August 7, 2017

Why I Like Being A Small Business Owner

When considering what I wanted to do with the rest of my life, I had a few choices in life for my career. I always wanted to own my own business. Growing up in Brooklyn, NYC in the 60’s and 70’s I had my connections and had many choices of jobs. I could have been a city worker — NYPD, FDNY or even the Department of Transportation (To give a few examples). I had some friends in construction unions making lots of money, and they always tried to take me under their wing. At the time those were well paying […]
August 7, 2017

Pest Problems Caused By AC Units

Ah, the air conditioner one of the best investions next to the invention of the wheel.  But, what if we told you that your air conditioner could be causing you more harm then you think. I know, on those hot 90+ degree summer days nothing can convince you that an air conditioner unit could be causing you pest problems. There are ways you can enjoy the AC and avoid the pesky pest problems. Todays blog post will include some ways your air conditioner could be causing your pest control bills to rise. Moisture problems. Insects LOVE moisture. Many air conditioner […]
August 7, 2017

Be Honest With Your Exterminator!

Honesty is always the very best policy, even when it comes to servicing your home for pests. It is a common trend for customers to stretch the truth and at times outright lie to their exterminators. The client might lie about duration of the infestation, type of insect, and even if they have treated the problem themselves. When you lie to your exterminator, your just lying to your self and making everyone job more difficult. If you plan to be untruthful to your exterminator, plan on reaching deeper in those pockets. In todays blog post we will speak about some […]
August 7, 2017

Local Business vs. National Company

As the owner of Northeastern Exterminating, i understand that when customers are in need for a service at their homes they are faced with a very common scenario. “Do i choose a larger national chain, or a local guy?”. Today i am going to tell you my perspective of it. Since at one time i  have worked at a larger nation wide company, and currently own my own pest control business i will give you my perspective. Although it may be a bit bias, i hope it sways you in either direction. I hope to get you on our side, but […]
August 7, 2017

Bed Bug Q&A With Experts

Here at Northeastern Exterminating we understand the importance of spreading the most accurate information about insects. Since we feel like we are fighting a uphill battle with bed bugs in NYC we wanted to pose some questions to some experts to see if we can grasp a  better understanding of bed bug issues. We had some of our own questions that we wanted answers to, so we felt who better to ask then other experts! The experts consisted of Entomogists, pest control business owners, and pest control professionals.  To interview these experts we used the social media platform of  Google+ […]
August 7, 2017

American Buggy Awards

Every year, pests across the world try their best to be as destructive as possible while other insects just flaunt their beauty. We thought what a better way to recognize these bugs by giving away awards to them. Today we will announce the winners of the first annual American Buggy Awards. Out of millions of votes and thousands of man hours we have reached our verdict. Counting the votes did not go without its arguments and controversies but we have finally reached our results for the awards. Lets take a look and see if your favorite pest made the list! […]
August 7, 2017

Bed Bug Office Plan

Does your office have a bed bug plan? Most don’t.  As a CEO or office manager, you should have a bed bug plan in place. As a boss, you might think ” Not in my office, we don’t have those type of people”. Well you should know that bed bugs do not discriminate and are equal opportunity suckers.  As the leader of an office there are a few emergency plans you should have– A fire plan, an escape plan, and after today, you will have a bed bug office plan. For a more customized bed bug office plan consult a […]
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 […]
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

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 […]
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