Carpenter ants and the dangers they present.

  • February 14, 2019

Carpenter ants are destructive and dangerous to your home or commercial structures. They got their name because they build tunnels by drilling through the wood creating a place for their nests. Often times, people see these ants outside, or even…

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Are you attracted to sugar?

  • February 7, 2019

Of course you are! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, candy, sweets, and treats are abundant. Are you like us and hide candy from that special Valentine until the big day? You better remember where you hid it and…

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Citronella Ants- what are they?

  • January 31, 2019

Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is a super resource for learning about insects and science in general  They define citronella ants (large yellow ants) quite simply: “The citronella ants get their name from the lemon verbena or citronella odor…

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The State Insect of New York

  • January 23, 2019

Did you know there was such a thing as a State insect? The State flower named a Rose? OK. The State bird designated as the Eastern Bluebird? Got it. The State animal/mammal winner is the beaver? We’re on board. But…

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Cockroaches: exterminate them or adopt one?

  • January 16, 2019

Cockroaches! Just the mention of the word cockroach makes people shiver or sweat. It conjures up images of quick and crawling bugs that appear to be hard shelled and indestructible. Cockroaches have transcended millions of years without extinction and continue…

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Don’t let the bedbugs bite.

  • January 10, 2019

How many times have you heard the saying, “Don’t let the bedbugs bite”? Too many and when you think about it, it makes you shiver. Bedbugs are quite nasty. According to the New York State Department of Health: Bed bugs…

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Unwanted masked visitors?

  • January 2, 2019

When someone thinks of a raccoon, they think of a summer night and the noise of a garbage can tipping over. Upon investigation, they see the illuminated eyes of a raccoon, or two. But it is winter now. Raccoons have…

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Ready for 2019?

  • December 28, 2018

We are! We look to the new year as we enhance our offerings to you for insuring that your home or business is safe and free of pests and nuisance wildlife. We wish you a happy and healthy new year…

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Happy Holidays!

  • December 21, 2018

The offices of Accurate Pest Control will be closing at 2:00 pm on Monday, December 24th. We will be closed all day on Tuesday, Christmas Day. Our emergency 24/7 on call service will still be available on both days. We…

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What do you know about bats?

  • December 19, 2018

Bats have a bad reputation for being aggressive and latent with rabies and disease. Did you know: Bats are the only mammals capable of sustained flight and according to Wikipedia, the fastest bat is the Mexican free-tailed bat achieving a…

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