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Why Do Insects Swarm?

Termites, bees, flies: A whole range of different types of insect swarm -- and swarms can be a problem for people. But why?  Why Insects Swarm  Insects swarm for a few different reasons:  Reproduction- Insects like termites and ants will sometimes swarm because they are looking to reproduce with other colonies; in this case, a large group of the reproductive… Continue

Things You Should Know About Bed Bugs - Infographic

One in five Americans has had a bed bug infestation in their home or knows someone who has encountered bed bugs at home or in a hotel. In other words, bed bugs are a major problem for people all across New York State and the country in general. Our infographic below will tell you some of the most important things that you need to know about bed bug behavior, signs, and prevention!  Continue

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Carpenter Bees vs. Honey Bees

When it comes to apis mellifera (known more commonly simply as bees), these are probably no two species that are more different than carpenter bees and honey bees. Carpenter bees represent some of the worst qualities- at least in relation to humans- that these insects have to offer, while honey bees represent some of the best qualities. But how can you tell the difference between the two?… Continue

Habitats in Homes: Bats

Bats aren’t by any means the worst pest to have hanging around your home; in fact they’re generally pretty harmless, and can even keep a mosquito presence on your property at bay. On the other hand, bat poop (called “guano”) can be the carrier of disease-spreading bacteria, and all-in-all having a roost of bats in the attic can just in general cause a mess. We scoured the… Continue

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