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Combat mosquitoes with multiple techniques Posted on 11 Jun 2019 in the Mosquitoes & Stinging Insects & Tips and Tricks categories.

It's important to use a variety of techniques when combatting mosquitoes – in every life stage — at your client's property. Read more»

Team up with customers for better ant control Posted on 05 May 2019 in the Ants & Tips and Tricks categories.

One of the core principles of IPM is that we should always make sure the customer cooperates in any pest management program we initiate. This is especially important when it... Read more»

Handle overwintering occasional invaders differently Posted on 16 Aug 2018 in the Invasive/Occasional Species & Spiders & Tips and Tricks categories.

Overwintering pests are strictly outdoor insects that find their means of survival outside of structures. Read more»

Elevate your ant behavior knowledge and efforts Posted on 21 Feb 2018 in the Ants & Tips and Tricks categories.

Ants are incredibly complex social insects, requiring a sophisticated approach to their management. Read more»

4 reasons for bed bug treatment failure Posted on 20 Sep 2017 in the Bed Bugs & Tips and Tricks categories.

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... Read more»

Termite jobs: Follow these guidelines for success Posted on 24 May 2017 in the Termites & Tips and Tricks categories.

The key to success in any termite job is to follow these principles: Choose appropriate products and follow label directions to the letter. Keep up-to-date with your state regulations. Follow... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Adopt latest termite control advances Posted on 25 May 2016 in the Termites & Tips and Tricks categories.

More research is done on termites than on any other pest. There’s always something new to learn about this enigmatic creature. That’s why we must always stay on top of... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Bites Are Clues, Not Confirmation Posted on 24 Dec 2015 in the Tips and Tricks categories.

When confirming the presence of bed bugs in an account, I stress to never rely on “bites” as a determining indicator to my students and clients. After all, 30 percent... Read more»