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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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Overcoming termite control challenges

January 8, 2019 By
We asked Pest Management Professional‘s columnists and editorial board members what they thought the most challenging aspect of termite control is and how they work to overcome it. Here are some of their responses — including a few extra that... Read more»
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Schedule termite inspections 24/7, online

December 27, 2018 By
Homeowners, business owners and real estate agents seeking termite inspectors typically want immediate results. That’s why one family-owned pest management company created and launched TermitePro.us, a website that lets customers schedule termite inspections online. “We saw this as a basic... Read more»
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Pros’ tips for successful ant management

September 1, 2018 By
Read these tips for successful ant management from the pros. Read more»
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Phorid flies: Complete inspections can rule out costly solutions

August 27, 2018 By
Perform a full inspection to ensure there isn’t a simpler solution to a phorid fly infestation. Read more»
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Inspect for conducive conditions

August 2, 2018 By
Proper inspection is key to solving and/or preventing termite issues. Read more»
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Have confidence when identifying cause of wood damage

August 1, 2018 By
Identification is key in making a management plan — and the first step in determining whether a management plan is necessary. Read more»
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9 considerations before offering mosquito management services

July 11, 2018 By
Here are nine questions to consider before you offer mosquito service. Read more»
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California firm implements ‘transparent’ online scheduling

February 8, 2018 By
Accurate Termite and Pest Control, a family-owned pest control company in Southern California, launched a new website that allows customers to schedule services online. The website in beta model last year was successful. The company says the service has been... Read more»
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Interview all occupants of home during inspection

August 23, 2017 By
When inspecting a home for the first time, along with a complete venue “look-see,” make it a point to interview as many occupants or family members as possible. Each person, depending on age, sex, educational level, etc., may have a... Read more»
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