What’s in a label? For pest control operators there is much more to find in a label than just words; there is law. Each and every chemical used in pest management has certain purposes and conditions that companies must follow when handling. These policies are sustained to maintain the safety of clients and proper extermination. Labels carry strict, unbendable outlines for usage, and along with this strict adherence of policies come many implied expectations and qualities. Standards: Purpose & Trust When a pest control operator is solicited, its purpose is to regulate chemicals according to their labels. Anyone can smash a roach with a sandal, but mass extermination and the… Read More
Pollination plays a crucial role in food production, which means that bees are intricately tied to the success of the process. Over the last decade, however, concern for these small pests has grown increasingly urgent, as bee colonies continue to see huge hive losses. The EU took action recently decided to ban neonicotinoids, the most popular insecticide in the world, for two years. Many believe that neonicotinoids are linked to the hive losses, including the European Food Safety Agency. Beekeepers, charged with the task of moving hives into California to fertilize almond trees this year, scrambled to make that process happen. The situation on the west coast highlighted an issue that… Read More
If you are reading this, you are either currently experiencing a pest problem, have dealt with one in the past, for some reason enjoy learning about random niche industries, or are banging on your keyboard yelling at the Google for misdirecting you. The term “pest” is the official term used to describe organisms detrimental to human activities and the unofficial term you once used to describe your little brother during the two hours after nap time. No one enjoys pests having free reign in their home anymore than you enjoyed having to sprint full speed after Justin through the middle of the grocery store during rush hour. But alas, pest… Read More
Your Pest Control Links For The Week Ridding Your Pantry of Pests If you’ve ever poured yourself a bowl of cereal in the morning; and found beetles, weevils or other pantry pests crawling around in your Cheerios; you know it can be quite a disturbing experience. Here’s some advice on getting rid of the uninvited guests. More… Millipede Menace This article offers some good advice on preventing millipedes. These pests smell awful, are dirty, leave stains, and can even disrupt electrical equipment. More… Difference Between Waterbugs and Cockroach Infestations For some insight on cockroaches and waterbugs, including what they look like, where they live, what they eat, and how to get… Read More
Kudzu bugs are a relatively new sight in the south, arriving on the scene less than a year ago. As colder weather arrives, these pests are beginning to head indoors in search of warmth. It is important to remember, though, that the bugs should not be feared. They will not cause harm to either you or your property, although they do release a smell if they are stepped on, and their remains could leave a stain on your floor or countertops. If your home is showing signs of a kudzu bug infestation, the following information will help you manage your problem. Complete a visual inspection of your property You will… Read More
Transcript from Ant Control-Professional Bug Pesticides video: Pest Control Professional and Ant Control Specialist Speaks: “What does Raid and professional sprays do? That’s what we want to talk about next. Let’s talk about this picture down here that I drew. Let’s pretend like this black mass is the colony itself, it’s where all the young [...]
Bulwark Exterminating made it’s first appearance ever in the PCT Top 100 this year ranking #31. But being in the top 100 doesn’t make Bulwark a big company. Bulwark is still a little fish in a big pond. Dwarfed in size compared to Orkin and Terminix, Bulwark is still small enough to care, but big [...]
Bulwark Exterminating interviews scientist developing a pesticide from scorpion venom. The studies indicate that scorpion venom maybe a useful pest control solution, but what are the health risks? Is a scorpion venom used for pest control safe? According to the studies the scorpion venom my also lead to an alternative for morphine.