Starting July 15 – July 19, receive limited-time only deals on Viking’s most popular pest control services for both residential and commercial properties. With savings totaling hundreds of dollars, pest prime week is the optimal time to purchase your pest control needs! Viking Pest is offering deals on a wide array of pest control services, […]

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Third acquisition in New York further strengthens Viking’s position Warren, NJ – October 2, 2018 – Viking Pest announced its third acquisition in the state of New York with the acquisition of Eliminex Pest Control of Oakdale, NY. Eliminex Pest Control has been providing both residential and commercial services covering Long Island since 1983. Known as […]

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Well-proven and intelligent rodent prevention

Press release Summit, NJ, May 3rd 2018 Data-driven solutions are the new standard for pest control, enabling precise solutions and constant control – and Anticimex has the leading solutions. Anticimex SMART is an intelligent system that detects rodents early. By constantly monitoring and immediately alerting, the system prevents costly infestations in an environmentally friendly manner. […]

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Some things you did not know about the insects we call friends! – Lady Bugs It is ironic that some insects are viewed as cute and almost cuddly, like lady bug. Meanwhile other harmless beetle species, like ground beetles, most people would never consider handling. Why is this? Did the lady bug (actually it’s proper […]

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Press release Viking Termite & Pest Control expands its footprint in the Greater NYC metropolitan area with the acquisition of RJS Pest Management Specialists Warren, NJ, MARCH 1, 2018 – Viking Termite & Pest Control today announces its acquisition of RJS Pest Management Specialists, a family owned and operated commercial pest control company serving the […]

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Lyme Disease A new study* asks, Could Reducing Deer Populations Reduce Lyme Disease? Deer reduction must be considered in any discussion of effective community-level intervention to reduce the risk of Lyme disease. There were three main factors that allowed the epidemic to emerge (reforestation, suburbanization, and dense deer herds). Only deer density may be targeted […]

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As we approach the fall consider our Yard Guard program to help you deal with mosquitoes that will start to overwinter. Our technicians will inspect your property and give you guidance and recommendations to prevent and eliminate mosquito breeding sites. We are lucky here in the Northeast U.S. that we don’t have Sabethes spp. Mosquitoes. […]

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Viking Pest Control Is Hiring

SERVICE TECHNICIANS – CUSTOMER SERVICE REPS – OUTSIDE SALES – CALL CENTER REPS Do you know someone that is looking for a great CAREER? We are looking for energized, great people to grow with us! We currently have open positions throughout NEW JERSEY! We offer excellent pay and great benefits! Many offices are now hiring! […]

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How to Avoid Bed Bugs. VIKING’s Back to School Bed Bug Advice for College Students Warren, NJ (9/20/2016) – As college students prepare to return to campuses nationwide, many plan to bring secondhand furniture including mattresses, futons, dressers, couches and more. As bags are being packed, and students begin to move in, Viking is urging […]

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As we approach mosquito season, you might be wondering, “How can I prevent mosquitoes in my yard?”. There are many, simple do it yourself ways you can help stop mosquitoes from biting you this summer at your home. From removing stagnant water sources, adding mosquito repelling plants, to cleaning gutters, there’s a lot you can do to […]

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Many of Viking clients have gardens around their homes.  This article addresses how to keep your plants strong to prevent insect and pest damage.  Much of the information pertains to shrubs and landscaping around your home or business”.. Insect and Arthropod Management Through April Soil Preparation Many garden (insect and arthropod) pests can be directly […]

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Falling Temperatures do not Necessarily Mean Fewer Insects With record-breaking cold temperatures in much of the United States recently, newspaper headlines have suggested that the freezing weather this winter could mean fewer insects next spring. For example: “Celebrating Deep Freeze, Insect Experts See a Chance to Exterminate Off Invasive Species”. “The Upside Of The Bitter Cold: […]

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Snow Fleas – Yes Virginia There Are Such Things! As you know we write articles for Gardner News about a month in advance of the printing, so as I sit in 60 degree weather here in Northern New Jersey, I prepare for an interesting article on Snow fleas. This year so far El Niño has […]

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Quality Pro Viking Pest Control Interview Read The Interview Here Viking Termite & Pest Control, Inc. Viking Pest Control has been QualityPro Certified since 2006. How did you get started in the pest management industry? I was born into it. I grew up in the pest control industry. My parents started Viking in 1980 and […]

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. In support of this, all Viking techs and sales reps will be wearing pink booties while inspecting and servicing client locations. Below are some group pictures of the different branches sporting the booties.

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How to Keep Flies From Using Your Home as Theirs Flies may be a nuisance insect year-round, but in our area, flies are a particular problem in the fall.  This is not just about perception. The winter kills off many flies, but their populations begin increasing as soon as breeding begins in the spring.  For […]

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Have a No-Mouse House: It may seem like the middle of summer, but the reality is that fall and colder temperatures are just around the corner.  When the temperature drops, your risk of mice, rats, and other pests dramatically increases, because they seek the warmer temperatures in your home.  While Viking Pest is always here […]

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Winter Pests! When you look outside at a bare winter landscape, you may be tempted to think that all animals hibernate or go south for the winter. Many animals do become less active or seek warmer climates when temperatures drop. For example, many species of birds are migratory and fly south for the winter months. […]

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  They’re Back!! – Digger Bees The Digger Bee has returned and is terrorizing gardeners and homeowners throughout our service area. Have you seen mounds appearing in your lawn or garden? Is there a tiny bee that moves very quickly frequenting that mysterious mound? If you answered yes, the Digger Bee has found you! This […]

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April is “National Pest Management Month” – Pest Controllers offer tips Disseminated by The Caruba Organization Alan Caruba April is National Pest Management Month and with the advent of spring, Leonard Douglen, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association, reminds homeowners that pest-proof one’s home protects against “threats to health and, importantly, […]

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Bedbugs “Attend” Princeton University No Place is immune from infestation Say Pest Controllers In early October, students in a Princeton University dormitory discovered a bedbug infestation in Rockefeller College’s Holder Hall and had to be relocated while a pest control firm was called in to eliminate it. Bed bugs were first reported in Holder Hall […]

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Event Sponsored by: New Jersey Pest Management Association Annual Clinic Brings Pest Controllers Together New Brunswick, NJ (8/15/13) – A giant Madagascar Hissing Cockroach designated to represent Gov. Chris Christie handily sped past another designated as Barbara Buono who is contesting him in the November elections. The event was the 17th New Jersey Cockroach Derby. […]

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Defendants Must Have Appropriate Scientific Support for Pesticide and Drug Claims Two marketers of unproven cedar oil-based remedies for bed bugs and head lice have agreed to enter into settlements with the Federal Trade Commission that prohibit the allegedly deceptive claims, and require pre-approval from the Food and Drug Administration for any future treatment claims […]

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Maybe You Shouldn’t Do-it-Yourself When it comes to Pest Control? Especially if you risk burning your home to the ground! NJPMA – The Dangers of Do-It-Yourself Pest Control By:Len Douglen | The New Jersey Pest Management Association In June, a Woodbury, NJ homeowner managed to set his house on fire in the course of a […]

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The Cicadas Have Emerged in West Essex NJ Posted By: Carolyne Volpe Curley Article Credit: http://www.thealternativepress.com/ Saturday, June 1, 2013 • 12:31pm ESSEX FELLS, NJ – The emergence of the cicadas has begun in Essex Fells according to photos and video provided to West Essex TAP by Corrine Feindt-Summerville of Caldwell. Friday afternoon, as she […]

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Spiders! Eeeeeck! There’s Less to Fear than You Think By Alan Caruba “If there is one genus—arachnids—of insect pests that people fear, it is spiders,” says Leonard Douglen, Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association. “With the exception of the Brown Recluse spider and the Black Widow spider, most do not pose a […]

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When Spring Arrives NJ Homeowners May Discover Termites. Don’t Panic. They’ve Been There for Years “It’s an annual ritual of spring,” says Leonard Douglen, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association. “Along with the warm weather, thousands of homeowners will discover that they have been playing host to colonies of termites.”

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The Large List of Pests New Jerseyans Will Encounter in 2013. “Death and taxes are predictable, but Nature is predictable as well in the form of the many insect and rodent species that attack property and spread disease,” says Leonard Douglen, Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association. “The Handbook of Pest Control […]

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Why Choose Viking’s Overwintering Pest Protection Over “Store Bought” Stink Bug Traps? Effectiveness  Most traps by manufacturers label only have an attractant that spreads out approximately 20 feet. It would take many traps to properly protect your home and you may never reach the roofline area. Viking protects the entire home with a residual from […]

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