Put that spray can down

Keith has an excellent blog- Probestblog’s Blog and these are some great tips for pros or rookies alike; When’s the last time you heard someone say move your trash can to solve a bug problem? Well it’s pros like him and those on this page sharing their wisdom and tips that only come from years of experience. Check back often because there’s a whole industry filled with people who have such valuable knowledge just like this.

I think the biggest item that I notice is that most people just grab the can when they see a bug. The first step is to identify the pests and decide if it necessary to kill the bug. In the Pest Management industry the first thing we do is an inspection. We determine what insect is visible and how it got in and then we decide on the best method.

  • Exclusion –stop the insect from getting in, caulk and seal or use hardware cloth to stop the animal from getting in.
  • It might be as simple as moving the garbage can away from the home or moving a wood pile to the back of the property.old ad for spray can pestcemetery.com Firewood should always be on a platform not on the ground.
  • If you are having problems with drain flies – cleaning the drain is the first step in pests reduction. Use Biozyme foam to keep drains clean and pests free.
  • You might be able to just take the bug out of the home and set it free.
  • So before you grab that can of bug spray, stop and then decide if it is necessary to kill the bug.

    Keith V. Birkemeyer
    ProBest Pest Management
    480-831-9328 www.callprobest.com/blog

    About The Bug Doctor

    Jerry Schappert is a certified pest control operator and Associate Certified Entomologist with over two and a half decades of experience from birds to termites and everything in between. He started as a route technician and worked his way up to commercial/national accounts representative. Always learning in his craft he is familiar with rural pest services and big city control techniques. Jerry has owned and operated a successful pest control company since 1993 in Ocala,Florida. While his knowledge and practical application has benefitted his community Jerry wanted to impart his wisdom on a broader scale to help many more. Pestcemetery.com was born from that idea in 2007 and has been well received. It is the goal of this site to inform you with his keen insights and safely guide you through your pest control treatment needs.

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