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Ask the Expert: Outdoor rat-proofing tips Posted on 19 Jun 2019 in the Ask the Expert & featured & Rats & Rodents & Technical categories.

A pest management professional is servicing a house with a Norway rat problem, and compost bins that provide a constant food source. Read more»

Come and get it, cockroaches Posted on 03 Jun 2019 in the Cockroaches & featured categories.

Here are two main (and very common) reasons why a bait-only strategy doesn’t eliminate cockroaches quickly at your accounts. Read more»

Identify the source to prevent bed bug re-introductions Posted on 03 May 2019 in the Bed Bugs & featured & Sheperspective categories.

Helping tenants prevent a reintroduction is as valuable as getting rid of the bed bugs in the first place. Tenants often cannot imagine how they became infested. We know how... Read more»

Ask the Expert: Determining lures for different moth species Posted on 29 Mar 2019 in the Ask the Expert & featured & Moths & Technical categories.

QUESTION: We have a large home that has webbing clothes moth traps. Recently, we found some of the traps with clothes moth, Indianmeal moths and a moth we don’t recognize.... Read more»

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»