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Senior Field Technical Service Manager, Zoëcon Professional Products

Posts by Mel Whitson

Use sanitation to control ticks Posted on 15 Jul 2019 in the Fleas & Ticks & Tips and Tricks categories.

While sanitation goes a long way, control products can prevent and knock down tick populations. Read more»

Educate customers about preventing mosquito breeding Posted on 16 May 2019 in the Mosquitoes & Stinging Insects & Tips and Tricks categories.

Teach clients about mosquito breeding areas around their home in order to get effective control in the fight against mosquitoes. Read more»

3 places to inspect for stinging insects this spring Posted on 27 Apr 2019 in the Stinging Insects & Tips and Tricks & Wasps categories.

The next time you’re treating for wasps, hornets or fire ants, inspect the following to ensure “spring doesn’t sting” your clients: Play equipment — Swing sets and treehouses can be... Read more»

Cockroaches emerge for spring Posted on 17 Apr 2019 in the Cockroaches & Tips and Tricks categories.

Spring has sprung — and with the change of season, cockroaches are getting ready to emerge. You can expect to see more cockroaches in the coming months, so now is... Read more»

Hotel bed bug inspections Posted on 09 Apr 2019 in the Bed Bugs & Tips and Tricks categories.

The busy travel season is here — bringing with it a greater risk for bed bugs in hotels. While this is the most common non-residential site for treating bed bugs,... Read more»

4 key treatment sites for better ant control Posted on 28 Mar 2019 in the Ants & Tips and Tricks categories.

Different ant species require different treatments, thanks to unique character traits, so be sure to properly identify the invaders before you start a control plan. To help identify different ant... Read more»

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»