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30 12, 2020

Warehouse Pest Control: Five Things You Need to Know

The warehousing and distribution industries rely on streamlined processes and strong workflows. With a continuous flow of product being received and shipped out, a pest infestation could majorly disrupt your business. Pests commonly found in warehouses include birds, rats, mice, cockroaches and stored product pests. While specific pest prevention strategies may differ between companies, there [...]

20 11, 2020

Stockroom Practices for Pest Prevention

Towering stacks of inventory. Neglected boxes. Poor stock rotation. These three ingredients make for an unorganized stockroom that puts your store at risk for pest infestations. Cluttered and unorganized stockrooms can complicate inspection efforts and attract rodents, cockroaches and other pests. These pests can carry and transmit diseases that pose a direct health threat to [...]

4 11, 2020

Tips for Preventing a Cockroach Infestation

A cockroach infestation presents health risks to your customers and your employees. Cockroaches can contaminate product, spread diseases and allergens, and reproduce with an extremely high frequency. Their presence also puts your brand at risk, as the sight of a single cockroach can be detrimental to your reputation. The best way to prevent an infestation [...]

25 08, 2020

Five Commercial Environments Bed Bugs May Show Up In

A common misconception about bed bugs is that they are found solely in homes and hotels. On the contrary, they can be found anywhere that humans frequent and spend extended periods of time—including many businesses. Bed bugs are proficient hitchhikers. This gives them the opportunity to gain access into businesses by riding on someone’s clothing, [...]

14 05, 2020

The “Murder Hornet” and the Impact of Invading Pests

By: Bennett Jordan, Ph.D., BCE, PCQI, and Madison Grimm “Murder hornets,” more commonly known as Asian giant hornets (Vespa mandarinia), have been generating lots of buzz (pardon the pun) on social media and in the news, following a reported finding of two hornets in Washington State. With countless pieces of information circulating through these channels, it [...]