Category: News

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 »

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 »

Beware of Christmas Tree Pests

As the holiday season approaches, many people purchase Christmas trees that they put up in their home. For many people, the smell of fresh pine is a must and they purchase a real tree from a Christmas tree farm outdoors. When people purchase a real tree to put into their living room, they rarely consider… Read more »

Cockroaches Inspire Rescue Robot

Often more than two inches in length and a carrier of a variety of diseases, the cockroach is one of the most disliked critters to regularly make its way into human homes. This bug can get into almost anything, devouring the food in your pantry and causing allergies to flare up. But in spite of… Read more »

Buffalo Moves Up on List of Most Infested Bed Bug Cities

Orkin recently released their 2016 list of the top 50 cities with bed bugs, and while Chicago topped the list for the fourth year in a row, Buffalo made quite the jump, moving up from number 26 to number 20. A small, brown insect that feeds on human blood, bed bugs are about the size… Read more »