Tag: Tips & Tricks

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3 preventative steps for occasional invaders

August 18, 2018 By
While occasional invaders can’t survive indoors for long periods of time, they can still cause considerable customer woes. A three-step approach to prevention is key: Survey the structure for possible entry routes, and seal them with appropriate materials. From inside,... Read more»
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Dr. Nicky Gallagher, Technical Services Manager, Syngenta Professional Pest Management

Use moisture meters for termite inspections

May 31, 2017 By
During home inspections, it is commonly accepted to interpret a moisture level of 20 percent or higher as an indicator of potential subterranean termite activity. Moisture meters are excellent tools that can increase the effectiveness and quality of your inspection... Read more»
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Dr. Reid Ipser, Director of Technical Services, Nisus Corp.

Tips & Tricks: How to manage raccoons

October 5, 2016 By
Raccoons are a common wildlife nuisance. They harbor in culverts and drainage ditches before entering buildings, attics and chimneys, often through gaps in extended windowpanes. Female raccoons may breach attic screens or roof vents to gain entry, to establish dens... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: Use latest wildlife management technology

September 28, 2016 By
During the past decade, wildlife management technology has advanced in many ways. One of the newest, most advanced forms is a remote monitoring tool that allows for 24/7 notification access regarding all wildlife activity, including but not limited to, raccoons,... Read more»
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