1. HOW DO TERMITES ENTER MY HOME? (click here)
Termites can enter homes with just a 1/32" of an opening - a space no thicker than a sheet of paper. They can enter through expansion joints, foundation cracks in walls & basement floors, small openings around pipes and electrical wires entry points. Termites can also travel inside cinder block foundation walls unnoticed and work their way up to the main support beams and eventually into your wood floors.
2. HOW CAN I TELL IF I HAVE A TERMITE CONTROL PROBLEM? (click here)
Termites leave some evidence of their presence in your home. Look for small holes in the wood around door frames, window sills and/or wood floors. Also, the presence of insect wings is a sure way to determine if termites are present. These wings are usually found near windows, along walls and by glass-door entry ways. When termites swarm inside your home, mostly during daytime hours, they are attracted to the outside light. So it is very common to find them around these areas. People often refer to them as "flying ants."
3. HOW MUCH DAMAGE CAN TERMITES CAUSE? (click here)
Termites cause nearly $2-billion in damages every year, according to research. Unfortunately, without annual inspections, termites can go unnoticed for many years while continuing to eat the wood in your home. Termites cause damage in hidden areas, inside walls, in crawl spaces and basements. By the way, most homeowners insurance policies do not cover termite damage.
4. WHAT SOLUTIONS DO YOU OFFER FOR MY TERMITE CONTROL PROBLEM? (click here)
If you think you have termites, the best advice is to have one of our licensed termite control professionals perform a thorough inspection of your home. Bluesway offers on-site termite control services in Westchester and Rockland, NY communities such as White Plains, Yonkers, Dobbs Ferry, Eastchester, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Port Chester, Rye, Scarsdale and more. We will determine where the termites are entering your home. All accessible areas of the house that come into contact with the ground will be examined. The entire structure must be inspected for signs of damaged wood and termite shelter tubes (mud tunnels). If our inspection confirms you do have termites, we will recommend a treatment plan that best serves your needs.
Bluesway Pest Control offers 2 basic types of treatment options: a liquid chemical barrier using PHANTOM TERMITICIDE, "the world's newest termite control technology available in NY" or a baiting program utilizing the ADVANCE TERMITE BAITING SYSTEM, "the latest advancement in termite baiting technology." In some cases we may have to use both treatments. Click below for more information on these 2 great products and don't forget to use the back arrow to return to our website!
1. WHAT CAN I DO TO GET RID OF COCKROACHES? (click here)
If you are in Westchester or Rockland counties in New York, call the professionals at Bluesway Pest Control for safe and thorough extermination of roaches. If you are outside the area or just prefer to do it yourself, visit out online store for DIY professional cockroach control products like gels and bait trays.
2. WHAT SPECIES OF COCKROACHES ARE MOST COMMON IN THE HOME? (click here)
Three species of cockroaches you may encounter are the German, American and Oriental Cockroaches.
3. DO COCKROACHES BITE HUMANS? (click here)
The cockroach is an omnivore, that is, it eats everything edible. They are rarely aggressive enough to attack people while awake but could if you were asleep. Only larger cockroach species could take a bite through human skin.
1. WHY ARE BED BUGS SO HARD TO TREAT? (click here)
Bed bugs should not be equated with filth or sanitation problems. They are very elusive, fleeting pests and are often found in other areas besides the bed. Bed bugs can live for a year or more without eating and can withstand a wide range of temperatures from nearly freezing to 122 degrees Fahrenheit. Bedbugs can be controlled with attentiveness, constant inspection and treatment by professional pest control companies.
2. CAN I GET SICK FROM BED BUGS? (click here)
Bed bugs are not known to spread any diseases to humans. However, their bites can leave behind itchy, red welts which can become infected from excessive scratching.
3. HOW CAN YOU CONTROL BED BUGS? (click here)
This is not a pest that can be controlled effectively with do-it-yourself measures. Any successful bed bug control plan should begin with a careful, detailed inspection by a pest control professional of all known and suspected spots where the bugs may be harboring. As they are discovered, the pest control professional will develop a treatment and control plan with the customer depending on the degree of the infestation.
1. HOW DO I GET RID OF ANTS IN MY KITCHEN? (click here)
In the kitchen, ants are commonly found on the counter, inside cabinets and around the dishwasher. To treat an ant infestation, it’s especially crucial to identify the type of ant involved.
Some ant species can be managed using ant baits, while others cannot. In most cases, the key to success is following the ants back to their colony and treating the colony directly.
The professionals at Bluesway Pest Control have the experience to identify the species properly and help you get rid of ants.
1. HOW DO I GET RID OF MICE? (click here)
There are 3 basic steps for the control of rodents. Exclusion, elimination of food and water sources and extermination. Exclusion is the process in which you try to prevent rodents from entering into a particular area (rodent proofing), using steel wool around entry points.
In dealing with rodent control you`re either going to use a rodenticide (poison), mechanical traps of some sort (snap traps, catch-alls, tin cats, etc.) or glue boards (sticky-traps). The only difference between a rat or a mouse will be the amount or size of the product to be used.