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  • Tue Jun 27 2017

    Commercial Communication

    When a pest control technician enters a commercial establishment to perform service, the pest problems encountered will be the easy part. The challenge will come when it’s time to effectively communicate and accurately document what they have...

  • Tue Jun 27 2017

    Pest Exclusion Services Increases Revenue, Boosts Customer Retention

    Integrated pest management (IPM) is a preventive, long-term strategy to control pests of every kind in every setting, with a focus on limiting the use of chemicals. There are several guiding principles to IPM, the most crucial of which is exc...

  • Tue Jun 27 2017

    A Primer on Selling and Providing Exclusion Services

    It takes the right type of person to sell and provide pest exclusion services. Providing exclusion services isn’t for everyone. Some don’t have the interest in sales, while others lack the needed skill sets. Some who begin providing services ...

  • Tue Jun 27 2017

    Workwave Names Ken Wincko as Chief Marketing Officer

    HOLMDEL, N.J. – WorkWave, a provider of cloud-based software solutions for the field service, “last mile” delivery and logistics industries, announced today the appointment of Ken Wincko as Chief Marketing Officer. As a member of WorkWave’s s...

  • Tue Jun 27 2017

    McCloud Services Announces Charity Donations

    McCloud Services announced the four charitable organizations that will receive a donation from the company as part of its 2016 Employee Incentive Program. In its fifth year, the program has contributed nearly $21,000 to non-profit organizatio...

  • Sat Jun 24 2017

    Iconic 'Big Blue Bug' Vandalized, Prompting Outpour of Community Support

    Photo provided via Brian Goldman. PROVIDENCE, R.I. - What began as a disappointing situation involving a huge blue termite, graffiti and a vandal on the run turned into an example of a community coming together to support a local business. ...

  • Sat Jun 24 2017

    Rhode Island Neighborhood Experiences Rat Infestation

    A city councilman believes the infestation was caused by recent construction. WARWICK, R.I. - A neighborhood in Warwick is experiencing a rat problem that Councilman Jeremy Rix believes is related to recent airport construction. Residents...

  • Fri Jun 23 2017

    Alabama Faces Risk of Fire Ants Floating on Floodwater

    Not even a tropical storm can kill fire ants, as Alabama residents are being warned of the potential risks of floodwater causing the displacement of the colonies. Tropical Storm Cindy is approaching the state, an the Alabama Cooperative Ext...

  • Thu Jun 22 2017

    New England Sees Rising Number of Ticks

    MARSHFIELD, Vt. - Tick sightings are rising at an alarming rate in New England, prompting concerns that cases of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses could increase, Fox 5 New York reports. After a drought last year, the area saw a d...

  • Thu Jun 22 2017

    Entomology Professor Plans to Continue Working Even After Retiring

    LINCOLN, Neb. - Not even retiring could stop entomology professor Dr. Shripat Kamble from doing the work he loves. Kamble, a professor at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, is officially ending his 38 years of work in the field, but will c...

  • Wed Jun 21 2017

    'Tick Project' Aims to Eliminate Tick-Borne Illness in Neighborhoods

    Scientists have begun a five-year research project called the Tick Project, aimed at discovering the most effective form of tick control in a residential neighborhood area. The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, in partnership with Bard C...

  • Wed Jun 21 2017

    Brothers Bike Receive Father's Day Surprise on the Road

    Brothers Bike had some unexpected guests this past Father's Day during their 3,500 mile trip across the country to raise money for their non-profit organizations. Jessica, Vanessa and Marsha, the respective daughters of Bobby, Raleigh and D...

  • Tue Jun 20 2017

    Isuzu Announces Production of 40,000th N-Series Gasoline Truck

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Isuzu Commercial Truck of America announced that the 40,000th gasoline-powered Isuzu N-Series truck has been produced at the Spartan Motors, Inc. facility in Charlotte, Michigan. The truck rolled off the line Thursday, June ...

  • Sat Jun 17 2017

    Poll: Best Sources for Finding New Employees

    PCT keeps a pulse on the pest control industry with our timely Reader Poll questions. Our current question asks: Which of the following is the best source for hiring new employees? CLICK HERE to participate.

  • Sat Jun 17 2017

    UV Light Proves Useful for Attracting Cigarette and Drugstore Beetles

    A recent study revealed that LED and ultraviolet are effective means of monitoring populations of cigarette and drugstore beetles, Entomology Today reports. The beetles, which received their name from the locations they thrive in (drugstore...

  • Sat Jun 17 2017

    J.F. Oakes Announces New Cockroach and Crawling Insect Trap

    J. F. Oakes announced the new Pro-Pest Ready To Use Cockroach & Crawling Insect Trap. The Pro-Pest® R.T.U. Cockroach & Crawling Insect Trap is pre-baited with a cockroach and insect attractant that is food grade, making this trap free of pe...

  • Fri Jun 16 2017

    Dynamic Pest Control is Now GreenPro-Certified

    SPRINGFIELD GARDENS, N.Y. - The National Pest Management Association announced the following company was earned GreenPro certification: Dynamic Pest Control of Springfield Gardens, N.Y. GreenPro is a program developed by QualityPro to recog...

  • Fri Jun 16 2017

    Truly Nolen Promotes Guerrero

    TUCSON, Ariz.– Truly Nolen Pest Control recently announced the promotion of Janet Guerrero to manager of the company’s Moreno Valley (Calif.) service office. Guerrero joined the company in August 2016 and was promoted to her new position fo...

  • Fri Jun 16 2017

    Bed Bug Central Announces April Survey Results

    Bed Bug Central released results from its ongoing bed bug surveys. Results show that in April bed bug activity compared to March demonstrated a significant slow-down in bed bug business in the Northeast, a busy April for the Southeast and Eas...

  • Fri Jun 16 2017

    NPMA Featured in Reader's Digest Bug-Proofing Article

    The National Pest Management Association was recently featured in a Reader's Digest article detailing how to bug-proof a house. The article contained a list of tips for keeping bugs out of homes and away from food. Cindy Mannes, vice presid...