Category: Amherst Exterminators

Christmas Tree Safety

Christmas Tree Safety

The holiday season is quickly approaching, which means it will soon be time to buy a Christmas tree, hang stockings, and prepare for the upcoming festivities. While the Christmas tree is a landmark tradition, it is important to practice proper safety measures when bringing one into your home. For many people, the smell of fresh… Read more »

Keeping Pests Out of Your Home This Winter

Keeping Pests Out of Your Home This Winter

Fall has begun in Western New York, which means winter is just a few short weeks away! As the weather gets colder, rodents and pests will be looking for shelter. Unlike many species of birds, pests like mice and raccoons don’t travel south for warmth; they head indoors instead! With the holiday season quickly approaching,… Read more »

Where Do Pests and Critters Go in The Winter?

Where Do Pests and Critters Go in The Winter?

As Summer nears its end and we head into Fall, you may be wondering what happens to small critters and pests during cold winter months. Western New York winters consist of extreme cold temperatures, treacherous snowfall, and dark clouds hanging over every day.   Where do the critters go during the winter months when there’s… Read more »

How to Get A Mouse Out of Your House

How to Get A Mouse Out of Your House

Uninvited house guests can be extremely annoying , especially when those guests happen to be four-legged, curly-tailed critters that dig through your trash and can potentially carry over 35 diseases! If you have a mouse darting back and forth across your kitchen floor, you’ll want to catch it first and ask questions later. Many people… Read more »

Interesting Facts About Rats

Having a rat problem in your home can be extremely stressful for a homeowner, especially if you are trying to handle it alone. If you discover you have a rat problem it is best to hire a professional to help remove them. After you have consulted a professional, you can relax knowing that the situation… Read more »

Easy Ways to Rid Your Home of Pesky Ants

Just like bears, ants hibernate during the winter. Once the weather breaks, they emerge from hibernation, looking for food to start the cycle over again. Ants are most active when temperatures reach 75-95 degrees Fahrenheit.  Spring and summer are peak season for ants, and this is when you are more likely to find them in… Read more »

Avoiding Bugs Outdoors

The weather is warming up, and so is most people’s desire to head outdoors. Whether you’re attending an outdoor festival, going for a walk, or just simply enjoying some fresh air, there’s one thing you shouldn’t let get in your way: bugs. Sure, mosquitoes, flies and other pests may at times seem like a nuisance… Read more »

April Showers Bring Bugs

Western New York typically sees plenty of snow in winter months, and as a result, very few bugs. However, temperatures are warming up and seasons are changing. While April showers are certainly a sign of spring, they are also a sign that bugs will soon surface. Why does it seem that significant rain fall typically… Read more »

Preparing Home for Spring Pests

Spring is approaching and with spring comes insects. As temperatures warm up, insects venture back outside, and often times, into our home. It is important to keep insects out of your home this spring to avoid unwanted infestations, consider using these methods: Keep Gardens Distant We all start working hard on our gardens during spring… Read more »

Consider These Insects Antiques

We often hear about the history of animals but we rarely hear about the history of insects. We know a lot about the role dinosaurs played years ago, how certain animals adapted over time, what animals have gone extinct, and so forth. However, we don’t seem to know much about ancient insects. How long have… Read more »