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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”…

FAQ – Aprehend and Mattresses

Why can’t Aprehend be applied to a mattress? The Aprehend label does not permit application of the product on mattresses.  The best treatment options for mattresses are physical removal (vacuum), steam or cryonite, contact insecticides, or encasements. All these methods target visible bed bugs and ensure…

Aprehend Training, Part 5 – Complimentary Products & Techniques

Part 5 of Aprehend Training discusses complimentary products and techniques for use in conjunction with Aprehend for the eradication of bed bug infestations. Dr. Nina Jenkins explains how to approach mattresses, non-washable clutter items, carpet, and more, and explains how Aprehend pairs well with steam, heat, and…

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…