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10 Qualities of Outstanding Pest Control Employees

-+*As pest control operators it can be challenging at times finding extraordinary employees and technicians to work for your company. Showing up to work everyday and performing adequately is expected, but it doesn’t make for an outstanding employee. Several pest control operators were asked, “What qualities do their most outstanding technicians and employees possess, and… Read More

This Weeks Pest Control News

-+*Fruit fly sex lives impact effectiveness of pest control strategies Scientists in Australia have been hard at work watching fruit flies mate to figure out how fly sex is affecting your food. During this process they are discovering more effective pest control strategies. For a great read, check out: http://nittygrittyscience.com/2012/09/06/fruit-fly-sex-lives-impact-effectiveness-of-pest-control-strategies/ Mosquitoes Plague the Northwest as West… Read More

Ants Use The Internet?

-+*Contrary to popular belief, Al Gore did not create the internet– Ants may have thousands of years ago. New research from Stanford University suggests that Harvester Ants use their own type of internet, or “anternet,” for decision making inside the nest. These ant colonies are able to determine how many foragers need to be sent… Read More

Friday Links Round Up

-+*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

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,… Read More

Wildlife Control vs Pest Control

-+*Dallas Wildlife Control is a lucky benefactor of our post here today. Code: k9bugsit33Bulwart What is the difference between Animal Control and Pest Control? A wildlife control is very different from structural pest control. Different laws apply to dealing with wildlife. Different techniques apply. In many states a separate license is required. It is almost… Read More