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

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

Mice season is on the way!

As we count down the last few weeks of summer, we warn all of our customers and blog readers to get prepare for mice season. In NYC, mice season typically starts in early october. Due to the sudden drop in temperatures, the mice will try to escape the cold, and look for a nice warm and cozy environment to escape. Mice are known to spread many different types of disease. When the infestation gets large enough they can cause wide spread damage in homes, such as destroying food and electrical wires. In todays blog we are going to give you, […]
August 7, 2017

Pest Proofing Your Home For The Winter

As the colder months roll in, many outdoor pests will seek refuge indoors. Due to the instinct of survival pests like mice, squirrels, cockroaches and mosquitoes will take advantage of any openings into your home. Spaces in doors, cracks in windows, holes in your roof and holes in screens are just a few way pests will try to escape the chilly weather. In today’s blog post we will provide you with some tips to winterize your home from pests. Using wire mesh, or sheet metal seal all utility pipe entries into your basement. Many homes will have gas, electric, water […]
August 7, 2017

Winter Pests

When the winter weather arrives, many pest control companies in NYC may begin to notice a change of business. Every change of season, changes the pest problems. For example, in the summer months we notice many calls about Bed Bugs, American roaches, and German roaches. For biological reasons, many of these pests will reduce in number in the colder. Now that December is here we will list some pests we notice tend to show up in the colder months. The first problem in the winter months are mice. All exterminators wait for mice season. Its the first few weeks of […]