June 7, 2022

Bed Bugs vs Flea Bites: How To Differentiate and Prevent Them

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 […]
November 13, 2021

Moving to Brooklyn Soon? Here’s Your Official Move In Checklist

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, […]
May 13, 2021

Data: Where Do Insects Bug Americans the Most?

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 […]
September 21, 2017

James Rodriguez: JT Eaton Company

    When it comes to being a trail blazer in the pest control industry, JT Eaton has stood the test of time. JT Eaton, which was founded in 1932, was one of the first American made family run pest supply companies. We were so curious about them and their success we had to find out a bit more about them. Who better to ask then their hard working Technical Director and Western Territory Manager, James Rodriguez. Hey James! We know you are a super busy guy so we appreciate you taking out the time to chat with us. Please introduce yourself! […]
August 7, 2017

Typical pests and how to prevent them

Pest control was created a long time ago to keep pests away. One way or another pests are beneficial to the environment. Sometimes they find their way into our homes. As soon as they breech that respect, these beneficial insects become nuisance pests and people look to exterminators for help. Here are a few known pests that residents of brooklyn, staten island, queens, manhattan and the bronx, may be familiar with. We will also list some suggestions of things our customers can do to increase the chance of keeping these un-wanted pests out of their home. Bedbugs are a big […]
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

Resources for Pest Control Customers

Here at Northeastern Exterminating we understand that our duty is beyond being a profitable business. We enjoy educating the public on resources they may not be aware of when they are dealing with a pest control problem. We have compiled a few websites that are helpful to customers when needing advice or direction during a confusing time of pest infestations. Bedbugger.com- This is a great forum for everything bed bugs. It is viewed by experts as well as the general public. If you have a bed bug related question, or need free insect identification this is the place for you. […]
August 7, 2017

Keeping Away Fleas and Ticks

Hot temperatures, humidity, heavy rain, fleas and ticks are all something that  there is an abundance of in NYC during the summer months. Here at Northeastern Exterminating we have been noticing a rise in the calls about fleas and ticks. We find that its our duty to educate the public and give some tips that we would feel can help you decrease the chance of infesting your pets with fleas and ticks, as well as bringing them into your home. Keep your backyards, and children’s outdoor play areas clear of fresh grass clippings, brush, dead leaves and wood debris. These […]
August 7, 2017

Great Ways to Get Better Publicity For Your Service Business

Small business owners are always looking for ways for to better publicize and  stand out from their competitors. One of the best ways to get good old fashion publicity is great customer service. The importance of customer service can be over looked, especially in service businesses. Whether the customer was recommended to you, or searched you on google from the second they contact you they should be treated with respect and patience. Some business owners do not understand how important it is to treat every customer like gold. Lets face it we all have bad days and lose our patience, but […]
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, […]
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