So, you have wasps around your pool, but you don’t know why. Believe it or not, the wasps are there for the water source, they need water to survive and your pool is the most convenient place to get it. You may be thinking, why on Earth do they want to drink from the pool,Read More
The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization recently published data and information making a case to consider bugs and insects as a viable source of protein to help aid in world hunger and pollution. Third-world and other less developed countries already integrate insects into their daily diet and the Rome-based FAO believes that developed countriesRead More
The Culture of the Negotiated Pest Control Transactions Here’s a great blog for us pest control operators that explores the art of negotiating prices among different cultures, and how American’s are catching on. There’s a great take home lesson at the end on setting prices while still being able to negotiate with potential and existing customers.Read More
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,Read More
Bulwark Exterminating is testing new proprietary software in its Mesa, AZ branch office that uses smart phone technology to aid in service routing and customer satisfaction, and plans to implement its new software in all 11 branches nationwide within a monthâ€™s time.
Electronic Pest Control devices may be a good idea and have really good intentions, but its similar to a grandson putting fruit in a cookie tin for Santa,… its just fruitless. Federal Trade Commission put out a warning to consumers against electronic pest control devices claims to control insects.
Yes it seems that the Wall Street Journal hit the nail on the head. Even the big dogs in pest control are moving toward green pest control options. In fact, the world’s largest pest control service now offers an All Natural pest control product. Apparently they have been testing out different products and have foundRead More
The other day we were delighted to receive a phone call from the wall street journal asking about our green pest control solutions. Adam spent some time on the phone with her explaining the pest control industry and how efficacy directly affects profit margins.
Mesa, Ariz.-based Bulwark Exterminating LLC, which operates 11 branches in eight states, uses only botanical sprays and boric-acid products (also derived from boron) whenever customers request all-natural solutions and often includes them as part of an overall treatment plan even when they donâ€™t.
I am in a class yesterday some what bored by the simplicity of the course, when I hear the instructor mention something about a “Green Server”. My ears perked up… “… this server option is considered green. Versus your traditional server options, a shared hosting plan or shared server leaves less of a carbon footprintRead More
Yes there is a pun in that. Many farmers, and ranchers are turning to an ancient remedy for catching rats and mice, owls. But it may not be such a bad idea. A pair of nesting owls can catch and dine on nearly 3000 rodents in one year! Plus they add the benefit of recyclingRead More