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4 Reasons to Hire a Pest Control Services Company Versus DIY

arrowadmin | Posted on May 31, 2017

At some point in time, you have probably wondered whether or not you should hire a pest control company or do the pest control yourself. However, attempting to do your own pest control, especially if you’re not well-versed in identifying pests…

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10 Little-Known Termite Facts

arrowadmin | Posted on May 30, 2017

Termites are without a doubt one of the most threatening pests a home can encounter. The first step in termite control, though, is to know just what it is you are up against. With that in mind, here are ten little-known…

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Pest Control Myths Dispelled

arrowadmin | Posted on May 23, 2017

Hiring the services of a professional when it comes to pest control is always a good idea. Pest control companies not only have the tools for the job but also the necessary knowledge to fulfill their end of the bargain. However,…

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Get Ready for Summer: Insect Proofing a Home From the Outside In

arrowadmin | Posted on May 17, 2017

As the warm weather approaches, you may begin to see signs of insects in your home. While you might expect to see an ant or two, if you start seeing that you have an insect problem, it’s time to contact…

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Do Bed Bugs Smell?

arrowadmin | Posted on February 17, 2017

Do Bed Bugs SmellThe scent gland of bed bugs produces a musty odor that is often described as smelling like coriander. The smell is not pleasant. If you have an infestation of bed bugs you may begin to notice…

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Do Bed Bugs Stink?

arrowadmin | Posted on February 16, 2017

Do Bed Bugs StinkThe short answer is “yes.”  Pest management professionals who have experience in bed bug abatement will tell you (without seeing a single bed bug) if bed bugs are present based on a particular “smell” they detect…

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Bed Bugs – How far do bed bugs travel?

arrowadmin | Posted on February 15, 2017

Bed Bugs - How far do bed bugs travel?Bed bugs do not hop, skip or jump.  They don’t have wings so they cannot fly.  However, bed bugs are really good at crawling and hitching rides on clothing, furniture and…

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Long Island Homes and the Boroughs at Risk for Wood Destroying Pests

arrowadmin | Posted on December 27, 2016

Long Island Homes and the Boroughs at Risk for Wood Destroying PestsThe risk from wood-destroying insects attacking homes on Long Island and the 5 boroughs of New York City is high.  Why?

The answer…

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Steps to Avoid Diseases Carried by Ticks

arrowadmin | Posted on December 20, 2016

Steps to Avoid Diseases Carried by TicksThe Deer tick, Lone star tick, American Dog Tick and Brown Dog Tick are all found in the northeast USA.  All 4 species are medically important and…

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Weather a Factor on Rodents Entering Homes

arrowadmin | Posted on December 13, 2016

Weather a Factor on Rodents Entering Homes In general, when temperatures fall, rodents like rats and mice seek a sheltered location.  If convenient, these animals will enter structures to establish warm, secure harborages in proximity to a food source.

Rodents,…

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