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Scrub Out Small Flies

Some of the smallest flies can cause the biggest problems for your business. These pests love eating and breeding in those hard-to-reach places like drains where food, grease and other organic matter build up. If you have a fly infestation, … Continue reading

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Scrub Out Small Flies

Scrub Out Small Flies

Some of the smallest flies can cause the biggest problems for your business. These pests love eating and breeding in those hard-to-reach places like drains where food, grease and other organic matter build up. If you have a fly infestation, … Continue reading

The Buzz on Why Flies are Bad for Business

The Buzz on Why Flies are Bad for Business

A couple of flies is no big deal, right? Unfortunately, these pests are more than just a nuisance, and you shouldn’t let them fly under your radar. In business environments, flies can quickly evolve from an annoyance to a serious … Continue reading

Got Flies? 5 Questions to Ask Your Pest Control Provider

Got Flies? 5 Questions to Ask Your Pest Control Provider

There’s more to fly control than you think. Inspection, exclusion, sanitation and mechanical control should make up the full package to help keep your facility fly-free. That’s why it’s important to work with your pest management provider to come up … Continue reading

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

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 – and their … Continue reading

How to Prepare for your Next Audit

How to Prepare for your Next Audit

Third-party food safety audits are a serious matter for food processing facilities. Just one low score can drive companies that purchase your products to lose trust in your business. With so much riding on a good score, it’s important to … Continue reading

Sanitation and Storage Best Practices: Test Your Knowledge

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 downloading our free Food Safety … Continue reading

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

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 – and their … Continue reading

Sanitation and Storage Best Practices: Test Your Knowledge

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 downloading our free Food Safety … Continue reading

Proper Food Temperatures Help Keep Food Safety Under Control

Proper Food Temperatures Help Keep Food Safety Under Control

In 2014, the CDC reported 864 foodborne illness outbreaks, which resulted in 13,246 illnesses, 712 hospitalizations, 21 deaths and 21 food recalls. As a restaurant operator, you don’t want any of your diners to be part of the CDC’s foodborne … Continue reading

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Employees Only – Keep These Flies Out of the Workplace

Employees Only – Keep These Flies Out of the Workplace

One rotten banana in an employee locker is all it takes for your facility to develop a fly infestation. Flies are stubborn pests that can undermine your business’s image and cost you money if you end up losing customers because … Continue reading

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

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 – and their … Continue reading

Just What the Doctor Ordered: How to Identify and Handle Bed Bugs

Just What the Doctor Ordered: How to Identify and Handle Bed Bugs

As a healthcare professional, you are used to solving problems. But problem-solving takes on a whole new meaning when you discover bed bugs in your hospital, especially when you don’t know the next step to take. These biting pests are … Continue reading

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

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

The emergence of Zika virus last year continues to be a widespread public health concern. The hospitality industry is especially affected as travel is one of the primary ways the virus is spread. Mosquitoes are among the most dangerous animals, … Continue reading

Employees Only – Keep These Flies Out of the Workplace

Employees Only – Keep These Flies Out of the Workplace

One rotten banana in an employee locker is all it takes for your facility to develop a fly infestation. Flies are stubborn pests that can undermine your business’s image and cost you money if you end up losing customers because … Continue reading

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

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 – and their … Continue reading

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Employees Only – Keep These Flies Out of the Workplace

Employees Only – Keep These Flies Out of the Workplace

One rotten banana in an employee locker is all it takes for your facility to develop a fly infestation. Flies are stubborn pests that can undermine your business’s image and cost you money if you end up losing customers because … Continue reading

Three Tips for Managing Bed Bugs in Apartments

Three Tips for Managing Bed Bugs in Apartments

Bed bugs survive on human blood, and a property filled with unsuspecting residents is the perfect feeding ground. These small pests reproduce rapidly and can become a property-wide issue if you don’t address the issue immediately. A bed bug infestation … Continue reading

Tips of the Turn: How to Incorporate Pest Control into Unit Turnover

Tips of the Turn: How to Incorporate Pest Control into Unit Turnover

How would you describe your ideal resident? Friendly? Pays the bills on time? Never complains? Even with the best of residents, there may be some unexpected surprises once it’s move-out time. What kind of surprises? We’re talking pests – specifically … Continue reading

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Employees Only – Keep These Flies Out of the Workplace

Employees Only – Keep These Flies Out of the Workplace

One rotten banana in an employee locker is all it takes for your facility to develop a fly infestation. Flies are stubborn pests that can undermine your business’s image and cost you money if you end up losing customers because … Continue reading

An Introduction to Bed Bugs in the Workplace

An Introduction to Bed Bugs in the Workplace

Bed bugs are ready to make your business their business—and in some cases (like yours), it could mean that no beds are required. Due to bed bugs’ rapid reproduction rate and employees living in homes or sleeping in hotels where … Continue reading

6 Ways To Help Prevent Bed Bug Infestations At Your Office Property

6 Ways To Help Prevent Bed Bug Infestations At Your Office Property

Did you know bed bugs are showing up for work? After years of tormenting the hospitality and multifamily industries, bed bugs have worked their way into office properties. These pests are difficult to detect and to control – especially without … Continue reading