Termites

Watching the pest lineups change over time

June 17, 2019 By
The PMP team is in a reflective mood this issue, with “A Look Back” examining exactly when ants overtook termites as the top pest in modern memory for the pest control industry. Spoiler alert: We pinpoint it to 1998, for... Read more»
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5 questions with Chris Poehlmann

May 28, 2019 By
Chris Poehlmann, developer of the Termitat, a tabletop-sized termite habitat, explains how he came to develop a device that showcases termite behavior. Read more»
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Test your termite knowledge

May 6, 2019 By
Use these questions to see how much you really know about termites and termite control. Read more»
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Exploring the termite/mulch connection

May 5, 2019 By
Should PMPs recommend mulch be eliminated from landscapes because it provides food, insulated soil and moisture for foraging termites? 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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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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Beware of unethical house flippers

February 28, 2019 By
Unethical house flippers are an increasing threat to termite/WDO inspectors. Read more»
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Termite management tips from the pros

January 29, 2019 By
Take some advice about termite management from the pros who have learned from experience. Read more»
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Guide your customers with professionalism

January 27, 2019 By
Termites are scary to property owners. They are “invisible.” They are silent and misunderstood. Many owners imagine their home is about to fall down around them when they find out they have a termite infestation. This is when our relationships,... Read more»
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PMPs say termite control is rewarding work

January 26, 2019 By
At Pest Management Professional (PMP), we strive to share insights from those who work in the field, day in and day out, to protect their customers’ health and property from pest infestations. Readers enthusiastically explained how satisfying termite control can... Read more»