It’s The Year of the Tiger – Not The Rat!

By |2022-01-31T20:55:54-05:00January 31st, 2022|mice, pest control, rats|

新 年 快 乐  Xīn nián kuài lè!  Happy New Year!  (Cue the Google and Apple Fireworks!) We're excited about celebrating Lunar New Year with our Asian friends.  On the Chinese Calendar February 1 will be start of the Year of the Tiger. This New Year beginning February 1 is a chance to put the

No One Should Have To Live This Way

By |2021-06-29T16:50:15-05:00July 15th, 2020|bed bugs nyc, COVID-19, mice, pest control, Public Health, rodents|

Living through these challenging COVID times is bad enough, but no one should have to live in a building with broken elevators, without air conditioning to soothe medical conditions, and major pest infestations. Residents described their situation to NY1 and it's horrific. Here's an excerpt from the news report that came out earlier today: Pest-Infested

Can NYCHA Meet Federal Targets for Pest Elimination?

By |2019-07-11T20:05:28-05:00July 11th, 2019|bed bugs nyc, pest control, Public Health|

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) houses 400,000 of the city's 8.4 million residents. This large public agency operates 173,762 apartments across 2,351 buildings in 316 developments. For perspective the cities of Tulsa, Tampa, Cleveland, and New Orleans each have around 400,000 total residents. NYCHA is under the scrutiny of the federal government for the

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

By |2018-04-27T18:42:30-05:00April 27th, 2018|and rats, and rodents, mice, pest control|

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 with mice. According to the Columbia University scientists who were quoted in a very good

Bed Bugs Are Not a DIY Pest!

By |2015-03-26T15:25:58-05:00November 20th, 2014|bed bugs, pest control, roscoe|

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 and using heat to eliminate bed bugs can lead to fires! We’ve read about bed

Duck! Geese Are Causing Problems At Airports & For Planes

By |2015-03-26T15:26:00-05:00October 21st, 2014|bed bugs, pest control, roscoe|

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 recent and high profile bird strike occurred two weeks ago: on July 31 a collision above

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