September 9, 2017

Keeping The Rodents Out With Xcluder!

  Since fall is coming and rodent season is right around the corner, we thought we would reach out to the Xcluder company with some questions about their rodent exclusionary products. Pest professionals all across the country trust and use Xcluder for most of their rodent exclusion work. Global Material Technologies was founded in 1896 as the American Steel Wool Manufacturing Company. To this day GMT still specializes in the manufacture, processing and finishing of metal wools and fibers though the number and types of products we produce has expanded. One example of that expansion is the Xcluder line of rodent […]
August 7, 2017

Interviewing and inspections are important

Many pest control companies will get a phone call from a customer and not think to ask any further questions about the customers infestation. Here at Northeastern Exterminating when we are  on the phone with the customers we try to get a feeling of where the bed bug infestation may have started. The customers number one question is ” How did i get these bed bugs “. If we were able to answer that question, lets face it, we would be billionaires. Unfortunately we are not bed bug whisperers, just exterminators. We can work with you on where the most […]
August 7, 2017

Spring is here — Which means termite season

Termites are one of the most structurally damaging pests in the world. Annually termites have been known to cause up to 2 billion dollars in damage. Termites are eusocial insects. Eusocial basically means that termites are considered within the highest measure of sociality in insects. Termites are apart of different worker or labor castes. They live in colonies within the soil and structural beams in peoples homes. Found within a typical termite colony you would find the nymphs ( babies ), Workers, Soldiers, and a few egg laying queen termites. The job of the worker termites are just that. The […]
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

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

Mosquito season is on the way!

Here at northeastern exterminating we realize mosquito season is around the corner. Mosquitos are primarily seen in the warmer summer months in new york city. We have compiled a small list of tips to reduce your amount of mosquitos in your backyard. Remove any standing water. Since mosquitos need standing water to breed it is in your best intrest to do a weekly walk throughout your yard to make sure there is no standing water that mosquitos can lay eggs in. Inside tires are a typical place that are mosquito breeding grounds because of how hot rubber gets in the […]
August 7, 2017

Brooklyn Pest Control Questions

We recently asked our Twitter followers, Facebook fans, and Google+ followers to ask us any questions they may have about pests. We gave them free range to ask us about bed bugs, mice, ants, roaches, fleas, termites, or what ever pest they choose. We decided to post the questions to our blog. This is our customers Frequently Asked Questions about Brooklyn pest control. Mary-ann in park slope, Brooklyn wanted to know “Why do exterminators need more than one visit to treat bed bugs? Why cant they do it in one shot?”. Great question from park slope! You see Mary-Ann bed bugs are like no other pest. They are […]
August 7, 2017

If the materials are safe, why is my pest control operator wearing a mask?

Day in and day out, when pest control operators are treating a home for pests customers will ask them “If the materials your using are safe, then why do you have to wear a mask?” This is a great question! Many people associate the wearing of a dusk mask or respirator with immediate danger. What they don’t understand is that as technicians and applicators we must protect our selves from daily conditions conducive to increased chance for respiratory infesfections. According to many product labels, any applicator who is applying any type of pesticide or insecticide must be wearing a respirator. […]