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Our pest control blog keeps you up to date with the latest news and industry trends. Through our extensive knowledge of pests, this Braman blog will ensure you have the tools to prevent and remove pests.

 

Natasha Wright

Natasha Wright, Technical Director

Natasha, our pest management blog expert, is a board-certified entomologist and a member of the Entomological Society of America. She earned her bachelor’s degree in entomology at the University of Florida in 2009 and received her master’s degree in entomology at the University of Arkansas in 2013.

Appreciating our Health Care Heroes

Appreciating our Health Care Heroes

We donated lunch to 150 health care heroes at Baystate Medical Center to thank them for their hard work and dedication during the coronavirus pandemic.

A List to Tick Off: How to Prevent Lyme Disease

A List to Tick Off: How to Prevent Lyme Disease

Lyme disease affects people (and pets) of all ages, and is commonly found in children, older adults and in those who spend time outdoors working or in other activities, such as firefighters and park rangers, with higher exposure to ticks.

Keep Bed Bugs at Bay: Tips for Facility Managers

Keep Bed Bugs at Bay: Tips for Facility Managers

Bed bugs are among those pests people may associate with unclean or “seedy” accommodations. The fact is, even the most luxurious bed in the highest quality hotel isn’t immune to an infestation.

How to Freeze Out Nuisance Winter Wildlife

How to Freeze Out Nuisance Winter Wildlife

Since many of these critters may carry rabies or diseases, we recommend contacting a pest professional for assistance, rather than risking your—or your customer’s—health by trapping them on your own.

Don’t Let Halloween Pests Haunt Your House

Don’t Let Halloween Pests Haunt Your House

Bats, rats and spiders may make the perfect holiday decorations, but their real-life counterparts are no treat for homeowners. They don’t ring the doorbell before trying to come in, but by taking a few steps of prevention, you can lock them out and keep your fall nightmare-free.

Pests: A Big Problem for Small Business

Pests: A Big Problem for Small Business

In the age of social media, the presence of pests can be spotlighted, causing a big problem for small businesses. We assembled tips to help you stay out of the negative limelight.

National Asthma Awareness Month: Cockroaches Can Be A Trigger

National Asthma Awareness Month: Cockroaches Can Be A Trigger

It’s National Asthma Awareness Month! Are you sneezing? Are your eyes itchy and red? Allergy and asthma sufferers may be quick to chalk up their symptoms to the evolving seasons, but in reality, these could be a reaction to a protein cockroaches store on their bodies and in their saliva and fecal matter.