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7 10, 2016

Commercial Lighting Solutions to Combat Night-Flying Pests

Light Profiling Tips, Methods and Technologies to Use for Night-Flying Pest Control Outdoor lighting plays a big part in commercial pest control. In fact, the wrong lighting can actually attract night-flying insects. Moths, beetles, and other night-flying insects are not only annoying, but can contaminate products, repel customers, and attract more pests. When it comes [...]

21 06, 2016

The Devil Is In the Details

Over the last five to ten years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported food safety-related statistics have remained alarmingly consistent in the U.S. There have been more than 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths annually and as many as 50 million cases of “food poisoning”—clearly unacceptable numbers. Driven by a food safety-conscious culture [...]

6 06, 2016

Rodenticide Act in California May Affect Rodent Control in Your State

Rodents like House mice, Norway rats and roof rats are one of the biggest threats to food safety and sanitation since they spread E. coli, Salmonella, Campylobacter, and other illnesses carried in their feces, urine, and saliva. Rodenticides are primary and effective first-line of defense against rodent infiltrations. Eliminating these rodent control methods without an equally [...]

18 05, 2016

6 Tips For The Most Effective, Cost Efficient Pest Management Program

There is no magic potion to prevent pest infestations, especially if the facility has many repair and cleaning opportunities. However, Copesan has found that a mutual partnership with our clients, including corporate, facility managers and employees, promotes the most effective and cost efficient pest management program that prevents pests long before an infestation occurs. The best [...]

2 05, 2016

7 Things You Need To Know About Zika Virus

Zika virus, a rare mosquito-borne disease may make its way to the continental United States this summer. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an alert for people traveling to areas where Zika virus is currently found, like the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. As peak mosquito season approaches, get the [...]

18 04, 2016

5 Cleaning Tips to Keep Flies and Other Pests from Making Your Drains Their Home

Drains that are not cleaned well or maintained properly can become the source of a troubling pest infestation, especially flies and cockroaches, which is a food safety issue and a public health issue, besides affecting customer sales. It’s extremely important to clean drains thoroughly each week. Not only do dirty drains provide a food source [...]

10 03, 2016

Rodents, Food, and Humans – a Deadly Combination

What could really happen if your customer eats food that has been contaminated by rodents? It’s no secret that rodents and food simply do not mix. The sight of a rodent not only deters your customers from returning, but is also attached with major health issues and public safety concerns. The How Rodents are dangerous [...]