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How to Avoid Pests in an Apartment Building

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

Living in an apartment building can oftentimes increase your risk of hosting a pest infestation. Since apartment buildings have so many different people living in one building, if your neighbors develop an infestation, it could wind up affecting your apartment. Fortunately, there are ways to lower your risk of developing a pest problem.   Inspect […]

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How to Prepare Your Restaurant For a Health Inspection

Posted on March 21st, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

When the health inspector comes into town, many restaurant owners and managers go into a state of panic. This should never be the case because all restaurants should always be ready to pass a health inspection. In order for your business to always pass, make sure you’re doing these things:   Copycat – Before your […]

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How Bed Bugs Spread

Posted on March 17th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

Did you ever think in your wildest dreams that your home would be infested with bed bugs? With a rise in the number of infestations over the last decade, bed bugs are a serious problem that needs to be addressed immediately when an infestation is discovered. For those who have become infested with these little […]

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5 Common Pests You’ll Find in Long Island

Posted on March 14th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

Long Island, New York is home to hundreds of species of bugs, insects, and rodents. Many of these animals will become nuisances that can infest your home, some of which can harm you and your home. For those who live in Long and Island and the New York metro area, it’s important to know which […]

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Easy Ways to Keep Pests Out of the Office

Posted on March 9th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

  When you think of an office building; plain, boring, and clean usually comes to mind, right? Wrong! Just because an office doesn’t have as many items inside of it as a house would, doesn’t mean it isn’t prone to becoming infested. To prevent pests from entering your office, keep these pest prevention tips in […]

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How to Keep Your Restaurant Pest-Free

Posted on March 6th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

  A restaurant should be filled with a relaxing atmosphere, delicious foods, and outgoing people. Do you know what restaurants shouldn’t be filled with? Pests. Unfortunately, restaurants will attract all sorts of flies, roaches, rodents, and ants. In order to be a pest-free restaurant, here’s what you need to do.   No Entryways Every building […]

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How to React When You See a Spider in Your Home

Posted on February 27th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

  Seeing a spider in your home is not uncommon at all. In fact, spiders are some of the most common household pests you’ll find on an everyday basis. Rather than screaming, jumping, and throwing things at it, here’s what you should do when you see a spider in your home.   Keep Calm There’s […]

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The Truth: How Spiders Spin Their Webs

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

  Nothing is more annoying than walking through your home and getting entangled in a strand from a spider’s web. While it can be frightful to suddenly walk through one of these webs, it also ignites a bit of curiosity. There’s always that thought of “How do those spiders make those crazy webs?”   About […]

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Fruit Flies: Removal & Prevention Tips

Posted on February 21st, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

  How many times have you bought a batch of fresh fruit from the store, only to discover a swarm of fruit flies days later? Rather than dealing with this problem every time you buy fruit, it’s important to know how to prevent an infestation (as well as removing a current one).   Profile Fruit […]

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Pest of the Month: Common House Spider

Posted on February 17th, 2017 by lisaeverbrand

  Even though the common house spider is pretty much harmless, it’s commonly found in homes all over the country. This nuisance pest might not put you and your family in danger, but that doesn’t mean it’s okay to have dozens of these guys crawling around your home. Here’s some basic information about the most […]

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IFMA

Founded in 1980, IFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting 24,000 members in 10​4 countries.

This diverse membership participates in focused component groups equipped to address their unique situations by region (133 chapters), industry (15 councils) and areas of interest (six communities). Together they manage more than 78 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US$526 billion in products and services.

BOMA

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of 91 BOMA U.S. associations and 18 international affiliates. Founded in 1907, BOMA represents the owners and managers of all commercial property types including nearly 10.5 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 1.7 million jobs and contributes $234.9 billion to the U.S. GDP.

NPMA

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), a non-profit organization with more than 7,000 members from around the world, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry's commitment to the protection of public health, food and property. This commitment is reflected both in the continuing education of pest management professionals and the dissemination of timely information to homeowners and businesses.

NYPMA

The NYPMA is The Voice for pest management companies all throughout New York State. Becoming a member could be one of the best possible investments you’ll ever make for your business. Not only will you have the backing of the New York Pest Management Association behind your company, but you’ll also get listed locally within our directory. This is a big plus for consumers or businesses looking for a legitimate pest management provider they can trust.

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CAI provides information, education and resources to the homeowner volunteers who govern communities and the professionals who support them. CAI members include association board members and other homeowner leaders, community managers, association management firms and other professionals who provide products and services to associations.

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GreenPro, the world’s largest and most credible green certification program for pest management professionals, recognizes companies within our industry that are committed to providing commercial and residential customers with reduced risk, comprehensive, and effective pest control services.

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