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German cockroaches: If you don’t kill them, they won’t go away Posted on 17 Sep 2018 in the Cockroaches & featured & German Cockroaches categories.

The only way to eliminate German cockroaches is to kill them. Read more»

Check the bugs for bugs Posted on 30 Aug 2018 in the Bed Bugs & featured & Sheperspective categories.

⦁ Freshly hatched bed bugs can hide inside cast skins. ⦁ Vacuuming all evidence, as well as live bugs, is worth the effort. Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) can’t fly, but... Read more»

Ask the Expert: Phorid flies Posted on 31 Jul 2018 in the featured & Flies categories.

Read these expert recommendations for a complicated phorid fly problem in a mausoleum. Read more»

Fundamentals of cockroach control is key to success Posted on 29 Jun 2018 in the Cockroaches & Technical categories.

Instead of waiting for a product that “works better,” sharpen the skills that make all products work better. Read more»

Tips for explaining bed bugs to tenants Posted on 18 Apr 2018 in the Bed Bugs & featured & Technical categories.

Speaking to tenants can be challenging. Read more»

Q&A: Small dung flies Posted on 04 Apr 2018 in the featured & Flies categories.

Many species of this fly are readily caught in insect light traps (ILTs). Read more»

Which is the hardest cockroach to kill? Posted on 23 Feb 2018 in the Cockroaches & featured & Technical categories.

Just when you think they’re gone, you get a call. Read more»

Bed bug-educated clients are an asset Posted on 18 Jan 2018 in the Bed Bugs & featured categories.

Many of the “bed bugs” that people find are not bed bugs at all. Read more»

Find your keys to cockroach control Posted on 09 Jan 2018 in the Cockroaches & featured & German Cockroaches categories.

Don’t let cockroaches become established before you’re onto them. Read more»

Why do vinegar flies love onions? Posted on 20 Dec 2017 in the featured & Technical categories.

Whenever you see bulk onions in a produce section or in a storeroom, walk by and gently jostle them. Read more»