Product Education

As pest professionals you have to be the expert for your customers on all pests and all product options. But where do pest professionals go to get their education?

Target Specialty Products Technical Specialists are experts in their field on local pests and the best product options to treat for them. Whether you are looking for the latest products in green technology or a better way to manage your everyday pest problems you have come to the right place. 

Prevent infestation with fall preparation
integrated rodent management

With the fall season underway and colder months on the horizon, rodents start searching for warmer nesting areas and plentiful food sources – inside houses and buildings.

Sumari is Getting F.A.T. What Does it Mean For You?
pesticide tolerances

You may have heard that MGK’s Sumari® Insecticide will soon debut with F.A.T. – but what does that mean and why is it valuable for your business? The short answer is that Sumari can now be used on food and feed commodities in food handling establishments. 

Five steps to successfully conclude a callback

There are two primary issues with callbacks: 1) the specific pest problem and 2) the reaction of the customer to the PMP’s response. Resolving the pest problem can be straight forward; making the customer happy can be more challenging. Here are five steps to consider when working with a customer who has a complaint or concern. 

Catchmaster #611 Dual Action Twin Catch Trap
multi catch mouse trap

The Catchmaster Dual-Action Twin Catch now provides pest control operators with an effective option when confronted with increasingly sensitive accounts.  The Twin Catch was developed as a result of the growing pressure on pest control professionals by animal rights groups to stop using one of the key components of most IPM Plans,  adhesive based traps and monitors generically known as glue boards. 

Santa Fe Dehumidifiers Launches Next Major Advancement in Crawl Space Humidity Control
dehumidifier for crawlspace

The Santa Fe Oasis105 is the first residential dehumidifier with a patented three-coil Efficiency Capacity Coil Optimization (ECCO) technology that maximizes energy efficiency and capacity in a very compact box. The unit removes an unprecedented 7.6 pints of water for every kilowatt of energy at 80F and 60% RH. 

Express iQ provides the inside scoop on a locked station
rat detector app

Tamper resistant bait stations contain more than bait and traps, they contain a wealth of information for the pest control technician. Once a bait station is opened, evidence can be gathered, such as if there was rodent activity since the last service. While this information is valuable, it is also limiting, leaving many unanswered questions about rodent activity, which if known, would make it easier for a PMP to quickly enhance service at the account.    

START SMALL FOR BIG GAINS: Smart Rodent Technology
smart rodent trap

Over the last several years the conversation around implementing smart monitoring devices has dominated every pest category in our industry. This is not unusual, after all, people are adopting new time saving and security technologies into their day-to-day home and business routines organically. These are factors that beg the pest management professional to ask the question, “Does it make sense to keep doing this the same way?”

The 10 Most Hated Insects in the United States
most hated insects

Insects are among the least popular species in the United States. Not only can they be a nuisance, they can also threaten our health and well-being. But which insects are disliked the most?    

Becoming a Perimeter Pro
preventive pest control

A Perimeter Pro is a structural pest management technician who understands that the exterior perimeter is the source of a wide variety of structural pests that often invade the interior of buildings. These experts know it’s a best practice to prevent a pest problem on the exterior of a structure than to attempt remediation once the pest becomes established indoors.