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Common Spider Species in New York and Where They’ll Be Hiding

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Common Spider Species in New York and Where They’ll Be Hiding

By Pestech Pest Solutions Common-Spider-Species NY

For many Americans, spiders evoke a sense of fear. In fact, according to Chapman University’s Survey of American Fears in 2018, more than one-fifth of respondents said they were “afraid or very afraid” of insects and arachnids, like spiders. However, even for homeowners or business owners that aren’t afraid of spiders, these arachnids can still cause distress. One spider […]

Why Are Raccoons Pests?

By Pestech Pest Solutions Why Racoons Pests

Have you ever heard rustling or rummaging near your trash at night? From Canada, through the U.S. and down to South America, the North American raccoon — the most common raccoon — has made its home. Raccoons are known to be highly intelligent mammals and are incredibly adaptive. These creatures have a black mask across their eyes, […]

The Difference Between Mice and Rats

By Pestech Pest Solutions

While mice and rats have a few traits in common, they are separate species. Depending on which type of rodent you’re dealing with, you’ll want to choose different pest control methods to remove them. Learn how to know if you have a mouse or a rat and spot mice vs. rat signs early. View Full […]

Got Mice? When to Call an Exterminator

By Pestech Pest Solutions

Eek! A mouse in the house! As the weather gets colder, mice start looking for warm places to stay, including homes and businesses. Spot the signs of a mouse infestation and act fast. Knowing when to call an exterminator for mice can save you a lot of time, money and headaches. Mouse: Signs to Look […]

Commercial Entry Points for Pests

By Pestech Pest Solutions

The cleanliness, appearance and safety of your business’ facilities play a significant role in what customers, especially first-time customers, think of your company. Because of this, a pest problem is of particular concern for commercial facilities. Commercial buildings often have a lot of shared ceilings, shared walls and common areas, meaning that it’s even more […]

How to Know if You Have a Termite Problem

By Pestech Pest Solutions

You’re probably aware of the type of damage that termites cause. These wood-eating pests can quickly and massively undermine the foundation of your home. But do you know how to tell if your home has termites? You may not realize you have termites until it is too late. The sooner you are aware of your termite problem, […]

How to Identify Bed Bug Bites

By Pestech Pest Solutions How to Identify Bed Bug Bites

Bed bugs are tiny parasites that feed on blood from humans and other warm-blood animals, though the two main species of bed bugs prefer human hosts. Bed bugs get their name from their preferred habitats in mattresses, sofas, clothing and other soft human furnishings, especially dark spaces. Bed bugs can cause a panic when found […]

Five Pests That Stick Around During Winter in New York

By Pestech Pest Solutions

In New York, you’re used to seeing plenty of bugs in the spring and summer. One of the advantages of cold New York winters is that many pests cannot survive them. But do all insects die during the winter? Unfortunately, the answer is no. There are a number of pests that stick around during winter, […]