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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...

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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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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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3 Spring Pests to Keep From your Supply Chain

Spring pests are racing to invade your space get prepared. From spiders to sow bugs, which seasonal pests are most likely to...

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Checklist: Working the Bugs Out of the Supply Chain

As the orchestrator of how goods get from point A to point B, the logistics industry faces unique challenges coordinating inbound and outbound materials from dozens of different sources. All of those...

Non-Food Manufacturing

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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...

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3 Devices to Help Keep Pests Out of Your Manufacturing Facility

Flying and crawling pests have no trouble using the same doors or openings that you and your shipments go through each day. But being equipped with the proper tools to help fight off pests...

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3 Spring Pests to Keep From your Supply Chain

Spring pests are racing to invade your space get prepared. From spiders to sow bugs, which seasonal pests are most likely to...

General Pest Control

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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,...

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What Does Exclusion Include?

Got pests? It’s likely you could, since they don’t exactly ask your permission before they encroach on your business. Keeping them out requires exclusion tactics that help limit pest access into your building. Effective...

Food and Beverage Processing

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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...

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3 Forms of Documentation to Have on Hand for Third-Party Audits

Managing a food processing plant is no easy task. To achieve food safety, routine third-party audits are essential. So, how can food processing facility managers maintain a textbook,...

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How to Make Your Facility A “No Fly Zone”

Unlike aircrafts, there should be absolutely no areas in your facility that allow flies to fly— a no-fly zone at all times. Flies are some the nastiest pests in commercial environments, leaving potentially...

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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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...

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Patient Perspective: What Patients Do Not Want to See in Healthcare Facilities

From public areas to private recovery rooms, your patients should feel at ease in your facility. They are your reputation builders, your case studies, and, in many cases, your survivors, so it’s...

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The Five Most Common Pests in Healthcare Facilities

Just as your facility addresses a variety of health concerns, you may also have to address a range of pest pressures. Ants, bed bugs, cockroaches, flies and rodents are among the most common, each of...

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

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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...

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...

Office Property Management

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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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Going Green? 10 Tips to Help Keep Your Green Roofs Pest-Free

A staple for their aesthetics and ecological benefits, green roofs are remaining a top trend for office buildings across the country. As sustainable construction continues to progress, office managers must understand the...

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How to Help Your Tenants Keep Pests Out of the Kitchen

Do you get frustrated when an employee leaves dirty dishes in the community kitchen sink? What about team lunches? Somehow, no one manages to clean up the leftovers. Maintaining a clean office environment is everyone’s...