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At this year’s New York Pest Expo we were honored to have Dr. Bill Robinson of B&G Equipment share with us his insights on the Biology and Control of Household Spiders. He helped us learn more about the common species known to inhabit homes.

Spiders are everywhere and may be a health threat because every spider is venomous to a degree. Every spider can bite and will inject a foreign protein.  They are difficult to control because spiders don’t have tarsal pads like a cockroach and, therefore, a residual insecticide may not affect them.  Spiders are also seasonal. They are more prominent in the spring and fall.


Paul Hardy celebrated his 50th year in the pest management industry in 2011. If there is anyone who can guide us through the evolution of termite control it’s Paul. That’s why Bug Off Pest Control Center asked him to speak at the 2011 New York Pest Expo on November 11, 2011.

First and foremost, Paul reminded us that termites are still a problem. Even though they have not been swarming as much as in past decades, they are still active and are still causing damage. We need to stay on top of the newest treatment options when clients start to call again.