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3 Pests to Watch For During Hurricane Season

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season is already off to a strong start, and although the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is not predicting as many hurricanes for this year as we experienced in record-breaking 2020, it is expecting 6-10 Category 1 hurricanes and 3-5 Category 3 …

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Aim Higher: Green Pest Control Starts Here

Whether you’re pursuing LEED certification for your building or have your own sustainability goals you’re working toward, environmentally responsible pest control should be part of your plan. What does green pest control mean at Orkin? It starts with our standard …

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How to Deter Flying Summer Pests

Preparing your business for a post-pandemic climate? Don’t forget to plan for handling summer pests, especially those that fly. Flying insects are particularly active during the warmer months. Customers are looking to get back to some form of normalcy and will expect to feel safe when they …

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Roof Rat Populations on the Rise: What to Know

The year 2020 brought us many surprises, including an influx of rodent headlines. Throughout the year, rodents made an appearance across the U.S. in alarming ways, demonstrating aggressive behavior due to a lack of food sources during the coronavirus pandemic and transmitting rat Hepatitis E to …

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How to Deal With Rodent Risks in the Wake of COVID-19

Many businesses adapted to unusual circumstances during the global COVID-19 pandemic, including altered operating hours, unpredictable customer traffic and general uncertainty about the future. Even as things change all around us, pest threats remain a constant—which means your business is …

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Restart Your Pest Management Service with Confidence

As you reopen your business, there are several things you will want to consider when it comes to pest control—especially if you paused your pest management service during the pandemic. With lighter human foot traffic and, as a result, less access to food and water, certain pests may …

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6 Healthcare Settings That Attract Pests

Healthcare settings are as unique as the patient care they deliver. But one thing they have in common – from acute hospitals to urgent care to diagnostic facilities and specialist care – is that they are sensitive environments where pests aren’t tolerated. Each one requires a …

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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 downloading our free Food Safety Modernization Act Special Report. Failing …

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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 which pose unique threats to your healthcare environment. For instance, flies can spread …