Tag: pest control

May 15, 2021
How To Keep Insects Away This Spring

Sure, you've heard the term "spring cleaning," but do you know why it's done? Most people use this term to refer to deep cleaning, which is not the case. For one, spring cleaning is done in the spring when the weather begins to warm. It also entails cleaning all areas of the house, including crawl […]

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April 26, 2017
Giant Mosquitoes?! AKA Crane Flies

Have you seen giant mosquito looking bug in your room and are not sure what it is? 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 […]

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February 27, 2017
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 […]

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January 20, 2017
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 […]

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December 2, 2016
Nursery Rhyme Nightmare???

Hickory dickory dock, the mouse ran up the clock, and behind the fridge, and under the stove ……. you get the picture.   Mice often make their way into our homes this time of year because of the drop in temperatures and the changes in their outdoor food sources. Although considered by some so adorable you […]

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October 28, 2016
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 […]

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October 14, 2016
Fall Has Finally Fell … Fallen …. Autumn Is Here!!!

Between the dropping temperatures and ongoing drought, many “outdoor” pests have decided indoors is the place to be. These unfavorable conditions are responsible for an increase in American Roach sightings in basements, kitchens, laundry rooms, bathrooms and on and on. American Roaches are the species commonly referred to as “large enough to throw a saddle […]

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September 30, 2016
The Five Day Count Down Has Started!!!

Everyone loves Lady Bugs; in fact many people even believe it is good luck to have one land on you. Because Lady Bugs eat aphids, and other insects that attack plants, some homeowners are delighted to have Lady Bugs in their gardens.  The problem develops when Lady Bugs invade our homes en-mass which, because of […]

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September 16, 2016
Scary Spidery Crickety Thing???

Camel Crickets often jump toward a perceived threat in an attempt to scare it away. Other types of crickets use their wings to make a chirping noise, but Camel Crickets are wingless and therefore “chirpless”.  Put these two factors together and it’s no wonder so many homeowners have had a bad experience with Camel Crickets. […]

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September 2, 2016
Extra Protein In The Corn Bread?

Talk about the ultimate in parental sacrifices, these parents don't even eat. In fact, the sole purpose of each couples adult life is to create the next generation.  The sole purpose of their offspring is to eat .... how unfair is that!!! Many homeowners are playing host to this very dysfunctional "family" and may not […]

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