Cockroaches

How to determine the extent of a cockroach infestation

April 16, 2019 By
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 restrict inspection to just well-known areas such as kitchens and... Read more»
Dr. Janis Reed, BCE, Technical Services Manager, Control Solutions Inc.

Specify cleaning instructions for better cockroach management

April 15, 2019 By
Be specific with clients when addressing what needs attention and give cleaning instructions for better cockroach management. Read more»
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5 tips to finding cockroach harborages in commercial kitchens

March 4, 2019 By
Improve your inspection skills for finding cockroaches in commercial kitchens. Read more»
PHOTO: Mark Sheperdigian, BCE

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
EXTENDED DEADLINE: Entries are now being accepted through Tuesday, April 30 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... Read more»
PHOTO: DR. KENNETH CATANIA, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

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 expert 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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PHOTO: Philip Smith

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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