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Carpenter Ants - Munch, Munch, Munch!
Published: August 05, 2014

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.

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First Graduating Master Technician Class
Published: July 21, 2014

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.

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Sentricon Testimonial: Travis Aggson
Published: July 07, 2014

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?

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Fast Food Junkies
Published: June 23, 2014

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.

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Killing Bed Bugs in Laundry
Published: June 02, 2014

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.

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Can Singing Mice Help People Communicate?
Published: May 06, 2014

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.

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Press Release: American Pest Management Employee Finalist In PCT Magazine Photo Contest
Published: January 29, 2014

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Press Release: American Pest Management, Inc. Donates Free Bed Bug Services to a Family in Need
Published: January 15, 2014

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Press Release: American Pest Management, Inc. Team Member Achieves Associate Certified Entomologist Status
Published: December 30, 2013

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Choosing The Right Termite Company
Published: November 22, 2013

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Tick Season
Published: October 30, 2013

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Press Release: American Pest Management To Rid Historic Waters Hall (Kansas State University) Of Termite Infestation
Published: July 31, 2013

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Press Release: American Pest Management Selects Kansan Suzanne Lane for Year of Free Pest Control
Published: July 16, 2013

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Avoid the Bed Bug Summer Blues
Published: July 15, 2013

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Does Your Hotel Room Have Bed Bugs?
Published: July 08, 2013

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Bed Bugs Bite Actual Human.
Published: April 10, 2013

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American Pest Management, Inc. Team Member Achieves Associate Certified Entomologist Status
Published: April 08, 2013

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APM Employees Compete for Awards
Published: March 20, 2013

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American Pest Management Receives 2012 Best of Manhattan Award
Published: January 31, 2013

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APM's Proactive Bed Bug Program featured in National Pest Control Magazine, PCT.
Published: January 10, 2013

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We often get the question, Are there poisonous spiders in our area?
Published: December 06, 2012

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Have you seen moths flying around your home and cant figure out why they are there?
Published: November 15, 2012

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APM takes 2nd place in Kansas Largest Parade
Published: November 09, 2012

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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Holiday Special
Published: November 08, 2012

Holiday Special $50 Gift Certificates available for ONLY $40 each

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Look for Us at Events, for Your Chance to Win Money by Liking Us on Facebook!
Published: September 20, 2012

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Tips on removing skunk odor
Published: May 31, 2012

A download a pdf detailing what you can do to remove skunk odor.

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APM TECHNICIANS EARN ANNUAL AWARDS
Published: February 01, 2012

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.

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APM FEATURED IN PCT MAGAZINE
Published: January 18, 2012

Need for proactive approach produces two innovative new bed bug programs at American Pest Management.

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INCIDENTS OF BED BUGS ON THE RISE IN THE MANHATTAN AREA
Published: December 07, 2011

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NOW OFFERING SNOW REMOVAL
Published: December 07, 2011

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.

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News Realease American Pest Lends A Hand To Haiti
Published: July 11, 2011

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.

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What's that buzzing around your deck?
Published: May 18, 2011

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

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April is National Pest Management Month
Published: April 21, 2011

During April, the Kansas Pest Control Association and National Pest Management Association recommend that homeowners follow these tips to prevent pest infestations:

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1st Bedbug Free Certified Property In Manhattan Announced
Published: March 09, 2011

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.

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Bedbugs in the News
Published: February 18, 2011

Dave Gonser on KCLY Radio Wednesday Morning News

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Good night don't let the bed bugs bite!
Published: February 06, 2011

Dr. Michael Potter, Entomologist at the University of Kentucky talks about bed bugs.

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Bed Bugs in America: New Survey Reveals Impact on Everyday Life
Published: January 12, 2011

National Pest Management Association Offers Insights Into Public Perceptions About Bed Bugs

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Bed Bug Specialist attends National Bed Bug Forum
Published: January 12, 2011

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Apm listed in top 200 of pest control companies globally by pmp magazine
Published: January 12, 2011

AMERICAN PEST MANAGEMENT LISTED IN TOP 200 OF PEST CONTROL COMPANIES GLOBALLY BY PEST MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL MAGAZINE

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Does the Cold Weather Have your Kids trapped indoors? Check out the new Pest Quest Channel!
Published: January 12, 2011

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

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Do you or a loved one enjoy bass fishing and hunting?
Published: December 28, 2010

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.

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Why do it yourself for bed bugs doesn't work
Published: December 22, 2010

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.

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Uninvited Holiday Guests
Published: December 08, 2010

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.

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APM Offers Bed Bug Summit 11/18/2010
Published: November 10, 2010

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?

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Interview of Travis Aggson about Haiti
Published: November 08, 2010

Travis Aggson's Interview of Haiti with Channel 13 News.

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APM Receives Best of Manhattan Award 3 Consecutive Years
Published: October 14, 2010

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).

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Haiti Trip Day 2
Published: September 22, 2010

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

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Haiti Trip Day 1
Published: September 22, 2010

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.

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American Pest Presents "BEETLE MANIA"!!
Published: September 17, 2010

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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Tasty Tailgate Recipe For Chiefs vs San Diego Chargers September 13th
Published: September 10, 2010

Charger Hot Dogs Bacon-wrapped Jalapeno & Cheese Hot Dogs= Yum!

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American Pest Takes Pest Management Pledge to Haiti
Published: September 08, 2010

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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Prairiewood Retreat and Preserve - A Big Hit with APM Employees
Published: February 05, 2010

Whether you are looking for a corporate outing, a special family getaway, or even a small wedding, we highly recommend the Prairiewood Retreat and Preserve.

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American Pest Management - Pledge Commercial
Published: December 29, 2009

Commercial

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DowAgroSciences to Release New HD Termite Bait
Published: December 22, 2009

Watch and learn about the new bait to be released for the Sentricon Termite Colony Elimination System.

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Traveling During the Holidays...Be Bed Bug Prepared
Published: December 22, 2009

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.

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Unwanted Guest
Published: November 20, 2009

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.

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Controlling rodents
Published: November 03, 2009

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.

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Can Bats really be in the Belfry?
Published: November 03, 2009

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.

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We proudly sponsor K-State baseball
Published: November 03, 2009

A short video of us spending time with clients before a K-State baseball game.

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How to get rid of ants
Published: November 03, 2009

American Pest Management, Manhattan, KS use pest control inspection techniques to find interesting ants to eliminate them from entering a home.

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Pestworld for Kids
Published: October 22, 2009

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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