The middle class — the income bracket pest control companies generally consider their “sweet spot” — is shrinking. How important is the middle class when it comes to pest control sales? PCT investigates.
Big changes may be in store in regards to how you pay your employees. Here’s what you need to know.
U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists tested 10 commercial lumber species to learn which woods a termite favors — and spurns.
Maybe…if the termiticide barrier has been compromised.
Roy Rich, age 82, continues solving pest problems as Kentucky’s oldest active PCO. As such, he recently received the KPMA Lifetime Achievement Award.
How is the role of the distributor changing? What market forces are at work? And what are PMPs looking for in a partner? PCT investigates.
For those who frequently encounter bed bug infestations, new research finds a portable heating unit offers a convenient method for eliminating bed bugs potentially hidden on clothing or personal belongings.
New research from Virginia Tech and New Mexico State University sheds light on bed bug resistance to the neonicotinoid class of pesticides.
James Molluso, a second-generation PMP from Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Northeastern Exterminating, shares some of his observations about the bed bug problem in New York City and some of the challenges and opportunities it has brought to his company.
Experts say the findings may help manufacturers leverage these genomic resources to screen the effectiveness of available chemicals and lower the cost of getting new insecticides to market.
Could repellents one day help prevent bed bug infestations?
A review of news and product information from industry suppliers.