Tips and Tricks

Ant management: Choose control method based on species

November 29, 2017 By
"... don’t be afraid to try something you’ve never tried before." Read more»
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Tips for using interceptors for bed bug services

November 22, 2017 By
Thoroughly clean your interceptors every four weeks with a microfiber cloth. Read more»
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Key pretreatment steps for IPM mosquito program

November 15, 2017 By
The pretreatment step is an important part of an integrated pest management (IPM) program for mosquito control — yet it’s often overlooked. Key steps include: Walk around and survey the property. Check the wind direction and potential drift issues, including... Read more»
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Mosquito control: Identify larval development sites

November 8, 2017 By
Effective mosquito control strategies usually require using multiple methodologies. Read more»
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Web Exclusive: Ant ‘don’ts’

November 6, 2017 By
Editor’s Note: In PMP’s November issue, read more ant tips from Alan — as well as from other industry supplier experts. The “Do’s” of ant control are important, but don’t forget the “Don’ts.” Don’t promise immediate results. Ants can be... Read more»
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Mosquito control: Advise customers to follow the 3 D’s

October 18, 2017 By
Help protect your customers from mosquitoes by encouraging them to follow the three “D’s” recommended by the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA): Drain. Empty water containers at least once per week. Any conditions that allow water to collect or lay... Read more»
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Formulation, application crucial to mosquito control

October 11, 2017 By
Success is all about formulation and application. Read more»

Mosquito management: Correct conducive conditions

October 4, 2017 By
Eliminate all mosquito-breeding sites on the property. Mosquitoes do not travel long distances, so if you’re able to eliminate the active breeding sites and places they like to live on the property, there will be a dramatic reduction in the... Read more»
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4 facts PMPs should know about disease-carrying mosquitoes

September 27, 2017 By
Aedes and Culex mosquitoes have differences that can have an impact on treatment programs. The Aedes genus carries Zika, whereas Culex carries West Nile Virus. You should know: Which species is in your area. State and county extension offices can... Read more»

4 reasons for bed bug treatment failure

September 20, 2017 By
The control of bed bugs is a challenge even for the most experienced and talented pest management professional (PMP). It requires thorough inspections, good preparation and meticulous applications — and even so, retreats are not uncommon. Among the many reasons... Read more»
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