Features – Cover feature: Annual Rodent Control Issue Sanitation, exclusion, repellents, traps and baiting are the keys to a comprehensive rodent control program. September 28, 2015 Adam Jones As the weather turns to fall and rats and mice seek warmer shelter inside homes, pest management professionals need to be ready for the inevitable increase […]
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Michelle Higgens – Nov. 6, 2015 Each fall, rodents, seeking shelter from the cold, take up residence in apartments across New York City — gnawing on electrical wires and leaving droppings in kitchen cupboards. Spotting one of these uninvited guests scurrying under the refrigerator is unnerving enough, but the predicament takes on new urgency […]
Dr. Jim Fredericks Over the years, countless invasive species have made their way into the United States, both intentionally and accidentally. Click here to learn more about 7 of the most common U.S. invasive species and the threats they pose to human health and property.
Dr. Jim Fredericks – pestworld.org There are more than 3,000 types of spiders found in North America alone. Of those, some are more likely to be encountered in our homes than others. Browse this slideshow for information on the habits and threats of 5 common spiders in the United States. Click here to find out more. Concerned about […]
Maxwell Strachan Senior Editor, The Huffington Post Posted: 08/12/2015 10:19 AM EDT | Edited: 08/12/2015 10:26 AM EDT (Edited) Avoid cabs. That’s always rule number one. Avoid the subway during peak hours. Too many people. Avoid the subway late at night. Trust us. Never hold subway poles. Never sit on subway seats. Should you need to sit […]
By KATE BAYLESS ~ JULY 15, 2015 ~ prevention.com You hear a high-pitched buzz in your ear and you know it…a mosquito is in your midst. On any given summer day, countless mosquitoes could be buzzing around your al fresco dinner or early morning jog. Despite their high annoyance factor, not all mosquitoes are out for […]
NPMA Staff Monday, June 8, 2015 National Pest Management Association offers tips for keeping pesky pests at bay FAIRFAX, Va. – The summer months usher in warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine, however, the season also brings with it plenty of bugs. While pests are problematic across the country, the National Pest Management […]
5 Tips to Enjoy a Pest-Free Backyard BBQ Dr. Jim Fredericks – pestworld.org Wednesday, June 3, 2015 With the welcome arrival of long sunny days, people across the country will be gathering outdoors to partake in summertime fun. However, nothing ruins a backyard barbecue like pests! To learn about how you can stave off mosquitoes,ants and […]
Warmer weather invites termites to become more active as they search for food. Unfortunately, your structure is on the menu! Especially if moisture damage is present. Any wood in contact with soil is also vulnerable as a food source. Termites even construct mud tubes within cracks in concrete, cement blocks, bricks and stone to reach a […]
FEATURES – TECHNICIAN TRAINING Tips and techniques to help you gain control and manage resistance. (pctonline.com) Editor’s Note: The following article originally appeared in the September/October 2014 issue of PCT Canada, sponsored by Univar. When it comes to commercial kitchens and food-handling facilities, cockroaches are the most prolific, adaptable and determined pest. They reproduce rapidly, […]