We know what happens to people and structures when hurricanes hit. But what about termites? Now that hurricane season is upon us, here’s what you need to know to prepare your business.
Did you know that managing your customer’s behavior can help manage their fly problem as well?
Fruit, phorid and moth flies are common pests in food-handling establishments. An industry expert shares how to prevent and manage them better.
What follows are some hands-on examples of difficult-to-solve fly accounts. Would you have made the right call on treatments and inspections?
You may have encountered an expert witness if you’ve ever had to go to court for your pest control business. Here’s what to know about their expertise.
Spotted lanternflies have a large potential range in the United States and beyond.
Exceptional customer care requires compassion and respect. PMP and minister Elijah Miller shares tips for instilling trust, confidence and peace of mind.
Our trip out West created lifelong family memories and invaluable visits with my industry peers.
One company’s two-minute preventive bed bug checks are paying big dividends.
New research from Virginia Tech University demonstrates how containerized fumigation can eliminate insecticide-resistant bed bugs from vehicles and household items.
Is there a preferred method for finding bed bugs in these difficult accounts?
A review of bed bug news and product information from industry suppliers.
Bayer Technical Service Lead Joe Barile reviews summer's most challenging pests, as well as tools that PMPs can use to manage these pests.
Sanitation is top of mind now more than ever — and for some PMPs, discerning customers under pressure to ‘keep it clean’ are turning out to be better service partners.
It’s a new world as far as clean surfaces go. But how much do customers care when the public isn’t in their buildings?
Savvy PMPs take a partnership approach to managing small fly infestations, earning complete buy-in from customers.
Many PMPs are leveraging smartphone images to communicate better with clients.
96% of PMPs expect tick revenues to meet or exceed 2020 receipts.
When it comes to tick management, the vast majority of pest management professionals (95 percent) say they use residual pesticides in various formulations.
While nearly half (48 percent) of the PMPs PCT surveyed said that they sell tick control as a standalone service, many bundle them with other pest programs.
Lyme disease may have become the darling of the media the past few years, but those in the business of pest management know that there are plenty of human diseases transmitted by ticks.
Controlling bed bugs in affordable housing is a huge challenge, but a large-scale pilot program launched in Philadelphia proves prevention is possible and sustainable.
The first year of the ATAHC Program involved five collaborative steps.
During monthly pest control service visits for other structural pests, Corbett Exterminating employees now also inspect bed bug monitors, ensure mattress liners remain installed and address resident concerns about the pests.
The ATAHC Program was created to make a huge difference for managers, staff and residents of affordable housing.
ATAHC’s preventive strategy introduces a paradigm shift to the industry. A clear benefit of the program is it allows for the PMP to better deploy their technical staff, facilitating scheduling and saving in labor expense.