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A Guide for PMPs
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Top 5 Reads from This Month

Photo: Dr. Mohammed El Damir, BCE

5 tips for fall invaders

There are five "Be's" to consider this time of year.


Change is good for business

Pete Schopen, owner of Schopen Pest Solutions, shares the big and small changes in his company over the years.

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Central Life Sciences


Control cockroaches and more with Lava-Lor Granular Bait

Lava-Lor Granular Bait provides pest management professionals with the ultimate solution for dealing with tough cricket and cockroach infestations. This ready-to-use and easy-to-apply product is approved for a variety of sites to ensure that pests are knocked down. Watch what happens to a cockroach infestation when Lava-Lor Granular Bait from Zoёcon is put to the test.



Baits that work as hard as you do: SureKill Ant Gel and SureKill Roach Gel

Easy to apply, easy to clean-up, easy to add to any ant or roach service! With the active ingredient Imidacloprid, SureKill Ant Gel and SureKill Roach Gel offer around the clock control so even when you’re off duty, your bait is working overtime!

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Knox Pest Control opens new training facility

Columbus, Ga.-based Knox Pest Control opens its new technical training facility, the Jim Knox Training Center, to continue its employee development.

Pestmaster Services

Pestmaster Services offers growth through southeast US

Pestmaster Services, the pest control concept with the backing of Threshold Brands, is targeting markets in the southeastern United States for additional growth.



Gene White, 64, died suddenly Sept. 20. He was the global director of vector management for Rentokil.

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Understand the power of pricing

If you don’t have a clear grasp of your expenses, they are probably affecting your bottom line. This Tip Sheet includes actionable steps to help you manage your business’s costs and build your growth momentum.

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Photo courtesy of, and copyrighted by, Gene White,

Reader poll: Tick advice

Please take a minute to answer our latest one-question reader poll: What advice do you give customers when providing tick control services?

Crawlspace Depot


Successful closed crawlspaces need effective drainage

If you have created an effective moisture barrier in your crawlspace, it is critical to have an effective drainage system in place. Crawlspace Depot offers several crawlspace drainage products that we’ve tested and found to be highly effective, like the Zoeller 53 sump pump package.

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Control Solutions Inc.

How to Set Yourself Apart from the Competition: A Guide for PMPs

Date: Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022
Time: 1 p.m. EDT
Duration: 60 minutes + time for Q&A
Sponsored by: Control Solutions Inc. (CSI)

How do you stand out from your competition as a technician? There are several key areas where advanced technicians excel, including professionalism, in-depth knowledge of insect biology and products, and customer service. This presentation will cover all of these key areas and more while sharing the resources available that can help technicians set themselves apart from their competitors. Don't miss your chance to sharpen your competitive edge!

Registering gives you access to this webinar even after it airs!

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When you need help finding help

Jerry Schappert, ACE, owner of The Bug Doctor, shares resources to help find employees for your pest control business.

5 questions with Dominique Stumpf

Pest Management Professional magazine catches up with National Pest Management Association (NPMA) CEO Dominique Stumpf, CAE.

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