Cockroaches

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Cockroach control toolbox options

February 6, 2019 By
Product manufacturers share what’s new, what’s coming, and their forecasts for 2019-2025. Read more»
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2019 PMP Survey Challenge

January 23, 2019 By
Introducing the 2019 PMP Survey Challenge! We’re inviting you, the pros, to join in a friendly competition for some truly amazing prizes ($500 gift card anyone?). Here’s how the PMP Survey Challenge works: For every form you submit by March 15... Read more»
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Are you among the ‘Walking Dead’ at cockroach accounts?

January 2, 2019 By
The American public has had a fascination with zombies for decades, with the TV show “The Walking Dead” serving as just a recent example of this phenomenon. But while the zombies of TV and horror movies are fictional, in the... Read more»
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12 tips for cockroach hunting

December 29, 2018 By
Be a better cockroach hunter. Read more»
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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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