- Created: 03 January 2017 03 January 2017
The Staten Island Greenbelt encompasses nearly 3,000 acres of wild habitat. The meadows, wetlands, and forests of the island nurture birds, insects, and mammals. Meanwhile, marine animals from dolphins to harbor seals are often spotted along the abundant shoreline.
- Created: 10 November 2016 10 November 2016
One of the most common pigeon-related issues is their guano, or droppings. As we discussed in our previous blog, "Why Pigeons Are a Problem," pigeon guano can threaten your property as well as your health.
- Created: 03 November 2016 03 November 2016
Do you cringe when you hear the word "earwig"? You're not alone. These slender, black or brown insects with pincers have been rumored to climb into people's ears, hence their name. But rest assured-this story is just a myth. Nobody is quite sure where it originated, though articles that date back to the 1700s have mentioned it.
- Created: 27 October 2016 27 October 2016
You're trying to go to bed, when all of the sudden you hear it again: chirp, chirp, chirp. It's the sound of crickets that have taken up residence in yourbasement. You were hoping it was just one or two crickets who found their way inside, but it's becoming clear that you have a larger problem on your hands. Does this story sound all too familiar? Basement cricket infestations are more common than you might assume.
- Created: 20 October 2016 20 October 2016
While termites are only between 4 and 15 millimeters long, they can cause thousands of dollars of damage to your home.
Termites eat a plant material called cellulose, which is found in wood. Thus, termites can eat at your home's walls, structural supports, and your furniture. Here are a few ways you can protect your home from termite damage.