Category: Pest Prevention

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 »

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 »

Tips for Keeping Away Summer Pests

Most people love summer because it allows them to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. Western New Yorkers especially enjoy it after being cooped up after a long winter. However, there is at least one negative side effect that accompanies warmer weather — pests! Many pests come out once the summer starts, and if you… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Research Shows Millennials Don’t Wash Their Sheets Often Enough

How many times did your mother remind you to change your sheets regularly when you were in college? Probably so many times that you lost count. While you nodded along every time she brought the topic up, you may not have taken heed to her warning. As always, however, mom was right. According to a… Read more »