Tag: Marie Knox

Understanding basic building construction and slab types is important when ensuring your treatments create a termite-free structure.

Build It, and Termites Will Come

October 1, 2015 By
Growing up in a construction family in the Northeast — oftentimes, jobsites were my playgrounds — has given me a different perspective when tackling termite work. Regardless of what state you’re in, building construction types, ever-changing building codes and so-called... Read more»
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Web Exclusive: Training Doesn’t Need to be Perfect to be Effective

July 31, 2015 By
In the pest management field, one of the keys to success is consistent training. Regardless of size, all companies need solid “new hire” and effective “continuing training” programs to ensure their continued growth. Training doesn’t need to be perfect. But... Read more»
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Marie Knox

Tips & Tricks: Cockroach Treatment Options

December 23, 2014 By
Here are tips covering cockroach exclusion and sanitation, as well as treatment options to help manage and communicate with customers: Sanitation/exclusion Caulk penetrations in walls (especially exterior) and around other entry points such as windows and doors. Reduce conducive conditions,... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: Effective Ant Control Requires Careful Analysis

November 20, 2014 By
The past few years have presented pest professionals with a number of hurdles managing ant populations around their customers’ structures. From wacky weather conditions and exotic species to new label language on synthetic pyrethroids, controlling ants (and selecting the best... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: Proper Termite Inspection

August 5, 2014 By
For proper termite inspection (and thus treatment), become familiar with the leading edge veins and how many veins are characteristic of the species you have in your area. Drywood species typically have three or four leading edge veins, while subterranean... Read more»

PMP webinar: Websites, software make marketing easy

July 16, 2014 By
PMP magazine’s most recent webinar set out to show you don’t need an art degree or a big budget to create professional-looking marketing materials. All you need is your computer and an Internet connection to develop logos, commercials and social... Read more»
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Tech Training: Bad Habits Die Hard

August 27, 2013 By
Original Broadcast Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013 Moderator: Will Nepper, Managing Editor, Pest Management Professional Speaker: Marie Ann Knox, PCO Technical Services Manager, Control Solutions Inc. A refresher course in industry training basics takes you through some math problems you... Read more»
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Bed bug jobs require a toolbox approach

July 10, 2013 By
Bed bug jobs require a toolbox approach, meaning it almost always takes more than one product (repellent, nonrepellent, liquids, dusts, monitors, etc.) and more than one method (sanitation, heat treatment, steam, residual chemical, fumigation, etc.) to achieve control of an... Read more»
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