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A Look at Rodent Repellents That Actually Work

While rodent infestations don't usually have an effective DIY solution, there are a few specific, naturally occurring scents that they find unpleasant. In this blog, we tell readers which rodent repellents work, and which ones are pure fiction. Continue

Where do Pests Go in the Winter?

Ah, winter in Upstate New York- the snow-covered landscape, the cozy fireplaces, the… pests? That’s right, even though it may seem like all pests hunker down and go into hibernation during the colder months, there are still plenty of creepy crawlies and critters about in Upstate New York. So, if you're curious about what pests are up to this winter, read on!   Many Pests… Continue

Understanding Carpenter Ants: How Much Damage Can They Actually Do?

Carpenter ants exist in a sort of in-between space as far as common insects go. Are they as harmless as most ants? No, they’re not totally harmless. Do they have the same kind of destructive potential as other wood-eating insects like termites? Well no, they aren’t exactly that either. Sitting somewhere in this murky halfway point can make carpenter ants seem kind of...mysterious. If you see a… Continue

A Guide to Spring and Summer Pests - Infographic


A Guide to New York Rodents

How long do rodents live? What kinds of problems can they cause for households? What do they eat? How do they get into homes? And how can you get rid of them? Have no fear: our Guide to New York Rodents is here to provide answers to those very questions and many more.    Types of Rodents in New York While there are many types of rodents in New York State, the most common infestors can be… Continue

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