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Another FREE Perk for Aprehend Professionals

The “Keys to a Successful Treatment” door hanger is available free to Aprehend professionals. This handy and helpful post-treatment piece can be used as a door hanger (complete with a place to indicate re-entry time) or as a leave-behind instructional tool. It details customer do’s and…
Aprehend Training, Part 4: Assessment Based Management and Strategic Barrier Placement

Aprehend Barrier Placement for Killing Bed Bugs | Training Video

The 4th part of Aprehend Training discusses Assessment-Based Pest Management (APM) for bed bugs and Aprehend strategic barrier placement. This term and concept was introduced by Dr. Dini Miller, 2019 PMP Hall of Fame Inductee and associate professor in the Dept. of Entomology at Virginia Tech.…
Effect of summer temperatures on Aprehend biological bed bug control

Summer is Coming! Protect Your Aprehend

Every year as temperatures start to increase, we get phone calls and emails inquiring how to protect Aprehend from summer temperatures. Many of the questions are specific to the high temperatures during transit (FedEx, UPS etc.). The biggest concern is that spores will be adversely impacted…

Aprehend Proactive Protocol for High-Traffic Areas

Click here to download printable document. Examples of potential businesses, community areas, and “high-traffic” public areas that are suitable for Aprehend proactive bed bug services: Waiting rooms (e.g., health care facilities, government offices, police precincts) Public transport (e.g., buses, trains, airport terminals) Theatres/cinemas Court rooms Libraries…

Aprehend Training, Part 3: Customer Prep

Customers ALWAYS prep like you ask them to, right? But what if they don’t? Will that affect the bed bug treatment you had planned? Part 3 of Aprehend Training discusses Customer prep. In this 4-minute video, Dr. Jenkins explains the “Minimal” customer prep suggested prior to…

Do chemical insecticide residues impact the efficacy of Aprehend?

This is a question that we get frequently from Pest Management Professionals (PMPs), and rightly so.  We all know that homeowners often apply off the shelf insecticides in their attempts to control bed bugs before reaching out to a professional for treatment.  Further, chemical applications are…

Case Study: Success in a Heavily-Infested Group-Living Facility

In collaboration with Brent H., EPC, www.environmentalpestcontrol.ca Background Environmental Pest Control (EPC) has been serving homes, cottages and businesses in Southern Ontario, Canada since 1988. They provide pest control solutions for bed bugs, cluster flies, mice, rats, ants, cockroaches, boxelder bugs, pine seed bugs, Asian lady…

Aprehend Training, Part 2: Fungal Diseases of Insects

Can you spare 5 minutes for some continuing ed?  The 2nd part of Aprehend Training video series discusses Fungal Diseases of Insects. Dr. Jenkins explains the clever biology of fungi and the mechanisms they use to attack insects. She also discusses why these fungi present little…