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The Single Most Important Thing To Do If You Find Termites

The Single Most Important Thing To Do If You Find Termites

No single pest should trigger a quicker “mayday” reflex upon being found than termites. They don’t spread disease, they aren’t aggressive, they don’t bite, and they don’t remotely care about humans in their vicinity. What they do care about are 1) breeding and 2)...
3 Things You Might Not Know About Cockroaches

3 Things You Might Not Know About Cockroaches

Cockroaches are everywhere in New York, both in the city and on Long Island. Clean up your crumbs, take out your trash, seal up your cracks, and unless you get unlucky, you should be in decent shape, but even so, there’s only so much we can actually do. It’s...
The Only Poisonous Spider Native to New York State

The Only Poisonous Spider Native to New York State

When people think of venomous spiders, their minds usually go to the Amazon rain forest or the Australian outback. Less associated with the United States of America than some far off, wild land, there are still plenty of venomous spiders traipsing around the good ol’...
What’s So Bad About New York Rats and Mice?

What’s So Bad About New York Rats and Mice?

Rats are everywhere in our area. Look down to the tracks the next time you’re waiting for the subway, and there’s a halfway decent chance you’ll see at least one, and probably more like three or four. They are as ubiquitous to the five boroughs as the Statue of...
Are Daddy Long Legs Venomous?

Are Daddy Long Legs Venomous?

As legend has it, the spiders commonly referred to as Daddy Long Legs are the most venomous spiders in existence, but—what luck!—human beings are in the clear because the small arachnids’ jaws aren’t strong enough to penetrate our skin. The persistence of this story...