This Week’s Pest Control News
Pest Control Held to New Standards
New legislation has been passed in Annapolis, MD banning toxic pesticides within 25 feet of schools, daycares, government buildings, and waterways. Starting July 1, 2013 pesticides will only be used in emergency infestations. This new legislation is following the same pest control approach of other cities like nearby Washington, DC.
Parasites and Products
Here is a great blog on what the pest control industry is using to treat tick and fleas. Some Pyrethroids like Permethrin are working well for fleas as well as ticks. The article emphasizes customer preparation and education.
Tips For Cleaner, More Energy Efficient Living
McDonald Pest Control offers some great tips on how all of us pest control operators can live more energy-efficient, cleaner, greener lives.
Don’t Let Bedbugs Ruin Your Vacation
Our Pest Control Atlanta friends give us some great pointers on the steps we need to take to prevent bringing those pesky bedbugs home with us while on vacation.
Flea Prevention Tips For Families
Here is a good read on the life-cycle of fleas, and how they can be prevented.
West Nile Cases Surge in Mississippi, Pest Control Companies Prepare For More
Great information on how Pest Control Operators can cope with the surge of business due to all theses outbreaks. 78 people have contracted West Nile in the state of Mississippi.
Brown Recluse Spiders In The News
The drought and heat are forcing spiders, like the poisonous Brown Recluse, into our homes. We don’t need to be afraid of this home invasion, but the article does offer some helpful preventative measures we all can take.