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Locate bed bug’s harborage for effective control Posted on 03 May 2019 in the Bed Bugs & Tips and Tricks categories.

If you can, make sure customers aren’t taking bed bugs out with them when they leave before a treatment and bringing them back in afterward. This is especially important before... Read more»

How to determine the extent of a cockroach infestation Posted on 16 Apr 2019 in the Cockroaches & Tips and Tricks categories.

Having trouble assessing the infestation level? Inspection aerosols are useful tools to locate and flush out cockroaches from harborage areas that are not easily accessible. Think broadly, and do not... Read more»

Mosquitoes: Use multi-pronged treatment plan Posted on 22 Mar 2018 in the Mosquitoes & Stinging Insects & Tips and Tricks categories.

Mosquitoes evolve quickly to changes in their environment, so your treatment plan should be multi-pronged. Read more»

Bed bugs: 2 ways to apply liquid applications with heat treatments Posted on 30 Aug 2017 in the Bed Bugs & Tips and Tricks categories.

There are two common approaches to using liquid applications in conjunction with heat treatments for bed bugs: Apply the concentrate prior to the heat treatment, so the product is readily... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Place German cockroach bait near harborage Posted on 20 Apr 2016 in the Cockroaches & German Cockroaches & Technical & Tips and Tricks categories.

In any given German cockroach (Blattella germanica) population, only about 7 percent of the population are adults. This means the vast majority of the population (about 93 percent) is comprised... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Treating for Ticks Posted on 09 Mar 2016 in the 1215 & Fleas & Ticks & Tips and Tricks categories.

It might not be necessary to treat an entire outdoor area for ticks, which often can be found in shaded and high-moisture areas. You can drag for ticks with a... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Cockroach Inspecting at Night Posted on 28 Jan 2016 in the Tips and Tricks categories.

It can be helpful to inspect a difficult infestation at night, while cockroaches are active. A yellow or red filter can be put over your flashlight so the light doesn’t... Read more»