Here we will be posting our thoughts, tips, and news about pest management.
There isn't a person around who hasn't had to deal with Ants this summer. Many in the South are familiar with the terrible scourge known as Fire Ants, but now Fire Ants have a scourge of their own - Tawny Ants.
My mom would tell you that these pests are probably the reason that I chose to work in the pest control industry. At a very young - ripe old age of five - she would find me in the back yard with a magnifying glass burning these large black ants that would trail from a large tree towards a cinder block retaining wall.
Today we'd like to share with you the article released by KPCA on the First Graduating Class of the Master Technician Course. Names of those who are not employed at American Pest Management have been redacted.
So they say a plumber has plumbing problems, a mechanic is always working on his car, a construction worker is always working on a project at home, what about your Pest Management Professional?
As spring time approaches we all look forward to the warmer temperatures. But one thing we don't look forward to is the ANTS. Most of us in this area have experienced these little buggers rummaging through our homes. Ants often feed outside, but during the warmer months they make their way indoors to look for food. They will often be found in the kitchen and/or bathrooms. Ants will feed on anything that may be available, but will mostly be looking for water, sugars, or anything that has carbohydrates. After all, they need energy just like we do. In a recent PCT article they point out three important steps in the elimination of ants.
They say knowledge is power; this could not be more true for disinfesting your clothes of bed bugs. There are several articles and sources online about this procedure. However all methods may not be created equal or be right for your particular situation. This article will be going over some of the best methods for killing bed bugs in your laundry.
Imagine if mice could talk. Fortunately for us, they can't. However, there is a certain species of mouse that can communicate through squeaks! The gene that makes them squeak is also in humans and can help in speech disorder research.
On Saturday September 8th, the Olathe office of American Pest Management participated in Kansas Largest Parade, The Johnson County Old Settlers Parade.
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A download a pdf detailing what you can do to remove skunk odor.
American Pest Management technicians compete for 5 prestigious awards every year. The awards are presented to the technician that performs the best in their respective categories.
Need for proactive approach produces two innovative new bed bug programs at American Pest Management.
Ameican Pest Management is now offering residential snow removal. We will clean the sidewalks, driveway and the steps to your front door. Sign up today for automatic snow removal for 2 or more inches.
AMERICAN PEST MANAGEMENT, INC. LENDS A HAND TO HAITI Representatives from the National Pest Management Association make fourth trip to Haiti to provide professional services.
It's that time of year again and one of the most common calls we receive in our office during the summer months, are for Carpenter Bees
During April, the Kansas Pest Control Association and National Pest Management Association recommend that homeowners follow these tips to prevent pest infestations:
We at American Pest Management have rolled out our newest service: Bed Bug Certification Inspections. This service is designed to compliment the adoption of the International Property Maintenance Code by the City of Manhattan.
Dave Gonser on KCLY Radio Wednesday Morning News
Dr. Michael Potter, Entomologist at the University of Kentucky talks about bed bugs.
National Pest Management Association Offers Insights Into Public Perceptions About Bed Bugs
AMERICAN PEST MANAGEMENT LISTED IN TOP 200 OF PEST CONTROL COMPANIES GLOBALLY BY PEST MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL MAGAZINE
This summer the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA)-produced a children’s show, “Pest Quest,” to be shown online via the Pest Quest Channel on the web site, PestWorld.org
www.FelixFishing.com is an excellent source of information for any bass fishing enthusiast. Created and maintained by fishermen for fishermen, the site provides you with news, tips to help with both fishing and chronic pain and much more.
As our duty to provide the most up to date information about pest issues, we recently held 2 Bed Bug Summits in our Manhattan Office.
There's nothing like the smell of a fresh cut evergreen tree to get you in the holiday spirit. When you bring a fresh cut Christmas tree into your home, spiders, aphids and beetles that may be joining you for the holiday season.
Are you a manager or owner of a hotel or apartments and would like to know more about bed bugs and what actions to take if you find them?
Travis Aggson's Interview of Haiti with Channel 13 News.
American Pest Management Receives 2010 Best of Manhattan Award U.S. Commerce Association's Award Plaque Honors the Achievement WASHINGTON D.C., October 4, 2010 -- For the third consecutive year, American Pest Management has been selected for the 2010 Best of Manhattan Award in the Pest Control Services category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA).
Uniformed Haitian Men - each with a shotgun in hand - guarded the University of Miami's Haitian Hospital where we spent day 2 of our journey
Our first day in Haiti was spent at Grace Children's Hospital that used to serve as the best Tuberculosis hospitals in Haiti. The earthquake ruined their structures and left them without necessary resources_So many died during the earthquake when this hospital collapsed, now patients are treated in tents out in the courtyard. We found storage rooms of food unorganized and unsanitary with obvious signs of rodents, fly, ants, and mosquito activity - Our group of 24 split up into teams to address each of those concerns.
American Pest Management (Kansas City Office) took the opportunity to participate this year in the Johnson County Old Settlers Parade in downtown Olathe. Be sure to check out our pictures.
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If you have watched the news over the past 6 months, there is no doubt that you have caught a blip about the earthquake that has rocked the country and people in Haiti. In just 35 seconds an earthquake registering a magnitude of 7.0 killed over 230,000 Haitians and created a devastation that has changed the lives of the Haitian residents.
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Watch and learn about the new bait to be released for the Sentricon Termite Colony Elimination System.
Several clients over the past year have suffered through a bed bug infestation. Since many of us travel over the holidays here are few basic tips to help ensure you do not bring home any unwanted guests from your destination.
There are four kinds of cockroaches that can infest homes in our area. These being the German, American, Oriental and Brown banded. These four can be major pests in restaurants, hospitals, offices and buildings with food handling areas.
Many types of rodents cause problems in our homes. Squirrels, Chipmunks and Raccoons may be a nuisance from time to time but the most troublesome and potentially harmful are rats and mice.
So many friends, family, and clients have asked me this question over the years. The answer is yes, and not only can they harborage in the belfry, but also in attics, walls, chimneys, vents, under bridges, in barns, behind bark, and really any crack or hole that you can squeeze your thumb into.
A short video of us spending time with clients before a K-State baseball game.
American Pest Management, Manhattan, KS use pest control inspection techniques to find interesting ants to eliminate them from entering a home.
Check out "Pestworld for Kids":http://www.pestworldforkids.org which is part of the National Pest Management Association's efforts to educate future consumers about the benefits of professional pest control and encourage their interest in professional pest control as a career.
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