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Pest Control Community Now On Google+

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Google+ Communities Today Google+ announced the addition of Communities to its popular social networking site. The idea is to have large groups of members arranged around a Google+ hub page which is dedicated to a specific topic like fishing, running, or pest control. Google+ will let members share to particular communities with posts, photos, +1′s, and hangouts. The feature is now live for the sites 235 Million users. Pest Control Community On Google+ With this exciting new announcement from Google+, we have founded the Pest Control Community Page. We will be using this page to communicate important news and updates within the pest control industry. We will also use it… Read More

USDA Signs Memorandum Of Understanding With The National Pest Management Association

– Monday, August 04, 2008 WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2008 — On July 25, Wildlife Services (WS), a program within the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) to strengthen its cooperation and coordination on wildlife damage involving nuisance birds. “The National Pest Management Association always has been an important partner for Wildlife Services,” said Bruce Knight, under secretary for USDA’s marketing and regulatory programs. “This agreement will ensure an even stronger relationship between our organizations by working together to address problems caused by nuisance birds, such as European starlings, house sparrows and… Read More

Wood Destroying Pests (Termite) Inspection Specifics

The specifics straight down to the nitty gritty: External Inspection: In general; places where there is moisture or cellulose. Drainage: Water troughs that run along side your roofs and into down spouts; should be contiguous. Natural flow of water away from your foundation. Like your roof, the ground surrounding your foundation should be slightly sloped to allow water to flow away from your foundation and ultimately to a civic drainage system. Water damage to the external walls; paint discoloration; molds, moldy smell etc. Water (hose) outlets: Leaking? Water Buildup permeating the foundation? Adequate drainage from the foundation? Cellulose deposits: Firewood? Anything with cellulose. How is Cellulose materials stored? Off of… Read More