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How to persuade customers to avoid DIY pest control Posted on 17 Sep 2018 in the featured & Pest Talk & Technical categories.

Here's some advice on what to say to DIY-determined customers. Read more»

Education boosts bed bug outcomes Posted on 15 Sep 2018 in the Bed Bugs & featured categories.

Educating your customers about bed bugs and your processes can make be the biggest difference for a successful treatment. Read more»

Canines offer comfort, support Posted on 06 Sep 2018 in the featured & Human Interest categories.

Tri-State Canine Response Team uses certified, trained teams of dogs and their handlers to provide crisis response and emotional support. Read more»

Ballpark offers grain beetle giveaway Posted on 04 Sep 2018 in the Crawling the Web & featured categories.

Spend a day at the ballpark and if you’re lucky, you will experience memorable moments like back-to-back home runs and walk-off doubles. If you’re unlucky, you will bring home a... Read more»

Strategic planning leads to ant success Posted on 02 Sep 2018 in the Ants & featured categories.

Although more than 12,000 species of ants roam the earth, the National Pest Management Association reports pest management professionals (PMPs) battle carpenter ants most often. Pest Management Professional’s (PMP’s) exclusive... Read more»

Locate nests to help curb ant callbacks Posted on 29 Aug 2018 in the Ants & featured categories.

Ant management success depends on finding the nest. Here are some suggestions for locating nests of five different ant species. Read more»

5 ways to conquer ant callbacks Posted on 28 Aug 2018 in the Ants & featured categories.

Ant management can be challenging; focus on these five steps to improve success. Read more»

Advising customers with bed bugs Posted on 27 Aug 2018 in the Bed Bugs & featured categories.

What’s the most important piece of information/advice to give a customer with bed bugs? Read more»

Tips for avoiding ant job callbacks Posted on 25 Aug 2018 in the Ants & Business & featured categories.

To keep ants — the No.1 callback offender — at bay, PMPs need teamwork, and proven control tools and techniques.  Read more»

From the archives: Pest control for an atomic age Posted on 24 Aug 2018 in the featured & Flies & Rats categories.

In 1951, the magazine offered a take on what would happen to radiation-exposed pests in a three-part article titled. Read more»