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Terminix acquires Desert Pacific Exterminators

September 9, 2019 By
Terminix International — a subsidiary of ServiceMaster — acquired Desert Pacific Exterminators, located in Yucca Valley, California. Read more»
Douglas Webb

Tips & Tricks: Using Spiders to Your Advantage

October 1, 2015 By
The spiders encountered in homes and businesses are typically hunters or trappers, capturing live insects for food. Hunting spiders seek their prey (mostly crawling insects) by running them down or ambush. By contrast, trappers construct webs to catch flying insects... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: Look Deeper to Solve Stored Product Pest Problems

July 23, 2015 By
When the basics of control still leave you with stored product pest problems at commercial accounts, look deeper to discover the source of chronic infestations: ⦁ Check between layers of paper backing on gondolas. ⦁ Inspect sign displays in food,... Read more»
Douglas Webb

Tips & Tricks: How to Work Around Stinging Pests

June 11, 2015 By
Bees and wasps only sting people to defend themselves or their nests. If you’re stung, it’s likely because you’re too close to their nest or they think you’re trying to hurt them. When working around stinging pests, consider: ⦁ Some... Read more»
Buck Hempel

Tips & Tricks: 5 Ways to Control Wildlife

May 7, 2015 By
1. Use sweet baits/lures when trapping raccoons and skunks. House pets normally enjoy the more pungent meat baits. 2. If you think droppings are from bats, try crushing them. Bat droppings will turn into dust because they contain insect exoskeletons.... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: Insights Help Protect Against Mosquitoes

April 16, 2015 By
There are about 3,000 kinds of mosquitoes worldwide, and about 175 of them are in the United States. Most prefer to bite large mammals or birds — not humans. Still, insights to help you protect your customers include: ⦁ Adult mosquitoes... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Food plant/stored product pests

February 1, 2013 By
Control Solutions Inc. By Marie Knox, PCO Technical Service Manager Many times, when homeowners report small moths on the ceiling in their kitchen or pantry areas, this is usually a case of an Indianmeal moth (IMM) infestation. Other signs of... Read more»