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ConidioTecTip – Aprehend Sprayer Straw/Dip Tube

Occasionally, PMPs call ConidioTec Tech Service with an issue that seems like a faulty compressor but turns out to be an unlikely suspect: the spray gun straw/dip tube. Issues with the straw will disrupt flow of Aprehend through your sprayer causing sputtering or even blockages. In…

ConidioTecTip – Aprehend Sprayer Lid Gasket

The Aprehend sprayer utilizes a gasket in the lid of the spray gun. We often get questions about this gasket. What’s its purpose? Will the Aprehend spray gun work without it? Can I get replacements? Watch this one-minute video and see Don answer these questions. Check…

ConidioTecTip – Aprehend Sprayer Deep Cleaning

Generally, the only maintenance you need to perform on your Aprehend sprayer is to backflush after each use. But, if Aprehend is left in the sprayer too long, deep cleaning may be required. (Things happen, we get it.) So, this 2.5-minute ConidioTecTip details how to do…

ConidioTecTip – Backflushing

We often get asked about the maintenance required for the Aprehend spray gun. The good news is that the spray gun is virtually maintenance free if you follow a few basic tips. The most important one is to “backflush” the nozzle at the end of each…
Vacuuming is the fastest bed bug knockdown. Photo courtesy of Paul Bello www. pjbpestconsultant.com

Looking for the fastest knockdown? Vacuum!

For initial service, vacuuming to remove all visible bed bugs, skins, and eggs prior to treatment is key.  A vacuum is the most effective way to ensure that all visible bed bugs are instantly removed. This provides an immediate knockdown of the bed bug population and…

Aprehend Training, Part 7: Aprehend Care and Feeding

Part 7 of Aprehend® Training discusses the care and feeding of your Aprehend and Aprehend sprayer. Dr. Nina Jenkins details Aprehend handling and storage, sprayer care, PPE, and more. Check out the other Aprehend Training Video Series installments on our YouTube channel here. You’ll find information…

Everything you need to know about Aprehend in one minute!

This 1:19-minute video easily and quickly explains Aprehend and how it works to eliminate and prevent bed bug infestations. Thanks to our friends at PCT for producing this fun and helpful video. Find out more about how Aprehend can help you win the fight against bed…

Aprehend Training, Part 6: Customer Education

Part 6 of Aprehend® Training discusses important aspects of Aprehend post-treatment communication. Dr. Nina Jenkins details customer do’s and don’ts that are key to a successful Aprehend service and behaviors that eliminate callbacks. Learn about the importance of normal sleeping routines and locations, re-entry times, “wandering”…