Tag: wood-destroying insects

Explain GPC to clients

December 6, 2018 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) sometimes refer to general pest control (GPC) as a way to lump all of the “other pests” that are not wood-destroying insects (WDI) or bed bugs into a manageable group. However, the list of remaining pests... Read more»
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Properly preserve and protect wood to prevent termites

August 6, 2018 By
Dr. Reid Ipser with Nisus Corp. explains the importance of properly preserving wood to prevent termite intrusion and associated decay. Read more»
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Determine termite species before treatment

August 3, 2018 By
Step one when treating termites is to determine the species, since treatments can be different. Read more»
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Inspect for conducive conditions

August 2, 2018 By
Proper inspection is key to solving and/or preventing termite issues. Read more»
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Have confidence when identifying cause of wood damage

August 1, 2018 By
Identification is key in making a management plan — and the first step in determining whether a management plan is necessary. Read more»
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PMPs rank top 5 most-prevalent species

December 6, 2017 By
Carpenter ants top our State of the Industry lists this year. Read more»
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What’s the most notable encounter you’ve had in a crawlspace?

March 20, 2017 By
“When I was out on an inspection in a crawlspace, it looked like it was raining mudtubes from the floor joists. I then looked up and realized the floor was sagging from the people standing above me. I got out... Read more»
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Women in pest management: Glynnis Anderson

December 15, 2016 By
Pest Management Professional chronicled six women who have made pest management their calling. Each one forged her own path toward success — and learned some lessons along the way.   Industry leaders come in all shapes, sizes — and yes,... Read more»
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Survey: Most-managed pests of 2016

November 28, 2016 By
Mosquitoes may have stolen all the headlines this year, thanks to non-stop worldwide coverage of the Zika virus. But in the U.S., pest management professionals (PMPs) are still cashing in the most on ants — specifically carpenter ants, which technically... Read more»
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NJPMA Clinic, Tradeshow and Clambake highlights

November 2, 2016 By
On Aug. 18, the New Jersey Pest Management Association (NJPMA) held its 69th Annual Clinic, Tradeshow and Clambake at Rutgers University’s George H. Cook Campus in New Brunswick, N.J. Among the offerings available to attendees: expert speakers, fantastic food, an... Read more»
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