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Understand wasp life cycles to educate customer Posted on 26 Apr 2019 in the Stinging Insects & Tips and Tricks & Wasps categories.

Be conscious of the season or time of year when a customer notifies you they have a wasp in their home. Many species of social Hymenoptera, including paper wasps and... Read more»

3 tricks to make visual deterrents more effective for bird control Posted on 07 Mar 2019 in the Birds & Tips and Tricks categories.

Many customers attempt to solve bird problems themselves by purchasing a visual deterrent, such as a plastic owl. But visual deterrents are only successful when the fear created overcomes the... Read more»

Tips for managing stinging insects Posted on 01 Nov 2018 in the Bees & Stinging Insects & Tips and Tricks & Wasps categories.

Communication with your customer is the first step for identifying and managing stinging insects such as bees and wasps. Your customer typically can help you locate key areas of activity.... Read more»

Key pretreatment steps for IPM mosquito program Posted on 15 Nov 2017 in the Mosquitoes & Stinging Insects & Tips and Tricks categories.

The pretreatment step is an important part of an integrated pest management (IPM) program for mosquito control — yet it’s often overlooked. Key steps include: Walk around and survey the... Read more»