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SQF Certification Requirements

In the pest management field, a pest remediation company needs to have SQF certification before they can provide their services within a food business. SQF is recognized by retailers and food service providers as a rigorous, credible food safety management system, while the SQF Program is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) as … Continue Reading >

Amazing Cockroach Facts & Myths

Cockroaches have a reputation for being notoriously hard to kill. In fact, most people believe that these hardy insects are even able to survive a nuclear blast! But, while it is true that cockroaches can survive a dose of radiation that’s ten times the lethal dose to humans, the insects are susceptible to the effects … Continue Reading >

Where Do Bugs Go in the Winter?

Have you ever wondered why the bugs disappear in the wintertime? Why there aren’t any flies buzzing around, spiders spinning their webs, or ants foraging for food? Being cold-blooded creatures, insects are especially susceptible to winter’s cold temperatures. Thus, they have several different ways of surviving through the year’s coldest months. This guide will help … Continue Reading >

Do Mice Hibernate in Winter?

House mice do not hibernate through the winter. They take this time to forage for food so they can store it for later. And as a result, the winter weather forces the little rodents to where the food is – inside! This means that you’re more likely to have a mouse infestation in the winter … Continue Reading >

Where Do Mice Live in the Winter?

Most people believe that mice and other rodents go into hibernation for the winter because the critters aren’t seen as widely during the colder months. But this is completely untrue. Mice don’t hibernate. In fact, the cold weather actually drives outdoor mice inside where they can stay warm and bunker down for winter by gathering … Continue Reading >

How To Get Rid Of Bees In The Wall

Honey bees are among the most common type of flying insect to nest inside a structure’s walls. And, because of their importance to agriculture, removing them is often a challenging process that requires significant skill and planning. Because each situation is unique, removal needs to be conducted on a case by case basis. First – … Continue Reading >

If It Crawls or Flies, It’s Probably Bad for Business

A Primer on How to Detect and Control Bed Bugs, Roaches and Flies As the old saying goes, no publicity is bad publicity. But if you’re a hotelier, restaurateur, food retailer or manage just about any kind of facility meant for human inhabitants, the converse is the reality when it comes to issues around pest … Continue Reading >

Home Sealing for Pest Control

As the weather turns cooler, you might think that your days of worrying about pest infestation are over. But sadly, that isn’t the case. Fall and winter is no time to get passive with your pest control. In fact, now is when you really need to up your game because the cold weather is actually … Continue Reading >

Rodent Exclusion Techniques & Methods

Rodents are among the most common types of pest infestations in New York City. This is because the city offers the ideal environment for rats and mice to proliferate. In a city as large as New York, there are plenty of places to hide and an overabundance of food available. Of course, this often results … Continue Reading >

Winter Pest Control

Most people think that pest control is something they only have to worry about when the weather is hot and humid. After all, once the weather turns chilly and they days get shorter, pest and rodent infestations taper off, right? While it is true that the number of pests and rodents you see might drop … Continue Reading >