Cockroaches

Tips for closing a cockroach sale

October 12, 2017 By
PMP asked readers to share some of their best business tips for cockroach accounts. Read more»
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Wars of the roaches: PMPs share nightmarish accounts

October 9, 2017 By
PMP asked readers to share some of their best battles with cockroach accounts. If you’ve got a story you’d like to share, email pmpeditor@northcoastmedia.net and we’ll continue the conversation.   Overrun apartment requires aggressive effort At a vacant apartment, German... Read more»
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German cockroach accounts: A step by step guide

October 3, 2017 By
There’s no such thing as a “typical” cockroach account, but arming yourself with several essentials will go a long way toward success. Managing cockroaches has always been, and will always be a significant part of the professional pest management business.... Read more»
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PMP presents 2017 Cockroach Management Survey highlights

September 28, 2017 By
A strong economy and a wealth of readily available tools make it a good time to be a PMP who offers cockroach service. Each year, the professional pest management industry becomes a little more sophisticated. There are new software apps,... Read more»

PMP recounts house of dead cockroach-filled spider webs

June 21, 2017 By
The upper-middle-class house was spotless. Newly inhabited by a professional couple and their young daughter in Long Island, N.Y., it was an unlikely place to find German cockroaches (Blattella germanica). Yet, here and there, one would show up. The husband... Read more»

Use the right tool for cockroach jobs

May 2, 2017 By
The advantages of cockroach baiting are heavily weighted toward curative efforts. Prevent cockroaches with vigilance and time-tested methods. German cockroaches (Blattella germanica) continue to amaze us with their resilience and ability to survive. Throughout the years, there have been several... Read more»
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Diversify your cockroach bait arsenal

April 19, 2017 By
As with any insect we deal with, the first step is proper identification of the cockroach species. Each species has its own preference to climate and need for water and food. From there, making every effort to correct sanitation issues... Read more»
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Ineffective cockroach control: Underbaiting or bait aversion?

April 12, 2017 By
If you’re using baits and not achieving effective control, try placing two different types of baits on a business card. Place the card behind the refrigerator or by the closest harborage where it won’t be disturbed. Putting the baits on... Read more»
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Break your cockroach management routine

April 5, 2017 By
Struggling with a stubborn cockroach problem? With the simplicity of using social media and instant access to reviews found on sites such as Yelp, cockroach sightings can be publicized quickly and damage your reputation. We’ve all had accounts that appear... Read more»
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Cockroach control: How to educate clients

March 29, 2017 By
Sustaining long-term cockroach control for your accounts means being thorough from the start. Along with an inspection and treatment, educating clients and implementing integrated pest management (IPM) practices can lead to maximum cockroach control: Teach clients to inspect for signs... Read more»
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