Cockroaches

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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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Illustration: Leo Michael

Fiction: Crawley and the humongous cockroaches

May 1, 2018 By
Crawley McPherson is a fictional pest management service technician for Peace-of-Mind Pest Services. Read more»
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PHOTO: Mark Sheperdigian

Cockroaches: Tips for PMPs using monitors

April 25, 2018 By
Cockroach traps and monitors are a key part of any effective cockroach control program, but they must be used and placed properly. Read more»
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Which is the hardest cockroach to kill?

February 23, 2018 By
Just when you think they’re gone, you get a call. Read more»
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Photo: Mark Sheperdigian

NYC named ‘dirtiest city in America’ due to pests, litter

February 22, 2018 By
The newly released report ranked 40 urban areas across the United States, and Factors included litter, pests — such as mice and cockroaches — population density, particulate matter air pollution and nitrogen dioxide air pollution. Read more»
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Find your keys to cockroach control

January 9, 2018 By
Don’t let cockroaches become established before you’re onto them. Read more»
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PMPs rank top 5 most-prevalent species

December 6, 2017 By
Carpenter ants top our State of the Industry lists this year. Read more»
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Tips for closing a cockroach sale

October 12, 2017 By
PMP asked readers to share some of their best business tips for cockroach accounts. Read more»
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Jerry Vance is owner of Discreet Pest Control, Mesa, Ariz. Photo: Discreet Pest Control

Wars of the roaches: PMPs share nightmarish accounts

October 9, 2017 By
PMP asked readers to share some of their best battles with cockroach accounts. If you’ve got a story you’d like to share, email pmpeditor@northcoastmedia.net and we’ll continue the conversation.   Overrun apartment requires aggressive effort At a vacant apartment, German... Read more»
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