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How to Avoid Bee Stings this Summer!

Please! We don’t want anyone to be hurt! Bees, wasps and other stinging pests are appearing in greater and greater numbers this summer.   While you can’t avoid these insects completely, you can do some things to avoid being stung.  After all, not everyone owns a bee suit!

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Seasonal Pests Call for Spring Cleaning!

Even after a mild winter, spring is a time to clean.  Overwintering and hibernating pests are preparing to wake up, and your home should be prepared against any infestations.

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Mice in Your Home

Mice can enter your home through the smallest of holes, scale 5 story buildings and are intelligent. Mice enter your home looking for a warm place to live. You can keep them out by sealing cracks and crevices in your home and making sure that your door seals are in good condition. Once mice have entered your home, they can become real problems.

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Our Experts Share Top 10 Pest Prevention Tips

Would it surprise you that pests like places with easy access to food and water? The tips below highlight some simple ways that you can keep pests where they belong – outside your home!

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Tips for How to Keep Mice Out of Your House

If you’re reading this article, you must have mice! Sorry to hear that – mice leave drops of urine in their trail and can  carry fleas, mites, ticks and lice with them! They also spread bacteria like salmonella.

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Learn the Signs of Rats in Your Long Island Home

Many Long Islanders call, text and email our offices looking for advice.  Recently, we were asked this question: “Late this evening our dog trapped a rat on our back deck. Will the rat be attracted to the mouse traps in our yard? Do we need an exterminator to set a different trap? Thanks.”

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Fall Pest Prevention Tips

As the leaves fall and the temperatures drop, are you getting out warm sweaters and woolly blankets?  Just like many of us, rodents and other creatures are preparing for the colder temperatures. They are coming inside looking for shelter and food. Rodents can enter your home through dime-sized cracks or holes.  When rodents enter your home, they can chew on electrical wires and drywall. Rodents like mice and rats leave behind droppings and urine. They  spread disease like salmonella and Hantavirus.  Don’t let your home become a safe haven for pests.

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The Best Mouse Trap Ever Is… An Exterminator

Most people hate having mice in their house. You’ll want a cheap and fast way to get rid of them, so you’ll likely go to a nearby store and grab any available trap. There are usually many options: snap traps, sticky mouse traps, glue traps, electric mouse traps. There are humane mouse trap that capture them safely and ones that will kill mice instantly.