Pest Control Library
As pest control experts, we want our clients to know the signs of infestations as well as the steps to take should an infestation arise. Knowing what to do will help you to reduce the size or damage related to an infestation - or may even help you to prevent an infestation in the first place.
Know Your Enemy: Learn More About Common Pests.
Rodents are exceptionally good at adapting and surviving making them very difficult to exterminate. Rodents are often found near human residences or structures. Rodents are scavengers and are always out looking for food and resources making nesting near humans the ideal environment for them.
NYC bed bug infestations have become far too common, which is why it's essential to have the right information - and in the case of an infection, to have help from a qualified professional. If you have a bed bug infestation, a bed bug inspection can help to confirm the existence and extent of your issue.
Cockroaches are one of the most common pest infestation in NYC. Although often outdoors cockroaches many times enter homes and businesses because they’re the ideal breading ground for many species of cockroaches. Areas where humans reside provide many of the essentials and preferred living conditions for cockroaches like warmth, food, water, and a nesting area.
Ants can be a seasonal or a year round problem - and controlling them can be more difficult that you might think. Large infestations typically require professional help. If you have an ant problem, give us a call and we can find the right ant control solutions for your needs.
Termites are small pale or white colored insects that dwell in the earth usually feed off cellulose which they find in dead plants and wood. They can be attracted to your furniture, your books, and in some cases, even the foundation of your house.
Fleas cannot fly, however they can jump long distances, anywhere from 6-8 inches vertically and 14-16 inches horizontally. This makes pets especially prone to fleas because they’re closer to the ground. Fleas also prefer long fur making your cats and dogs the perfect host.
Bees can build hives in hollow trees, rotted logs, old or abandoned animal burrows, and even in the walls of your house. If you notice that bees seem to always be present in your home no matter how many times you kill them, that is a strong sign of a bee colony’s presence in and/or around your home.
Even in New York City we’re prone to the occasional pestering from wildlife. Wild animals in New York have learned to adapt and strive in human precense, they are even entering homes and businesses. Many wild animals are taking up refuge in attics, burrowed under homes and porches, gardens and landscaping, as well as entering rooms in your home/business. Many of these wild animals carry bacterias, viruses, and diseases which can easily spread. Not only is it a health hazard, many wild animals are destructive and can cause damage.
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