No One Should Have To Live This Way

By |2021-06-29T16:50:15+00:00July 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

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

By |2018-04-27T18:42:30+00:00April 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+00:00November 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+00:00October 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

Painting Pigeons Makes Colorful Art, But Not Bird Control Solutions

By |2015-03-26T15:26:00+00:00October 10th, 2014|bed bugs, pest control, roscoe|

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 these vermin birds. Their machine that draps pigeons and dyes them a wide variety of

Happy Holidays To All – Especially Dogs!

By |2015-03-26T15:26:01+00:00December 24th, 2013|bed bugs, pest control, roscoe|

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 Santa brings us our fondest wish – a new XBox!  We’ll also settle for some

A Children’s Book About Lice?

By |2015-03-26T15:26:01+00:00December 15th, 2013|bed bugs, pest control, roscoe|

Well known children’s book author David Shannon just published a new book about lice called “Bugs In My Hair!” David Shannon's Book "Bugs In My Hair!" David Shannon’s Book “Bugs In My Hair!” His publisher described the book as a humorous take on battling head lice. This book is guaranteed to make you laugh, and

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