PCT’s Virtual Bed Bug Conference will be held in May and features an array of expert speakers. Attend from your home or office!
PMPs report increased liability concerns in homes with spray foam insulation.
Following the global outbreak, PCOs have been left to pick up the pieces, ensuring the safety of employees and customers, all while navigating a drastically changing business landscape.
To all the moms out there — human or insect — happy Mother’s Day next month!
Kevin Wiener’s love of photography isn’t just a passion, it’s a valuable educational resource for Swat Pest Management and its technicians.
The tiny world inside a termite may provide future pest management insights.
Is ant control managed by the elimination of the colony or by the elimination of the nest?
Researchers at the University of Georgia have found colonies of tropical fire ants that thrive with multiple queens and in close proximity to single-queen colonies of the same species.
Why is knowing the name of an insect important? Because IPM is important.
Enlist customers to improve your ant control service.
No species of invasive ant in the United States has been successfully eradicated. Here’s an update from Texas A&M University about their research on two invasive ant species: fire ants and tawny crazy ants.
Understanding the history, biology and behavior of house sparrows is critical to controlling them in big box stores.
A review of bird products for the professional pest control industry.
What started with one product idea in 1950 has now developed into a family-owned and -operated business that focuses on manufacturing and supplying pest bird and wildlife control products to the world.
At NPMA’s Technology Summit, PMPs heard about new trends and products that will help them run their businesses more efficiently and effectively.
Nothing is more frustrating than a customer who claims your technician never showed up. Here’s how to prevent that from happening.
As new tools and products are introduced into the marketplace, PMPs need to stay on top of trends to ensure they’re providing efficient service to customers.
New technology provides PMPs the ability to focus on surveillance and problem-solving, while customers embrace better results and improved compliance.
The State of the Ant Control Market survey asked PMPs to identify problematic ants and those that caused the largest percentage of service calls in 2019. In follow-up interviews, PMPs shared how some of these ants are impacting their markets and offered tips for control.
New research points to growing interest and engagement in the green evolution.
PMPs choose eco-friendly solutions for a variety of accounts and purposes.
Make customers your partner in success.
Nearly half of PMPs are promoting their green products and services to win new customers and build their businesses.
Manual inventory management is frustrating — it’s a major source of wasted time, money, and employee focus. Veseris’ Business Development Manager, Doug Wyly, talks about the biggest stock-keeping pitfalls pest control companies make, and how automation software like Inventory Manager can help align product availability to business goals.
Dr. Janis Reed, Technical Service Manager for Pest Control at Control Solutions Inc., answers questions regarding one of her favorite insects, the ant. Her fascination for these creatures comes from watching hundreds to thousands of individual ants work together as a colony toward a common goal.