Pests Can Be Controlled Safely
New York City housing and health codes require that landlords maintain apartments free from pests. Pesticides should not be the only way you manage pests. Non-chemical methods of pest control are often more effective and safer than using pesticides. Landlords and families can take simple steps to reduce infestations and the use of pesticides.
Tips about safe pest control in the home are available in a report called "Pests Can Be Controlled Safely."
Download the Pests Can Be Controlled Safely brochure.
Rat Control Brochure
The "Preventing Rats on Your Property" brochure explains how to recognize signs of rat infestations in buildings and on property. It shows how you can prevent and correct the conditions that attract rats and enable their building access. It gives guidelines for selecting a qualified pest control professional and safely eliminating rats on your property.
Mouse and Roach Control Brochure
The "How to Control Pests Safely" brochure provides mouse and roach control tips for homeowners, tenants, and landlords. It shows step-by-step how you can protect your home from mice and cockroach infestations. It also explains how to choose and use safer pest control products in homes and lists products to avoid.
You can get a copy of these brochures in English, Spanish, or Chinese.
Download the Preventing Rats on Your Property brochure in:
Download the How to Control Pests Safely brochure in:
Call 311 to request a paper copy.