Pest Management

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Canadian Facility Management & Design

A role for employees in workplace pest prevention

Facility managers might be surprised to find out how often an employee accidentally introduces pests in the office.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

No vacancy for pests in hotels

With the right strategy in place, hotels can put out the “no vacancy” sign for pests and help ensure guests have a pleasant stay.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Keeping the dirtiest pests out of foodservice areas

To avoid negative publicity, it’s important to be aware of the dirtiest pests that are the greatest risk to your restaurant area.
bedbugs

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Facility fights bedbugs with creative invention

Bedbugs are becoming a huge concern in North America, spreading throughout hotels, stores, offices, apartment buildings.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Facilities slack in averting bird collisions

Preventing avian collisions in urban settings may not be a maintenance priority, but municipal bird-friendly standards are only going to get tougher.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

FMs quarterback retail transformation

The newly released PRSM 2017 Trends Report highlights the various roles of facility managers in reta
cockroach infestation

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Schools face risk of cockroach infestation

Cockroach infestations in schools are not uncommon. All it takes is one female with an egg case to start a population. Here are some prevention strategies.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Duo builds ‘unique’ prototype for bin cleaning

Two Winnipeg men have designed and built a prototype of a mobile pressure washing truck that sustainably sterilizes and deodorizes all garbage bins.
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CondoBusiness

Pest prevention for pools and other amenities

A condominium’s amenities should set it apart from competitors, keeping owners and residents happy and suites occupied — at least, that’s the goal. A property
Mice Pest

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Aging facilities face increased pest pressure

While all buildings need protection against potential pests, older buildings can face increased pest pressures and unique challenges if left unprepared.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Lighting the path to improved pest management

Most facility managers don’t consider pest management when designing and installing lighting systems in and around their properties, but they should.
Heathstone

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Pesticide blamed in Fort McMurray tragedy

After pesticide claims baby’s life and hospitalizes four kids, their Fort McMurray property manager reacts to worst nightmare
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cleaning carpets: hot water versus cold water

While hot water machines typically use more energy, they may be more effective at cleaning and protecting the indoor environment.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Power of dust powder in eradicating bedbugs

Ranking high in safety, effectiveness and versatility, dust formulations should be part of a proper bedbug treatment plan.
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CondoBusiness

More dense living, more pest problems

Multi-residential dwellings are at greater risk of pest activity, so it’s important to be proactive rather than reactive with pest management treatments.
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Canadian Property Management

Bird control for building managers

Property managers can lose thousands of dollars and clients due to birds roosting and nesting on their buildings.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Making good pest control moves

Whether moving into an existing office space or eyeing a new development, a building’s pest control plan should be a primary concern.