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Is There Anything I Can Do About Skunks?

Is There Anything I Can Do About Skunks?

Skunks.  Just the word makes people nervous. Early in the morning or late in the evening, you catch the scent of a skunk. Rarely do we see them, but we indeed do smell them! What is a skunk? “Skunk (family Mephitidae), also called polecat, is a black-and-white mammal...

What is in your mulch?

What is in your mulch?

Ahh, the signs of spring! Melting snow and thoughts of getting our homes and backyards ready for summer outdoor life.  Yard cleanup and mulching are rituals every spring, but do you know what is in your mulch? Mulch protects your soil by retaining moisture, regulating...

How to tell if termites are active in your house

How to tell if termites are active in your house

Termites cost homeowners billions of dollars each year in structural damage, repair costs, and termite control services. Termites can be busy and remain virtually unseen unless you know the signs. They are highly tenacious and can stay, unseen even after you think...

First Murder Hornets now Joro Spiders?

First Murder Hornets now Joro Spiders?

Nature is powerful and often curious. We dodged a bullet in New York with Asian Giant Hornets or Murder Hornets, and now we welcome Joro Spiders. These unique spiders are purported to be stowaways in shipping containers. Joro spiders are thought to be migrating up the...

Do you have mice….in your car?

Do you have mice….in your car?

Yes, you read that right.  Mice can take up residence in your car. During these cold days and nights in Upstate New York, mice are looking for a warm place to stay. This is more common than you think, and not just with cars stored for the season or parked for an...

Commercial Pest Control for Your Business

Commercial Pest Control for Your Business

Commercial pest control differs from residential pest control by size and definition.  Commercial spaces are often larger and attract different pests and possibly nuisance wildlife.  Businesses are prone to cockroaches, mice, and rats. Predominantly because of where...

What Do You Really Know About Cockroaches?

What Do You Really Know About Cockroaches?

Cockroaches are arguably the most feared and revolting pest on the planet. Spiders may be tied for first place as well.  Cockroaches have a reputation as nasty and disease-spreading bugs. There are more than 4000 different cockroach species worldwide. According to...

6 Common FAQs about Mice

6 Common FAQs about Mice

Mice are out and about looking for shelter and food.  You may not see them or hear them often, but they are acting under cover of night.  There are many misnomers about mice, so we thought we do just a simple Q&A and share some FAQs as asked to our staff and...

Restoration after a pest infestation

Restoration after a pest infestation

Restoration is often needed after a pest infestation.  Homeowners feel relieved when they no longer see or hear the pests or wildlife. But the damage can be significant beyond a visual inspection. Please do not despair. Most pest damage can be eradicated by our...

Squirrels Can Damage Your Home or Commercial Property

Squirrels Can Damage Your Home or Commercial Property

Squirrels are arguably the most common form of wildlife living in and around our homes and businesses, especially in Upstate New York and other rural areas. They tend to avoid big city life but can be found in smaller urban cities. Let's talk about squirrels....

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