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FLIR Systems: Bluetooth moisture meters

January 18, 2019 By
The new FLIR MR55 Pin Moisture Meter (left in photo) and FLIR MR59 Ball Probe Moisture Meter (right in photo) are accurate, professional, easy-to-use inspection tools for reading moisture measurements from a mobile device. The MR59 is a pinless moisture... Read more»
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BlytzPay: Mobile Payments

January 3, 2019 By
BlytzPay is a two-way communication platform that allows pest control firms to text customers anytime, anywhere, with secure billing and collections solutions. Collect via credit, debt, ACH and cash. Compatible with most CRM and accounting software, customizable solutions are also... Read more»
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Schedule termite inspections 24/7, online

December 27, 2018 By
Homeowners, business owners and real estate agents seeking termite inspectors typically want immediate results. That’s why one family-owned pest management company created and launched TermitePro.us, a website that lets customers schedule termite inspections online. “We saw this as a basic... Read more»
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Find greater efficiency with routing software

December 5, 2018 By
Technology makes it easy for pest management professionals (PMPs) to keep their businesses running smoothly. Software and apps make quick work of time-consuming and tedious tasks. Jamie Stocker, CPA, president of Apex Pest Control in Oakwood Village, Ohio, entered the... Read more»
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Local area codes send positive signal to customers

November 19, 2018 By
How much thought went into the selection of the phone number you use for your pest control business? You may have simply taken any available number out of convenience. Or perhaps you may have given it a bit more thought... Read more»
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Bird-B-Gone: VR Courses

November 9, 2018 By
Bird-B-Gone has developed new virtual reality (VR) training courses. This series places professionals in engaging, real-world, 360-degree environments that provide an immersive training experience. This leads to reduced training time and cost, with a greater educational benefit — ultimately creating... Read more»
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Rodent control: Latest technological inventions for effective outcomes

October 15, 2018 By
Editor’s Note: What follows is Take Care Termite & Pest Control’s Raymond Web’s explanation of some recent technology advancements to help PMPs with rodent control. Constant research and innovation in the pest control industry have revolutionized the way this industry functions and delivers.... Read more»
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Avitrol: App 2.0

October 4, 2018 By
Version 2.0 of Avitrol’s app takes tech-based bird control a step further. In this version, you’ll find updated bid calculating functionality, a built-in dilution calculator functionality with intuitive input suggestions for sensitive bird treatments, and the most detailed pest bird... Read more»
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When your business expands, so should your website

September 21, 2018 By
Your company website needs to stay updated with all company changes and expansions. Read more»
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Technology in rodent control offers real-time information

August 31, 2018 By
Today’s technology includes trap detection systems, which provide real-time detection of rodent activity. A typical system alerts with text and/or email, identifying which rodent station was triggered, which allows for faster removal of the rodent. Real-time information about rodent activity... Read more»
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