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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

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

Winter Weather and IPM

Winter Weather and IPM Winter weather is the perfect time to promote your IPM program! At this time of the year, people understand the concept better; the draft under the door, the leaky window or cold burst of air coming from the garage door. All are areas that could allow insects or rodents to enter [...]

By | 2012-01-09T21:48:57+00:00 January 9th, 2012|Training|Comments Off on Winter Weather and IPM

Bird Control Tips

J.T. Eaton & Co.: Bird Control Tips 1 Aug, 2011 By: James Rodriguez, J.T. Eaton & Co., Inc. *Published in PMP Buzz Online eNewsletter*  Bird repellents have been a longtime staple in the pest control industry. They’ve contributed to many success stories — and just as many failures due to misapplications. The goals of bird [...]

By | 2011-09-07T16:50:21+00:00 September 7th, 2011|Training|Comments Off on Bird Control Tips

Send your techs back to School!

The amount of training that’s available is incredible! Give a homework assignment to your techs for fun, prizes or just to improve their knowledge. It’s a great investment and gives them a better understanding of the importance of their job in society. Refreshing them with some of the basics of equipment, entomology, exclusion techniques, pesticide [...]

By | 2011-07-25T20:05:54+00:00 July 25th, 2011|Training|Comments Off on Send your techs back to School!

Keeping Your Customers Safe

Keeping your customers safe As pest control professionals, we climb into crawl spaces, roam around in basements full of spiders--and at times--attics and garages filled with rodent droppings. I’m thankful that we’re required to be trained for these situations and that we have access to the proper protective gear; however what about our customers? Are [...]

By | 2011-06-14T15:15:31+00:00 June 14th, 2011|Training|Comments Off on Keeping Your Customers Safe