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 […]
Small flies can be a huge nusiance whether its at home or at a restaurant. Although a small fly problem can be seasonal, these problems can also be very persistent. Today we have laid out 4 areas to check in your home or restaurant to locate and eliminate your small fly problem. If you still can’t figure it out, feel free to send us a photo here and we may be able to help you identify the type of bug and provide a quick suggestion or solution. Northeastern Exterminating is a pest control company located in Brooklyn New York. Although […]
When people think of NYC they think of a few things like Statue of Liberty, The Empire State Building, Times Square and Pizza Rat! No matter how much beauty and history is associated with NYC, unfortunately it is also synonymous for having a ton of pests (Mice, rats, roaches and bed bugs!). Didn’t you ever wonder why New York City just had so many dang pests? Theres a reasons that opening a pest control business is so lucrative in NYC.
As if the COVID pandemic wasn’t enough, America might be in the middle of another epidemic – bed bugs – a pest that long has plagued many cities in the United States. But are bedbugs America’s biggest pest problem? What about ants and mosquitoes? How do termites and spiders compare? And good ol’ cockroaches, where does that leave them? What We Analyzed We scoured the web to find the most common insect-pests in the United States and used Google Trends to determine the most common pest in each state. Then, we mapped out how prevalent different bugs are across the […]
Ticks and fleas are out for blood! These irritating parasites thrive in the summer months, and can live on your pets and can cause a range of skin diseases. At times, they even cause systemic illnesses by transmitting bacteria, protozoa, and worms to your cat or dog’s vital organs, leading to conditions that can be extremely risky to your furry family member. Fortunately, tick and flea-related issues can be remedied — and future outbreaks prevented — with several approaches that involve your home, yard, and pet. But first, it is crucial to understand how ticks and fleas make their way […]
Starting a life in Brooklyn is a huge milestone. This young, white-collar borough attracts many new people, new businesses and new opportunities on a regular basis. That’s why there’s so much to do that you might be feeling stressed out about how to get through the move without missing anything important. What can you do to ensure that you are as prepared as possible? You can create the ultimate checklist! Moving into a new place is always stressful, and organizational tools can help to get things in line. By having a checklist to handle the major details of the move, […]
Dogs and Insects: What to Know and How to Protect from Bites and Stings Is there a possibility that your dog may have been stung or bitten by an insect? Could it have all the tell-tale signs of this problem, or could there just be something else wrong? Are you interested in knowing how to treat insect bites on your dog at home and when to consult a veterinarian? You have come to the right place if any of the above describes you. Here, you will find out how to recognize an insect bite on your dog, what you should […]
Bed Bugs vs Flea Bites: How To Differentiate and Prevent Them Bed bugs and fleas can live inside the home and feed on you, your family, and pets. At first glance, it is difficult to tell their bites apart as both are accompanied by itchiness and red swelling. When not properly identified, the problem cannot be treated, resulting in several diseases that can be passed from one person or animal to another. This is why it is important to be able to differentiate a bed bug bite from a flea bite, especially if you have children or pets living with […]