Tag: General Pest Control

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»

PMP unveils 2017 Mosquito Survey results

June 7, 2017 By
As mosquito opportunities grow, so do lessons learned, as PMP’s 2017 Mosquito Survey shows. Not so long ago, mosquito management was an occasional service for most pest management professionals (PMPs). An existing client might ask for an adulticide treatment for... Read more»
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Illustration: Leo Michael

Wildlife management merits a closer look

August 29, 2016 By
Wildlife management is a “one to watch” pest segment, we proclaimed in our 2016 State of the Industry report. Nearly half of our survey respondents offer wildlife management, and more than one-third report the niche’s profitability is increasing. Handling raccoons,... Read more»
Art: Johnson Pest Control

Mail termite service postcard to GPC customers

July 27, 2016 By
In a recent webinar, Barry Bryant, sales and marketing manager for Bill Clark Pest Control, Beaumont, Texas, explained how to create a postcard mailing to let general pest control (GPC) customers who don’t have your company’s termite coverage, know that... Read more»
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Photos: ©corbis.com/Liz Hafalia

Bed bugs: How to protect correctional facilities

June 16, 2016 By
Jump to… U.S. Correctional Populations Troubling Timeline U.S. Incarcerations Run-in with an infamous inmate Prison Poetry Top 10 Incarcerations by State: 2014 “I usually don’t talk about my years at San Quentin State Prison, but not for the same reason... Read more»
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Photo: Will Nepper

Ride Along: General Pest Control

April 1, 2015 By
Although ant pressure is more a rite of spring, winter’s freeze did not dissuade a pavement ant population in our reporter’s neck of the woods. I have a personal grudge against ants. They’re the one pest with which I annually... Read more»
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