Tag: rodents

The possible sources of these Dermestid beetle larvae found in a customer’s kitchen cabinets are as diverse as they are numerous. Fortunately, you likely will not need to look far. Photo: Mark Sheperdigian, BCE

Ask the Expert: The link between Dermestids and rodents

December 4, 2019 By
Q: Little insects keep showing up in the kitchen cabinets of a home I service. The home is spotless, and the owners just moved in, so there isn’t much food in the home yet. What’s the best thing to do?... Read more»

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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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»
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Experts share rodent control tips more PMPs should try

March 20, 2019 By
We asked Pest Management Professional's columnists and editorial board members to share some rodents control tips that more PMP's should try. Here are some of their responses — including a few extra that didn’t make it into our March print edition. Read more»
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Rodent tales with Jacob Barnes, Barnes Wildlife Control

March 19, 2019 By
Jacob Barnes, owner of Barnes Wildlife Control, Dayton, Ohio, shares a tale of two rodent jobs and their challenges Read more»
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Mechanic discovers rabbit under PMP editor’s car hood

March 7, 2019 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) recently released data on how rodents and wildlife are likely to get into vehicles this winter. Little did I know how close to home this report would hit. In late January, a day after... Read more»
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Rodent exclusion is worth the effort

February 25, 2019 By
So, is it really possible to physically exclude mice by sealing up gaps and filling in holes? Read more»
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Rodenticide regulations may tighten in California

February 19, 2019 By
Rodenticides are on the radar of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, the agency responsible for regulating the sale and use of pesticides. Read more»
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Top 10 U.S. cities for vector pests this winter

February 14, 2019 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) released its bi-annual Vector Sectors list, naming the top 10 U.S. cities most likely to experience increased pressure from vector pests, like rodents and cockroaches, for the rest of the winter. As vectors of... Read more»

Flea and tick control advised for all rodent work

February 4, 2019 By
Pest control is an effective way to protect public health. For proof, look no further than an article from the August 1960 issue of Pest Control magazine, as Pest Management Professional was known at the time, which focused on flea-... Read more»
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