There are many classic images of farmers spraying thousands of pounds of DDT on their crops to control bugs. Those practices did a huge amount of damage to the bugs, but also the crops, the people and the planet. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a system designed to prevent our pest control efforts from poisoning the rest of our world.
As the weather gets colder, rodents become determined to find shelter. They will try to enter your property at any cost, and wear out their welcome by staying as long as possible. The good news is that by following a few smart tactics from our experts, you may not have to become a landlord for these unwanted visitors.
Termites are the worst nightmare for many homeowners. It’s unsettling to know that many bugs are lurking around in your home, let alone when you realize that they have the potential to damage prized furniture and household features. In the worst case scenario, termites could even create critical structural damage to the wooden section of your home, creating a possible safety concern. Do you think there might be termites in your home? Read on to learn about four signs of termite infestation and find out.
When you're managing a property, you need to make decisions that simply make sense. Deciding how to take a pro-active approach to potential bed bug issues has become a debated issue, weighing traditional visual inspections versus K-9 inspections. Is price the only difference between the two?
Managing a property can be difficult, but putting together your bed bug management plan doesn't have to be. Our experts compiled a list of the 3 most important factors for an effective bed bug plan to assist you through the process.
$8,000 to $10,000 – That’s how much the average out of court settlement of a bed bug victim. That’s how much a hotel could pay out to a single person that can prove that they got the bed bugs from one establishment. That’s only the beginning: How much will it cost if the hotel receives a reputation for having bed bugs. Thousands of establishments have been ruined by online reviews warning people away. In fact, there are now databases dedicated exclusively to tracking what places have bed bugs.