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17 December

Get Rid of Holiday Hum Bugs!

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Don’t let pantry insects, bugs on your Christmas tree or spiders in your attic ruin your holiday spirits! Below are a couple of ways to avoid this season’s bugs!

Pantry Tips for the Holiday Season

Your holiday baking can take a turn for the worst when you find bugs in your flour, spices, dried fruit and even chocolate! We can help you get rid of those pantry pests!  Prevention includes storing all pantry items in air-tight, hard containers. All infested items need to be thrown out. Your cabinets must be completely wiped out and cleaned.

Learn more about those Bugs in Your Pantry

Get Rid of Insects in your Christmas Tree

Aphids, bark beetles, mites, praying mantids, scale insects, spiders are the common pests found in pine and fir trees.

Usually, these bugs can be avoided by giving the tree a really good shake before bringing it inside. Some tree lots have mechanical tree shakers for removing these insects.

Avoiding Spiders in your Holiday Decorations and more

When you get out your holiday decorations, it’s a good time to inspect your boxes for gnaw marks and rodent droppings.

Spider sightings seem more common when you start to rummage through basements, attics and garages to retrieve decorations for upcoming holidays. http://www.suburbanexterminating.com/blog/post/spider-sightings Common Spiders Found on Long Island http://www.suburbanexterminating.com/blog/post/common-spiders-found-on-long-island 

Here are 5 tips to avoid spiders in your home.

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house. Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse!

Happy Holidays from our Family to Yours!

 

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