Weird Things That Attract Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are happy to suck the blood of anyone that is able to give it to them. But some people seem to be more prone to bites than others. Two people can share a room, and one of them wakes up with lots of mosquito bites, while the other wakes up with none. Why are...

3 Pests That We’re Lucky to Not Have in New York City

There’s no denying that pests are a common problem in New York. There are over 2 million rats in New York City, millions of mice, and an immeasurable number of roaches, flies, and bed bugs. New York City has a pest problem. That’s why it helps to look at the bright...
Why Does it Seems Like Bugs Attack Your Face?

Why Does it Seems Like Bugs Attack Your Face?

“I don’t fear many pests, but I do hate crane flies. They’re like giant flying mosquitoes, and for some reason they always want to fly right into my face. I hate them I hate them I hate them.” ~Customer of One Hour Pest Control. It seems like a lot of pests have this...
What if I Only Have One Bed Bug?

What if I Only Have One Bed Bug?

The last thing you want to see in your home or hotel is a bed bug. Bed bugs are one of the most difficult pests to find and eliminate, and are experts at hiding, breeding, and biting you while you’re asleep. The presence of a bed bug generally means that there are...
What NYC Pests Are Making You Itch?

What NYC Pests Are Making You Itch?

There are pests that sting, pests that eat your food, and pests that make noises in the night. But for many, the bugs that cause the most problems are the ones that make you itch. There are many pests that cause you to have itchy bumps and itchy skin, and since many...

Ticks in New York City: What You Need to Know

Two months ago, city officials released an announcement about ticks in New York City. According to experts, tick related diseases have been on the rise, and this has caused a significant uptick (pun unintended) in serious illnesses, such as Lyme Disease in New...
What Can You Do About Flies in Your Restaurant?

What Can You Do About Flies in Your Restaurant?

There is little as common – or as unappetizing – as watching flies try to land in your food. That is why those that have flies in their restaurant need to consider finding strategies to both prevent and eliminate them. In today’s Yelp economy, flies in your food are...

24/7 Emergency Pest Control in NYC From One Hour Pest Control

Often, pest control companies require that you schedule their service several days in advance. If pests were a minor problem, this would not be an issue. But in many ways, every pest control problem is an emergency: Bed Bugs Bite. Rodents Carry Disease. Bees Sting....
5 Mistakes Homeowners Make with Mice and Rats

5 Mistakes Homeowners Make with Mice and Rats

Mice are a common problem here in NYC. They are everywhere, feeding on the scraps that people leave behind and scurrying throughout the dense population, looking for new places to breed. Mice may be slightly visually cuter than rats, but they may be even more...