Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Pest Control articles below.
National Trust, Europe's largest conservation charity, is employing a biological controls approach to tackle the presence of clothes moths at Blickley Hall in Norfolk, England.
Take proactive measures to prevent pest infestations before these gain a foothold.
From the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) here are five actions for facility management as these pests have increased opportunity to gain access to buildings.
If your facility's not operating at its usual capacity, it may be more susceptible to infestation by rodents. Take these steps to protect it.
Tackle each area of restroom facilities to maximize pest management efforts.
Miami, Los Angeles, Tampa, and New York are frontrunners for the second consecutive year, and Atlanta joins the top five.
Any commercial property with a wooded area nearby or a transition zone between a well-manicured lawn and a non-landscaped area can provide harborage for ticks.
Examine the current situation, and evaluate the site to plan next steps to deter pest birds. Plus, advice for repelling mosquitoes.
When facility conditions are ripe for attracting pest birds, the end game is all about results.
The company services summer camps, parks, and resorts, and others with control and monitoring services based on an analysis of the client site.
Employees who work outside or in open-air buildings are at greater risk of encountering disease-carrying mosquitoes.
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2017.
The number of bed bug infestations in the United States continues to rise, according to Orkin, which just released its annual Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list.
Do you know how moisture control factors into your efforts to protect your facility from pests? Take this quiz and put your knowledge to the test.
Identify behaviors to implement effective bird control around facilities.
The August 2017 issue features a focus on security, including cyber attacks, video surveillance, and strategic approaches. Plus, indoor air quality, fire safety, restrooms, pest control, energy efficiency, and more.
Mobile, AL leads this list of U.S. cities that should be on high alert for termites during 2017.
A comprehensive pest management program is a necessary component to an effective food safety program under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2016.
The work is its own reward for cats whose job it is to keep breweries rodent-free.
A New Zealand library is hoping an unusual method will “bug” scrap-happy teenagers enough to keep them from loitering.
Activities in and around buildings help determine where to look, and which pests may be attracted.
Taking a proactive approach to pest bird control is imperative for maintaining clean and safe facilities.
This issue looks at trends in facility security. Plus, HVAC, thermal energy, pest control, power protection for IoT, LED lighting, green roofing, and more.
CDC states that with the recent outbreaks, the number of Zika virus cases among travelers visiting or returning to the U.S. will likely increase.
The last thing you want to worry about is a bed bug infestation in the office, but unfortunately, it is becoming more common. How can you prevent these pests from infesting your facility?
This issue takes a comprehensive look at a multitude of security issues and their solutions. Also featured: HVAC, hospitality case study, pest control, professional development.
Managers at a restored lighthouse in MIchigan found success using sonics to prevent seagulls from landing on its decks.
The Verifi™ bed bug detector from FMC Corporation provides continuous detection of bed bugs for up to 90 days at a time in a compact device. It is designed to be unobtrusive, operate silently, and not require occupants to vacate the room.
Several online tools help facility managers take a proactive approach to controlling fire ants.
These hearty creatures have experienced a recent population explosion, and there are no signs of it tapering off, according to experts. Fortunately, there are new ways to solve the problem.
Bird-B-Gone has unveiled its new Bird Control Channel on the Today's Facility Manager website.
How do I legally deal with turkey buzzards that are damaging my buildings? The birds are federally protected; otherwise, we would have an obvious solution.
The federal agency is involved in activities to assist in managing the bedbug problem.
This product from Global Material Technologies fits standard corrugated metal siding to exclude rodents, birds, and bats.