There’s plenty to worry about when you’re ready to purchase a home. But you can’t let these little buggers get a pass. Pests and rodents leave different telltale signs behind. Be on the lookout for these leftovers: Rust color stains on mattress any other soft furniture, which is a sign of bedbugs. Empty brown egg sacks along baseboards and in corners, which indicate cockroaches. Cockroach droppings—black spots typically along the back of countertops, near cracks in the walls or around electrical outlets. Dirt or grease marks along baseboards and walls, which are signs of a rat infestation.

May 11, 2017
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Pest control when buying a home

There’s plenty to worry about when you’re ready to purchase a home. But you can’t let these little buggers get a pass. Pests and rodents leave […]
May 11, 2017
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Learn the law

If you are a tenant (renter), please find out the laws in your area about the responsibility of landlords vs. renters to eliminate a bedbug problem. […]
May 11, 2017
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Reduce pest hiding spots

If you want to avoid bedbugs, reduce clutter. The fewer places bedbugs have to hide, the better your chances of catching an infestation before it can […]
May 11, 2017
David Shetlar

Know when to call the pros

Get help from professionals to control termites or carpenter ants and bed bugs!  Over-the-counter products rarely control these pests, even when used correctly! Dr. David Shetlar […]
May 11, 2017
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Avoid pest souvenirs

Bed bugs are exceptional hitchhikers. For travelers, avoid bringing them home from trips; Thoroughly inspect hotel rooms, select the proper hard-shell suitcase, keep your luggage above […]
May 11, 2017
Jason Meyers

Compare pictures

Do you even have bed bugs? Look at pictures of bed bugs and all of their life stages on reliable internet sources. They are NOT too […]
May 11, 2017
David Shetlar

Protect your suitcase

Purchase and use 20 gallon Zip-Lock bags to contain your suit case and personal items when staying at a hotel to avoid bringing bed bug hitch-hikers […]
May 11, 2017

Look for pest evidence

The key to knowing if you have an active bed bug infestation is to produce a live sample of a bed bug or see black, fecal […]
May 11, 2017
Joe Molluso

Have a new home inspected

In our service area of NYC, bed bugs are becoming a big problem with homeowners. At one time, termites were pulling in all the revenue. Now […]