The mild winter we had on Long Island this year was great for people who hate shoveling snow or dealing with super cold temperatures. But does a warm winter increase spring pests? Insects react to extreme cold in various ways. Some types of insects die … [Read more...] about What Does An Early Spring Mean for Bugs and Your Home?
March winds and April showers bring May flowers, as the saying goes. April rain also brings insects to your home, and it coincides with warmer weather waking some insects from dormant states. … [Read more...] about Prepping for Rainy Season
Mice and rodent infestations are always a problem. They carry ticks and can chew through wallboard and wiring – creating fire hazards. Estimates say that up to 25 percent of the household fires in the United States could be caused by rodents chewing … [Read more...] about Allergy Alert: Mice & Rodents
As the weather gets warmer, tick season begins. More than just a nuisance, the diseases ticks frequently carry can make them a threat to the health of your family and your pets. That’s why it’s important to start tick control as soon as the tick season … [Read more...] about It’s March: Time to Prepare for Tick Control
Two of the scariest insects for a homeowner to spot are termites and carpenter ants because both can do tremendous damage to your home. Yet the average homeowner doesn’t know the difference between the two. So, let’s review these two rivals. … [Read more...] about Termites Versus Carpenter Ants
Getting out your favorite sweaters and finding small – or worse, large – holes from a moth infestation is frustrating. It’s also avoidable. … [Read more...] about How Do I Keep Moths From Eating My Things?