When people hear the word “tick” they often think of deer ticks and the most common health risk they transmit – Lyme disease. However, Lone Star ticks (which originally were predominantly in the southeast) have been migrating north, ranging from Maine to … [Read more...] about What Happens If You Are Bit By a Lone Star Tick?
A lot of people react negatively to bugs, especially when startled by them. For some people revulsion at the sight of insects is a full-blown phobia. What does entomophobia or fear of insects mean? Healthline defines a phobia as “overwhelming and … [Read more...] about 10 Common Bug and Insect Phobias
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
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
When the topic of diseases transmitted by insects is mentioned on Long Island, the first thought is Lyme disease from tick bites. However, mosquito bites can also transmit disease right here in New York – not just malaria in the tropics. … [Read more...] about Diseases Long Island Mosquitoes May Carry