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Ron Schwalb

Tips & Tricks: Take Basic Steps when Managing Rodents

March 9, 2015 By
Always go through basic steps when creating a rodent management program: ⦁ Inspect the property for entry points, food sources, harborage areas and signs of activity. ⦁ Identify present rodent species, such as Norway rats, roof rats or the various... Read more»
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Ron Schwalb

Tips & Tricks: Cockroach Control Program Depends on Species

January 16, 2015 By
All cockroach species act differently. They have different preferences regarding habits, harborage and food, so species identification is critical. Most roaches are nocturnal, spending most of their time in cracks, crevices and harborages. Some species infest kitchens, bedrooms, attics, basements... Read more»
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Ron Schwalb

Tips & Tricks: Proper Identification is Key to Ant Control

December 4, 2014 By
All aspects of an integrated pest management (IPM) program for ants are important, but without proper identification, you won’t know the best control measures to use. These measures include knowing possible ant colony locations, the best bait formulations to use... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: Be Proactive When Dealing with Rodents

September 20, 2014 By
Think ahead, and be proactive. Perform a professional rodent inspection on every account to find potential entry points, and repair those areas. Are there concerns about sanitation issues, inside or out, that could increase the potential for rodent populations? Are... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: Are Termites the Problem? Location Makes a Difference

August 23, 2014 By
When we talk about wood-destroying insects and organisms (WDI/WDO), we tend to think only of subterranean termites — although this might depend on your location: The Northeast tends to focus on carpenter ants. But don’t forget to inspect for powderpost... Read more»

Tips and Tricks: Fleas and Ticks

March 1, 2013 By
Environmental Science, a Division of Bayer CropScience, LP By Joe Barile, Technical Services Support Pest management professionals (PMPs) have recently been reporting increases in service requests for flea and tick management. Although the treatment processes for both pests are individually... Read more»