Tag: prevention

Pests can cause seasonal allergies

April 22, 2019 By
Warn your customers this spring that some of biggest allergy offenders include pests such as bed bugs and dust mites, not weeds or pollen. Read more»
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Bird control strategies for commercial accounts

March 25, 2019 By
Here are some recommendations from South Elgrin, Ill.-based McCloud Services on strategies for protecting your industrial and commercial accounts from birds. Read more»

Web Exclusive: Why I support a preventive approach to bed bugs

January 22, 2018 By
Editor’s Note: To learn more about the Bed Bug Prevention Think Tank and its Working Party, please see p. 75 of the January 2018 issue of Pest Management Professional magazine. Bed bug prevention is a concept that has been bandied about... Read more»
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Koehler, Latino to headline June bed bug series

May 2, 2017 By
Allergy Technologies is sponsoring the Proactive Prevention Bed Bug Symposium series being conducted at three Florida locations: • June 6: Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center • June 7: Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando • June 8: The Florida... Read more»
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Get customers to ‘spring’ into assistance

April 12, 2017 By
Unseasonably warm temperatures throughout the Southeast have ushered in a new set of pests — and Columbia, S.C.-based Terminix Service Inc. has compiled six tips to prepare for the spring season. “With spring already here, homeowners should have their primary... Read more»
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iPest Control: MouseStop

October 3, 2016 By
For 25 years, MouseStop has been used by professionals to easily and instantly seal seams, cracks and holes to prevent entry from rodents and other pests. It’s paintable, waterproof, and regularly specified for use in kitchens, bakeries, distribution centers, manufacturing... Read more»
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What You Need to Know about Zika – Part 2 of 2

July 28, 2016 By
[This week we welcome guest blogger, Dillon Stewart, associate editor of our sister publication, Landscape Management. What follows is part 2 of this 2-part post.] What does a pest management professional do to prevent it? Unfortunately, pest management professionals cannot... Read more»
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Big Bug Hunt: Online pest tracking for gardeners

July 26, 2016 By
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oqab_NyR1w Big Bug Hunt is a new online citizen science project that documents pest behavior so gardeners can be notified of possible pests in their area. Growing Interactive is behind the initiative, which works in collaboration with the University of York,... Read more»
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What You Need to Know about Zika – Part 1 of 2

July 19, 2016 By
[This week we welcome guest blogger, Dillon Stewart, associate editor of our sister publication, Landscape Management.] For those new to the mosquito control game, the question you’re most likely to get this summer is, “Should I be worried about Zika?”... Read more»
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Pest Tools: Evictor Video

August 24, 2015 By
New from the maker of the Evictor Strobe Light is a short demonstration video highlighting the importance of squirrel control. The common entry point of a gable vent — and the ease with which a squirrel can gain access to... Read more»
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