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Thanksgiving Closure

Gobble, Gobble. Happy Thanksgiving to all our customers, family, and friends out there in bed bug land.  ConidioTec will be closed on Thursday, November 24 & Friday, November 25 so that our staff can spend the holiday with their families.  If you need more Aprehend this week, please…

Bed bug job call back? Now what?

Call backs are rare, but there’s always a cause and usually there’s a remedy. Let’s consider some possibilities. Is it the client?Did they do something they shouldn’t have? Did they return un-laundered bedding to the bed, attack the scene with DIY products, or clean off or…
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Aprehend works, but don’t just take our word for it.

It’s always great to attend the national, regional, and state shows where we get a chance to talk to all the PMPs that have adopted Aprehend in their bed bug protocols.   At the recent PestWorld in Boston we were able to catch these 3 PMPs…

ConidioTecTip – Aprehend Sprayer Compressor

The compressor is the heart of your Aprehend sprayer. If it’s not running, you’re not treating. If it seems like your Aprehend compressor keeps running and doesn’t shut off, or it won’t run at all, there may be a simple solution. Watch this 3-minute video where…

ConidioTecTip – Treating a Chair With Aprehend

Just like people, chairs come in all shapes and sizes. But a few basic concepts apply for ANY chair. Check out this 2.5-minute video where we cover some helpful tips for treating chairs that you may encounter on your next bed bug job. Check out other…

Management of Bat Bugs and Their Hosts

EDITOR’S NOTE: ALWAYS CHECK WITH YOUR STATE BEFORE USING A PRODUCT FOR A PEST THAT IS NOT SPECIFICALLY LISTED ON THE LABEL. NOT ALL STATES PERMIT THE USE OF PRODUCTS UNDER FIFRA SECTION 2 (ee). Background Bat bugs (Cimex adjunctus) are often mistaken for bed bugs…

ConidioTecTip – Aprehend Sprayer Coiled Air Hose

The most important part of troubleshooting is a systematic approach from one end of the “system” to the other. So, if it seems like your Aprehend compressor keeps running and doesn’t shut off, it might not be the compressor, it might be the hose. This often-overlooked component…

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…