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“Why the Fuss?” Explained

“Why the Fuss?” ExplainedFirst-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (FGARs) were developed in the 1940s and are considered "multiple dose" rodenticides, because they typically require multiple feedings by a rodent over time to obtain a lethal dose. Second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs) were developed in response to resistance issues reported with the FGARs, primarily warfarin.  CA Department of Pesticide [...]

By | 2018-04-16T10:28:00+00:00 April 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “Why the Fuss?” Explained

What about Crack and Crevice Treatments for Bed Bugs?

Preparing for a bed bug job is a task on its own.  Let’s start with the amount of hours spent training technicians prior to any job, then the equipment, and even contract modifications or the creation of a specialized new one.  How many hours would you say you need to train your top-tier and key [...]

By | 2018-04-16T10:28:10+00:00 August 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What about Crack and Crevice Treatments for Bed Bugs?

Stored Food Pests

      Stored Food Pests By the time a stored food pest problem is reported, you may already be dealing with multiple generations of an infestation. It has always seemed to me that the tolerance level in a residential setting is higher than in a food production facility. A moth here and there isn't a real [...]

By | 2018-04-16T10:28:20+00:00 December 4th, 2012|Training|Comments Off on Stored Food Pests

Fast-Acting Rodent Baits

Many times people think that fast-acting rodent bait means a larger amount of active ingredients, the “more is better” way of thinking. When it comes to rodenticides with an active ingredient like Bromethalin in our Top Gun™ Baits, this is not the case. Top Gun™ Bait is a product that disrupts energy at a cellular [...]

By | 2012-10-24T13:08:10+00:00 October 24th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fast-Acting Rodent Baits

Top Loader Bait Station

The Top Loader Bait Station is a remarkable device-- the success Pest Management Professionals are having with it is truly amazing! The versatility of the Top Loader: small footprint, a myriad of time-saving mounting options, and bait versatility-- no other station compares! We should add that Commercial Account Managers have found the Top Loader ideal [...]

By | 2012-08-06T20:14:26+00:00 August 6th, 2012|Bait Stations|Comments Off on Top Loader Bait Station

J.T. Eaton Celebrates Eight Decades of Excellence

Three generations of the Baker family have led the Twinsburg, Ohio-based manufacturer. July 20, 2012 - PCT MagazineTWINSBURG, OH — Founded in 1932 by Jasper T. Eaton, J.T. Eaton & Co., started as a mail-order house for pest control products. Stanley Z. Baker purchased the company in 1949, and put the company on the path for [...]

By | 2012-07-23T19:21:31+00:00 July 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on J.T. Eaton Celebrates Eight Decades of Excellence

Trouble with Gophers?

Trouble with Gophers?Gophers are non-social animals (except during breeding season) and have a territory range of 200 to 2200 sq. ft.--so one gopher can cause plenty of damage in a short period of time.Let’s review a few facts:Gophers do not hibernate and are active year-roundThey can be active at all hours of the dayIn irrigated areas a [...]

By | 2012-06-05T19:56:45+00:00 June 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trouble with Gophers?

Estimating a Rodent Job

Estimating a Rodent Job: Fact: The better you get at writing an estimate for a rodent control job, the better your chances of solving a problem long-term and the more money you’ll make. As PMPs we’re trained in chemical application, vehicle safety, personal safety, equipment maintenance, and insect biology to name just a few areas, [...]

By | 2012-04-17T18:01:34+00:00 April 17th, 2012|Training|Comments Off on Estimating a Rodent Job

The WEB!

We have a lot to learn about spider silk--as we start applying its practical uses it will help humanity in many ways.  We’ll have better airplanes, amazing devices for the medical field, stronger bullet-proof vests for our officers and super high tensile strength rope to name just a few. Whatever the uses may be in [...]

By | 2012-03-19T15:26:43+00:00 March 19th, 2012|Training|Comments Off on The WEB!

ROOF RATS = OPPORTUNITY

Roof rats are now staking a claim in areas where they haven’t been before--thus we’re forced to change our approach to rodent jobs. Knowledge of this specific rat has become vital to solving this problem in a diligent manner. You must know the reproductive rates, food preferences and how rodents communicate. Whether it’s their urine, [...]

By | 2012-02-20T21:33:08+00:00 February 20th, 2012|Training|Comments Off on ROOF RATS = OPPORTUNITY