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May 2016 Maintenance Matters

Pest-proof Your Facility This Spring

Thoughtful landscaping will help keep pests at bay

Landscaping and pest management are more intertwined than you may think—those seemingly well-manicured plants and flowers outside your facility can also attract and provide harborage for pests.


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April 2015 Facility Focus

Stop the Stink

How to keep smells away and pests at bay

In commercial property management settings, there are a number of sources from which odors can originate. Thankfully, there are also several tactics you can use around your facility to make sure odors don’t become a problem.


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September 2013 Tackling Trouble Areas

Steps to Make A Facility 'Insect Clean'

Small pests can damage structures, contaminate surfaces and contribute to illness and disease.

Every commercial facility will have some type of pest control process in place and every facility will handle sanitation differently. However, it is important to ensure you have included three specific points within your list of standards.


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Weather The Storm This Summer

How to keep pests from seeking shelter in your facility.

Summer showers can cause an increase in humidity and standing water on your property, and create an ideal environment for pests such as mosquitoes and rodents to thrive.


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July 2013 Feature 4

Trim The Hedges

Keep pests out of sight with these landscaping tips.

In order to avoid creating an attractive harborage for pests looking for food, water and shelter, it is important to consider factors such as vegetation type and position when planting around buildings.


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January 2013 Contractor Success 2

Protect Your Property With Winterization

Preparing your grounds for the freeze can help get you through the winter without blowing your budget.

There are a number of cost-effective steps facilities managers and building owners can take to ensure that their properties and their grounds are sufficiently maintained through the winter and ready for springtime.


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