Termite FAQs

Did you know that termites never sleep? They work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, which is why they can quickly do so much damage to your home. Another not-so-fun-fact about termites is that each colony has as many as one million termites in it, and if your home…
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Carpenter Ant Questions

Have you been seeing large black Ants inside your home? Do you live in the Albany, Saratoga, Glens Falls New York Region? If you said yes to any of these questions you may have a Carpenter Ant problem. If you suspect you have Carpenter Ants I suggest you immediately contact  Natures Way Pest Control and…
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The Deer Tick Life Cycle

The deer tick (or black-legged) in the East and the related western black-legged tick are the only known transmitters of Lyme disease in the United States. Both are hard-bodied ticks with a two-year life cycle. Like all species of ticks, deer ticks and their relatives require a blood meal to progress to each successive stage…
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Fishing Spiders

Fishing Spiders have small eyes and legs that are held widely apart. They get their name because they hunt for aquatic prey suck as insects crustaceans and even small minnows. They hand out on the banks of streams and ponds feeling for vibrations of passing prey. Spiders: Wolf Spiders |  Fishing Spiders | Sac Spiders |  Funnel Web Spiders…
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Sheet Web Weavers

Sheet Web Weavers are often overlooked because of their small size. They are very abundant among vegetation. They spin a sheet web over the vegetation to catch its prey. Some wit under the filmy dome until the prey lands and then it attacks. Spiders: Wolf Spiders |  Fishing Spiders | Sac Spiders |  Funnel Web Spiders | Jumping Spiders | Harvest-man…
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Harvest-man Spiders

Harvest-man Spiders or “Daddy Long Legs” These spiders much like ticks aren’t true spiders because they only have one body segment. They do not have venom but can produce a foul scent. They hunt small insects and feed on plant juices. Spiders: Wolf Spiders |  Fishing Spiders | Sac Spiders |  Funnel Web Spiders | Jumping Spiders |…
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Funnel Web Spiders

Funnel Web Spiders or Grass Spiders build webs on top of vegetation.They are shaped like a funnel where the Spider waits for its prey. They are approx. 3/4″ long brown in color. They can be seen on hedges and low lying shrubs. Spiders: Wolf Spiders |  Fishing Spiders | Sac Spiders |  Funnel Web Spiders…
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