July 31, 2020

Where do bed bugs come from?

When we are on bed bug inspections and bed bug jobs the most common question we get is, “Where did these things originate from?”. Although we know bed bugs have evolved from bat bugs that were once found in caves we are not sure about how this change has happened. In caveman/cavewoman times, bat bugs lived in caves and fed on small birds and mainly bats. When cave people began living in caves its quite possible that bed bugs have adapted behaviors to start to feed on humans also. Humans are a bigger target, dont fly and can provide a […]
April 16, 2018

5 Signs That Your High-Quality Mattress Has Bed Bugs

5 Signs That Your High-Quality Mattress Has Bed Bugs Writer: “Will” The bed bug is a tiny and elliptical insect that feeds on human and animal blood. This bloodsucking creature that crawls out of its hiding place at night prefers to live in the gaps between the bed frame and the mattress. However, it favors natural materials like fabric or wood over plastic and metal. One attribute in its favor is that it does not transmit disease. Ugh! And the real shocker is that this insect can even be found in the cleanest households or five-star hotels. So, say goodbye […]
August 7, 2017

A moment of thanks – goodbye 2013

Here at Northeastern Exterminating we know how blessed we are to have the success over the past 20 years. Every year we like to take a minute to give a nice thank you to all of those we appreciate. In today’s blog post we would like to thank all of  the people who make this success possible. The year is rolling to its end. Through the good times and the bad we have always had these wonderful friends. Although we are family owned and operated we would not be able to do it without the following people. Employees. Without our […]
August 7, 2017

How to approach a bed bug infestation

We notice that in our area of Brooklyn, New York that many companies approach bed bug infestations in a different way. There a variety of ways to attack a bed bug problem and many of them are correct. Pest control companies use what works best for them. Some things you may want to consider when hiring a bed bug extermination company, other than their approach, are their credentials and experience. In todays blog we will touch a bit on our approach. We wont give away all our secrets, but just touch on why we do, what we do. Many customers […]
August 7, 2017

Bed Bug Encasements : Fact and Fiction

The sale of bed bug encasements has become a multi-million dollar industry within the last 10 years. Once the bed bug epidemic hit the United States, everyone tried to jump on the bed bug band wagon. Companies started to open up to produce natural bed bug sprays, traps, monitors and more importantly mattress encasements. In todays blog we will focus primarily on the fact and fiction of “bed bug proof” mattress encasements. Many exterminators and business owners will push people to purchase mattress covers that claim to bed  ” bed bug proof “. Here at Northeastern Exterminating we are always honest […]
August 7, 2017

Hiring a Bed Bug Extermination Company

When customers call to hire us for bed bug treatments, they ask many similar questions. Today, for the clients sake, we have complied a few things that we think are important to keep in mind when in the market for bed bug extermination. There is so much information out there on the internet that we want to try to simplify things for you. Remember, you are the customer. Not only are you always right, but you can take your business else where. If you dont like what you see or hear, take your hard earned money to a more reputable […]
August 7, 2017

Why The Restaurant Letter Grading system is an “A” For Pest Control Companies in NYC

Since the Bloomberg administration has established a letter grading system for restaurants, they are all reaching for the “A” ‘s. Prior to this system being put into place it was very difficult for the consumers to understand what was going on behind the kitchen. Other then calling the Dept. of Health to find out what violations your favorite restaurant has, now you can just check out the letter grade or visit the NYC website here. This grading system has unintentionally made the restaurant pest control and consulting businesses much more busy. Many patrons only will want to eat at eateries that […]
August 7, 2017

Tips For Keeping The Roaches Away

Here at Northeastern Exterminating we feel it is very important for our customers to understand what they can do at home to keep pests like roaches at bay. Our opinion is that giving the customer accurate and relevant information about pests and pest related problems are the number one way to work together to get rid of the infestations. Many companies will just treat an account and leave with no post or prior work to be done by the customers. Although this seems beneficial because the customer just has to sit back and reap the benefit, its un-realistic. Always do your research […]
August 7, 2017

Why You Should Be Friends With An Exterminator

Here at Northeastern Exterminating we like to bring awareness to all the aspects of pest control. Everything from the chemicals being used, how they are applied and qualities you should look out for when hiring a company. But in todays blog post we will be looking at the person who is applying the materials. There are many positive qualities that all pest control professionals share. Most exterminators  are good hardworking, family orientated guys/gals. There are always a few bad apples, but as we all know we cant let them spoil the bunch. Today we will point out the positive traits […]
August 7, 2017

Bug Jokes!

Here at Northeastern Exterminating, our owner Joe loves a good bug joke. He has been known to tell one or two to the children of customers to make them smile. Nothing is better then a pest control company that has a nice sense of humor. In todays blog post we will tell a couple of good bug jokes. For the sake of everyone we will keep them clean for the kiddies. What would you call an ant that just wont go away?  permanant Why didn’t the Butterfly go to the prom? It was a Moth ball What do Bee’s put on […]
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