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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Difficulty of treating bed bugs in apartment buildings

When we are contracted to an apartment building to eradicate pests, location is a major factor. Many things must be considered when treating a home/apartment for a pest. A few of those factors would be the location of infestation, severity of infestation, and introduction of infestation to the environment. When treating for bed bugs in an apartment building, there can be more obstacles and concerns involved than your normal one family home and here are a few that we find very often in our day to day treatments. Building Management. Not to paint with a broad brush, but many landlords and […]
August 7, 2017

Honesty is always the best policy!

Due to recent news stories about dishonest Pest Control Companies we would like to try to clear the air a bit. Here at Northeastern Exterminating we truly believe that honesty is very much, the best policy. Our main goal of being in business is to solve our customers’ pest problems in the most profitable but fair way. There should be no excuse to do anything dishonest. As a business owner I understand that your home is your kingdom and there is no reason to do anything disrespectful or dishonest in someones home or place of business. Since we opened our […]
August 7, 2017

Bed Bug Monitoring Program: 3 Easy tips

Frightened customers frequently question us about what they can do to prevent a bed bug infestation. Although there is no reasonable way to prevent them, there are wonderful ways they can be monitored to reduce the severity of infestation. When dealing with bed bugs, early detection is key to limiting the cost and stress of removing the infestation. There are tips that can be given to reduce the chance of bed bugs, but nothing is 100%. In today’s blog post we will explain what we recommend should be done during a professional bed bug monitoring program. Find out if your local pest […]
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