August 7, 2017

General Pest Control Questions – FAQ

In June, we posted a blog that addressed many questions that our wonderful customers asked us on twitter. Since we have gotten an over whelming response, and received many additional questions we are making a part two. Lets check out some questions that our great customers want to know the answers to. We hope you enjoy part 2. Lisa from Greenpoint wants to know ” If i buy the bed bug spray at the stores, can i get rid of these bedbugs on my own? “. Terrific question Lisa! The pesticides that are sold in stores and are labeled for bed bug use, […]
August 7, 2017

What The World Would Be Like Without Pest Control

To appreciate the duty of pest control, we must first understand what the world would be like without it. As we spoke about in a previous blog titled History of Pest Control: A Brief Timeline, pest control has been traced back as early as 2500 BC. That history of pest control teaches us that for every time period, there was a specific need for pest control. Whether it was to protect cash crops, or to reduce the amount of parasites in homes or caves, pest control was a important necessity. Did you ever imagine what the world would be like without pest […]
August 7, 2017

Why you should be honest with your exterminator

When hiring an exterminator, clients do not understand the importance of being completely honest with us. The customers tend to stretch the truth in regards to the size, duration and type of infestation they are experiencing.  Some reasons they may lie about an infestation are out of embarrassment, or they are trying to get a price break. What the customer does not understand is that an experienced technician can figure all of these things out with a simple inspection.  Today we will list 3 ways that we can tell that your not being 100% truthful. Droppings. When pests exist in […]
August 7, 2017

Why is Pest Control so Highly Regulated?

From the outside looking in, many people don’t realize how highly regulated the pest control industry has become over the last 10 years. Everything from applying pesticides, label reading, continuing education, to disposing of pesticide containers and pesticide reporting are just few things that we are under the microscope for on a daily basis. All of these regulations have a purpose, and benefit the general public as well as the environment.  In today’s blog post we will speak about the reasoning behind many of the basic regulations. Label Reading. Pesticide labels are a must read for every single applicatorprior to […]
August 7, 2017

Importance of On-going Pest Management Programs

Pest control is a service that is perceived by many to only be needed once a pest related problem has been identified. The truth is that a pest management plan should always be in place. Whether you own a home, restaurant or commercial property it is important to always have a complete plan in place as a precaution upon any signs or sightings of unexpected vermin. The best way to do this is to partner up with a very reputable pest control firm. Many fly by night companies do not utilize pest management or IPM programs. These companies are usually […]
August 7, 2017

How to have a bed bug free holiday season

When traveling to relatives for the holiday season, Northeastern Exterminating wants to remind you to always be weary of bed bugs. Although there are other pests you should worry about while traveling, bed bugs are number one on our list. They are great travelers, survivors, and hide in many unexpected places. November and December are known to be one of the busiest travel months, so we want you to be prepared! In today’s blog post we will inform you about all you should know when traveling by place, boat, or car – to avoid bed bugs at all cost! Before […]
August 7, 2017

Finding The Right Pest Control Pro

If you search ” exterminator ” in your google search bar right now, you will receive hundreds of local pest control companies in your area. What makes one different from another? Many think that all exterminators are the same and this could not be furthest from the truth. There are many overlooked qualities you want to look for when hiring a pest control professional to eliminate the pest problem in your home or business. In today’s blog post we will make this search a bit easier for you and list some qualities you should be seeking for. Experience. When looking […]
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

Insects in Electronics

When homeowners mention having bugs inside their electronics, people often think they talking about a virus or a manufacturers defect. When we talk about bugs in electronics, we mean insects. Believe it or not insects such as bed bugs, roaches, ants and other pests love electronics. As a pest control company we have witnessed many cases where infestations have spread to computer towers, cable boxes and televisions. There are many problems associated with these types of infestations. Pests love crawling inside electronics, espically during winter months or when the device is close to a food source. Pests,like roaches, love televisions […]
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 […]
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