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Tag: 1020

Don’t underestimate a rodent’s ability to chew new entries

October 26, 2020 By
How rats and mice get indoors is always a mystery. Rodents can — and do — gnaw almost anything they can get their front teeth around. Read more»
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Try bait, nesting materials for snap traps

October 23, 2020 By
When using bait for snap traps, remember that less can be more. In addition to protein-based baits, don’t forget to get creative and try nesting materials. Read more»
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PHOTO: 7TH SON STUDIO/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

Entomologist insights from recent German cockroach studies

October 22, 2020 By
Knowledge is power: Entomologists share insights from recent German cockroach studies at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind., and Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. Read more»
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PHOTO: 7TH SON STUDIO/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

German cockroach control tips: Multi-unit hosing, commercial kitchens

October 22, 2020 By
German cockroaches are prevalent in residential settings and commercial facilities. Here are control tips from PMPs who work in both. Read more»
PHOTO: CDC

Keeping track of a tick

October 21, 2020 By
Many pest management professionals are not yet familiar with the Asian longhorned tick, which is quickly making its way across the Unites States. Read more»
ILLUSTRATION: LEO MICHAEL

Restaurants test our rodent readiness

October 21, 2020 By
Rats and mice have challenged PMPs for centuries, but in 2020, it seems circumstances have upped the stakes even more. Keep fighting the good fight. Read more»
PHOTOS: VERTIGO

Pop! Boom! Pow! Pests to the rescue

October 21, 2020 By
To your customers, pests are no laughing matter. But to comic book writers, pests bring the laughs, in addition to suspense and drama. Read more»
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Quality assurance’s role in customer retention

October 21, 2020 By
The purpose of a quality assurance department is to provide better intel on the business and how customers interact with our technicians and staff. Read more»
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Use remote monitoring to stay ahead of rodent invasions

October 21, 2020 By
An effective electronic remote monitoring system can help you stay ahead of the impending invasion by allowing you to monitor rodent traps 24/7. Read more»
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Plan ahead for the coming tax rate increase

October 20, 2020 By
The government has put trillions of dollars into the economy to deal with COVID-19. Now, what do we do in a rising tax environment? How do we plan? Read more»
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