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Educate customers for successful ant management

March 31, 2019 By
Help your customers understand how ants get into their home to help the success of your ant control program. Read more»
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Pros’ tips for successful ant management

September 1, 2018 By
Read these tips for successful ant management from the pros. Read more»
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Tips for avoiding ant job callbacks

August 25, 2018 By
To keep ants — the No.1 callback offender — at bay, PMPs need teamwork, and proven control tools and techniques.  Read more»
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Looking for ‘ant’-swers

March 21, 2018 By
Are carpenter ants still king? Read more»
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Elevate your ant behavior knowledge and efforts

February 21, 2018 By
Ants are incredibly complex social insects, requiring a sophisticated approach to their management. Read more»
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Ants across America: PMP publishes 2017 Ant Management Survey results

May 11, 2017 By
Ant management is good business all throughout the country, say respondents to PMP’s exclusive survey. Ants are problematic throughout the United States. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a pest management professional (PMP) working in the South, West or Northeast; you’re... Read more»
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Successfully manage carpenter ants by using the 3 i’s

April 26, 2017 By
Successful carpenter ant management comes down to “interview, identify and inspect.” Yes, those big black ants come every spring, but then they disappear! This homeowner comment is common — and should alert the technician that there is a problem with carpenter... Read more»
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Carpenter ants aren’t always evil

April 24, 2017 By
Let’s set the record straight: Carpenter ants (Camponotus spp.) are not all “evil” or “bad.” They play a positive role in forested environments. Carpenter ants nest in both living and dead trees, as well as rotting logs and stumps. In... Read more»
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Q&A: Best ant management lessons learned

April 19, 2017 By and
What’s the best ant management lesson you’ve learned? Experts chime in: “In Houston, we had a mall-turned-assisted-living facility that was infested with Argentine ants (Linepithema humile). After several months of little success, we cleaned up all the inside sources of... Read more»
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The truth about ant management

May 18, 2016 By
Here’s why, if we call it a draw, it can still be called “success.” Ever wonder why ants are constantly, year after year, the No. 1 pest we handle in terms of number of accounts and those requiring additional services?... Read more»
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