Pest In Focus: Photo of a Huge Hornet Nest Removal

This month’s Pest In Focus was taken by a pest management professional at Gemtek Pest Control in Eagle, Idaho. A contrast to the most recent Pest In Focus image of a tiny wasp nest, this week’s photo shows the removal of a huge hornet nest! Hornet nest removal is a job best left to a pest management professional, regardless of the size of the nest, as stinging pests can be very dangerous for an amateur to deal with. This particular nest was found on eaves about 8 feet above the ground with hundreds of hornets buzzing around it! Look at this hornet nest that one of our technicians found on an Eagle home! pic.twitter.com/2oXXKt2aSn — Gemtek Pest Control (@GemtekPest) May 29, 2014 Stay tuned for more pest control industry snapshots—if you have a photo as cool as this hornet 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...

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...

Pest In Focus: Pest Management Pro Gets Close to a Spider!

This month’s Pest In Focus was taken by a pest management professional at Peachtree Pest Control Co., Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia. Peachtree Pest Control tweeted this awesome photograph of a spider, showing how up-close and personal pest management pros often get with pests. One of the fun parts of pest management is that you never know exactly what insects (or arachnids) you’re going to encounter on a job! Look what one of our techs found today! pic.twitter.com/HpDic3Mn8I — Peachtree Pest (@PeachtreePestCo) March 19, 2014 Stay tuned for more pest control industry snapshots—if you have a photo as cool as this spider 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...

Pest In Focus: PMP Finds Large Termite Tube

This month’s Pest In Focus was taken by Keith Lewallen, owner of Union Exterminating in Monroe, North Carolina. Keith submitted this awesome photograph of a termite tube as a Pest In Focus contender and was chosen to be featured in this month’s blog! Homeowners may not be aware that termite tubes such as this one are signature indications of a termite infestation. @FMCpest How about this termite tube. pic.twitter.com/cz7lfGmJta — Keith Lewallen (@KeithLewallen1) March 7, 2014 Stay tuned for more pest control industry snapshots—if you have a photo as cool as this German cockroach cracker carnage 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...

Pest In Focus: Termite Tubes Prior to Treatment

This month’s Pest In Focus was taken by Yates Pest Control of Dickson, Tennessee. The photo shows a termite tube in a garage, just prior to treatment. Termite tubes are built by termites to connect the nests with the food source and are one of the hallmark signs of an infestation. Stay tuned for more pest control industry snapshots—if you have a photo as cool as this termite tube photograph 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...

Pest In Focus: Early Bed Bug Detection is Essential

This month’s Pest In Focus was taken by a pest control professional at Unitech Pest Control of Covina, California. The image, depicting a severe bed bug infestation in a bedroom, reinforces the necessity of early bed bug detection to prevent the problem from worsening. Bed bug detection can be tricky so it’s recommended that potential infestations are investigated by a pest control professional as soon as they are suspected. Remember to check your mattress for #bedbugs pic.twitter.com/HtZ4aVC5eh — Unitech Pest Control (@Unitechpest) January 3, 2014 Stay tuned for more pest control industry snapshots—if you have a photo as cool as this bed bug infestation 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 hashtag 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...