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Can Your Pest Control Outlast the Storm?

The potential costs of just one extreme weather or climate event in the U.S. can exceed $1 billion. With nearly 13 of these extreme, costly events happening annually, many people—and …

Apartment Property Management

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Pest Management Tips for your Green Roofs and More

On a beautiful day, having a yard where you can relax is ideal. But many apartments don’t have the convenience of extra green space in front of or behind buildings. So where do these properties offer lush greenery, flowers...

4 seasons

Pests You May See on Your Property Year-Round

Whether it's flies and mosquitoes in the summer or cockroaches and rodents in the winter, pest activity can leave you stressed from the New Year’s Eve ball drop to the July 4th fireworks. Pest control requires year-round...

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7 Ways Your Residents Can Help Keep Pests Out of the Kitchen

What area of an apartment is most likely to attract pests? Well, pests enjoy pizza, popcorn and pasta as much as your residents do, so the kitchen is a top contender.

You’ll never know when residents leave dirty...

Logistics

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Can Your Pest Control Outlast the Storm?

The potential costs of just one extreme weather or climate event in the U.S. can exceed $1 billion. With nearly 13 of these extreme, costly events happening annually, many people—and businesses—are left to deal with the...

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Checklist: What to Do After Extreme Weather Events

From tornadoes and tropical storms to floods and droughts, all of these extreme weather events could have a lasting impact once they hit your property. And it can be hard for any facility to battle the potential...

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3 Tactics for Protecting Your Property from Spring Pests

Pests are always better out than in. And as spring sets in, so does your potential for pest problems ; these months bring pests out of dormancy, and they’ll soon try to wiggle their way into your building, stored products...

Non-Food Manufacturing

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Can Your Pest Control Outlast the Storm?

The potential costs of just one extreme weather or climate event in the U.S. can exceed $1 billion. With nearly 13 of these extreme, costly events happening annually, many people—and businesses—are left to deal with the...

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Checklist: What to Do After Extreme Weather Events

From tornadoes and tropical storms to floods and droughts, all of these extreme weather events could have a lasting impact once they hit your property. And it can be hard for any facility to battle the potential...

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3 Pest Hiding Places Around Manufacturing Equipment

“Out of sight, out of mind.” While this may be your favorite way to approach decluttering your living room at home, it definitely isn’t the way to address Integrated Pest Management (IPM) at your...

General Pest Control

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Can Your Pest Control Outlast the Storm?

The potential costs of just one extreme weather or climate event in the U.S. can exceed $1 billion. With nearly 13 of these extreme, costly events happening annually, many people—and businesses—are left to deal with the...

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3 Tactics for Protecting Your Property from Spring Pests

Pests are always better out than in. And as spring sets in, so does your potential for pest problems ; these months bring pests out of dormancy, and they’ll soon try to wiggle their way into your building, stored products...

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Orkin Bed Bug ProAct™ FAQ

Bed bugs are no stranger to the hospitality industry, which is why we’ve developed Orkin Bed Bug ProActwith you in mind. To help you decide if this breakthrough bed bug solution is right for your business,...

Food And Beverage Processing

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Can Your Pest Control Outlast the Storm?

The potential costs of just one extreme weather or climate event in the U.S. can exceed $1 billion. With nearly 13 of these extreme, costly events happening annually, many people—and businesses—are left to deal with the...

Silhouette of man enters in darkspookyold factory hall 1024x722

Checklist: What to Do After Extreme Weather Events

From tornadoes and tropical storms to floods and droughts, all of these extreme weather events could have a lasting impact once they hit your property. And it can be hard for any facility to battle the potential...

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How Food Processing Managers Should Document Pest Management Activity

Part of helping maintain a pest-free food processing facility involves tracking your Integrated Pest Management (IPM) efforts. For managers, this means having the right documentation on hand to...

Foodservice

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Mosquito 101

As the weather heats up, so do mosquitoes. Summer is peak season for these threatening pests, whose bites can do more than just itch. Mosquitoes also can transmit diseases like the Zika virus, Chikungunya virus and West...

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Fly Activity to Look for – and Prevent – in Food Handling Environments

If you work in a food handling environment like a restaurant, grocery store or manufacturing facility, flies can deal a blow to your bottom line. These pests seek the food, water and shelter that your business provides –...

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Sanitation and Storage Best Practices: Test Your Knowledge

Proper sanitation and storage practices are crucial to food safety and effective pest management. These are preventive controls that are essential to your food safety plan – learn more about what should be included by

Healthcare

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Can Your Pest Control Outlast the Storm?

The potential costs of just one extreme weather or climate event in the U.S. can exceed $1 billion. With nearly 13 of these extreme, costly events happening annually, many people—and businesses—are left to deal with the...

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Quiz: Pest Control Forecast for Extreme Weather

It’s raining rats and moths! Well, that may not be how the traditional saying goes, but pests can certainly come flooding into your facility following an extreme weather event. From tornadoes and hurricanes to substantial...

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How to Help Prevent Pests from Invading Your Healthcare Facility

In the healthcare industry, a strict pest control protocol is not only expected, but enforced. With consistent exposure to germs, stringent sanitation and building maintenance routines are key to...

Hospitality

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Orkin Bed Bug ProAct™ FAQ

Bed bugs are no stranger to the hospitality industry, which is why we’ve developed Orkin Bed Bug ProActwith you in mind. To help you decide if this breakthrough bed bug solution is right for your business,...

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Pest of the Quarter: Bed Bugs

Referred to as “bomb cyclones” by meteorologists, winter storms have been sweeping the U.S. causing dangerously low temperatures.* Also known as “invader season”, winter is a prime time for pests to flock inside in search...

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Free Webinar – Fight the Bite: The Latest on Mosquitoes and Zika Virus

Beyond Zika virus, mosquitoes live up to their reputation as the world’s most dangerous insect because they carry and spread other serious diseases, like malaria, dengue fever, West Nile...

Multifamily

20171218 Orkin Bed Bug Shoot 00037997

Pest of the Quarter: Bed Bugs

Referred to as “bomb cyclones” by meteorologists, winter storms have been sweeping the U.S. causing dangerously low temperatures.* Also known as “invader season”, winter is a prime time for pests to flock inside in search...

4 seasons

Pests You May See on Your Property Year-Round

Whether it's flies and mosquitoes in the summer or cockroaches and rodents in the winter, pest activity can leave you stressed from the New Year’s Eve ball drop to the July 4th fireworks. Pest control requires year-round...

20130529 1200 Orkin Apartment Industry 1132

7 Ways Your Residents Can Help Keep Pests Out of the Kitchen

What area of an apartment is most likely to attract pests? Well, pests enjoy pizza, popcorn and pasta as much as your residents do, so the kitchen is a top contender.

You’ll never know when residents leave dirty...

Office Property Management

Hurrican Image 1024x813

Can Your Pest Control Outlast the Storm?

The potential costs of just one extreme weather or climate event in the U.S. can exceed $1 billion. With nearly 13 of these extreme, costly events happening annually, many people—and businesses—are left to deal with the...

Flood Protection Sandbags with flooded homes 1024x682

Quiz: Pest Control Forecast for Extreme Weather

It’s raining rats and moths! Well, that may not be how the traditional saying goes, but pests can certainly come flooding into your facility following an extreme weather event. From tornadoes and hurricanes to substantial...

20171218 Orkin Bed Bug Shoot 00037997

Pest of the Quarter: Bed Bugs

Referred to as “bomb cyclones” by meteorologists, winter storms have been sweeping the U.S. causing dangerously low temperatures.* Also known as “invader season”, winter is a prime time for pests to flock inside in search...