There’s good news and bad news about bed bugs in the NYC area. These pests have been increasing in many cities around the country, but some places have been hit worse than others. How did NYC do in terms of bed bug problems?
Second Place for Bed Bugs
NYC didn’t come in at number one on a recent report on bed bug incidents. However, the city did come in at number two just behind Philadelphia. NYC had a total of 1,178 bed bug violations reported between July 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019. Certain parts of the city have had more problems with bed bugs than others, such as Flatbush and West Harlem. With so many bed bugs around, it’s important for property owners to know what to do about these pests.
Bed Bug Prevention Tips
Bed bugs can get into your home on luggage, clothing, secondhand items and other objects. Always inspect used items and luggage before bringing them into your home, and check for signs of bed bugs in your home or building on a regular basis. If you spot any, you should get NJ pest control services to deal with them as soon as possible in order to stop a larger infestation from forming.
If you have bed bugs or other pests in your commercial or residential property, contact Stern Environmental for reliable NJ pest control services.