Rats have a terrible reputation in language and literature. Think about the common phrases we use that mention them… “You dirty rat!” “Rat someone out.” “...like rats leaving a sinking ship.” “I smell a rat!” “...look like a drowned … [Read more...] about Why Are Rats the Bad Guys?
While it's easy to assume that the need for pest control diminishes with cold winter weather, that is not the case. This year it is even more crucial due to COVID-19. Ironically, the pandemic increased the odds of pest infestations and made treating them … [Read more...] about Importance of Winter Pest Control for Local Business and Homeowners During the Pandemic
Watching squirrels run around, it would be easy to think they are playful creatures. In reality, squirrels can be very territorial – much like blue jays. In fact, many C.W. Post alumni have stories of squirrels chittering at them as if to tell the … [Read more...] about Are Squirrels Territorial?
No one likes being surprised by an insect, whether that's a spider making a sudden visit while you're in the shower or finding a cockroach when you turn on the kitchen light. Still, finding a bug in these places – while startling in the moment – isn’t … [Read more...] about 7 Unusual Places Bugs Hide
No one likes finding insects in their home or business. For some people, though, the reaction is extreme revulsion or fear. Sometimes that's because of a bad prior experience. In some cases, it's completely understandable if they have an allergy to bee, … [Read more...] about Phobias Related to Bugs
Holiday baking is a big job. Finding pantry pests in your ingredients is an unpleasant surprise and not the type of visitors you want this time of year. Luckily, you can prevent these unwelcome arrivals. … [Read more...] about Baking Tips for a Pest-Free Holiday