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Determine termite species before treatment Posted on 03 Aug 2018 in the Termites & Tips and Tricks categories.

Step one when treating termites is to determine the species, since treatments can be different. Read more»

Train technicians to recognize termite activity Posted on 12 Jul 2017 in the Drywood Termites & Termites & Tips and Tricks categories.

Regardless of whether termite services function as a separate division within a pest management business, all technicians should receive regular, basic training about termite biology, behavior and control. Technicians who... Read more»

How to train technicians for termite inspections Posted on 17 May 2017 in the Termites & Tips and Tricks categories.

Regardless of whether termite services function as a separate division within a pest management business, all technicians should receive regular, basic training about termite biology, behavior and control. Technicians who... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Know core bed bug harborage Posted on 31 Aug 2016 in the Bed Bugs & Tips and Tricks categories.

Bed bugs are parasites that feed only on blood. Research has demonstrated that “core” bed bug harborage will be located in, on or close to sites where people sleep or... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Bed Bug Infestations Posted on 12 Nov 2015 in the Bed Bugs & Tips and Tricks categories.

Bed bugs are one of the most difficult pests that pest management professionals are asked to eradicate. They are cryptic, finding harborage in sites difficult to locate and treat. These... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Powered Mist Blowers Provide Efficient Mosquito Control Posted on 03 Apr 2015 in the Mosquitoes & Tips and Tricks categories.

Pest professionals can increase their presence with customers (and revenue, too) by offering relief from the nuisance of mosquitoes. This add-on service typically consists of barrier treatments of appropriately labeled... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Old-School Observations Contribute to Success Posted on 26 Dec 2014 in the 1214 & Cockroaches & Tips and Tricks categories.

Although the following cockroach management observations and tips might be considered old school, this information will continue to contribute to a pest management professional’s (PMP’s) success. ■ Remember the three... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Consider Ant Baiting Posted on 12 Dec 2014 in the 1014 & Ants & Tips and Tricks categories.

Ants are reported as the most common nuisance pest in the United States. Pest professionals understand that to satisfy their customers they must focus on colony elimination. As outdoor insecticide... Read more»

Tips and Tricks: Train Technicians to Recognize Termite Activity Posted on 02 Aug 2014 in the Termites & Tips and Tricks categories.

General pest technicians who haven’t been trained on how to recognize termite activity might be costing companies new business. Training should include how to inspect firewood piles, scrap lumber and... Read more»

Bayer CropScience LP, Environmental Science Division: Cockroaches Posted on 10 Dec 2013 in the 1213 & Cockroaches & Tips and Tricks categories.

The development of cockroach bait formulations has changed the culture of cockroach control and stimulated the development of other bait formulations targeted against important pests, including ants, crickets, silverfish and... Read more»