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3 steps to solving mystery ‘bites’ Posted on 31 Aug 2018 in the featured & Technical categories.

In PMP’s March issue, Crawley McPherson presented a case of a “mysterious itch” — or delusions of parasitosis (DOP). This type of case is not uncommon. Unfortunately, many in the... Read more»

Flat roofs: An architect’s dream, a PMP’s nightmare Posted on 18 May 2018 in the featured & Technical categories.

Flat roofs have become the “new normal” on many modern building designs, both residential and commercial. They’re becoming common for hospitals, hotels, restaurants, office buildings and warehouses. Although they look... Read more»

Beetles: How to analyze anobiid and lyctine infestations Posted on 23 Mar 2018 in the Beetles & featured & Stored Product Pests categories.

Anobiids and lyctines are commonly found in flooring, furniture and structural wood. Read more»

4 key areas for termite management success Posted on 22 Jan 2018 in the featured & Termites categories.

Avoid common mistakes to keep your reputation intact and ensure satisfied customers. Read more»

Q&A: Grass-carrying wasps and powderpost beetles Posted on 30 Nov 2017 in the featured & Technical categories.

"An old house has a powderpost beetle infestation that appears to be active. Can heat be used to control this problem?" Read more»

Q&A: Pseudoscorpions, small flies and bees Posted on 29 Sep 2017 in the featured & Technical categories.

Email your questions about insect identification and pest management technologies and techniques to Dr. Doug Mampe at dentomol@aol.com. Your questions most likely will be printed and answered in one of... Read more»

What is your best tip for managing ticks? Posted on 24 Aug 2017 in the featured & Fleas & Ticks categories.

“Bug Doctor recommends a monthly service program. The type of service depends on the account. If it’s dense terrain with lots of plants and shrubs, we use a backpack or... Read more»

Q&A: Spring squirrel trapping, a winter mosquito problem and green silverfish solution Posted on 18 Jul 2017 in the featured & Rodents & Squirrels & Technical categories.

Email your questions about insect identification and pest management technologies and techniques to Dr. Doug Mampe at dentomol@aol.com. Your questions most likely will be printed and answered in one of... Read more»

Q&A: Window damage from heat treatments, ‘hazardous material’ and mice Posted on 19 May 2017 in the featured & Technical categories.

Email your questions about insect identification and pest management technologies and techniques to Dr. Doug Mampe at dentomol@aol.com. Your questions most likely will be printed and answered in one of... Read more»

Q&A: Security systems, phorid flies and a flea infestation Posted on 07 Apr 2017 in the featured & Fleas & Ticks & Flies & Technical categories.

Q: A commercial customer just installed a new security system with cameras under the eaves of his building. This system also includes high-intensity lights under the eaves. Now he is... Read more»