Cockroaches

You know it’s going to be a bad day when you see this at an account. PHOTO: MARK SHEPERDIGIAN, BCE

5 steps to avoid a German cockroach crisis

December 6, 2018 By
When cockroaches show up, your response is crucial. Take these five steps to avoid a crisis. 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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It’s raining roaches, hallelujah

November 1, 2018 By
Philip Smith, president of Compass Pest Management, Cornelia, Ga., launched his pest control company in 1995. Since then, Smith, whose pest management career spans more than a quarter century, has had his share of challenging cockroach jobs. But one job... Read more»
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Attracting cockroach customers

October 30, 2018 By
Gaining control over cockroach infestations is only part of the challenge for many pest management professionals (PMPs). Attracting customers can be a struggle, too. For Matt Blair, a pest control technician with Tri State Pest Control, Wheeling, W.Va., customer referrals... Read more»
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Cash in on cockroach control

October 29, 2018 By
Learn how to attract and keep customers, and watch general pest management revenue grow. Read more»
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Cockroach control advice from the pros

October 19, 2018 By
What is one step that will put PMPs on the path to cockroach control? Read more»
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How to curtail cockroach callbacks

October 17, 2018 By
Cockroaches are not going to go away by themselves. Effective treatment depends on many factors; here’s how to gain control. Sometimes, cockroaches come back after treatment thought to be successful. Even when pest management professionals (PMPs) use every tool at... Read more»
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Creative bait placements maximize consumption

September 18, 2018 By
This strategy for placing cockroach bait might your best bet for challenging accounts. Read more»
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German cockroaches: If you don’t kill them, they won’t go away

September 17, 2018 By
The only way to eliminate German cockroaches is to kill them. Read more»
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Flashlight inspection, PHOTO: Mark Sheperdigian, BCE

Fundamentals of cockroach control is key to success

June 29, 2018 By
Instead of waiting for a product that “works better,” sharpen the skills that make all products work better. Read more»
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