September 2020


Cover Story

We’re Still A Fan!

According to a national survey, pest control is the 11th worst occupation. But PCT isn’t buying it. Pest management firms are educating the public about the benefits of working in this industry.

What is Humane Wildlife Control?

Is calling your service “humane” a marketing ploy or an apt description of your practice? Be ready to explain what this means…and for the potential fallout, as well.

Company Branding

Why Social Matters

On the surface, it might not be clear why social media branding is so important for pest control companies. Here are some tips on how to best connect with customers.

PCO Profile

70 Is Sweet

Now in its fourth generation, Gunter Pest & Lawn celebrates the ways in which the company has evolved — and how it continues to grow as a family business.

Bed Bug Supplement

Research Roundup

Since you probably don’t have time to read all of the entomology and medical journals out there, we’ve skimmed them for you. What follows is a review of some particularly applicable bed bug research that just may be of interest to you.

News & Notes

A review of bed bug news and product information from industry suppliers.