Carpenter bees - female bee boring a hole to lay eggs

It is springtime here in western Pennsylvania, and that means carpenter bees are out and about. This is the time of the year that homeowners and local Pittsburgh business owners notice large black bees hovering and flying outside of their home and business.  One business that we sometimes go to visit even has a sign…

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Empty restaurant - Without prevention, fruit flies can damage your restaurant's reputation. Here are some steps you can follow to help get rid of annoying fruit flies!

The last thing a restaurant owner/manager wants to see is a customer waving fruit flies while they dine. Even worse, they definitely don’t want to see are flies on in drinks or food. This can, and usually does, lead to negative online reviews and other reputation damages. Even if you regularly clean your restaurant from…

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Two little girls working in class - As parents ourselves, we believe that pesticides should be used as a last resort when dealing with pest control in schools!

Your kids are precious and mean the world to you. And we know that you would do anything and everything to keep them safe. As parents ourselves, we feel the same way, which is why we believe that pesticides should be used as a last resort when dealing with pests. Here’s how we deal with…

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Entering a hotel room - Bed bug prevention is crucial to keeping an infestation at bay! These steps will help protect your hotel from any unwanted "hitchhikers".

In the hospitality industry, any kind of pest or rodent infestations could mean a significant decrease in business. Bed bugs specifically have become a serious issue within this industry space. Bed bug infestations can and do happen before staff is even aware that the problem exists. This means it’s extremely important for management to do everything…

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School library - Our kids spend roughly 950 hours in school each year. Here are a few ways to protect our kids and prevent wildlife issues in schools.

Our kids spend roughly 950 hours in school each year. Those hours should be allocated to learning, creating, sharing, and understanding. They should not be wasted on wildlife pests and problems like raccoons, bats, and birds. Here are a few ways to protect our kids by preventing wildlife issues in schools.

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Inside of a retail store - Rodents in retail settings can be extremely destructive, here's what to do if you find rodents in your retail establishment!

As we approach the end of a long holiday retail season, we’re sure you and your crew are exhausted. With inventory and stock rooms a bit of a mess, the last thing you want to find are rodents nesting. Rodents can be extremely destructive, as they can both cause thousands of dollars in damages and…

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A made hotel bed - As people choose to do better for the planet, they expect others to do the same - here are some organic pest control for hospitality tips for your business!

More and more people are moving towards making greener choices in their everyday lives. And with that increase of green popularity, you may have noticed more products and businesses promoting organic, green, or sustainable language. The hospitality industry is also moving in the same direction. As people make their own choices to do better for…

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Empty classroom full of desks - Termites cause a lot of damage. In schools, they can also destroy books, boxes, and furniture. What should you do if you see termite damage in your school?

Termites are a pain in a number of different ways. The damage they cause can be dangerous. And before you know it, it can take a large sum from your bank account. The same goes for school buildings. Termites can cause damage to schools in several ways. They cause damage to the wood studs, door…

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If you’ve ever had warehouse rodents before, you know preventing them is the best strategy - Let’s talk simple ways you can prevent warehouse rodents.

At Boos, we believe in the saying “prevention is the best medicine”. And if you’ve ever experienced rodents before, you know preventing them is a much better strategy than battling them. Let’s talk about some simple ways that you can prevent warehouse rodents in the long run.

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pantry pests

As the people in Pittsburgh’s North Hills become increasingly dedicated to their health and quality of life, many are buying more real food and cooking their meals themselves. To keep this practice affordable, people often purchase food in bulk and store it at home – which is a great strategy, as long as humans are…

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