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A Bug Exterminator’s Guide On How To Keep Your Home Bug-Free

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If you ever have an insect infestation in your New York home, you can always call in a qualified bug exterminator to get rid of them…  But it’s a lot better to keep your home bug-free in the first place!  Sure, every now and then an insect will sneak in, but there are a lot of things that homeowners can …

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All About Mosquito Bites

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All About Mosquito Bites Along with cookouts, pool parties, and outdoor concerts, mosquito bites are a sign of summer. Mosquitoes are at best a seasonal nuisance and at worst carriers of deadly diseases. But have you ever wondered why mosquitoes bite people? Why do mosquito bites cause a reaction in humans and are they dangerous? Why Do Mosquitoes Bite? While …

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Are Dragonflies Harmful to Humans or Pets?

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Are Dragonflies Harmful to Humans or Pets? Dragonflies are truly a beautiful insect to watch in flight with their elongated body, bulging eyes, and large transparent wings. In the summertime, you will find them mainly around small bodies of water like ponds, streams, and marshes. Over the centuries dragonflies have represented or symbolized different things among many cultures. For example, …

How to Get Rid of Pests That Live in Wood

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How to Get Rid of Pests That Live in Wood Wood is one of the most desired building material, it looks nice when well cared for and is easier to deal with. But as any pest control Buffalo NY exterminator will tell you, pests too can make a home in your precious wood structures and some will cause great damage to the …

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How Ladybugs Protect Themselves

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  How Ladybugs Protect Themselves Ladybugs are generally known as cute garden bugs who are both harmless to humans and beneficial to gardens. Their classic red and black body pattern makes them the most endearing of insects and sometimes they are even seen as a sign of good luck. However, the color of their wings serves a purpose beyond appearance; …

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How Many Insects Are There?

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We don’t often think about insects.  That is, until they invade our home, our summer get-together, or our peaceful outdoor walk.  But insects are everywhere and they vastly outnumber people.  Insects, or bugs, have been around since long before our primate cousins walked the Earth.  Early fossils of insects show that they flew, crawled and slithered on this planet for …

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Treat Your Home for Pests – How Often Should You Do It?

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Remember the cliché, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” It’s not far from the truth. Prevention is always better than cure; this is accurate when it comes to pest control. If you are a victim of pest infestation, you know exactly what we are talking about. But, pest prevention is not a one-time thing, and it …

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Why are There so many Stink Bugs in my Home?

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Why is There a Stink Bug Problem Now? New York State, and in fact, much us the United States has been invaded.  The offender in this case is an insect native to Asia, the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, often referred to as the “BMSB”.  The BMSB appears to have come over the ocean in the mid 1990’s, perhaps stowing aboard …

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What’s the Difference Between a Hornet, Wasp, and Bee?

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Buzzing and Stinging With the change of season comes green grass, fresh young flowers and a disturbing buzzing sound.  While most people welcome the spring and summer months and the re-growth of slumbering plants and animals, we are reminded that, also awaking from a deep sleep, are thousands of insects, including the stinging varieties. While we might think honey bees …