Rising temperatures are having an impact on every corner of the pest control industry. From how it affects customers and employees to vehicles and equipment, here’s what you need to know to beat the heat.
Rising temperatures are taking a toll on workers. Learn how to protect them.
People are moving to warm locations, which has been a boon for pest management companies serving those areas. Here’s what that might mean in the long term.
High outdoor temperatures can wreak havoc on your vehicles’ mechanical and electrical systems. Make sure your fleet is summer road ready.
Sun and heat affect equipment performance and lifespan. Get tips to keep heat-related breakdowns to a minimum.
Rethink pesticide applications and storage in hot locales and during extreme heat events.
A changing climate is having an effect on the geographical ranges of animals of all sizes. Here’s what that means for you and your business.
The PCT Mergers & Acquisitions Virtual Conference, to be held on Aug. 16, has answers to your toughest questions about the future of your pest control business.
Lawn & Landscape Technology Conference keynote speaker, Jack Shaw, talks the future of technology, mistakes made by businesses and much more.
Don’t let your employee training practices go off track. Book a ticket to success by following these three steps.
It’s true that recluse spiders mean us no harm, but that doesn’t mean they’re not a threat if encountered by you or other members of the public. Think of it as the Loxosceles lottery. Are you feeling lucky?
A recent CDC study shows how to avoid the Asian longhorned tick.
PCOs discussed the intersection of remote work and office culture at a PestWorld 2021 educational session.
Evergreen Pest Solutions’ industry experience and low employee turnover have resulted in success.
A recent study compared baiting and mass trapping for controlling low-level German cockroach populations in apartments.
When it comes to commercial versus residential cockroach accounts, you have to know what to look for and what the differences are in order to control them.
Entomologist Dini Miller shared 10 common mistakes PMPs make when selling and servicing German cockroach control — and how to avoid these gaffes.
Dr. Brittany Campbell, Technical Services Manager at Control Solutions, Inc., explains cockroach management techniques and tools PMPs can use to help better manage these pests.
According to Dr. Sandidge, most PMPs have a misconception that products containing borates are exceptionally slow. While this may be true when compared to fast-acting pyrethroids, borates actually operate at a speed similar to slow-acting pesticides and termiticides (also known as non-repellent insecticides). It’s important to rebuild the story of borates with up-to-date information including current research. They are not nearly as slow as people think.
If general exterior pest treatments are not keeping ants out of a structure, identification is critical, MGK's Ryan Neff reminds. Some ants require soil contact, while others nest both inside and outside of a structure.
Burns Pest Elimination shares how it cleaned out and gained control over a major apartment infestation.
From treatment protocols to clean-outs and curbing callbacks, PMPs tell us how they’re managing this public health pest.
Thorough inspections with great attention to detail are the first step before spraying or baiting. It’s all about targeting the harborage areas.
A bait-and-switch technique keeps treatment palatable.