Frequently Asked Questions
There are a ton of pests out there that can invade your home and property. We can help you identify them and eradicate them from your home. Check out our services page for more info and images of your pests.
What do Carpenter Ants look like?
Carpenter Ants are the larger, blacker ants very commonly seen. Sometimes they have wings.
What do Carpenter Bees look like?
They resemble Bumble Bees. They are about 1 inch long, and sometimes seem metallic or shiny.
Where do Moles live?
They are subterranean. Moles live underground. Where else do they live? In your lawn!
Why do Mice make their way inside your home?
Mice are opportunists, and will migrate indoors looking for food, warmth, and comfort.
How do you know if you have a Powder post Beetle problem?
1 sign would be a fine powder on the floor underneath damaged wood. Another sign would be multiple very small, pin sized holes (exit holes) in exposed wood.
Are there different species of rats?
There are 2 common types of Rats in the USA; Norway Rats, and Roof Rats. In New York State we are typically dealing with Norway Rats.
What should I do about Wasps?
You should call Sheridan Pest Control (518) 935-7162! We know the best ways to handle that nest. The sprays that homeowners often buy are not made for residual protection. They work in the moment, as a contact kill, but absolutely will not take care of the entire nest. You need a more detailed, and well though out plan of attack.
Wood boring insects