in the cold.