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How Integrated Pest Management Can Protect Your Clothing Store

If you plan to open or manage a clothing store, implementing an integrated pest management program will prevent costly infestations from happening. Here’s how integrated pest management can help protect your clothing store.

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Pest Control Guide for NYC Restaurant Inspections

In this article, we’ll break down what you need to know about the inspection and grading process for NYC restaurants during COVID-19, and how to avoid pest-related violations with Integrated Pest Management practices.

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Home Remedies for Cockroaches: Fact vs. Fiction

Do home remedies for cockroaches really work? Here’s how to separate fact from fiction, based on experience from the #1 highest-rated pest exterminator in NYC.

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5 Resolutions for a Pest-Free New Year

Want to keep your home pest-free in 2021? From decluttering pantries to sealing cracks under doors, here are 5 New Year’s resolutions recommended by the pest experts at MMPC to help you avoid pest problems.

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Choosing the right pest control company

How to Choose the Right Pest Control Company in 2020

How do you go about finding and vetting pest control companies? In this article, we’ll discuss what to look for when choosing the right pest control company to make your home or business feel safe and free from pests.

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How to prepare for bed bug treatment

Preparing for Bed Bug Treatment: Tips from Experts

Proper bed bug preparation is one of the most important things tenants and homeowners can do to ensure that bed bug inspection and treatment is effective. Here are some best practices and tips to help you prepare for a successful bed bug treatment.

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Landlords & Tenants: Who is Responsible for Pest Control in NYC?

When it comes to dealing with pest control issues in New York City, the mutual rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants can often cause confusion, headaches, and miscommunication. Who is responsible for preventing, monitoring, and solving pest problems in your building?

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Ambient heater for thermal pest control to kill bed bugs

What is Thermal Pest Control and is it the Best Option for you?

Heat treatment is a chemical-free method of pest control that can effectively eliminate bed bugs and other pest problems. This method typically only requires one visit, does not use pesticides, and takes less time than other forms of pest control.

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Integrated pest management helps keep businesses free from pests.

The Benefits of Integrated Pest Management for NYC Businesses

As a business owner or manager in New York City, have you ever wondered why businesses seem to spend so much time and money dealing with pest control?

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Autumn pests crawling on a pumpkin during the fall

Common Fall/Autumn Pests in the Tri-State Area

As the weather gets cooler this fall, indoor pest activity is bound to increase. This is part of many pests’ natural “overwintering” cycle- that is, the way plants and animals survive the colder weather. Here are some common fall pests you might catch in your apartment this season.

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Waitress serving food at an NYC restaurant that uses integrated pest management to keep pests away

Integrated Pest Management: Why Restaurants Need It More Than Ever During COVID-19

This letter explains how restaurants can beat pest problems with Integrated Pest Management—a form of pest control that uses the least intervention to obtain the best results- and why now is the perfect time to take these steps.

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Man waking up on a bed in NYC free of bed bugs

How COVID-19 Gave us a Chance to Beat Back NYC’s Bed Bug Pandemic

Quarantining one COVID-19 case can prevent many other people from getting it. The same is true for bed bugs; stopping just one infestation early can prevent many others. COVID-19 provides a golden opportunity for New York’s private and public spaces to make progress against the bed bug pandemic.

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Bed bug exterminator treating bedroom

Fortify Your Castle: 7 DIY Steps for Bed Bug Proofing Your Home

A person’s home is their castle, and a good castle needs defenses. While it’s technically impossible to make a home or apartment 100% bed bug proof, here are 7 steps you can take to turn your home or apartment into a mighty fortress bed bugs will have a difficult time besieging.

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how to do a self-inspection for bed bugs by MMPC

How to Check for Bed Bugs: Performing a Self-Inspection of your Home or Apartment

Perhaps you noticed an itchy bump on your skin, and the thought has penetrated your mind: Do I have bed bugs? This article will teach you how to perform a visual self-inspection to check your home or apartment for bed bugs.

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Dealing with bed bug laundry at the laundromat and dry cleaners

How to Deal with Bed Bugs at the Laundromat or Dry Cleaners

If you have a bed bug problem, what precautions should you take with your laundry to protect others? And if you don’t, how can you avoid picking up someone else’s bed bugs at these places?

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Bed bug infestation found in an old couch

How Do I Know if I Have Bed Bugs?

If you are reading this article, it’s at least crossed your mind that you might get bed bugs someday. How would you know, though? Here are 7 signs of a bed bug infestation.

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Rat climbing out of nyc building grates

How to Address The Rat Problem Outside Your Building

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, rodents in NYC are running wild. What can you do to stop them?

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Bed bug found by MMPC pest inspector wearing blue gloves

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs: 7 Mistakes to Avoid

A year into my stay at a Bronx boarding house, one of the worst things which can happen to a New Yorker happened to me: I got bed bugs. I want to share some of the mistakes I made so that you can avoid making them yourself.

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