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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 ProAct™ with you in mind. To help you decide if this breakthrough bed bug solution is right for your business, we’ve answered the … Continue reading

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Pest Management Tips for your Green Roofs and More

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 and … Continue reading

Pests You May See on Your Property Year-Round

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 attention, and most … Continue reading

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

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 dishes in … Continue reading

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Questions to Ask Partners to Keep the Supply Chain Safe

Questions to Ask Partners to Keep the Supply Chain Safe

Due to the connectedness of the supply chain, one pest problem can quickly become everyone’s problem. This is why you must consider pest control with a holistic lens – and not just within your warehouses and transportation vehicles. Your suppliers, … Continue reading

The Weak Link in Your Supply Chain

The Weak Link in Your Supply Chain

The transportation leg of the supply chain can be one of the most susceptible to pest activity because transportation vehicles offer prime pest conditions – an abundant supply of food and warm, dark shelter. With supply chains spanning the globe, … Continue reading

Checklist: Working the Bugs Out of the Supply Chain

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 sources can be a source of supply chain … Continue reading

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One Bad Link Can Spoil the Entire Chain

One Bad Link Can Spoil the Entire Chain

A supply chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and failures can have a domino effect up and down the line. One disruption that can easily infiltrate the supply chain at every point is pests. In your own … Continue reading

The Pests Affecting Your Manufacturing Facility

The Pests Affecting Your Manufacturing Facility

There’s a damaged door sweep under the side door of your loading dock, and now cockroaches have slid their way into your shipments, been loaded on a truck, and are headed straight for a storage warehouse. These pests – and … Continue reading

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Orkin Bed Bug ProAct™ FAQ

Orkin Bed Bug ProAct™ FAQ

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

What Does Exclusion Include?

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 pest management starts with identifying signs … Continue reading

Treatment 101: How Orkin’s Options Help You Stay Pest-Free

Treatment 101: How Orkin’s Options Help You Stay Pest-Free

Along with bugging you, nuisance pests like rodents, cockroaches and flying and stinging pests have the potential to grow into a more serious problem. For some businesses, it only takes a sighting by the wrong person – an auditor, an … Continue reading

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Ingredients Leading to a Pest Problem in Your Food Processing Facility

Ingredients Leading to a Pest Problem in Your Food Processing Facility

Imagine yourself in the classic movie Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. You’re surrounded by giant Cheerios, fruit, nuts and more. While the characters in the movie may have been frightened, this is your food facility from a pest’s point of … Continue reading

The Importance of Equipment Sanitation at Your Food Processing Facility

The Importance of Equipment Sanitation at Your Food Processing Facility

Your food processing operations are a well-oiled machine. And speaking of well-oiled machines, your processing equipment is not only the lifeblood of your production, it can be the lifeblood for pests without proper attention. Your equipment is an important investment … Continue reading

The Top 3 “Hot Spots” Inside Your Facility

The Top 3 “Hot Spots” Inside Your Facility

As much as you prioritize keeping pests out of your facility, something has slipped past your preventive measures. You’re not alone – food processing facilities have so much to offer pests. From dry goods and moisture to warmth and dark spaces. … Continue reading

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Mosquito 101

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 Nile virus. The … 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

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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How to Help Prevent Pests from Invading Your Healthcare Facility

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 providing a safe and healthy environment to your patients, staff and … Continue reading

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

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 imperative that when they enter your facility, they … Continue reading

The Five Most Common Pests in Healthcare Facilities

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 which pose unique threats to … Continue reading

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Orkin Bed Bug ProAct™ FAQ

Orkin Bed Bug ProAct™ FAQ

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

Pest of the Quarter: Bed Bugs

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 of warmth, food and shelter. … Continue reading

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

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 virus and Chikungunya, that collectively affect millions of people every year. … Continue reading

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Pest of the Quarter: Bed Bugs

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 of warmth, food and shelter. … Continue reading

Pests You May See on Your Property Year-Round

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 attention, and most … Continue reading

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

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 dishes in … Continue reading

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Pest of the Quarter: Bed Bugs

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 of warmth, food and shelter. … Continue reading

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

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 pest control implications of vegetative roof systems. Knowing … Continue reading

How to Help Your Tenants Keep Pests Out of the Kitchen

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 responsibility, especially if you don’t … Continue reading