August 7, 2017

Typical pests and how to prevent them

Pest control was created a long time ago to keep pests away. One way or another pests are beneficial to the environment. Sometimes they find their way into our homes. As soon as they breech that respect, these beneficial insects become nuisance pests and people look to exterminators for help. Here are a few known pests that residents of brooklyn, staten island, queens, manhattan and the bronx, may be familiar with. We will also list some suggestions of things our customers can do to increase the chance of keeping these un-wanted pests out of their home. Bedbugs are a big […]
August 7, 2017

New York cities bugs of spring

Spring has sprung in New York City. No matter what borough you reside there are certain bugs that love the climate of spring. Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, Bronx and Manhattan all share the same temperature changes between the months of March – June. Lets face it, we cant blame these pests for loving those temperatures because We love them too! Ants love these temperatures. The first day over 60 degrees many people begin to see ants crawling around their backyards and sometimes even the kitchen. Ants not only love the temperatures in spring, they also love the cookouts! Since the […]
August 7, 2017

Tips for picking the right Pest Control Company

Here at Northeastern Exterminating we are always looking out for our customers. We have been in business since 1994 for a reason, and we truly care about our customers. We always want you to feel comfortable and satisfied.  We are never pushy, and never force customers to do a service. Although we are in it for business, money is not everything. We have complied a few tips for people who are looking to hire a pest control company to exterminate pests in their homes. Ask the companies for references. A good pest control company will have atleast three references on hand. […]
August 7, 2017

How to inspect your own home for bed bugs

Here at Northeastern Exterminating we know how important it is for our customers to check their homes for bed bugs. We recommend to do an inspection at least once every two weeks. It may seem a little often, but believe us it is more of a nuisance to have a bed bug infestation then to just check your bed once a month. We will provide you below with some tips on how to check your bed for bed bugs, and some other places to look as well. If you have a suspicion you do have bed bugs, It is always a good […]
August 7, 2017

New York City’s Increasing Rat Population

Ever since hurricane sandy hit the East coast , New York City has noticed a great rise in the rodent population. Some experts blame the poor sanitation conditions following hurricane sandy for the increase. The more logical other side of this viewpoint is that the flood associated with hurricane sandy flooded many rodents out of their habitats. The areas noticing this spike is Brooklyn Heights in Brooklyn and New Dorp section of Staten Island. Most recently you may have heard a new technique of pest control being tried out in NYC subway system. The MTA is begging a pilot program with a Arizona based company named […]
August 7, 2017

Why “Do it yourself” Pest Control isnt a great idea.

As spring begins and the temperatures begin to rise the insect population starts to emerge from the damp soil or from our floor boards. It may be bed bugs, mice, ants, roaches, termites or even rats. Many homeowners believe they have what it takes to get rid of their pest problems all by themselves. These days with the economy the way it is homeowners are trying to save where they can. Extreme couponing, Squeezing the last drop of tooth paste out of the tube, But is pest control somewhere that you want to be frugal?You may be saying to your […]
August 7, 2017

Wood Destroying Carpenter Ants

Worldwide, there are more than twelve thousand species of ants known to man. Locally, we encounter just a few types of these ants. The climate you live in can predict what type of ant species you have in your neighborhood. The most common are the Odorous house ants, Pavement ants, and Carpenter ants. Since many ant species exhibit similar behavior, inexperienced exterminators may treat them in a similar fashion. Out of all the types of species, Carpenter ants should be surveilled as they are known to cause almost as much damage as termites. These wood-destroying pests can be up to […]
August 7, 2017

How am i sure if i have bed bugs?

Northeastern Exterminating always tries to give our customers good accurate advice. When we don’t know the answers to our customers questions, we research the topic as much as possible and then get back to them. We realize an educated customer is a happy customer. The number one call we get to our office is ” I am getting bites, but i am not sure if they are bed bug bites or not”. They ask ” How am i sure if i have bed bugs or not?”. This question opens many, many doors. Accusations of possible bed bug infestations take much […]
August 7, 2017

Bed Bug Inspection and Bed Bug Treatment Questions

Recently on our Twitter account, we encouraged some of our customers to ask us bed bug related questions. We decided to gather a few of those questions and post them to our pest control blog. We appreciate all of the people who participated and took time out of their busy schedules. Where did my bed bug infestation come from? That is the number one question, to this date, that we get asked by our customers. The fact of the matter is, unless you can speak their language you’ll never figure it out. ( hint: bed bugs dont talk!)  The best thing to do […]
August 7, 2017

Pest Control: The Beneficial Insects

Insects are seen as a nuisance to many, but depending on the insect they can be very beneficial to the environment. Pests such as fleas, bedbugs, mice, and roaches have no direct beneficial contribution to human kind at this very moment. In this short, but informative blog post we will speak about many types of life sustaining insect that benefit the environment. Here at Northeastern Exterminating we want you to understand that Insects are not our enemy. Only when they become pests, thats when we swoop in and do our job. Ladybugs- In the beetle family, ladybugs are very beneficial to […]