When an outbreak of bedbugs overtook New York in 2010, residents, business owners, and members of the media alike turned to Steve Free for help. The expert exterminator had been combating pests for more than 20 years, captaining a team of highly trained technicians at The Bug Stops Here, Inc. Techs went to work immediately and still journey to more than 2,000 local homes, gardens, and workplaces each month to banish unwanted insects and rodents with their comprehensive Integrated Pest Management system. The system combines current information on the lifestyles, habits, and deep-seated insecurities of pests with the sensible use of professional control products, ensuring the most effective results with the least damage to the surrounding environment.
There is a war brewing across America's patios and backyard barbecues. Mosquitoes, ticks, and all pests capable of drawing up battle plans disrupt outdoor gatherings with their bites?a nuisance that the techs at Mosquito Squad hope to eradicate. Treaters of 70,000 households using their EPA-registered all-natural spray system, they mist pest-laden areas with a control solution that repels up to 95% of tiny infiltrators. Alternatively, they can take a natural approach that eschews chemicals for bug-repelling essential oils. However, the bug fighters aren't just focused on making outdoor events more comfortable; they also hope to quell the spread of insect-carried diseases such as West Nile virus.
NuAge Detection roots out bed bugs with the help of Julie, a certified canine bed-bug detector. To maintain privacy, the company also practices discretion throughout the course of the service, arriving in unmarked vehicles and wearing clothing without company logos.
Technicians at NY Landscape Lighting LLC install sprinklers, erect pet fencing, and purvey low-voltage lighting with professional-grade brass or copper fixtures. Low-voltage lighting casts fewer shadows than its high-voltage counterpart, thereby rendering properties safer and less prone to disappointing surprise parties. The 12- and 24-volt lighting consumes about one third the electricity of high-voltage systems, and also accentuates the shapes and textures of a well-maintained yard. On special occasions, holiday lighting can jazz up a domicile or business with tasteful strands of classic white bulbs. Fencing can keep companion animals safe with a contain-a-pet system that emits an unpleasant tone, a corrective pulse, or a goofy cartoon gag noise mixed with a reggaetón beat. To bolster the beauty of homeowners’ lawns, staffers may also install or maintain sprinkler systems.