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How to Prevent Ticks

Warmer weather has arrived which means increased tick activity in Upstate New York. Our area has a large population of deer ticks which can transmit Lyme disease. These ticks wait in vegetation for a host to walk by so they can climb aboard. So what can you do to help prevent ticks this spring? The… Read more »


5 Spring Pest Control Tips

Spring has finally arrived! After a long, cold winter you are probably quite excited for green grass and blue skies. However, with spring weather come spring pests. For a happy spring with minimal pests, consider the following spring pest control tips: Clean Up the Yard – Leaf debris and dead grass are like welcome signs… Read more »


The Reemergence of Overwintering Pests

Have you heard the term overwintering pests? An overwintering pest finds a safe, warm place to ride out the winter. For many, this could be your home. You might not even realize it, but overwintering pests can infiltrate your home during the fall and if they go unnoticed they might lay low until spring. Common… Read more »


Pest Control Tips for Businesses

Pests can be an annoyance, an interruption and a major cost for businesses. Whether it is bed bugs in a hotel, cockroaches in a restaurant, or rodents in a warehouse, these small creatures can cause big problems. The good news is there are steps that a business can take to help prevent pests. With a… Read more »


What is Rodent Exclusion?

When it comes to preventing rodents from getting inside your home, you may have heard the term “exclusion”. What exactly is exclusion? Rodent exclusion is the practice of sealing vulnerabilities on the exterior of your home so that rodents don’t have a way to get inside. You might think if your doors and windows are… Read more »


5 Things Mice Love

Valentine’s Day is almost here, which means it’s time to talk LOVE! However, we’re not going down the typical road of roses, chocolates and greeting cards. Instead, let’s take a look at what mice love. Why? Because if you know what they love, then you know what to take away so that they aren’t attracted… Read more »


All About Norway Rats

Today we take a look at the Norway Rat. The Norway Rat is found around the world and sometimes is called a street rat or sewer rat. They are 7 to 9.5 inches long and have brown fur with black hairs mixed in. They can’t see well however they can hear, smell, taste and touch… Read more »


New Year’s Resolutions for Less Pests in 2021

Happy New Year! 2021 has arrived and everyone is making their New Year’s Resolutions. Before you settle on your resolution, have you thought about pests? Wouldn’t it be nice to have fewer insect and rodent headaches this year? This can be achieved! When it comes to minimizing pests in and around your home or business,… Read more »


2021 Pest Control Planning Tips for Businesses

The New Year is almost here! December is the perfect time for businesses to start planning for the 12 months that lie ahead. One area that businesses may not think to analyze is their pest control needs. However, with proper planning your business facility can be safer and cleaner and many pest-related business interruptions can… Read more »


Top Tips to Avoid Pests During the Holiday Season

Happy Holidays! The season of peace and joy has arrived just in time to lift our spirits during a very difficult year. But before your celebrations begin, let’s take a look at a few seasonal tips to help prevent your holiday cheer from getting interrupted by unwanted pest guests. Check the Decoration Boxes. You probably… Read more »