Bed Bugs

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University testing proves efficacy of Pest Barrier’s Cimi-Shield

November 14, 2018 By
Cimi-Shield residues affect the ability of bed bugs to actively walk toward a heat stimulus after 72 hours of continuous exposure. Read more»
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Don’t let the bat bugs bite

November 8, 2018 By
Differences between bat bugs and bed bugs are subtle, and it takes a microscope and a little training to tell them apart. Read more»
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Ask the Expert: Should we refund for sightings?

November 2, 2018 By
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 will, but that doesn’t seem right to me. Is that... Read more»
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Bed bugs can be a significant revenue generator

October 28, 2018 By
Bed bugs are good for business, PMP’s 2018 Bed Bug Management Survey shows. Read more»
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Taking the bite out of bed bugs

October 27, 2018 By
Pest management professionals may help take away some of the stress that comes with bed bug infestations by educating customers on bed bug behavior. Only thorough inspections will reveal the presence of bed bugs. Refrain from making a diagnosis based... Read more»
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Bed bug control calls for compassion

October 21, 2018 By
A caring attitude may help boost your pest management revenue. Read more»
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10 pro tips for tackling bed bugs

October 20, 2018 By
1. Keep up with recent technology and advances in bed bug control — be it practical experience, equipment or chemicals — and educate the customer on bed bug biology. — Rosana Aure, Owner, Wilroe Pest Control Services, Bacoor City, Philippines... Read more»
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5 questions with Larry Pinto

October 2, 2018 By
Our question-and-answer session this month focuses on Larry Pinto, who with his wife and fellow entomologist, Sandy Kraft, has published “Techletter,” a bi-weekly training newsletter for pest management technicians, since 1985. Based in Maryland, Pinto has authored or co-authored more... Read more»
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Method options for bed bug control

September 22, 2018 By
Be sure to chose the correct bed bug treatment methods for your business and your customers. Read more»
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Education boosts bed bug outcomes

September 15, 2018 By
Educating your customers about bed bugs and your processes can make be the biggest difference for a successful treatment. Read more»