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Sarah Latyn. PHOTO: BedBug Central

BedBug Central hires national account manager

February 21, 2019 By
Sarah Latyn joins BedBug Central as a national account manager. Her primary focus at the company will be as a representative for the affordable housing industry. “What we have found is that there is a need for quality education and... Read more»
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Shoe treads are perfect cozy spots for bed bugs to hide in and hitchhike. PHOTO: PAULA KALBLI, ROASE PEST SOLUTIONS

Prevent bed bugs from spreading with shoes

January 25, 2019 By
Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) continue to rank as one of the most important pests for the industry. Despite the regularity with which we encounter and work with bed bugs, it’s important to remember that these pests are successful because they... Read more»
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2019 PMP Survey Challenge

January 23, 2019 By
Introducing the 2019 PMP Survey Challenge! We’re inviting you, the pros, to join in a friendly competition for some truly amazing prizes ($500 gift card anyone?). Here’s how the PMP Survey Challenge works: For every form you submit by March 15... Read more»
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5 bed bug resolutions for 2019

January 21, 2019 By
What New Year’s resolutions can you make to improve your year in bed bug management? Read more»
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NYC: Mandatory bed bug inspections at the movies?

January 17, 2019 By
Last month, New York City Councilman Mark Levine introduced Bill No. 1289, “A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to inspections for bed bugs in theaters.” Levine also is the Council’s... Read more»
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AMVAC: NUVAN Line

December 10, 2018 By
The NUVAN product line is intended to offer professional applicators a range of convenience and economy, regardless of the situation. The product line — NUVAN Prostrips, NUVAN Prostrips+, NUVAN Directed Spray Aerosol, NUVAN Fog 5%, NUVAN Fog 4EC and NUVAN... Read more»

Explain GPC to clients

December 6, 2018 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) sometimes refer to general pest control (GPC) as a way to lump all of the “other pests” that are not wood-destroying insects (WDI) or bed bugs into a manageable group. However, the list of remaining pests... Read more»
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Live from 2018 Global Bed Bug Summit

November 27, 2018 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) seeking the latest information on bed bugs descended on Denver for the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) Global Bed Bug Summit held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown hotel Nov. 27-29. The event, which is sponsored by... Read more»
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University testing proves efficacy of Pest Barrier’s Cimi-Shield

November 14, 2018 By
Cimi-Shield residues affect the ability of bed bugs to actively walk toward a heat stimulus after 72 hours of continuous exposure. Read more»
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Don’t let the bat bugs bite

November 8, 2018 By
Differences between bat bugs and bed bugs are subtle, and it takes a microscope and a little training to tell them apart. Read more»
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