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Test your bird knowledge

April 18, 2019 By
Use these questions to see how much you really know about birds and bird control. Editor’s Note: Questions for this bird test were contributed by: Stuart Aust; Dr. Gary Bennett, BCE; Judy Black, BCE; Doug Foster; Dr. Faith Oi; Mark... Read more»
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Joining forces to ensure protection from termites

April 2, 2019 By
Spray foam insulation is a popular option for homeowners who want to reduce heat loss and lower utility bills, but it can mask termite activity. Read more»
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Prepare to have a “tick talk” with clients

April 1, 2019 By
To avoid callbacks, be sure to educate your customers about what tick treatment entails — and what to expect as a result. Read more»
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Ask the Expert: Determining lures for different moth species

March 29, 2019 By
QUESTION: We have a large home that has webbing clothes moth traps. Recently, we found some of the traps with clothes moth, Indianmeal moths and a moth we don’t recognize. Are all these moths attracted to the same lure? —FLUSTERED... Read more»
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Tools for termites

March 24, 2019 By
Product manufacturers share what’s new, what’s coming, and their forecasts for 2019-2025. 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»
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Rodent exclusion is worth the effort

February 25, 2019 By
So, is it really possible to physically exclude mice by sealing up gaps and filling in holes? Read more»
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Test your rodent knowledge

February 7, 2019 By
Use these questions to see how much you really know about rodents. Questions for this rodent test were contributed by: Dr. Gary Bennett; Judy Black, BCE; Michael Broder; Doug Foster: Dr. Austin Frishman, BCE-Emeritus; Paul Hardy; Frank Meek, BCE; Dr.... Read more»
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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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PMPs review remote monitors

January 28, 2019 By
Last February, our cover story dove deeply into comprehensive coverage on remote monitoring systems for rodent control. While devices that are either on or coming soon to the market vary somewhat in their features and processes, generally speaking, remote monitors... Read more»
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