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Ed Dolshun is Technical Director and Northeast & Canada Regional Manager for AP&G.

Posts by Ed Dolshun

Tips to solve a clothes moth infestation Posted on 27 Sep 2018 in the Tips and Tricks categories.

A surge in clothes moth calls has been reported in recent months. Read more»

Relocate traps for more successful rodent control Posted on 29 Aug 2018 in the Tips and Tricks categories.

It is not uncommon for numbers of captured rodents to drop after a successful initial trapping. Increase your chances for success by changing up your trapping sets, and moving traps... Read more»

Market future services to customers with occasional invaders Posted on 19 Aug 2018 in the Tips and Tricks categories.

Look for emerging stink bugs and lady beetles on the warmer sides of buildings as springtime approaches. As temperatures climb, overwintering pests will usually emerge on the southern- and western-facing... Read more»

Identify signs of bed bug infestations Posted on 16 Aug 2017 in the Bed Bugs & Tips and Tricks categories.

Simply checking bed bug monitors for activity is not enough. Nearby surroundings often reveal earlier signs of bed bug infestations, such as fecal staining, cast skins or tiny instars. Monitors... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Use glue boards for temporary bed bug barrier Posted on 03 Aug 2016 in the Bed Bugs & Tips and Tricks categories.

If unexpected bed bug activity is encountered in an account, try using glue boards as an inexpensive and effective temporary barrier to provide your customer with immediate relief. By placing... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Adding Monitors to Bed Bug Inspection Posted on 31 Dec 2015 in the Bed Bugs & Tips and Tricks categories.

Monitors should be incorporated into any bed bug inspection and prevention strategy. Monitors can be used to gauge the effectiveness of a bedbug treatment — decreasing the likelihood and severity... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: A Nontoxic Approach to Controlling Yellowjackets Posted on 02 Jul 2015 in the Stinging Insects & Technical & Tips and Tricks categories.

Yellowjacket nests are often located in structures behind shutters, in eaves, soffits, wall voids and other inconspicuous, protected areas. They also commonly nest in swing sets, patio furniture, barbecue grills, stored... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Capturing Mice with Multiple-Catch Traps Posted on 17 Mar 2015 in the Rodents & Tips and Tricks categories.

There are many kinds of traps available to pest management professionals (PMPs). One type of device commonly used for capturing unwanted mice is the multiple-catch trap, which is designed to... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Glue-based Monitors Provide Critical Information Posted on 08 Jan 2015 in the 1214 & Cockroaches & Tips and Tricks categories.

Thorough inspections, in conjunction with effective monitoring, are critical components of any integrated pest management (IPM) program, and there are no better pest monitoring devices than glueboards. Glue-based monitors have... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Prebait Rodent Traps Whenever Possible Posted on 23 Sep 2014 in the 0914 & Rats & Rodents & Tips and Tricks categories.

Prebait whenever possible: It’s a proven method of acclimating rodents, especially rats, to newly placed traps and glueboards. Once you’ve identified placement locations, place unset, baited traps in those areas.... Read more»