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Does My Christmas Tree Have Pests?

Ed Robinson | Posted on December 13, 2018

Lit up Christmas tree with presents and a fireplace in the background.

The only things you should expect to find under your Christmas tree every year are presents. But if you bring a live Christmas tree into your home, you may have…

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What Insects Are Active During Winter?

Ed Robinson | Posted on December 6, 2018

An Asian lady beetle sits atop snow.

For many people, winter is their favorite time of year. The holiday season will be in full swing and you can go skiing, snowboarding or skating at an outdoor rink. There’s all sorts of winter…

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Stop Chirping, Get Rid of Crickets

Ed Robinson | Posted on November 27, 2018

Small cricket sits on a plant.

In the classic 1960 children’s novel, “The Cricket in Times Square,” a Connecticut cricket named Chester accidentally gets on a commuter train and ends up living in the “Crossroads of the World” where…

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Can My Firewood Bring in Pests?

Ed Robinson | Posted on November 15, 2018

Roaring stone fireplace with book and mug.

One of the things that can make the cold weather months special in New York is having a working fireplace or a wood burning stove. There’s nothing quite like reading and relaxing in front of…

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Pests in Boxes and Paper

Ed Robinson | Posted on November 8, 2018

Three silverfish on top of a book.

In order to get rid of pests, you have to know where to find them. When we think of the types of places insects hide, we tend to think first about underground or outdoor nests….

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Creatures That Invade Your Home in the Fall

Ed Robinson | Posted on November 1, 2018

Raccoon stealing a wrapper from the trash.

Leaves on trees aren’t the only things that change in the fall. There are lots of metamorphoses that occur in nature in the fall as temperatures cool down. As winter approaches, you will see less…

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Pests and Allergies

Ed Robinson | Posted on October 25, 2018

Little girl in a bumblebee outfit sneezing in tall grass

When you discover pests in your home or business, there’s a good chance that your immediate reaction will be visceral. Let’s face it, insects and other unwelcome crawling things creep us out….

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Rodent Awareness Week is Here!

Ed Robinson | Posted on October 18, 2018

Mouse safely eating cheese on a trap.

Happy Rodent Awareness Week! Have you hugged a rat today? OK, we’re pretty sure you haven’t, but rodents are definitely something you should keep in mind this time of year. Rodents can damage the interior…

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Don’t be Spooked by Pests this Halloween

Ed Robinson | Posted on October 11, 2018

Raccoon dressed as a witch for Halloween.

It’s supposed to be the spookiest time of the year, but Halloween should be about spooky fun. But if you think you have a pest problem, you can have some all too real scares this…

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Pest-Proofing Your Home in the Fall

Ed Robinson | Posted on October 4, 2018

Rodents on your property.Just because it’s getting cooler out doesn’t mean that you don’t have to worry about pests invading your home or business. Insects may be more visible during the warmer weather months of spring and summer, but that doesn’t…

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