Rodent Control

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

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 |2012-02-20T21:33:08-05:00February 20th, 2012|Training|Comments Off on ROOF RATS = OPPORTUNITY

Rodent Control Tidbits

Posted on October 10, 2011 by azppo Rodent Control Tidbits In sports and in the workplace we need to know something about the competition to gain the edge. The same is true for rodent control. The more we know, the better we are at solving problems for our customers–whether it’s a large commercial facility or [...]

By |2011-10-24T20:27:43-04:00October 24th, 2011|Bait Stations|Comments Off on Rodent Control Tidbits

EPA 50 Foot Rule

With Risk Mitigation protocol descending upon us, changing our baiting application to less than 50 feet away from the structure will be the “new” baiting procedure. Having an action plan in place to begin the conversion, and being aware of the various trapping stations, can save you money and may fit into your current program [...]

By |2011-05-20T20:06:59-04:00May 20th, 2011|Regulations|Comments Off on EPA 50 Foot Rule

EPA RMD Update

By now, most of us are familiar with the EPA’s Risk Mitigation Decision that was released in 2008. This post is to remind everyone that the deadline for bait changes is June 4. Before reminding everyone what that means, here is a recap of what the RMD entails for professionals and consumers. (This information is [...]

By |2011-05-20T20:00:23-04:00May 20th, 2011|Regulations|Comments Off on EPA RMD Update

Rodent Bait Station Safety: Soil

Rodent Bait Station Safety: Soil By James Rodriguez • Territory Manager, J.T. Eaton & Co., Inc. You wouldn't leave a bottle of pesticide on someone's porch, right? Not securing your bait stations appropriately for their environment is doing just that: It's the equivalent of leaving a pesticide where someone or something other than a rodent [...]

By |2011-04-20T14:00:54-04:00April 20th, 2011|Bait Stations|Comments Off on Rodent Bait Station Safety: Soil