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What are odorous house ants?

Beth Rimmels | Posted on June 13, 2019

Odorous house antsAnts can be a problem year-round but in spring and early summer, they can be a bigger challenge. Of the many types of ants, one of the most common is odorous house ants.

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Can Pavement Ants Cause Structural Damage?

Beth Rimmels | Posted on June 6, 2019

Pavement Ants walking on concrete.Ants come in many varieties, none of which you want in your home. Pavement ants, also known as Tetramorium caespitum, are a very common form of ants. They take…

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Avoiding Lyme Disease

Beth Rimmels | Posted on May 23, 2019

Tick on a glass prescription bottle.Warm weather means time spent outside – which can put you at risk for Lyme disease. That’s why May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and it’s a key concern for Long Island…

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All About Carpenter Bees

Beth Rimmels | Posted on May 16, 2019

Wood with carpenter bee holes.Among the pests that emerge in the spring are carpenter bees. Knowing how to distinguish them from honeybees, wasps and yellow jackets is important, especially since carpenter bees can damage your home.

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What to Do If a Bird Nests Near Your Home

Beth Rimmels | Posted on May 9, 2019

Bird bringing food to hatchlings in their nest.Until you actually experience it, it’s hard to understand why bird nests near your home are a problem. It sounds charming and is frequently shown in greeting card artwork, but the reality is very…

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Why We See So Many Insects in Spring

Beth Rimmels | Posted on May 2, 2019

Swarm of insects.With the arrival of spring comes longer days, warmer temperatures – and insects. An increase in insect activity in the spring is just as inevitable as flowers blooming.

Insects surge in the spring time, which often…

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What Pests Come Out in Early Spring?

Ed Robinson | Posted on April 25, 2019

Red motif of ticks, spiders, rats, and more.Most of us look forward to the coming of spring. Warm weather means we can be more active outdoors, trips can be planned and the family can spend time relaxing in the yard. All…

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Termites Swarm in the Spring

Ed Robinson | Posted on April 18, 2019

Cartoon termite, with fork & spoon, outside a home.It’s one of those things that keep any property owner up at night. You may do everything in your power to keep your home or business well maintained, but a bad termite infestation

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April Showers Bring May Ants

Ed Robinson | Posted on April 11, 2019

Cartoon ants climb ant hillsAre you glad winter’s over? Have you seen any ants inside your home or business lately? If so, are you still glad winter’s over? Now that it’s April, Arrow Exterminating wants you to know that the beginning…

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Pets and Pesticides

Ed Robinson | Posted on April 4, 2019

Parrot, lizard, cat, dog, rabbit, and ferret.We’re often asked questions related to the use of pesticides and how they might affect any household pets. That’s not surprising because Arrow Exterminating is a family-run company and we take good care of all…

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