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Getting Control of Bees and Wasps

Ed Robinson | Posted on August 16, 2018

Swarm of bees on a wooden landing.

When we think of bees and wasps, many of us are instantly repelled. We remember the first time we were stung by one of these flying insects. But bees and wasps are important to the entire…

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5 Dangerous Summer Pests You Should Avoid

arrowblog321 | Posted on April 4, 2018

Closeup of an ant.A lot of people would expect to find spiders on a list of dangerous pests. Spiders, however, are an important part of pest management. As long as you aren’t confronted with black widows or brown recluse spiders, you…

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Carpenter Bee Prevention: What All Homeowners Need to Know

arrowadmin | Posted on September 26, 2017

Carpenter beeCarpenter bees are a relatively common problem in New York. Specifically, the Eastern carpenter bee is most active during the early spring and summer months, when the reproduction cycle begins. Carpenter bees are known for boring holes through wood…

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Long Island Homes and the Boroughs at Risk for Wood Destroying Pests

arrowadmin | Posted on December 27, 2016

Long Island Homes and the Boroughs at Risk for Wood Destroying PestsThe risk from wood-destroying insects attacking homes on Long Island and the 5 boroughs of New York City is high.  Why?

The answer…

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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-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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A Look at Different Bees

AWST | Posted on October 24, 2015

detail-of-a-honeybeeThere are tens of thousands of species of bees in the world, and some are much more dangerous than others. You can sort many of these bees into a few broader categories for easier identification: carpenter bees, honeybees, and…

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Why Some Insects Sting

AWST | Posted on August 9, 2015

close-up-honeybeeAll pests are inconvenient and unwanted, but some of them can actually be dangerous. While a bed bug bite near Long Island may not be cause for alarm, stings from bees and wasps may be painful and…

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Dealing with a Bee Sting

AWST | Posted on August 5, 2015

Closeup of carpenter bee on tree branch.

Bees are a familiar nuisance for anyone who heads outdoors. While bees may seem like a minor nuisance, a bee sting can be incredibly painful. If you or a loved one gets stung by a…

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What Are the Dangers of Having Bees Near Your Home?

AWST | Posted on June 10, 2015

What-Are-the-Dangers-of-Having-Bees-Near-Your-HomeBees are a common household nuisance that often appear during the summer months. While bees may seem like a minor annoyance when they take up residence in your yard, a bee problem can actually pose a serious pest control…

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Comparing Bees and Wasps

AWST | Posted on June 3, 2015

Wasp on green stem next to small white flowers.

When you are faced with a bee problem, you may want to identify the types of pests that have invaded your yard. While bees and wasps may share some similar characteristics, these two…

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