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Carpenter ants often hollow out wood for nesting.

Carpenter ants: A worthy foe

July 11, 2014 By
In wooded areas, carpenter ants play a dominant role. Man-made structures in these areas will always attract carpenter ants. Main colonies reside in trees, but the satellite colonies, which invade structures, are another story and have several factors working in... Read more»
Photo courtesy of University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Inspecting for flies

February 20, 2014 By
Inspections don’t kill anything, but they’re necessary to determine what should be done to resolve a potential or recent fly problem. Here are some of my best tips that have been successful: Check insect light traps. This can give you... Read more»
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Help Technicians Sell

December 10, 2013 By
Make sure your employees understand the importance of the service your company provides. They must feel comfortable and good about the items you sell, or else the initial motivation is lost. Ideas to ensure you’re keeping that comfort level high... Read more»
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Use ants’ predictability against them

March 1, 2013 By
Ants generate more business than any other group of insects. With greater government regulations about how you can use pesticides, particularly residuals, the need for an integrated pest management (IPM) approach becomes more important. Power spraying around a structure’s entire perimeter... Read more»

What makes a pest difficult to control?

February 1, 2013 By
There are many reasons why control of pest infestations can be difficult. If you review the variables and determine which one relates to your specific case, you’ll have a better understanding of how to correct the situation. With that in... Read more»