Poisonous Spiders in NY

Although there have been claims of brown recluse and black widow spider sightings in the Adirondacks, neither spider species is native to New York, and since they both prefer warm climates, their presence here is rare. While it’s possible for these warm weather arachnids to occasionally find their way north via cars, luggage and shipped…
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Do You Have Animals in Your Attic?

Are you hearing noises in your attic? It could be your over-active imagination – after all, it is almost Halloween – but it might just be the real deal. Putting paranormal activity aside, it’s possible you’ve got animals in your attic. In fact, we receive many calls about nuisance wildlife in the attic this time…
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How to Prevent Mosquito Bites in Upstate NY

It’s summertime in Upstate NY, which means you, your pets and your kids have probably got the itch to spend more time outside. Unfortunately, all that outdoor activity can lead to another less appealing itch – from mosquito bites. Aside from the redness and swelling, mosquito bites can cause allergic reactions and transmit mosquito-borne diseases….
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Termite Control in Albany NY

Sometimes called “silent destroyers” for their ability to quietly and methodically eat through your home’s support beams and other wood features, termites are believed to infest some 600,000 U.S. homes.  Unfortunately, termite damage is rarely covered by home insurance, which is why termite treatment and termite control are so important. In addition to termite prevention…
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Are Termites Covered By Home Insurance?

Termites can quietly and methodically devastate a home by eating through support beams and destroying other wood features. According to the National Pest Management Association, more than 600,000 U.S. homes suffer from termite infestations, which cause more than $5 billion in property damage each year. Yet, despite those statistics, termites are generally not covered by…
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