Tag: spiders

Determine the real reason for spiders’ presence

November 29, 2018 By
Why do we have horrible, awful, nasty and scary spiders? Food. Spiders would not be harboring or hunting in an environment devoid of food. Their mere presence is really symptomatic of a different pest issue — usually small flies, or... Read more»
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Tips for responding to calls about spiders

November 6, 2018 By
Here are some things you can do when dealing with customer calls about spiders and potential spider bites. Read more»
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[SPONSORED CONTENT] Effective products help build customer relationships

November 1, 2018 By
The team at ABC Home & Commercial Services, Houston, Texas, mainly battles cockroaches, spiders ants. Ben Johnson and Steven Martin of ABC share why Control Solutions Inc.'s Fuse and Tekko Pro have been the go-to products for ABC's technicians out in the field.
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Caption This: The ‘Black Widow’ Bachelorette

April 6, 2018 By
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PMPs share 2018 service plans

December 7, 2017 By
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Caption This: Spider sees fidget spinner sale

November 16, 2017 By
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Video: Why do insects rule the world?

September 21, 2017 By
Insects rule the world, quite literally. Studies show there are quintillions of insects on planet Earth — and spiders consume 400 to 800 tons of them each year. This video from TED-Ed Original aims to explain why, and how, insects... Read more»
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2 tips for pollinator protection around perimeters

July 19, 2017 By
Perimeter treatments are a staple of summertime pest management services. No matter what part of the country you are working in, there is a constant pressure from perimeter pests like ants, peridomestic cockroaches, spiders and occasional invaders trying to gain... Read more»
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Prototype developed to protect valuable cars from rodents

June 22, 2017 By
Dr. Toby Bateson, inventor of the worlds smallest vacuum cleaner and ZenPlugs Molded Ear Plug Kit, is hitting the market with another idea — this time for the pest control market. The emergency doctor created the RatMat, the “world’s first humane electrified... Read more»
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PMP recounts house of dead cockroach-filled spider webs

June 21, 2017 By
The upper-middle-class house was spotless. Newly inhabited by a professional couple and their young daughter in Long Island, N.Y., it was an unlikely place to find German cockroaches (Blattella germanica). Yet, here and there, one would show up. The husband... Read more»
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