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Are Yellow Jackets Bees? 10 Yellow Jacket Facts

Stinging pests are Long Island’s Pest of the Month! Stinging pests can include digger wasps, bees, cicada killers, wasps, hornets, mosquitoes and yellow jackets.   Yellow jackets are seen on Long Island as soon as the temperature heats up. Sometimes, yellow jackets are confused with bees. They  are actually wasps.

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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. 

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Carpenter Ants in Your Home?

The large black ants in your Long Island home are most likely carpenter ants. Getting rid of carpenter ants is not a job for your DIY homeowner because this ant can have several satellite nests and thousands of workers

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10 Fun Facts About Carpenter Bees

Carpenter bees are just beginning to be spotted around Long Island. Many homeowners see these bees in their eaves every year and believe that their tunnels are not very big. Unfortunately, carpenter bees can create tunnels up to 10 feet long.

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