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Senior R&D Director

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Tips & Tricks: Integrated Approach Controls Spiders Posted on 10 Sep 2015 in the Spiders & Tips and Tricks categories.

As warmer weather approaches, property owners might start to notice an increase in spider activity in and around their residences. To control spiders, pest management professionals (PMPs) must use an... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: 5 Ways to Identify, Control a Stinging Pest Infestation Posted on 04 Jun 2015 in the Stinging Insects & Technical & Tips and Tricks categories.

Proactively control stinging insect infestations year-round with an integrated pest management (IPM) program that begins with a thorough inspection around the building’s exterior, looking for cracks, holes and crevices that... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Advise Customers How to Help Keep Cockroaches Out Posted on 01 Jan 2015 in the 1214 & Cockroaches & Tips and Tricks categories.

Cockroaches are one of the most common insect pests. In addition to transmitting bacteria throughout the building and triggering allergies in humans, they’ve been linked to asthma development in children.... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Control Future Fire Ant Problems with Early Fall Treatments Posted on 21 Oct 2014 in the 1014 & Ants & Fire Ants & Tips and Tricks categories.

Fire ants are typically 1 to 3mm in length, with a reddish head and thorax and a black abdomen, which attack anything that disturbs their mound. They’ll build their mounds... Read more»

Central Life Sciences: Cockroaches Posted on 10 Dec 2013 in the 1213 & Cockroaches & Tips and Tricks categories.

Cockroaches are one of the most common insect pests in residential and commercial properties. In addition to transmitting bacteria throughout a building and triggering allergies in humans, cockroaches have been... Read more»

Central Life Sciences: Ants Posted on 13 Oct 2013 in the Ants & Fire Ants categories.

Fire ants are an increasing problem in the U.S. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates the pests cause almost $6 billion of damage per year. Destroying crops and electrical... Read more»

Education is key to controlling bed bug infestations Posted on 10 Jul 2013 in the Bed Bugs & Tips and Tricks categories.

As the number of people traveling increases significantly during the summer, so does the possibility of bed bug infestations — not only in hotels but restaurants, schools and residential accounts... Read more»