Sunday, January 31, 2010

Cornell Community IPM Program Needs YOur Help!

   As you may be aware the Cornell Community IPM program is in serious jeopardy. For years this group has offered a balanced IPM approach as others sought to force a non pesticide or pesticides as a last resort agenda on all New Yorkers. It is imperative that we do all we can in support of this program. Please go here and see the letter from Don Rutz the head of the program for initial steps in combating this misguided move by the Governor.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Some cool tools we use here at Standard!

Decided to show off some of my favorite tools we use here at standard. I put in the Pur Fill gun that is great for sealing out insects, the foam comes in white and black for exterior applications(very cool). The Pestifoamer, the greatest tool for applying foam in a commercial kitchen setting. The foam eats away the scummy gelatinous material that allows fruit flies to breed. The new Hilti gun is great for anchoring bait stations into concrete, allows us to secure bait stations properly. I also show off the See snake which is a great tool for taking a look into wall voids and finding stuff. These are some of the tools that allow us to continue to be one of the most modern pest conrol companies in new york.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Say hi to Larry the snake

Say hi to the office pet Larry the snake. Larry got caught on a glue board at one of our accounts and was rescued by Jack (one of our many great techs) bringing him in and than Joe (greatest service manager) rescued Larry from the glue board. Ever since we have been taking care of Larry, getting him a tank and feeding him his favorite treat Crickets.  see a close-up of Larry after the jump.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Standard's Vice Pres Gil Bloom Guest Speaker @ ISS Pest Control Knowlege Forum

This years ISS Pest Control Knowledge Forum heard form Standards own Gil Bloom. Gil gave his presentation "Bed Bugs The New Vampires". To give this presentation Gil was invited all the way to Israel where this years Knowledge Forum was being held. Congrats Gil! from the whole team @ Standard!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

The meal moth takes Manhattan

article about moths mentioning Standards Vice President
original article here @ Brickunderground:
After several acquaintances complained to us recently about moth infestations in their Manhattan apartments, we checked with our pest management expert, Gil Bloom, to see whether a larger trend is taking wing.
According to Bloom, complaints about pantry moths (a.k.a. meal moths) have been on the upswing for several years now, corresponding with a trend toward bulk shopping.  Call it the Costco effect.  

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Standards Unique Business Cards

Got another comment on my business card the other day so i figured i wouyld post it for everyone to see. We designed these in house and had them printed. Double sided, full bleed, rounded corners and nice stock. Thinking about going with spot colors next time. Hope you enjoy. BTW Happy New Year!!