Thursday, June 22, 2017

Linking Emotional Intelligence and Profit

If you want rock star employees, pay attention to their skills, experience, and their mood, energy level, ability to be coachable, capacity for learning, and willingness to give and keep their word on challenging outcomes and results.

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SC Johnson Donates to Mosquito Abatement Efforts

SC Johnson, parent company of SC Johnson Professional, recently donated more than 480,000 units of mosquito repellent to Feeding America. The national social services organization will distribute... Read more

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Employees Rank Clorox, P&G CEOs Among the Best

The CEOs of The Clorox Co., parent company of Clorox Professional Products Co., and Procter & Gamble (P&G), parent company of P&G Professional, have been named to... Read more

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Budget Cuts Lead to Superbug Outbreak at Irish Hospital

A decision to reduce scheduled cleaning from seven days per week to six has resulted in an increase in carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae (CPE) cases at Tallaght Hospital in Dublin,... Read more

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Kimberly-Clark Appoints Jeffrey Melucci General Counsel

Kimberly-Clark Corp., parent company of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has appointed Jeffrey Melucci general counsel. In his new role, Melucci, who joined Kimberly-Clark in 2013, will oversee the... Read more

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3M Adds Two Executives to Leadership Team

3M Adds Two Executives to Leadership Team3M recently appointed two executives to the company’s leadership team. Michael Roman has been named chief operating officer and executive vice president. Roman has been with 3M for nearly... Read more

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Ask Annissa: Communicating Reasonable Cleaning Times with Team

Do you feel like some members of your cleaning crew are taking too long to clean certain items?

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Ken Campbell Joins Esporta Wash Systems Inc.

Esporta Wash Systems has announced the addition of Ken Campbell to their executive team as vice president of the ECONA Network.



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CoreLogic Launches Storm Damage Identification Service

CoreLogic has announced the launch of a new service, Roof IQ, which pinpoints specific homes damaged by storms so roofing professionals can more effectively identify prospects and manage lead-generation activities.



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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Ecolab Issues 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report

Ecolab Issues 2016 Corporate Sustainability ReportEcolab, Inc. has released its 2016 corporate sustainability report. The report highlights Ecolab’s commitment to provide and protect clean water while reducing waste and energy use. The... Read more

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JANCOA CEO Wins Entrepreneur Award

JANCOA Janitorial Services CEO Mary Miller has been named the recipient of Ernst & Young’s 2017 Regional Entrepreneur of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award for the Ohio Valley... Read more

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ACI Appoints Three New Board Members

The American Cleaning Institute® (ACI) appointed three executives to its board of directors during the institute’s mid-year meeting earlier this month. The new board members include Jeff... Read more

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ACS Industries Acquires ETC of Henderson

ACS Industries, Inc. has acquired the unique intellectual properties of ETC of Henderson, Inc. ACS Industries’ purchase follows a recent fire that severely damaged ETC of Henderson’s... Read more

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ISS Secures Contract With Fiat Chrysler

ISS Secures Contract With Fiat ChryslerISS has been awarded an integrated facility services contract with international automobile manufacturer Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV. The deal calls for ISS to provide a range of services,... Read more

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Odorcide Duralast Now with Pet-Soothe

Odorcide Duralast products have added Pet-Soothe. This feature can help prevent inappropriate marking.



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Road 4 Life Organization Hikes To Make a Difference

For those living with cystic fibrosis (CF) and Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), The Road 4 Life organization is a beacon of hope when it comes to the fight against these incurable diseases.



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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Case Study: Unique Hurdles Call for Creativity during Fire Damage Restoration

Let me set the scene for you. The home in this case study is nestled atop 35 acres of gentle, rolling hills in mid-Missouri. It was built of native cut lumber, harvested from the property, which had not been sealed.



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Diversey President Added to Women on Board initiative

Diversey President Added to Women on Board initiativeCatalyst, Inc. has named Dr. Ilham Kadri, president of Sealed Air Diversey Care, to the U.S. class of its Catalyst Women On Board™ initiative. First launched in 2007, the nonprofit’s... Read more

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More UK Millennials Hiring Cleaners

More millennials in the United Kingdom are hiring cleaners to service their homes, especially for one- and two-bedroom properties. Research completed on the subject revealed that four in 10... Read more

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Illinois Hit with New Drug-Resistant Infection

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), a group of extremely drug-resistant bacteria, is spreading throughout In Illinois hospitals, The bacteria are leaving patients with very few... Read more

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APIC Recognizes the2017 Heroes of Infection Prevention

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has announced seven recipients of the Heroes of Infection Prevention Award. The... Read more

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Kimberly-Clark Teams With Georgia Tech

Kimberly-Clark Corp., parent company of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has become a member of Georgia Tech's Center for the Development and Application of Internet-of-Things Technologies... Read more

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Monday, June 19, 2017

How Carpet Cleaning Reduces Asthma and Allergies

Reduce Your Asthma and Allergies Symptoms – Clean Your Carpet!

The most common allergens that may trigger asthma, like pollen, pet dander, mold and dust mites, settle indoors unobstructed and make allergy sufferers’ day-to-day lives a real challenge. The microscopic antigens thrive on a variety of surfaces at home, such as carpets, upholstered furniture and heavy curtains. Or when there is nothing to trap them, the invisible airborne allergy culprits simply become part of the indoor air composition we breathe.

There are about 300 million people with asthma in the the world, which translates into one in five households being affected by the condition. According to the experts, the prevention of allergen buildup at home and the avoidance of allergen exposure are the vital measures, a susceptible person should take, in order to alleviate his or her symptoms. Hence, this article will focus on the cleaning aspect of how to maintain effectively carpets allergen-free.

Cleaning steps to enjoy allergy-safe carpets

There are two bodies of supporters when it comes to asthma sufferers and the type of flooring they should choose for their home. This leads us to the the never-ending battle between carpets and hard floors. We come across testimonials from asthmatic people who swear about the benefits of hardwood floors in relation to their health. A number of studies, on the other hand, conclude that carpets, in effect, improve the indoor air quality by acting as a filter. Airborne particles and allergens are naturally trapped into the carpet fibres, thus people are more likely to breathe contaminant-free air. And as long as the cause for allergy is regularly removed through various cleaning techniques, carpeting at home will actually help a person with an allergic condition.

Vacuuming

Most people will vacuum their carpets at least once a week. But if you are asthmatic, you may consider doing it two to three times a week. Some allergy symptoms are exacerbated during particular seasons, for instance, when pollen count is high. If this is the case with you, then, it is advisable that you adjust the frequency of vacuuming accordingly.
A popular belief is that the use of vacuum cleaning machines with HEPA (high efficiency particulate air) filters helps eliminate more effectively common house allergens.
However, a note worth mentioning is that dust mites and pet hair are larger than .3 microns, which is the minimal size of particles that a HEPA vacuum cleaner is designed to retain. Hence, specialists emphasize that sufferers should not exclusively invest in a more expensive vacuum cleaning machine but focus on the regular and meticulous cleaning maintenance of their carpeted floorings.

Deep carpet cleaning

Carpet cleaning experts at Go Cleaners London advise people to have their textile flooring professionally cleaned once or twice a year. And for folks who suffer from certain allergic conditions – even more frequently, if possible. Mold, pet dander, dust mites and pollen particles are successfully removed from carpets and other surfaces by applying innovative cleaning techniques.

Steam cleaning

It is proven that allergy symptoms are significantly reduced if carpets are cleaned by applying the hot water extraction method. It is important to point out, here, that rented steam cleaners are not as powerful as those used by professional carpet cleaning companies. DIY steam cleaning not only may be less efficient as it leaves a percentage of the allergens behind, but it can also promote mold buildup in the carpet underlay because the water is extracted less effectively.

Dry treatment

As a preventive measure, dry cleaning is the recommended deep carpet cleaning method for people who are specifically allergic to mold and mildew. There are a number of advanced dry cleaning techniques, nowadays, which incorporate the use of hardly any moisture in the process. In comparison to the hot water extraction treatment, the carpet is left virtually dry after it has been bonnet cleaned. Dry cleaning successfully preempts mold spores development and growth.

Other measures

People who have a severe allergic reaction to certain antigens take additional precautions by choosing the right type of carpet that is designed to alleviate their condition. The manufacturing industry has evolved significantly in recent years in that respect. There are different hypoallergenic or antimicrobial carpeting and padding on the market, which have a very low level of VOC and are easy to maintain and clean.

And let’s not forget that allergens can thrive on a variety of other surfaces throughout your home, hence, the importance of cleaning your upholstered furniture and mattress on a regular basis. Washing frequently your bedding, the curtains, any mats, cushion covers and throwovers will also reduce your allergy symptoms and will improve tremendously the quality of air you and your family breathe.



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5 Reasons to Buy a Dehumidifier

5 Reasons to Buy a Dehumidifier

When you’re looking to make a change in your life, buying a dehumidifier is probably not the first item on your list of resolutions. It’s a distinctly un-sexy purchase, that’s for sure. But when it comes to your health and well being — not to mention the safety of your home and the preservation of your belongings — a dehumidifier can have a huge effect on your life.

Here are five reasons it might be time to spring for one.

1. You Have Mold and Mildew

If you have a basement, chances are you’ve smelled it: the odor of mold and mildew. But along with being an unpleasant olfactory experience, mold can be a significant cause of damage to your home’s structure. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 30% to 50% of all structures (residential and commercial) are in a condition that encourages the buildup of powerful biological pollutants. Mold can take hold whenever humidity is over 60% in an enclosed space for a protracted period of time, and it can weaken the support structures of your home, damage walls, and ruin carpets. Not to mention destroy your belongings — especially if you use a damp basement for storage. Sheets, clothing, and paper are particularly susceptible, but so are electronics. By drying out the air, a dehumidifier makes it harder for mold spores to spread and grow.

2. You Have Allergies

You might be allergic to mold. But many other common allergens also thrive in humid air. The grossest? Dust mites. These miniscule relatives of spiders and chiggers love damp environments — anything above 50% humidity feels great to them — and survive by eating dead skin and dander from humans and pets. Though they’re completely invisible to the naked eye, they can wreak havoc on sheets, textiles, rugs, and furniture. Not to mention your respiratory system.

3. You Want Better Respiratory Health

Even if you’re allergy free, drier air is generally good for breathing and circulation. There’s a reason why doctors used to prescribe a trip to the desert or the mountains for patients with respiratory issues — drier air is less work for your lungs.

4. You Want Your Food To Stay Fresh For Longer

We’ve covered how hospitable humidity is for mold. But spores don’t just ruin walls, books, and medical bills — they also get into your food. A dehumidifier can lessen the risk of spoiling for your dry food, and ensure that it tastes fresh for longer. With a dehumidifier in the kitchen, bread will take longer to go stale, fruit will remain crisp for more than a few days, and your Cheerios won’t be soggy before they hit the bowl. That’s good news for your grocery bill… and your health.

5. You Want a Lower Utilities Bill

A humid house is harder to cool. Your air conditioner has to work doubly hard to dry the air before cooling it. Plus, as anyone who has ever lived in the American South can tell you, when it comes to comfort, it’s not the heat — it’s the humidity. Wet air feels warmer than dry air at the same temperature, and what do you do when you feel warm? You turn down the thermostat.

The end result is a high electricity bill and lingering discomfort — not to mention increased maintenance due to the strain on your cooling system. A dehumidifier can lessen the load for your A/C unit, which should pay dividends every month on your utilities bill.

Sam Radbil is a contributing member of the marketing and communications team at ABODO, an online apartment marketplace. ABODO was founded in 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin.



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P&G Promotes Three Executives

Procter & Gamble (P&G), parent company of P&G Professional, has expanded its leadership team with the promotion of three executives. Current P&G chief financial officer (CFO) Jon... Read more

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ISS Contracted to Secure British Historical Sites

ISS Contracted to Secure British Historical SitesISS has been awarded a three-year integrated facility services contract with English Heritage. English Heritage oversees more than 400 historical sites, monuments, and buildings throughout the... Read more

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Sodexo Appoints CEO of Rewards Services

Sodexo Appoints CEO of Rewards ServicesSodexo has appointed Aurélien Sonet CEO of the company’s global benefits and rewards services segment, effective September 1, 2017. Sonet joined Sodexo in 2000 and has held a variety... Read more

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GCA Services Awarded Contract With Michigan School District

GCA Services Group has secured a custodial services contract with Northwest Community School District in Jackson, MI. The deal calls for GCS Services to provide janitorial services to the... Read more

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ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2017 Keynote Speakers Announced

ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2017 Keynote Speakers AnnouncedComedian and America’s Got Talent host Howie Mandel and inspirational and gritty former NFL Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman will be the 2017 ISSA Keynote Speakers during the... Read more

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Sodium Bicarbonate: The User-Friendly Blasting Abrasive

Sodium Bicarbonate (“Baking Soda”) has a long and established history. In 3500 BC, Egyptians used Natron, which was primarily made of Sodium Carbonate.



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Friday, June 16, 2017

Malish Expands Operations in Europe

Malish Expands Operations in EuropeThe Malish Corp. has opened a manufacturing facility in Środa Śląska, Poland. The plant, Malish’s first in Europe, will primarily manufacture surface-cleaning brush products. The facility... Read more

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Competition for Janitorial Jobs Soars in South Korea

Competition is high for janitorial jobs among Individuals in Seoul, South Korea. The ratio of applicants to hires is 16.5 to 1. Many of the 66 applicants applying for the city’s janitorial... Read more

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Costco Implements Chemical Smart Screening Program

Costco has updated its “smart screening” program and will not sell products with harmful chemicals or ingredients the company views as raising social or regulation concerns. Costco... Read more

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Johnson Controls Announces Quarterly Dividend

Johnson Controls Announces Quarterly DividendJohnson Controls, Inc. has announced a quarterly dividend of US$0.25 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend―$1.00 annualized with a yield of 2.39 percent―is payable July 7... Read more

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Weekly Product Showcase June 16, 2017

Weekly Product Showcase June 16, 2017Stay up to date on the industry's newest products and services from these ISSA members. An Advanced Ride Advance’s SW5500™ Rider Sweeper is designed to provide the power and... Read more

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

ISSA's DEAL Program Produces Actionable Results

ISSA's DEAL Program Produces Actionable ResultsISSA, in partnership with Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC, is pleased to share the achievements of participants in the Distributor Efficiency Analytics & Learning (DEAL) program since its... Read more

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ISSA-TV: Leveraging the Value of Clean

ISSA-TV: Leveraging the Value of CleanThe Value of Clean® is composed of six key areas that are measured to establish a company's return on investment when it comes to cleaning. In this Educational Quick Clip, ISSA Membership and... Read more

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Two Cintas Facilities in Pennsylvania Recognized for Safety

Two Cintas Facilities in Pennsylvania Recognized for SafetyCintas Corp.’s facilities in Philadelphia, PA, and Allentown, PA, have received the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star worksite designation from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health... Read more

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APIC Announces Administration Award Winner

Jodi Vanderpool has received the 2017 Health Care Administration Award from the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). APIC’s award is given to recognize... Read more

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Charges Filed in Michigan Legionnaires' Outbreak

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed involuntary manslaughter charges against five health department officials. The indicted officials are accused of failing to alert citizens of a... Read more

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Johnson Controls Names Roy Dunbar to Board

Johnson Controls Names Roy Dunbar to BoardJohnson Controls, Inc. has named W. Roy Dunbar to its board of directors. Dunbar, the former chairman and CEO of Network Solutions, also serves on the board for Humana, Inc. and Lexmark... Read more

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Violand Vault: Test Scores, Touchdowns, & Customer Satisfaction

Do you have the proper metrics in place across the board to keep your company running like a well-oiled machine? 

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A&J Property Restoration Expands into Milwaukee

A&J Property Restoration, a member company of DKI, has announced that they are expanding with a new, full-service location in Milwaukee, Wis., starting June 15, 2017.



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6 Types of Foods that Reduce Mold-Derived Inflammation

6 Types of Foods that Reduce Mold-Derived Inflammation

While MoldBlogger already provides various sources on the topic of the anti-fungal diet, the focus of this article is to suggest anti-inflammation-specific foods you can quickly incorporate into your routine now that will help reduce the unbearable symptoms without halting the much-needed work of inflammation.

Plant-based Omega-3 Fats—

  • seaweed
  • algae oil
  • flaxseed/flaxseed oil
  • hempseed oil
  • camelina oil
  • chia seeds/chia seed oil
  • walnuts
  • dark leafy greens (romaine, arugula, spinach, purslane)
  • beans (mung, soy, navy, kidney)

Omega-3 foods have shown to reduce inflammation, as well as diminish oxidative stress.

Dark Leafy Greens—

  • kale
  • romaine
  • arugula
  • spinach
  • purslane
  • collard greens
  • Swiss chard
  • endive
  • turnip greens
  • beet greens

Dark leafy greens particularly target chronic inflammation due to their vitamins A, D, E, and K, as well as their alpha-linolenic acid (and omega-3) content.

Herbs and Spices—

  • clove
  • ginger
  • turmeric

Most herbs and spices have anti-inflammatory values to some extent, but these three are proven to be the most potent. Their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits are due to their various constituents, such as eugenol, 6-gingerol, and curcumin.

Fruits—

  • blueberries
  • green apples
  • grapefruit

Like herbs and spices, most fruits contain anti-inflammatory properties, but because mold sufferers must adhere to a strict anti-fungal diet that cuts out sugar, the list has been narrowed down to these three fruits. Blueberries, green apples, and grapefruit have low sugar content and are also quite potent as anti-inflammatories.

Tea—

  • Tulsi (holy basil tea)
  • ginger tea
  • Yerba Mate Tea
  • Redbush (rooibos)
  • peppermint tea
  • lavender tea
  • rosemary tea
  • rosehip tea

Caffeinated teas only exacerbate mold and inflammatory issues. Therefore, only non-caffeinated teas have been included in this list. These teas contain antioxidants and micro-nutrients (vitamins and minerals) that fight inflammation and support immune function.

Fermented Foods—

  • miso
  • coconut milk kefir
  • tempeh
  • natto
  • olives

Fermented foods offer naturally-derived probiotics. Probiotics produce lactic and acetic acids that aid in rebalancing the pH of the intestines, creating an acidic atmosphere in the gut, which stymies fungal overgrowth. This is why it is important to furnish the gut with an adequate supply of probiotics, and specifically probiotics such as lactic acid-based bacteria (lactobacillus) that have developed naturally in a food source that facilitates preservation and enables an increase in probiotic content. (Some choose to use probiotic supplementation through capsules to ensure that the friendly bacteria can pass safely through the stomach’s acidic secretions.)

Adding these foods to your diet now will be helpful when you are prepared to make the shift to a completely anti-fungal/anti-inflammatory diet. Begin by replacing the oils you cook with, substitute coconut milk kefir for your yogurt, enjoy sampling tempeh or natto, slowly transition from your green tea or your coffee to the non-caffeinated options above, make more dishes that call for the three most potent herbs and spices, incorporate more dark leafy green salads in your routine. No matter what changes you make or how gradual you make them, you are taking one step closer to lasting relief.

Related Topics

Foods to Avoid When You Have Mold or Yeast in Your Body

Foods to Eat When You Have Mold or Yeast in Your Body

 

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Bee & Wasp Control

Bee & Wasp Control

Bee & Wasp control can be a huge and dangerous task during the summer and warmer weather. Pest Control Pros takes the service at a serious health risk in the areas of Sacramento and Elk Grove CA. Bob Villa explains how to control bee & wasp Control for your home. Here is the source of the article and video:https://www.bobvila.com/articles/bob-vila-radio-bee-wasp-control/#.WUF3j2fmXxA

Late summer’s when you see ‘em, but now’s not  actually the best time to mess with a bee or wasp nest. The queen establishes her colony in June, but you don’t always know a nest exists until it gets bigger and you see insects coming and going into holes in the ground, in trees or in your house.  

“Late summer’s when you see ‘em, but now’s not actually the best time to mess with a bee or wasp nest. The queen establishes her colony in june, but you don’t always know a nest exists until it gets bigger and you see insects coming and going into holes in the ground, in trees or in your house.

If the nest isn’t near where people hang out, you can probably let it be, at least until the temperatures get lower. Below 50 degrees, wasps can’t fly well, and when it freezes the colony will die.

Nests that are hidden in walls or attics are hardest to control. Insecticidal dusts generally work better here than aerosol sprays. For yellowjacket nests in the ground, try pouring in a soap and water solution. Whatever you use, do it at night when they’re not active.

It’s interesting that porch ceilings were traditionally painted sky blue to keep bees and wasps, who prefer to nest under cover, from feeling at home. Some old-timers say the same trick works on the backs of attic louvers and shutters. If you’ve had bee problems, it’s certainly worth a try!

For more on pest control, consider:

Top 10 Ways to Deal with Bees
How To: Rodent-Proof Your Home

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SCRIA Votes to Merge with ISSA

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ABM Partners With British Youth Charity

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