Tag: inspection

acrobat ants infestation PHOTO: ANGEL "SETO" SOTO

Ant control — can we get an ‘A-Men’?

May 15, 2019 By
A Cleveland, Ohio-based pest management professional shares his experience with an acrobat ants infestation. Read more»
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Wil-Kil shares benefits of bed bug detection dogs

May 8, 2019 By
Wil-Kil Pest Control experts have been partnering with certified scent detection canines for over 10 years to detect countless bed bug infestations. Read more»
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How to evaluate a detector dog for food drive

April 26, 2019 By
This segment continues the process of evaluating detector dogs. This time we’ll focus on food-rewarded dogs. (Editor’s note: Read Part 1 – How to choose a dog for scent detection, Part 2 – Tips to evaluate a dog for scent detection and... Read more»
Headshot: Mel Whitson, Senior Field Technical Service Manager, Zoëcon Professional Products

Cockroaches emerge for spring

April 17, 2019 By
Spring has sprung — and with the change of season, cockroaches are getting ready to emerge. You can expect to see more cockroaches in the coming months, so now is the perfect time to get a jump start on controlling... Read more»

How to determine the extent of a cockroach infestation

April 16, 2019 By
Having trouble assessing the infestation level? Inspection aerosols are useful tools to locate and flush out cockroaches from harborage areas that are not easily accessible. Think broadly, and do not restrict inspection to just well-known areas such as kitchens and... Read more»
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Industry experts share busy season preparation tips

April 15, 2019 By
We asked Pest Management Professional’s columnists and editorial board members to share tips for the busy season — and what tasks many PMPs inadvertently overlook. Here are some of their responses — including a few extra that didn’t make it into... Read more»
Noel McCarthy, VP Advertising, Noble Pine Products Co.

Checklist: Help customers come home bed bug free after shopping

April 13, 2019 By
With warmer weather around the corner, many of your customers’ kids are probably begging their parents to take them shopping for new shorts, sneakers and hoodies. There’s a good chance your customers have new linens and sheets on their spring... Read more»
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Dr. Chris Keefer, Technical Services Manager, Professional Pest Management, Syngenta

4 tips for using residual insecticides for bed bugs

April 12, 2019 By
Residual insecticides can be a critical component in an integrated pest management (IPM) bed bug program. Here are four tips to maximize their use: Conduct thorough inspections. Identify all current and potential harborage areas, and use monitoring devices to enhance... Read more»
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How to evaluate a detector dog for toy drive

March 1, 2019 By
Latimer shares how to test a potential detector dog for toy drive in a few simple steps. Read more»
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Tips to evaluate a dog for scent detection

February 22, 2019 By
Here's how to evaluate potential detector dog candidates. Read more»