10/11/2017Don’t let spiders make your customers uncomfortable
Unlike other pests, spiders do not destroy structures, create allergens or transmit diseases, but homeowners often still want them eliminated by a pest management professional. With cooling temperatures in the fall, you may begin to get more calls about spider control as the pests creep indoors to seek harborage for the winter. To effectively control spiders indoors and outdoors, you should consider an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach to assess environments that may be conducive to spiders and appropriate treatments. Read more »
09/13/2017Why fall pests creep indoors, and how to control them once they make it inside
As warm summer nights change into cool fall evenings, many arthropods that are not pests during the summer begin entering homes and businesses. During this time, your phone may start ringing as these pests begin to appear and bother your customers. Read more »
08/04/2017Effective mosquito management for PCOs in California
It goes without saying that California experienced wetter than usual weather this past winter. Combined with the potential for mosquito-borne diseases like the Zika and West Nile viruses, many California residents are wondering if they need to take additional steps to protect themselves from the increasing threat of mosquitoes. Read more »
06/23/2017Why should your business invest in a tick and flea service?
The past year has produced a flurry of national attention on the dangers of tick- and flea-borne diseases. While Lyme disease and, most recently, the Powassan virus grab most of the headlines, other tick-borne diseases include babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, relapsing fever and Rickettsial infections like Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Read more »