FAQs About the 2024 Cicada Emergence

How bad will the 2024 “Cicadapocalypse” be? It is expected trillions of cicadas will emerge, however, there will not be a significant overlap between the two broods. Brood XIX will emerge in most of Missouri and southern Illinois, and Brood XIII will emerge in the northern region of Illinois. The only area that will likely…

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Team Spotlight: Austin Hightower

How long have you been with Rottler? I’ve been with Rottler for a little over 2 years now.   How did you get started in the pest control industry? My friend, Chance, worked for Rottler and always talked about how great the company is! Chance referred me and I made the career change.   What…

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Tips for a Pest-Free Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us, and while it’s a time for joy and celebration, it’s also a time when pests like rodents, spiders, and cockroaches can find their way into your home. To help you keep these unwelcome guests at bay and ensure your home remains a happy, healthy space, we’ve put together some…

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Rottler Appoints Bryan Bochantin as the Training and Development Specialist

Exciting new educational initiatives are taking place at Rottler Pest Solutions with the promotion of Bryan Bochantin as the Training and Development Specialist. Technical Director, Jay Everitt, has been continuously working to reconstruct the new hire training process with Bochantin’s assistance. These efforts aim to ensure every new hire is provided with a leading education…

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What Kind of Rodent is in My Home?

Rodents are one of the most common pests across the United States. This pest invades the homes and properties of 1 in 3 Americans each year according to the National Pest Management Association. The preferred habitats of rodents vary by species, while some burrow in lawns others may choose to take up residence in your…

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Team Spotlight: Samuel “Diesel” Dietzel

How long have you been with Rottler? I have been in the industry for 2 years and with Rottler for about 10 months. How did you get started in the pest control industry? I’ve always been curious about pest control and was captivated by the science behind it and staying active.­        …

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Team Spotlight: Tyler Ferin

How long have you been with Rottler? I have been with Rottler for 10 months. I will be celebrating my one year in September! How did you get started in the Pest Control Industry? This is my first job in the Pest Control Industry. Prior to working for Rottler, I was in the Food Industry…

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A Three Step Approach to Defeat Termites

Termites can be a significant issue in the Midwest because the climate provides a suitable environment for their growth and reproduction. The warm and humid summers, coupled with rich soil, create the perfect conditions for subterranean termite colonies to thrive. Termites are known to cause extensive damage to homes and other structures, as they feed…

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Are We Poised for a Breakout Mosquito Season?

A cool, wet spring could delay the start of peak pest season, but once the hot and humid summer weather kicks in, homeowners may experience increased mosquito activity. What makes the Midwest region susceptible to intense mosquito populations? There are several reasons including: Climate – The St. Louis, Columbia, Springfield, and Kansas City areas have…

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Rottler Technician Tim Schulte Named Industry Award Finalist

Pest Control Technology Magazine identified Tim Schulte from Rottler Pest Solutions Wentzville office as a national finalist for the magazine’s 2022 Technician of the Year award. Recognizing standout service professionals in pest control, PCT’s Technician of the Year award is a top achievement in the pest control industry, which honors excellence in customer service and…

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