GETTING LICENSED

Interested in becoming a Unipest Sales Inspector or an Applicator Technician?  Watch the following video and use the following links to find everything you need to become an employee of Unipest!

Link to Structural Pest Control Board of CA Forms and Publications

TRUCK COMPLIANCE

Watch this video to understand fully what the State of California and our company individually requires to be present and functional on the service vehicles of our company. Be well versed in these requirements in order to avoid fines and discipline for the the company and yourself personally.  As always, call with any questions.

BASIC SERVICE

Most Unipest Technicians begin their careers as “Spray Jockey” or General Pest Technicians.  This video describes how to execute a regular general pest service in Southern California suburbia correctly.  Learn and enjoy!

EFFECTIVE DE-WEB

One of the only aspects of our service that the customer can regularly “see” is our de-webbing.  Once the spray has dried, the granules have dissipated, and the technicians have come and gone, besides the service ticket on the door, the de-web job is the only part of pest control that evidences our presence and service so DO IT WELL!  In this video, master technician and operator, Cardon Ellis, shows us how to de-web properly!

TRIPLE RINSING

Triple rinsing pesticide containers is almost a universal requirement on all the labels of pesticides in California.  Here Cardon Ellis shows his fellow technicians how to triple rinse pesticide containers properly.

BACKPACK SPRAYER

The Birchmeier 4 gallon backpack sprayer is the workhorse of the spray jockey and advanced pest control world.  Durable, strong, versatile, and manually powered, this backpack is the industry standard for service and will be LITERALLY by your side for 90% of your pest control sprays.  In this video, Cardon Ellis shows you how to perform a service best with a backpack sprayer.

USING GRANULES

The Birchmeier 4 gallon backpack sprayer is the workhorse of the spray jockey and advanced pest control world.  Durable, strong, versatile, and manually powered, this backpack is the industry standard for service and will be LITERALLY by your side for 90% of your pest control sprays.  In this video, Cardon Ellis shows you how to perform a service best with a backpack sprayer.

GERMAN ROACHES

In the cockroach world, the bigger they are, the easier they are to kill. Unfortunately, the smallest of the cockroach invaders, the German cockroach, is often the hardest to exterminate completely due to its rapid reproduction rate, adaptability, versatility, and cooperation required from the client.  In this video, master technician Cardon Ellis show you how to treat effectively for German cockroaches.

EQUIPMENT LABELS

The state of California Requires certain labeling requirements on any piece of application equipment that holds an EPA registered pesticide.  Watch this video to understand what those requirements are and how you can comply with both state law and company policy.

GOPHER TRAPPING

Pocket gophers are one of America’s major economic pests, ruining farmland, landscaping, baseball fields, etc.  In many instances where gas cannot be used, trapping is the most effective and economical option.  There is an art to this trapping, however, and in this video, master technician Cardon Ellis describes how it is done!

RODENTICIDES

The state of California has multiple classifications for rodenticides, primarily, 1st and 2nd generation rodenticides.  Each rodenticide has certain limitations and strengths.  watch this video to understand them and improve your pest control program and service.

BAITING FOR RATS

Rodent Control isn’t about just buying some traps and bait and just tossing them toward a problem.  There is more of an exact science to catching one of humanity’s oldest nuisance pests and vector’s of disease.  Watch the following video for tips on baiting for rats.

RODENT EXCLUSION

Rodent control is 50% baiting and trapping and 50% “exclusion”.  In this video, Master Technician, Cardon Ellis, teaches the viewer how to seal rats OUT of their homes in a process called “exclusion.”

MAKING B. STATIONS

California has strict rules about rodenticides, rodenticide containers, and bait stations.  In this video, Cardon Ellis shows the viewer how to manufacture and prepare a bait station in order to be compliant with pest control law.

PLACING B. STATIONS

Once you have learned how to make a bait station properly, you need to learn how to PLACE the bait station correctly. In this video, Cardon Ellis, master technician of Unipest, shows the viewer how to effectively place your bait stations.

MIXING FOAM

Mixing foam is a big part of pest control… learn to do it well.

LABELING STATIONS

Learn the legislative requirements of labeling bait stations in California.

SETTING RAT TRAPS

The Victor Rat Trap is still the industry standard for simple and effective rat control.  Learn how to set and place properly the Victor rat trap as well as other, more modern, plastic and self-setting rat traps.

PROPER UNIFORMS

Clothes make the man (or woman)… learn the art and the legal requirements of being properly uniformed and protected in the state of California.

BED BUG HEAT 1/3

Bed Bug Heat treatments are an effective alternative to fumigation, but are full of nuances that need to be mastered.  Heat treatments are effective, but in order to avoid damage to property and ensure treatment efficacy, you need to know the details.  Here they are 🙂 – Part 1 of 3

BED BUG HEAT 2/3

Bed Bug Heat treatments are an effective alternative to fumigation, but are full of nuances that need to be mastered.  Heat treatments are effective, but in order to avoid damage to property and ensure treatment efficacy, you need to know the details.  Here they are 🙂 – Part 2 of 3

BED BUG HEAT 3/3

Bed Bug Heat treatments are an effective alternative to fumigation, but are full of nuances that need to be mastered.  Heat treatments are effective, but in order to avoid damage to property and ensure treatment efficacy, you need to know the details.  Here they are 🙂 – Part 3 of 3

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Clothes make the man (or woman)… learn the art and the legal requirements of being properly uniformed and protected in the state of California.

SUB-TERMITES

Subterranean termites are a serious threat to the structural integrity of anything wood that they touch.  Learn the ins and outs of finding the colony and treating the colony that the human eye may never see!