Tips and Tricks

Norway rat, illustrated for the Truman's Guide. (Art: North Coast Media)

California SPAR talks about what’s next

September 18, 2019 By
Our September issue is devoted to coverage of the close call pest management professionals (PMPs) had in California with a proposed ban of second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs). In mid-August, a proposed bill known as AB 1788 was shelved for approximately... Read more»

7 steps for preconstruction liquid subterranean termite wood treatment

August 14, 2019 By
To ensure an even, consistent and successful preconstruction liquid subterranean termite wood treatment, follow these tips. Read more»

Termite infestations: Identification then management

August 7, 2019 By
Dr. Janis Reed, BCE shares details about identifying termite infestations correctly in order to make an effective management plan Read more»

Focus on IPM for fleas and ticks

July 29, 2019 By
Controlling disease vectors such as fleas and ticks can present unique challenges that require focused integrated pest management efforts. Read more»
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5 experts tips for flea control

July 22, 2019 By
Although fleas can be difficult to control in some environments, proper preparation can enhance your success. Read more»
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Expert tips for fleas, flies, ticks

July 19, 2019 By
Ticks hitchhike on wildlife and can reside on bushes. Fleas like to be where pets lay the most. In kitchens, flies are indicative of a serious sanitation issue. Read more»
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Use sanitation to control ticks

July 15, 2019 By
While sanitation goes a long way, control products can prevent and knock down tick populations. Read more»
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Flea, fly, tick: Consider the source

July 8, 2019 By
Consider the unseen when targeting the source of a flea, fly or tick infestation. Read more»
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Tackling fleas with IGRs

July 1, 2019 By
Fleas are a frustrating pest! These little bloodsuckers love to sneak under your pants cuffs and around your socks, and feast on your blood right around your sock line. To add insult to injury, the small, itchy bump they leave... 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»