Archives: 2014

Large spider on wall

How to Keep Spiders Out of Your Home

Spider sightings seem more common during the fall as more people rummage through basements, attics and garages to store away remnants of summer activities and retrieve decorations for upcoming holidays.

fleas under microscope

Flea Prevention and Control

One Long Island  homeowner talks about his flea problem “I have a flea infestation in my house/yard. I have tried various foggers inside my home on 3 different occasions. I have sprayed raid and another product on my flooring. They just keep coming back with in a day. I have vacuumed daily after work to try and knock down the population.”  When fleas move inside your home,  the infestation can result in bug bites and plenty of insects!

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Suburban Exterminating Partners with EPA on Responsible Pest Management

Smithtown, Long Island, NY • May 8, 2014—Suburban Exterminating has joined the U.S. EPA’s Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP).  The voluntary program is a partnership with pesticide users to reduce the potential health and environmental risks associated with pesticide use.

kids in school

Pesticides and Pest Management in Schools

Children spend a large part of their day at school. Both pests and pesticides can pose risks to children’s health. Unfortunately, schools can be breeding grounds for roaches, flies, bees, wasps and rodents.

Commercial Building

Top 3 Tips for Commercial Pest Control

Businesses on Long Island are subject to many rules and regulations. Suburban Exterminating is prepared to meet the needs of Long Island businesses with our training and expertise. Our Commercial Service Department promotes Integrated Pest Management (IPM) which is an environmentally friendly approach to pest control. We partner with businesses to improve sanitation and facility maintenance as a way to keep pests out.  Think clean and healthy! Integrated Pest Management (IPM) relies on a professional pest inspection to identify ways to prevent pests. Contact Suburban Exterminating for your inspection today! After the inspection, we’ll work on the plan, implementation and follow-up!  Suburban Exterminating is Green Shield certified and has a certificate of completion for AIB International audits.

Swarming termites on wood

Swarming Termites in the Spring

Every homeowner  needs to know how to identify a termite. After all, your home might be under attack. Learn to spot these wood destroying insects.

Termite damaged wood

Why a Termite Inspection is Important

Buying a new home can be a stressful experience. You have checked out your neighborhood, your schools and your commute. You have some new furniture in mind. And you don’t want any hidden surprises, right? A termite inspection is just one of the steps to allow you to enjoy your new home for many years to come.


Are Ants and Termites Headed Your Way?

Ants and termites start to appear with the warm weather. Carpenter ants and termites have colonies of thousands of workers. Both of these pests can cause significant damage to your home. Insurance estimates that average repairs can run $3000+ and this cost is not always covered. This spring, be on the lookout for signs of these wood destroying insects.

Raccoon in Trash Can

Raccoon Removal

People use all kinds of things  to try to scare wildlife into leaving. Loud music, lights, dogs, scarecrows, streamers, and aluminum pans are NOT very effective. Hopefully, you will call Suburban Exterminating to remove any unwanted animals from your home.