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The 12 Days of Rodent Prevention

Five golden rings! Not quite. While we’re often singing “The 12 Days of Christmas” this month, we also need to think about those unwanted holidays guests – rodents. As rodents seek warm shelter and food during the cold months of winter, it is important to take action to keep them out of your home. In… Read more »


Top Tips for Pest-Free Holiday Decorating

The holiday season is officially here which means it’s time to decorate! But before you put on Bing Crosby and start opening up all of those old boxes, let’s take a couple of minutes to review best practices for holiday decorating without pests. That’s right, even your holiday decorations can fall victim to those unwanted… Read more »


Thankful for Wonderful Customers

Thanksgiving is almost here which means it’s time to pause and reflect on what we are thankful for. Each year we like to take this opportunity to express how thankful we are for you, our wonderful customers. As a small family business, our customers mean so much to us. We are truly grateful. We would… Read more »


10 Pest Control Tips for Businesses

Pests can be a major issue for a business. If left unchecked, pests can cause inventory damage, facility damage, unsanitary conditions, unhappy customers, and unhappy staff. As fellow business owners, we know that you don’t need any unnecessary headaches or disruptions at your business. So we have a few helpful tips for you to reduce… Read more »


Prepare for Winter with Rodent Exclusion

As we enjoy the comfortable autumn weather, it’s important to acknowledge that winter is right around the corner. When you think about preparing for winter, your to-do list might include things like snow tires, firewood and ice melt. But have you considered rodent-proofing your home? When the cold of winter sets in, rodents need to… Read more »


Creepy Crawlies to Watch Out for in October

Halloween is near…and so are overwintering pests! October is known for all kinds of frights, and today we are adding a few more to the list. Overwintering pests are those that seek refuge from the cold of winter, a warm and safe place to call home until spring rolls around. Your house is an ideal… Read more »


Common Ways Rodents Get Inside Your Home

Cooler weather is on the way and rodents will soon be seeking safe shelter to escape the elements. Your home is a prime target for these rodents, and you might be surprised how many ways they can get inside. Mice can fit through a hole as small as a dime! Now is an excellent time… Read more »


Easy Tips for Fall Pest Control

Fall is in the air! A favorite season for many, fall brings so many joys such as apple picking, pumpkin carving, and flannel shirts. As you are enjoying all of your autumn traditions, it’s also important to take proactive steps to keep pests at bay. With these easy fall pest control tips, you can spend… Read more »


All About Cellar Spiders

A spider with long legs…must be a daddy longlegs right? Not so fast. It might be a cellar spider. Common to the Capital Region, cellar spiders are often found inside houses. The Basics Cellar spiders have small bodies, eight long legs, and a gray or tan color. They often live close to other cellar spiders,… Read more »


All About Fruit Flies

Your home is an enticing space for many pests. One of these pests is the fruit fly. In search of food, fruit flies are attracted to sugary, organic materials such as decaying fruit, vegetables, meat and alcohol. They reproduce quickly and can be difficult to eradicate once the population grows. So what can you do?… Read more »