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How to Ruin Bed Bugs’ Travel Plans

arrowadmin | Posted on September 21, 2016

Macro image of an insect bed bugs, clear tube to withdraw bloodIf you think you have been exposed to bed bugs, don’t panic.

What you do after discovering you and your luggage may have been exposed can make a big difference as…

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What is Zika?

AWST | Posted on August 21, 2016

Zika is the name of a virus spread by daytime-active Aedes mosquitoes, such as A. aegypti and A. albopictus. Zika virus is related to dengue, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, and West Nile viruses.

The rise…

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Why Rodents Are Such a Danger

arrowadmin | Posted on August 15, 2016

The most common rodents in the urban environment are the house mouse and Norway rat.  There are, however, other pest rodent species such as the Roof rat and Deer mouse that are often encountered in structures.  Here, we will limit our…

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Health Issues Associated with Norway Rats

arrowadmin | Posted on August 9, 2016

More than 43 percent of all mammals are rodents but we understand less than 10% about their behavior and ecology.

Rats tend to cost humans a lot. By some estimates, humans in the United States spend some $19 billion on the…

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Fleas and Ticks

AWST | Posted on August 7, 2016

Cat FleaCat and dog fleas are the most likely fleas to affect humans, though rats and raccoons nesting in a home can also carry fleas. While their bites can cause severe itching and skin infections, they can also spread diseases such…

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WOOD You, Could You, Let Me BEE?

AWST | Posted on July 4, 2016

Everything You Should Know About the Eastern Carpenter Bee


Carpenter bees are large, black and yellow bees frequently seen in spring hovering around the eaves of a house or the underside of a deck or porch rail. They are most often…

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From the Ocean to Your Backyard: Crustacean Immigration

AWST | Posted on May 29, 2016

bugsAs a young child, I would see these in my basement, under stones, under rotting logs, under trash cans – typically dark and moist environments. I referred to these creatures as, “Miniature Armadillos” because of…

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Get Ready for Termites

AWST | Posted on May 12, 2016

Be prepared for infestations

Termite Vs AntWritten by Jackie Grabin for Lynbrook/East Rockaway Herald- April 14,2016

Termites are not only annoying and inconvenient; they are also hazardous to your home. They sneak into your house or…

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Signs of Symptoms of a Spider Bite

AWST | Posted on April 7, 2016

While the idea of getting bit by a spider might terrify you, most spider bites are less painful than bee stings. Still, you should have a pest control company visit your home if you have…

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Home Rodent Infestations and Your Health

AWST | Posted on March 30, 2016

When rodents work their way into your home, they will do more than just serve as a nuisance. Rats, mice, and other rodents will also pose a serious health threat to you, your family, and even…

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