Stinging Insects

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Protecting people and pollinators

June 25, 2019 By
Meet the pest control pros who safely relocate pollinators and honey bees that threaten public health. And educate customers at the same time. Read more»
Jeff Lutz, owner of Bee Best Bee Removal

Bee relocation and removal options

June 23, 2019 By
Many pest management professionals (PMPs) prefer to leave bee removal to experts with more experience for myriad reasons. These pros have the: Equipment needed to remove nests from high locations. Ability to make structural repairs when nests are removed from... Read more»
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Play the part of a pro this summer when it comes to stinging insects

June 19, 2019 By
The summer months are synonymous with stinging insects. Often, the impetus to call a professional to help with stinging insects on a property is after someone gets stung. The sting might come as a surprise while weeding the garden and... Read more»
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Ask these questions to sell mosquito services

June 13, 2019 By
Sometimes a list of technical jargon is a turn-off, even if you’re right. Instead, courteous and simple questions are the key. Read more»
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Combat mosquitoes with multiple techniques

June 11, 2019 By
It's important to use a variety of techniques when combatting mosquitoes – in every life stage — at your client's property. Read more»
An Africanized honey bee (left) and a European honey bee on honeycomb. Despite color, they normally can’t be identified by eye. Photo: Scott Bauer, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org

Web Exclusive: Bee removal by the experts

June 10, 2019 By
Bee Best Bee Removal, in La Mesa, Calif., takes on referrals from pest control companies that don’t provide bee services, or don't want to. Read more»

PMPs: Offer mosquito reduction, not control

June 6, 2019 By
It's important to be upfront with customers about expectations after services for reducing mosquitoes at their properties. Read more»
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10 tips for mosquito prevention

June 4, 2019 By
Here are 10 timely prevention tips to make it tougher for mosquitoes to establish at your customer's properties this season. Read more»
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Use residual products to keep mosquitoes away

May 30, 2019 By
Until your next mosquito service, be sure to look for products with a long residual and wash-off resistance to help keep these pests away until next time. Read more»

Timing is key for mosquito control, contracts

May 28, 2019 By
Timing is everything in mosquito control including when the service is performed and when contracts dictate property visits. Read more»
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