How to get rid of yellow jackets

Knowing how to get rid of yellow jackets is a useful skill for the homeowner because the yellow jacket is very common and can provide a painful sting from a stinger located on its hind. If you know how to get rid of yellow jackets safely, it could be the difference between life and death […]

Carpenter bee holes in your home

Carpenter bee holes are amazing to look at. If you’ve never seen a carpenter bee hole, they’re perfectly round and about the diameter of a dime. I’ve been in the pest control industry for 25 years and as my career has progressed I’ve begun to realize what a damaging pest carpenter bees actually are. Having carpenter […]

Termites in Connecticut

I don’t know why, but many people are shocked to hear that there are termites in Connecticut. The truth be told it’s actually a fairly common problem. I’m guessing that people mistakenly believe that since we have harsh winters there’s no way a termite could survive. However, Mother Nature is always working and gave termites a […]

Cost of Termite Treatment and Inspection

The true cost of termite treatment and inspection is different depending on who you talk to. In order to be sure that your’re getting the most for your money there are some things that you should know before you purchase the service. What do termites look like? Here’s a fact, we have people call our […]


You found a carpenter ant in your home, now what?

You found a carpenter ant in your home, now what? The first thing to do is not to panic.  There are plenty of people everyday who are facing the same problem.  The real test of whether you should worry has to do with the additional questions you should be asking yourself.  Is this the first […]

Termite damage and homeowners insurance

Termite damage and homeowners insurance are two terms that don’t go together very well.  The reason is that most insurance companies wont’ cover initial termite damage to a home.  I know that may seem unfair, but it’s a fairly common practice among most all insurance companies.  Read on to find out why. Every year termites […]

Get rid of ants

We get many questions asking how to get rid of ants, in particular carpenter ants. You’d think that as a pest control business owner this would be a trusted secret, but in fact it’s not. I’d be more than happy to explain to the masses how to get rid of ants. If you’re a CT resident […]

Tick prevention for the yard

Tick prevention for the yard is needed when you live in CT.  Now, if having the threat of Lyme disease wasn’t bad enough residents of the Northeast including CT have to worry about a disease called babesiosis.  The reason tick prevention for the yard is needed is that this disease can be fatal.  In fact, […]

Ants in the kitchen and bathroom

Ants in the kitchen and bathroom, does that sound familiar? If it does be rest assured that you’re not alone.  During the months of April, May and June it’s the most common type of call we field.  The offending ant is typically a carpenter ant.  This may vary from state to state, but in the […]