PCT Magazine October-2012 Research out of Ohio State finds foggers have little impact on modern-day bed bugs due to the brief exposure times, their relatively low concentrations of pyrethrins and/or pyrethroids, and their lack of residual activity. And, the insecticide mist from such foggers had no adverse effects on any bed bugs that were in […]
Have a No-Mouse House: It may seem like the middle of summer, but the reality is that fall and colder temperatures are just around the corner. When the temperature drops, your risk of mice, rats, and other pests dramatically increases, because they seek the warmer temperatures in your home. While Viking Pest is always here […]
Time to Pest-Proof Your Home April is “National Pest Management Month” Pest Controllers offer tips Everyone is happy to see the cold of winter replaced by the first warm days of spring,” says Leonard Douglen, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association, “and this is just as true for the many insect […]
In what may be the biggest news about pests since literally the Middle Ages, scientists are beginning to think that the rat, long blamed for the Black Death that killed off millions of Europeans, was not responsible for spreading the disease. Actually, scientists have long known that the rat was not directly responsible for spreading […]
By Gregory Covello, A.C.E. (Associate Certified Entomologist) Winter is normally a time when our focus on pests in the garden is at its least. The majority of the insect world is taking a break from visiting our gardens, orchards, and farms. However, not all pests take a winter vacation. The time is now that we […]
They’re Back!! – Digger Bees The Digger Bee has returned and is terrorizing gardeners and homeowners throughout our service area. Have you seen mounds appearing in your lawn or garden? Is there a tiny bee that moves very quickly frequenting that mysterious mound? If you answered yes, the Digger Bee has found you! This […]
Our Roach Coach has launched in the Tri-State area. Take a photo and tweet it to @vikingpest on and you’ll be entered to win $100!
April is “National Pest Management Month” – Pest Controllers offer tips Disseminated by The Caruba Organization Alan Caruba April is National Pest Management Month and with the advent of spring, Leonard Douglen, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association, reminds homeowners that pest-proof one’s home protects against “threats to health and, importantly, […]
Viking Pest Control President presented with National Young Entrepreneur Award Viking Pest Control President Ryan Bradbury was presented with the National Young Entrepreneur Award at NPMA’s (National Pest Management Association) PestWorld, this year in Phoenix, AZ. Bradbury was recognized with the second annual Young Entrepreneur Award.