Top Tweets: Tips on Preventing Ticks for Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Check out the most popular @FMCpest and @FMCbedbug tweets from the past two weeks, including tips for preventing ticks for Lyme Disease Awareness Month, a photo of the removal of a tiny wasp nest and how using an analytics tool can enhance your pest control social media efforts. Be sure to follow us on Twitter for pest control industry news, expert advice and the very latest pest product updates from FMC Professional Solutions. “How to get rid of #ticks and prevent Lyme disease” http://t.co/i0bKvRWqn6 #LymeDiseaseAwarenessMonth — FMC Pest (@FMCpest) May 20, 2014 Thank you to @RDRPest for the wasp nest removal photo in this month’s #PestInFocus! http://t.co/IHhVFx7cKu — FMC Pest (@FMCpest) May 9, 2014 Even a seasoned pro can mix up #ant species! That’s why we created this handy ant identification guide: http://t.co/fxbwG0V3W2 — FMC Pest (@FMCpest) May 14, 2014 Using an analytics tool can really further your #socialmedia goals. Learn more here: http://t.co/5jdyiRbo3D #pestcontrol — FMC Pest (@FMCpest) May 15, 2014 What We’re Reading: @tcmacrae discovers an arboreal fishing #spider. http://t.co/o20BNCBjWM — FMC Pest (@FMCpest) May 8, 2014 Blog: These five bugs are often mistaken for #bedbugs! http://t.co/2dUemNXcAu — FMC Pest (@FMCpest) May 9, 2014 Now that’s a good eye! @ProBestPest spots a #termite tube from the street! http://t.co/DfMKzU5YzB — FMC Pest (@FMCpest) May 12, 2014 “What Do #BedBug Bites Look Like?” http://t.co/5d22Az6qT9 Via @bedbugexpert — FMC Bed Bugs (@FMCbedbug) May 9, 2014 VIDEO: How to properly apply liquid pesticides. http://t.co/hlvix7K7f2 #pestcontrol — FMC Bed Bugs (@FMCbedbug) May 5, 2014 Tips for avoiding #bedbugs during travels: http://t.co/q464DQh2dr #BedBugWeek — FMC Bed Bugs (@FMCbedbug) April 24,...

Pest In Focus: The First Wasp Nest Removal Call of the Season

This month’s Pest In Focus was taken by a pest management professional at RDR Pest Management in Canterbury, United Kingdom. The first wasp nest removal call of the season turned out to be an easy one, as the nest was barely larger than the tech’s thumb! Though this wasp nest removal was for a smaller-sized nest, it’s important that homeowners always call a professional when dealing with dangerous pests like wasps. My first wasp’s nest call out of the season was not much of a challenge but I did have to use the steps to reach it. pic.twitter.com/uuwGAaW5eE — RDR Pest Management (@RDRPest) April 29, 2014 Stay tuned for more pest control industry snapshots—if you have a photo as cool as this wasp nest removal that you’d like to be featured on In Focus, please send it our way. On Twitter? Share your photo with @FMCpest or just add the #PestInFocus hash tag to your tweeted photo! What is In Focus? As a pest management professional, you often come across interesting situations. Infestations that have spread out of control. Pests living in peculiar places. Bugs of unbelievable sizes. Many of you even take pictures to document these encounters, and as pest management enthusiasts, we want to see them and share them with the...