Today is Earth Day! As PCO’s, let’s issue a public decree this Earth Day: Pest control professionals nationwide, make a pledge to join the hundreds of other PCO’s and go paperless! A Plea For Paperless Pest Control A single pest control technician can use upwards of 10,000 pieces of paper each year. With the averageRead More
Here a a few links to some of the best pest control articles and blogs we’ve come across this year. Enjoy! General Pest Control Home Pest Control Slows The Need For Home Improvement http://www.propacificpestcontrol.com/2012/pest-control/home-pest-control-slows-the-need-for-home-improvement/ Pest Control Tips For The Whole Family http://www.abridgehome.com/2012/12/02/pest-control-tips-for-the-whole-family/ What is a pest inspection and why would I need one? http://dialonepestcontrol.com/what-is-a-pest-inspection-and-why-would-i-need-one/ BoraxRead 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
Spring bugs are jumping, even in Canada, today’s blog post is from Environmental Pest Control out of Toronto Canada. What pests are moving in Toronto this spring, try the carpenter ant and bed bug.
New to the List: Bulwark Exterminating For nearly two decades, the migration of retirees and other warmth-seeking Northerners to the Sun Belt was as predictable as death and taxes. New construction reached record highs and fueled a variety of industries, including pest management. Pestmanagement companies thrived as the market expanded, seemingly without end. Many invested […]
Green pest control is on a lot of minds these days. We just happened to find a Seattle based based exterminator that promotes their Green name, GREEN CHOICE PEST CONTROL. They are also a family based service that has good reviews from their happy customers. So we decided to get to know them a little better.
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