Birds Should Beware of Praying Mantises (Really!)

There's are some incredible articles in The New York Times, Newsweek and other media outlets about Praying Mantises and how they hunt birds (yes, birds) and larger prey than their insect cousins.  Praying mantises are carnivorous insects with powerful raptorial front legs that usually depend on arthropods such as insects or spiders as their primary

By |2018-04-19T20:04:01-05:00September 27th, 2017|bird control, Environment|

Yes, You Should Google “Bed Bugs.” Then Search For Bell Environmental & Roscoe For Information and Help!

CNET, a web magazine and, we'll admit we fell for it, clickbait site listed 24 things you should never ever Google. We followed the links and learned a little about some obsessive Harry Potter subcultures, everything Facebook knows about you, belly buttons, Game of Thrones spoilers, and a calculus bridge- and why we should never

By |2022-11-01T15:18:59-05:00August 4th, 2017|bed bugs, bed bugs nyc, Public Health|

Helpful Resources Worth A Visit

Bell Environmental views our efforts to resolve rodent and insect issues as part of a commitment to public health. We like to share resources with our community that help improve people's health.  Someone reached out to us and suggested that we highlight QuitSmokingCommunity.org, who raises awareness of the consequences of smoking and helps communities become smoke-free (visit: https://QuitSmokingCommunity.org/)and

By |2017-04-04T16:47:49-05:00January 12th, 2017|bed bugs|

The New York Times: Bell Stops Birds From Nesting In Bad Places

In case you missed it, The New York Times quoted Bell Environmental Services as experts on bird control in its Sunday, September 11, 2016 Real Estate section. Why Quote Bell? Because Bell Environmental has a dedicated division named Bell Bird Control staffed with experts in bird control and remediation.  We clean up bird problems (and all that they leave behind)

By |2016-09-13T16:14:34-05:00September 13th, 2016|bed bugs nyc, bird control|

Isn’t It Time NYC Hotels Call Roscoe?

We recently discussed the problem of bed bugs in NYC hotels and how it's a growing problem that can lead to unwanted media coverage. Let us specifically spell out what does Bell Environmental for hotels: Bed Bugs live in cracks and crevices and are immune to most pesticides. Bed Bugs and their eggs need to

By |2016-02-10T20:26:57-05:00February 12th, 2016|bed bugs|

Bed Bugs Problems Are Growing in NYC Hotels

The NY Daily News and  New York's WCBS2 reported that bed bug reports in New York City hotels increased significantly last year.  How high an increase? The Bed Bug Registry reported that incidents are up 44% from a year before.  Eighteen hotels had a combined 363 complaints, representing 42 percent of all bedbug complaints. It's not just low end hotels,

By |2016-02-10T20:13:28-05:00February 10th, 2016|bed bugs, bed bugs nyc|

Warning: Scary Video of Bed Bugs & Bites In NYC Hotel

This is not the kind of video that a hotel hopes will go viral.  A hotel guest listed his complaints about his $400/night Manhattan hotel room in a video that featured lots of bed bugs and the over 75 bites his girlfriend suffered.  (Not to mention Three room changes. Power outlets that don’t work. No heat.)

By |2016-02-10T20:41:27-05:00January 14th, 2016|bed bugs|

Bed Bugs + Fire + Alcohol = Danger!!!

We're going to warn the public again. Alcohol is simply not a solution to bed bugs. It may dry out bugs, but it has no residual effects.  Alcohol is also flammable. In order to get rid of your bed bugs. please don't spray lots of alcohol.  While heat has been proven to kill bed bugs,

By |2016-02-10T20:59:40-05:00January 10th, 2016|bed bugs|

Richmond, VA Fire Department Regulating Bed Bug Heat Treatments Due To Strong Concerns

We found this article from a Richmond, Virginia newspaper about its fire department's view of bed bug heat treatments to be very interesting. Here's the article in full: City fire department looks to regulate use of heat to kill bed bugs Monday, December 28, 2015 10:30 pm By NED OLIVER Richmond Times-Dispatch Bedbugs, according to the

By |2016-02-10T21:24:19-05:00December 30th, 2015|bed bugs, bed bugs nyc|
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