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Flying Pests Come In All Shapes and Sizes

Flying pest populations often soar with the arrival of summer’s warm temperatures. Houseflies and smaller insects, like fruit and fungus flies, as well as mosquitoes and nuisance birds take to the air this time of year looking for a place to beat the heat.

Published in Jul/Aug 2013
Making Pest Control More Effective—and Green: The Latest Advances in Pest Control Technology

In the past decade, new technologies have given facility managers and BSCs the opportunity to make their buildings run more effectively and efficiently. The same goes for the pest management industry, which over the past few years has introduced new technology that can help your facility manage pests more efficiently—and with less impact on the environment.

Published in May/Jun 2013
Don’t Let Bed Bugs Bite Back

Bed bugs have made a big comeback over the past decade. After being nearly eradicated from American society by the early 1960s, this nighttime stalker has resurfaced and found its way into a wide range of residential and commercial properties from apartments and hotels to offices and nursing homes.

Published in Mar/Apr 2013
How to Take the LEED in Green Pest Control

Today, building owners across the world are looking for ways to minimize their operating costs and cut down on their environmental impact. As a result, interest in LEED certification has continued to grow. An owner seeking LEED certification for their building may be surprised to learn that reducing the environmental impact of a property’s pest management program is a relatively easy way to obtain two LEED credit points.

Published in May/Jun 2012
Fight Summer Pests with Stringent Sanitation Procedures

During the peak months of summer, keeping a pest-free building can be challenging. Pests like rodents, cockroaches, ants and flies abound in warm weather and all are looking for food, water and a cool place to live.

Published in Archives
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