Tag: WDO

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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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Executive Pest Control Products: Super Plugs

December 17, 2018 By
The “geysering” effect has long been a problem for the termite specialist. Because liquids follow the path of least resistance, the next drilled hole may geyser pesticide. By using Super Plugs, however, the pesticide is forced to remain under the... Read more»
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Nisus Corp.: Beetle Resource

December 13, 2018 By
Nisus has launched WoodBoringBeetles.com. Having been in the pipeline for the last year, this new site can help homeowners identify whether they have a wood-boring beetle issue and how they can treat the problem. Four major species of beetles are... Read more»
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Nisus Corp.: Bora-Care with Mold-Care

November 4, 2018 By
This co-pack of products uses Mold-Care to kill and help prevent mold along with Bora-Care to combat wood-decay fungi as well as termites and other listed wood-destroying organisms (WDOs). During new or remedial construction, a solution is topically applied to... Read more»
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Nisus: iStrike Insecticide Foam

September 5, 2018 By
Convenient and fast, imidacloprid-based iStrike Insecticide Foam can be your go-to product for wood destroying organisms (WDOs). Specifically designed for residential structures, the easy-to-use aerosol can comes with a flexible applicator hose and two different tips. Use iStrike when you... Read more»
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Wegner: Formosan-Subterranean-Termite

Formosans found in La Mesa

August 13, 2018 By
Mike Edelen, a wood-destroying organism (WDO) inspector at Thrasher Termite & Pest Control of So Cal, Inc. in San Diego, Calif., recently discovered a new colony of Formosan subterranean termites in La Mesa, half a mile from the original 1992... Read more»
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BASF Pest Control Solutions: Trelona ATBS now with annual inspection label

January 31, 2018 By
The new annual inspection label with the Trelona ATBS Annual Bait Stations gives professionals the flexibility to check stations just once a year. This can save labor costs with fewer visits to inspect stations each year. Trelona Compressed Termite Bait,... Read more»
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Share your WDI insights

November 30, 2017 By
It’s a week before Thanksgiving, so let’s talk turkey: We’re gearing up for our annual termite and wood-destroying insect (WDI) survey, and we need your help! How was the 2017 termite season for you? How do you think the 2018... Read more»
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Techniques to manage lyctine true powderpost beetles

August 2, 2017 By
Author’s Note: Information is taken from Truman’s Scientific Guide to Pest Management Operations, available online at the PMP Bookstore. Lyctine true powderpost beetles (previously known as “lyctids” before being demoted to subfamily status in the family Bostrichidae) are a group... Read more»
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Inspection Implements Inc.: The Prober

May 26, 2017 By
Wood-destroying organism (WDO) professionals know that fungus and termites damage is often hidden just under the surface of the paint, between two wood members, or where wood members come in contact. The Prober was specifically designed to find this damage.... Read more»
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