Technical

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Wildlife control solutions

August 19, 2019 By
Five industry suppliers share their wildlife control solutions, predictions and offer strategies, products and equipment. Read more»
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Rodent Tales: Dale Shreve

August 19, 2019 By
Dale Shreve describes some of trickiest rodent control situations he's faced while working for Lenz Pest Control. Read more»
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Highlights from McCloud Pest Invasion 2019

August 14, 2019 By
McCloud Services' Technical Director Patricia Hottel shares some highlights of the speakers from the company's day-long event: McCloud Pest Invasion. Read more»
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California moves closer to rodenticide ban

August 10, 2019 By
California's ban on second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides for use in the state, and first-generation anticoagulant rodenticides for use on state-owned property, is moving closer to becoming law. Read more»

What it means to go green

August 6, 2019 By
“It’s got groove, it’s got meaning,” crooned Frankie Valli in the 1978 hit “Grease is the Word,” from the movie “Grease.” Ostensibly talking about a hair product, “grease” was also summing up an era, a vibe, a whole world unto... Read more»
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How to answer green customer FAQs

August 4, 2019 By
When potential customers ask common questions about your green services, be ready with honest, informative responses that help manage expectations — and keep your sterling reputation intact: What kinds of products are you using? Example response: “As with all of... Read more»
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Technicians vs. ‘checknicians’

August 2, 2019 By
Checking insect light traps, pest monitors and rodent stations are all important parts of a pest management professional’s (PMP’s) integrated pest management program for commercial accounts. Recording evidence of activity associated with these devices is an essential part of the... Read more»
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Expert tips for dealing with wildlife and other vertebrates

July 29, 2019 By
Our columnists and editorial board members at Pest Management Professional share their best tips for dealing with wildlife and other vertebrates Read more»
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Going green? Avoid ‘greenwashing’

July 23, 2019 By
It’s one thing to say you offer green pest control services, buts it’s truly another to deliver certified green services. Read more»
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3 skills for better bed bug treatments

July 21, 2019 By
A skilled technician gets better results in less time. Time spent practicing skills involving furniture and carpet manipulation can improve performance. Preparing a new bed bug technician requires both education and training. Education is what you need to know, but... Read more»
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