Blog

Flying ant vs. swarming termite

Pest Control takes care of Flying ants

With the recent rain that we have experienced, springtime is in full swing and summer is just around the corner.  The showers, which are necessary for food production, lush lawns and colorful flower beds, also bring about the reproductive stage of many insects.  Particularly ants and termites. During this time of year it is not […]

Giant Mosquitoes?! AKA Crane Flies

mosquito hawk

Most people can relate to this…you open your front or back door and in comes a giant, flying creature of some sort that manages to get past you and the next thing you know it’s “bouncing” off the ceiling.  Many home owners have been experiencing lately an invasion of what appears to be giant mosquitoes. […]

Our very own Harry Slagle has been promoted!!

For those of you that know Harry Slagle, this will come as no shock to you…but Harry has been promoted to Supervisor at our Pelham location! Harry has been with Mr. Bugg’s Pest Patrol since April of 2000, and in that time, he has proven himself to be an invaluable asset.  For 16 and half […]

We say ‘goodbye’ and ‘best wishes’ to Susan Taylor!!

It is with bittersweet emotion that we say goodbye and farewell to our very own Susan Taylor today.  Since 1990, Susan has been a regular face here at Mr. Bugg’s Pest Patrol, Inc., and today she has decided it is time to “hang up her bug-stompin’ shoes.”  After much deliberation, Susan has decided to retire […]

Boxelder Bug Blitz!?!?

Well, it’s winter out there, and it sure is col…..uhh, well, maybe not!  The past week or so after the “ice storm” has been unseasonably warm…even borderline hot! It seems as soon as it gets cold for a couple of days, it goes right back to warmer temperatures causing some insects to think it’s time […]

A Roach By Any Other Name????

The term “waterbug” is frequently used in reference to roaches but the question is …. which roach is the speaker referring to? The term has been used in reference to german roaches which are frequently found around the sink or dishwasher.  The term has also been used in reference to American roaches which require a […]

Brown Recluse Spider Alert

Although you would never guess it to be true by the current temperatures, Thanksgiving, Christmas and, hopefully, “sweater weather” are all just around the corner. For many homeowners these events will trigger forays into attics, closets or storage sheds in search of decorations and winter clothing. Before you dive head first into these seldom used […]

Sometimes A “Good Deal” Is Very Costly!!

The cooler temperatures have tempted many homeowners to start work on long awaited landscaping projects outdoors. Whether grabbing a pencil for the planning stage or diving right in, one very important factor to consider is what materials will be used for borders or retaining walls.  A word of caution to all dedicated yard aficionados, for […]

Patchwork Quilt Of Leaves???

Now that cool Autumn nights are finally here, many homeowners are rifling through storage areas in search of nice comfy blankets. As we drag out the winter quilts and clothing, keep in mind that many outdoor pests are also looking for insulation against dropping temperatures.  Although we require man-sized (or woman-sized) blankets, even a few […]

Page 1 of 1712345...10...Last »