October 2015

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How To: Inspect Your Hotel Room for Bed Bugs


It’s typical for a hotel room to offer complimentary soaps, razors, toothbrushes, and on special occasions that yummy chocolate mint on the pillow. What you don’t want coming home with you after a vacation or business trip is the former hotel guest that stayed before you – the bed bug.

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Best Command Pest Halloween Costumes


According to ABCNews, the most popular Halloween costumes predicted for 2015 are Star Wars characters, superheroes, minions, 90s tv characters, and Frozen princesses. And we think those are fabulous ideas! But if you want to make a splat at the party we think you should buzz around in some of these creative creations.
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Go! Bite! Sting!


Choosing a mascot and team name that embodies the spirit of your location, your mission, and your athleticism can’t be an easy task. Especially, with so many names being taken by so many teams across the country. We suppose sometimes you have to get creative. And that’s where pests stop becoming a nuisance and start becoming a large furry costume that the team and fans can rally behind. It’s truly the only time these guys get good press. Here are some of Command Pest Control’s favorites.
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Pest Control Drones


While there’s been much controversy over the use of drones – flying robotic machines used for photography, weapons, etc. – there’s one use for them that isn’t causing as much backlash. Pest control. To be more specific, the drones are using pests in order to get rid of pests, which isn’t unheard of. After all, bats are the natural pest control for mosquitos.

The way it works: The drone flies over a field of crops that has been suffering from harmful pests. It drops helpful crop pests like Californicus mites, which eat the bugs that are eating the crops. The project is being currently used throughout Australia to determine its effectiveness.

So far, they have discovered the bug drone can cover 12 acres in 15 minutes, much faster than the traditional method of hand distributing the bugs throughout the field.

To keep up with the story and how beneficial the drones are, visit here.