Pests

Whether it's rain or warm weather, expect pest pressure

Whether it's rain or warm weather, expect pest pressure

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As the weather heats up, so does pest activity. And pests don't necessarily slow down when the warm weather leads to afternoon rain in many parts of the country.

Keep your facility out of spider webs

Keep your facility out of spider webs

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Spiders may not be as common as ants and flies in healthcare and long-term care facilities, but their presence can pose serious problems. In a recent survey on pest control, about 10% of the Association for the Healthcare Environment members surveyed indicated that spiders are one of the hardest pests to control inside their facilities.