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Senior Field Technical Service Manager, Zoëcon Professional Products

Posts by Mel Whitson

3 steps to limiting inside fly populations Posted on 01 Mar 2019 in the Flies & Tips and Tricks categories.

Follow these three steps to limit fly populations and give your customers some relief from these nuisance pests. Read more»

Preparation steps for controlling stinging insects Posted on 13 Nov 2018 in the Stinging Insects & Tips and Tricks categories.

To ensure minimal nest activity, plan to treat for stinging insects early in the morning or very late afternoon. Read more»

Identifying occasional invader infestations Posted on 17 Aug 2018 in the Invasive/Occasional Species & Spiders & Tips and Tricks categories.

Tips for identifying an occasional invader infestation. Read more»

Apply proactive, pre-construction termite applications Posted on 07 Aug 2018 in the Termites & Tips and Tricks categories.

Mel Whitson with Zoëcon Professional Products discusses a preventive, pre-construction treatment for destructive termites. Read more»

Get ahead of mosquito populations this spring Posted on 02 Apr 2018 in the Mosquitoes & Stinging Insects & Tips and Tricks categories.

As temperatures begin to rise, overwintering mosquitoes will start to emerge out of the dormant stage. Read more»

Deprive termites of moisture source Posted on 21 Jun 2017 in the Termites & Tips and Tricks categories.

Besides swarms, a common sign for subterranean termites is the presence of mud tubes. These tiny tunnels are built and used by the pests to travel to food sources. Termites... Read more»

Defining ant infestation site key to control efforts Posted on 16 Nov 2016 in the Ants & Tips and Tricks categories.

Most ants forage for food inside homes, but prefer to set up colonies outdoors. Ants can be found in many locations, including kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms and outdoor areas such as... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: 3 tips for controlling bed bugs Posted on 06 Jul 2016 in the Bed Bugs & Tips and Tricks categories.

Bed bugs are notoriously challenging to control, thanks to resistance issues and the rate at which they multiply. Here are three things to consider when controlling these pests: Not all... Read more»