Most Common Ticks Found on Long Island
Spending time outdoors on Long Island means a lot of things, like cool ocean breezes and warm sunshine. But it can also mean ticks. That's right, ticks. Even when we don't spend time in heavily wooded areas or hiking trails, ticks can appear out of nowhere. From the suburban neighborhoods of Nassau County, to the sprawling farms in Suffolk County, ticks are pests that suck, literally.
What are earwigs? And how do I get rid of them?
Those creepy little buggers, earwigs! We see them in all sorts of places, outside and inside, and they just won't go away! What are they? Where do they come from? And most importantly, how do I get rid of them? Let's explore the world of earwigs, to better understand their habits and how to keep them out!
Tips For A Mosquito Free Yard
Now that Spring is finally here, we are all enjoying warmer weather and fresh air. But could we be enjoying it more, if our yards were mosquito free? You bet! No one likes being eaten alive by mosquitoes, so what's the deal with these nasty nuisances? Let's take a look at what they are, when they show up, and how to get rid of them!
Ant or Termite?
Spring is in the air, and if you're reading this, swarming bugs may be in the air as well. What are those? Are they ants? Are they termites? How do I get rid of them? It's not always easy to tell the difference between these frightening fliers, but no worries. We're going to make you an expert.
Pest Control For Rats & Mice
Canines are becoming the stars of the pest detection world quickly, as they are being trained to sniff out rodents and bedbugs. What makes them so good at pest detection? Their noses. More than 10,000 times more sensitive than a human nose, a canine can detect what we can't even see. Think of it like this: I can smell a hamburger cooking on the grill, while a dog can smell what the person cooking the hamburger had for breakfast. The day before. Yup, they are that good.
When To Start Springtime Pest Prevention?
Now! For those of us in the humid subtropical/continential climate zone, spring has already started to make a debut. But don't be fooled! With snowbells blooming, and then being buried in snow, it may be difficult to determine when spring will actually arrive. Some of us already hear birds chirping, or have caught an occasional cave cricket in the basement. So is spring coming soon? And when do we start to prep and prevent? As far as pest prevention is concerned, now may be a good time to start brushing up on tips and tricks to keep your home pest free, so that we are ready for combat.