Tag: inspections

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For ants, focus more on nest, less on food

May 21, 2019 By
The most important step in nuisance ant control is not finding the food source. Instead, it’s crucial to locate and control the colony at its nesting site. Read more»
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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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PMPs share common bed bug locations

May 2, 2019 By
We asked Pest Management Professional’s columnists and editorial board members to share some insights about common bed bug locations. We asked: Other than a bed, where do you most often find bed bugs when treating a residence? Here are some of their... Read more»
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3 areas to focus on for successful cockroach management

April 22, 2019 By
Considered to be one of the Top 5 revenue-generating pests in the industry, cockroaches bring many unique challenges to PMPs across the United States. From residential to commercial properties, restaurants to healthcare, and moist to dry climates, PMPs will encounter... Read more»
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Hotel bed bug inspections

April 9, 2019 By
The busy travel season is here — bringing with it a greater risk for bed bugs in hotels. While this is the most common non-residential site for treating bed bugs, the focus tends to be on hotel rooms and beds.... Read more»
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4 key treatment sites for better ant control

March 28, 2019 By
Different ant species require different treatments, thanks to unique character traits, so be sure to properly identify the invaders before you start a control plan. To help identify different ant species, PMPs should plan on thoroughly inspecting their clients’ homes... Read more»
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5 tips to finding cockroach harborages in commercial kitchens

March 4, 2019 By
Improve your inspection skills for finding cockroaches in commercial kitchens. Read more»
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Beware of unethical house flippers

February 28, 2019 By
Unethical house flippers are an increasing threat to termite/WDO inspectors. 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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