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5 tips to finding cockroach harborages in commercial kitchens Posted on 04 Mar 2019 in the Cockroaches & featured & German Cockroaches & Sheperspective & Technical categories.

Improve your inspection skills for finding cockroaches in commercial kitchens. Read more»

5 bed bug resolutions for 2019 Posted on 21 Jan 2019 in the Bed Bugs & featured & Technical categories.

What New Year’s resolutions can you make to improve your year in bed bug management? Read more»

Making treatments near a community garden Posted on 04 Jan 2019 in the featured & Sheperspective & Technical categories.

Q: I’m considering bidding on a hotel that has a community garden right next door. What should I be concerned about? —APPREHENSIVE IN OMAHA A: There may be fewer concerns than you... Read more»

5 steps to avoid a German cockroach crisis Posted on 06 Dec 2018 in the Cockroaches & featured & German Cockroaches & Sheperspective & Technical categories.

When cockroaches show up, your response is crucial. Take these five steps to avoid a crisis. Read more»

Don’t let the bat bugs bite Posted on 08 Nov 2018 in the Bed Bugs & featured & Technical categories.

Differences between bat bugs and bed bugs are subtle, and it takes a microscope and a little training to tell them apart. Read more»

Ask the Expert: Should we refund for sightings? Posted on 02 Nov 2018 in the Bed Bugs & Cockroaches & featured categories.

Q: A potential hotel customer wants to know whether my company will provide compensation when guests report a bed bug or cockroach sighting in their rooms. They say other pest control companies... Read more»

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»