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The Top Industries That Deal With Pests

Pest control is important for homes, but it might be even more important for commercial businesses. A major pest infestation can spell trouble for any company, both for employees working inside the company and for customers entering the business or using the products the business creates. This is not only a health concern, but can also mean possible structural damage, and can also tarnish a… Continue

Pests in Folklore and Mythology: Ancient Egypt

Different cultures mythologies are often interpreted as a reflection of their culture, which explains why many of the characters in these stories- though exaggerated and often outlandish- share at least some qualities of people and creatures that actually exist in the real world. For our purposes, we’ll be focusing on pests in Ancient Egyptian mythology--and there are plenty to choose from.… Continue

Protecting Your Pets From Ticks

We’re quickly approaching the time of year in New York when tick activity starts to pick up again, with the second wave starting in mid-August and ending in November. While ticks do pose a threat to humans, they are also a big threat to pets, specifically dogs and cats that spend a lot of time outdoors. So what can you do to protect your pets from ticks? We have a few recommendations. Why… Continue

How Wildlife Choose Their Hiding Places

While summers in New York State are most notorious for their increased insect activity, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any wildlife pests to also worry about. Keeping wildlife away from your home and property boils down to one thing: understanding why wildlife would want to come to your home in the first place, much of which is tied closely to their ability to find a place that… Continue

Bees, Wasps & Hornets: What's the Difference?

Bees, wasps & hornets: they’re three types of airborne stinging insects that you don’t ever want to see angrily buzzing toward you. But have you ever wondered what the difference is between the 3? It can be difficult to tell which is which, especially in the moment! But it’s important that you are able to identify at least a few differences so that you know what exactly… Continue

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