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6 12, 2021

Retail Store Pest Control: Five Things You Need to Know

Retail merchandise racks, product displays and stockrooms can provide the perfect shelter spot needed for pests to take up residence. Flies, rodents and cockroaches are among the pest commonly found in retail stores across the country. While specific pest prevention strategies can differ between companies and store locations based on pertinent pest pressures, there are [...]

19 11, 2021

Tech Talk: During Inspections, Zero Evidence Doesn’t Mean Zero Pest Activity

By: Don Foster, A.C.E. One important aspect of servicing commercial clients is understanding their operations. This statement alone can have several meanings to different people. However, frontline professionals need to be very perceptive and understand how standard operating procedures can impact routine inspections. As an industry, we stress the importance of addressing conducive conditions that [...]

29 09, 2021

Tech Talk: Tips for Performing Rodent Control Pre-Inspections

By: Isaac Gibson, ACE, PCQI A vital step when dealing with rodents in commercial accounts is conducting a proper pre-inspection, which needs to be performed prior to placing control measures. Taking time to conduct a pre-inspection can help you with an informed approach to your service. As a result, this may also lead to shorter [...]

27 08, 2021

Tech Talk: How to Manage Black Carpet Beetles in Multi-Family Dwellings

By: Timothy Best, ACE, BCE Being an entomologist and PMP in New York City, I often find that many folks assume my days are spent crawling through the city’s underbelly steeped in a battle against hordes of Norway rats, or that I am waist-deep in American cockroach infestations. While some days that sentiment may be [...]

27 07, 2021

Tech Talk: Top 10 Pest Vulnerable Zones in Liquid Food-Processing Plants

By: Pat Hottel, B.C.E. One way to characterize the types of pests that are likely to infest a food-processing facility is by the products produced. In this article we will cover the most common pests and most vulnerable locations for those pests in wet-processing plants. Examples of wet-processing plants include those that produce beverages, canned [...]