August 7, 2017

Pest Control and Hoarders

Very often  when treating an apartment for pests, we will run into the problems associated with a hoarder living in the building. To be honest, we could care less if tenants are clean or messy. The real problem is when the origin of an infestation is found to be in the most messy apartments. Having a few things out of place is a manageable problem.When a tenant is a bit messy, we try to educate them of a few IPM methods to help the problem get better. But when a customer or tenant is suffering from compulsive hoarding- it is a different story. […]
August 7, 2017

Pests In Pop Culture

Every so often in pop culture, insects and rodents that we perceive as pests are used in a positive light. Pests bring out the best in some people and the worst in others. What we all agree is that there is something mysterious about insects and rodents. Insects are often used as an attention getter for many movies, products and Artists. It is always appreciated when pests are brought up in pop culture. Society’s first reaction is to wince, but in todays blog post we hope we get you to realize that pests are used often in pop culture for […]
August 7, 2017

Inspecting Prospective Apartments/Home For Pests

When your in the market for a new apartment or home, a pest inspection of the prospective properties is very cost effective. Detecting a problem before moving in could save you thousands. The fact is that there are many homes and apartments with active infestations in NYC. Since you probably dont know who was living there, this is why it would be a good idea to know if any pests are present. Moving into an infestation could be one of the most stressful situations for new tenats/homeowners. Today we will post a few things that your exterminator should check while […]
August 7, 2017

Pests Love A Yard Full of Garbage

One of the major problems we find on initial pest inspections are properties that have a yard full of debris. Having a backyard full of garbage and debris is an ideal harborage for many pests. When we do perimeter treatments for customers in the warmer months we also make sure to mention to them if we notice any conditions that pests may favor . The most common debris we find around peoples home are lumber, garbage, old childrens toys and unused patio furniture. Here are some reasons why you might want to clean up sooner rather then later: If ants […]
August 7, 2017

The Tricky Part of Being An Exterminator

Every job has it pros and cons but nothing beats being an exterminator (Especially in New York City). We are called upon by the frantic and weary to rid them of their pest problems. Whether it is a new infestation or a neglected one we are expected to spray our “magic potion” and make the problems disappear. Why are the expectations so high? Dont forget, we are normal people too!  Being in this pest control industry is very tiresome but any exterminator will tell you they love this job. In today’s blog post we wanted to point out some of […]
August 7, 2017

Finding a Bed Bug Exterminator in NYC

When dealing with a bed bug infestation in the busiest city in the world, things can be stressful. The city doesn’t  sleep and neither do the bugs. There are literally thousands of exterminators in this city, so you must be very careful of whom you hire. There are many main factors to consider when hiring an exterminator in this big city. Luckily for you we are here to simplify things a bit. In todays blog post we will give you a few tips to help you when finding a bed bug exterminator in NYC. Reputation is very important when you are […]
August 7, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions About Bed Bugs

On a daily basis we get many emails at our office about bed bugs. Since the internet has so much information about bed bugs we want to address some of the questions we see very often. Please understand that everything you read and see online is not true. Many pest control blogs and websites are written by SEO companies who are NOT technicians and have no experience with any insects. Always do some fact checking as to who is writing what you are reading. It is your job to do research about what you read! Here are a few common […]
August 7, 2017

How Small Businesses Positively Effect Communities

As small business week rolls to an end, we thought it needed to keep the spirit of small business alive and talk aboout how wonderful small businesses really are. Many people will agree that small businesses are the back bone of this nation. These businesses are usually founded by individuals who see a need for a service or product in their local area. They provide these services and products for their local communities to be helpful where it is needed. The money spent on these local small businesses are much more likely to be pumped back in to the local […]
August 7, 2017

Why Pest Control Is So Important

Often under appreciated, pest control professionals perform a very important task on a daily basis. Removing pest infestations could be a very dirty job that goes unnoticed by many. We are hired by homeowners, business owners, and government agencies to eliminate pest problems from all types of environments to keep the general public safe. Sometimes we are demonized by misinformed people who think we spray cancer causing chemicals, hurt family pets, and put you in danger. But to truly appreciate pest control you must picture a work without any pest control methods. Imagine how bad things would really be. In […]
August 7, 2017

Google Bug Busters

How do you think Google would do if they became interested in the Pest Control industry? Ever hear of Google Bug Busters? Google is known as one of one of the most innovative and dominate companies in the 21st century technology space. The reason they have been able to be so successful is because of their ability to stay ahead of the technology curve. But lets think for a minute, what if Google opened up their own exterminating branch? Would this be good or bad for the industry? In todays blog post we will weigh out why most business owners […]