Pro2Pro February 2021
From the Desk of Tony Schultz
Safety is Served: Restaurant Pest Control Tips
In today’s state of affairs, sanitation is always top of mind. This is especially true for the bar and restaurant industry as they face different stages of closures, restrictions or reopenings. Regardless of what phase these establishments find themselves in, there is one certainty that will be waiting for them – roaches. Any restaurant protocol should now include long-term roach control as a standard component, and we’ve gathered tips from PMPs to help you strengthen your sanitation strategy in our restaurant blog series.
The Right Active Ingredient for the Job
Cockroach infestations can leave your customers alarmed and fearing another infestation. Use Gentrol® Point Source, a discreet, non-spray format ideal for food handling establishments, as part of any treatment protocol to prevent future roach infestations.
Watch and learn how (S)-hydroprene, the core of the Gentrol® product line works.
Win the Battle Against Cockroaches
One of the toughest pests to get rid of, the cockroach can rear its ugly head any time of year. To help pest management professionals in this ongoing battle, the Zoëcon team has put together a comprehensive article to eliminate and prevent cockroach infestations. From different treatment methods to where they're most commonly found, this information will go a long way in helping you determine the right cockroach control product for each of your customers.
Natural Born Killers: 4 Insects to Control Using Botanicals
Forty-six percent of PMPs surveyed for the PCT Magazine “State of the Green Market Study” indicated that they promote green products and services. As more and more customers continue to seek out “green” insect control alternatives, pest management professionals can rest assured with the Essentria® family of products from Zoëcon. These naturally derived products are FIFRA 25(b) Exempt, offering an environmentally conscious option that get the job done against some of the most invasive indoor and outdoor pests. Check out our blog below to learn about four insects you can control using the Essentra® line of botanical insecticides.
Mild Winter Sparks Concern for Busy Pest Season
While the Southeastern region of the country is delighted that this has been another mild winter, many homeowners may not be as thrilled with what this could mean for pest populations in the coming months. The unseasonably warm and dry winter is forcing insects like spiders to emerge from hibernation earlier than usual in search of food. Click the link below to learn our tips for controlling emerging spiders this season and our product recommendations to kill callbacks.
Tips & Tricks for Fleas & Ticks
While professional pest control products are essential for fighting infestations from fleas and ticks, educating your clients can go a long way in helping them create an environment that reduces their risk of infestation from these pesky and often dangerous pests. From proper sanitation practices to lawn mowing and vegetation management, these tips and tricks will help keep your customers protected.
Reduce Callbacks This Winter with Zoёcon IGRs
PMPs are reporting that business is booming, but fear that tighter restrictions may be on the way for their restaurant accounts. With this, however, comes an opportunity for PMPs to shift their focus towards residential pest control. Due to customer wariness about coming into direct contact with PMPs, it’s vital to educate customers on insect growth regulators (IGRs) for sustained insect control throughout the winter. Learn how you can educate your customers on tips for residential pest control and the importance of Zoёcon IGRs in our helpful blog.