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How to Prevent Wasps and Bees from Swarming Around Your Home

With the warmer months chasing winter away, many New York homeowners are excited to experience the blossoming of trees, baby birds chirping, the sweet smell of young flowers, and the bright green of new plant growth. But, like us, many species of bees and wasps have been waiting for the warmer weather as well. Continue

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Problems Wasps, Bees, and Yellow Jackets Bring to New York Homes  

 Many of us want to make the most of the warmer weather we’re getting, and we often forget to plan for some of the negative impacts summer can have. Along with the warmer weather comes the threat of some warm-weather pests - stinging insects. Some stinging insects, such as honey bees or bumble bees, are actually quite beneficial to the environment with their pollination habits and… Continue

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Top 5 Summer Pests in NY

Summer, for most people, seems to be the favorite season of the year. Winter is finally over and the summer activities begin with fervor. New York residents are ready to hit the beach and enjoy the sun. Unfortunately, the warm temperatures and hot sun also attracts those dreaded summer pests. The top 5 winners in the most talked about summer pests are ants, stinging insects, cockroaches, bed bugs… Continue

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Name That Stinging Pest

If you're more than ten years old, there is no doubt you've seen a stinging insect. You may have even been stung by one. We all have a story or two, after all, the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology reports that stings from insects send more than half a million people to the hospital every year. But how well do you know these painful pests? Would you be able to distinguish between… Continue

 

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