27April

It’s Worth Repeating NYC Mice & Rats Carry Dangerous Bacteria

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Bell Environmental recently wrote about how mice found in NYC apartment buildings carry disease-causing bacteria, including a few superbug germs.  This is a subject worth revisiting and repeating because the study is alarming and because of the close contact humans have
17April

NYC’s Mice Have Many More Health Risks Than Realized!

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“They Came From The Basement.” That’s not just a good title for a horror movie – it’s also an accurate description of how mice start in NYC apartment and office buildings. While people are already squeamish about rats and mice
20November

Bed Bugs Are Not a DIY Pest!

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Following up on our recent post, we’re shouting a warning that we’ve given in the past: Bed Bug victims should call professionals instead of self-treating problems- and they should stay away from heat treatments of any kind!   Simulating fire-like conditions
17November

Where There’s Heat, Too Often There’s Fire!

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Bed Bug treatments need to be safe, thorough, and effective. One method of treating bed bugs, thermal or radiant heat, fails on at least one of these essential metrics. Bed bug victims should avoid this dangerous approach to resolving bed
21October

Duck! Geese Are Causing Problems At Airports & For Planes

  • Posted By: Glenn Waldorf
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Geese and other birds have been a frequent problem for airlines, especially during 2012.  When birds collide with airplanes they can shatter windshields, dent fuselages and ruin engines and even place passengers’ and airline employees’ lives at risk. The most
15October

NYC Rats Are Even More Dangerous Than Feared

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A Columbia University study of New York City rats discovered a large number of pathogens in these feared rodents. Some cause food-borne illnesses. Others were never found in New York before. The rats had at least 18 unknown viruses. “Given
10October

Painting Pigeons Makes Colorful Art, But Not Bird Control Solutions

  • Posted By: Glenn Waldorf
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We recently came across an article titled ”Pigeon-painting machine turns the rats of the sky into colorful works of art.”  Artists Julian Charriere and Julius Von Bismarck decided to give pigeons a makeover with the intention of rehabilitating the images of
29September

Opossums, Rats, and Pigeons – What Else Is Riding The Subway?

  • Posted By: Glenn Waldorf
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Last week an opossum caused a frenzy when he left his home in New York City’s Bryant Park possum and entered a subway station. Maybe he was on his way to Coney Island before summer ends? Or couldn’t find a
31January

Bell Environmental Discovered a Foreign Species of Cockroaches in New York City

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The Yamato cockroach (Periplaneta japonica), a species indigenous to Japan, China and southeast Russia, is an insect that lives outdoors and survives in cool-temperate regions. When this roach was revealed to be living and thriving in an outdoor public garden
24December

Happy Holidays To All – Especially Dogs!

  • Posted By: Glenn Waldorf
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Our famous canine Roscoe the Bed Bug Dog is taking over today’s blog. Hi – Roscoe here.  Our canine team is enjoying the holidays.  Tonight we’re staying up late telling old stories and sharing our favorite bones.  Tomorrow we hope
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