Category: Insect Pests

Eliminate Your Fruit Fly Problem

With warm weather comes a host of critters that may be occupying your home. If you are a fan of fresh fruit, vegetables, and other sweet items, your home may be plagued with fruit flies. Although they are tiny, their presence can be extremely annoying and overwhelming the more they become present. If you are… Read more »

Don’t Let Cluster Flies Get Comfortable in Your Home!

Most people are pretty familiar with common house flies. They come out in the summer months, and once they work their way into your home, it can be really difficult to get rid of them. You can spend days, weeks, and in some cases, even months swatting at them and trying to get them to… 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 »

Bugs Have Bedtimes Too

As humans, we eventually turn off the lights, brush our teeth, pull the sheets back, and climb into bed. For many of us, sleeping is something we really look forward to at the end of a long day. However, many animals sleep and the majority of bugs are no different. Bugs, such as cockroaches, fruit… 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 »

Beware of Bugs in Rustic Furniture

The thought of unwanted bugs sitting on our furniture alongside us leaves our skin crawling with uneasiness. Unfortunately, insects could be cozy next to you without you even knowing it. There are several species of insects that are so small you would not be able to detect them until they became bothersome. Wooden furniture, which… Read more »

Ponds Can Bring Pests

If you have a pond on your property, you might find yourself fending off insects and pests frequently. Ponds usually result in critters coming into your home and frequently popping up around your property. Although ponds often bring butterflies and songbirds, they can also result in snakes, mosquitoes, mammals, and other pests. Mosquitoes Mosquitoes are… Read more »

Checking Your Fireplace for Pests

If you use the fireplace inside of your home during the bitter cold of winters of Western New York, it is important to understand how to prevent pests from gaining access into your home through it. Inspecting Your Firewood When you transport outside firewood into your home, it is vital that you inspect each piece… Read more »