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Yearly Archives: 2022

Trick or Treat: Orkin Dares You to Eat Pests this Halloween

ATLANTA (Oct. 19, 2022) – Orkin is challenging the public to face their fears this fall by offering a tasty and ghoulish treat just in time for Halloween – Pest Infested Pops. Putting a spooky spin on the popular lollipop candy, the pest control company is also drawing awareness about the importance of pest control during the colder months. Continue reading→

Chicago Tops Orkin’s Rattiest Cities List for Eighth Consecutive Year

ATLANTA (Oct. 17, 2022) – Chicago may soon need to change its name from “The Windy City” to the “Rattiest City,” after topping Orkin’s Top 50 Rattiest Cities List, yet again. Orkin released the list today, and for the eighth consecutive year, the Midwest city takes the top spot. New York beat out Los Angeles for the #2 ranking and entering the top 20 this year is Hartford, CT, taking the#19 spot, and Miami, rising three spots to secure the #20 spot. Continue reading→

Los Angeles Buzzes as #1 City on Orkin’s 2022 Mosquito Cities List

ATLANTA (May 23, 2022) – Los Angeles is claiming the top spot again on Orkin’s Top 50 Mosquito Cities List. This is the second year in the row The City of Angels has edged out the competition. Chicago and New York trail at the number two and three spots, respectively, both of which jumped three spots from the year prior. Joining the list this year is Columbus (OH), Pittsburgh (PA), Sacramento (CA), Milwaukee (WI), Champaign (IL), Portland (OR), Greensboro (NC), Louisville (KY), Myrtle Beach (SC), Hartford (CT) and Waco (TX). Continue reading→

New Season, New #1 City on Orkin's Top 50 Termite Cities List

ATLANTA (March 21, 2022) – There seems to be a changing of the guard, as the city of Angels has apparently become the city of… termites?

Pest control leader Orkin reveals Los Angeles is claiming the top spot for the first time on this year’s Top 50 Termites Cities list, released today. Miami, the historic frontrunner, has fallen to second place, with Washington D.C., Tampa and Chicago rounding out the top five. Both Chicago and Raleigh are newcomers to the Top 10, with Chicago making the biggest jump from #23 to #5 on this year’s list. Continue reading→

Chicago Takes Another Top Spot For Pests, This Time Ranking #1 On Orkin's Bed Bug Cities List

ATLANTA (January 10, 2022) – Chicago settled in for the second year in a row as the #1 city on Orkin’s 2022 Top 50 Bed Bug Cities List, with Philadelphia and New York moving into the second and third place spots, respectively. These two Northeast cities saw the largest jumps with Philadelphia moving up 12 spots and New York moving up nine spots. As for newcomers to the list, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, landed at #42 and Lincoln, Nebraska, barely snuck in at #50. Continue reading→

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Press and Media

Orkin Releases Top 50 Bed Bug Cities List, Baltimore Remains Front Runner

Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite: Orkin Releases New Top 50 Cities List

Orkin Reveals Financial Impact of Bed Bug Infestations in Hotels

Orkin Launches New Service With Powerful Disinfectant For Businesses

Washington, D.C. Surpasses Baltimore to Secure Top Spot on Orkin’s 2020 Bed Bug Cities List

Orkin Commercial Services Helps Hotels Spot Pests

2023’s Most Rat-Infested Cities in America

Industry Best-In-Class Customer Service Award presented to Orkin

Junior Pest Investigators™ Takes the “Eek” Out of Teaching Bug Basics

Orkin's 2021 Top Termite Cities

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