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Dec 04, 2019, 07:00 ET Holiday Hitchhikers: Keeping Pests out of Homes this Season

The holiday season, a time for family, fun and festivities, is here. If you're not careful, unwanted hitchhikers—pests—may be celebrating the...


Nov 11, 2019, 07:30 ET Orkin Establishes New International Franchise in Bangladesh

Rollins Inc., a global services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, has expanded its...


Oct 15, 2019, 00:01 ET Chicago Ranked #1 City on Orkin's Top 50 Rattiest Cities List for Fifth Consecutive Time

Winter is coming, and so are the rodents. Orkin released its Top 50 Rattiest Cities list today, and for the fifth consecutive time, Chicago takes the ...


May 20, 2019, 00:01 ET Atlanta Clenches Top Spot on Orkin's 2019 Mosquito Cities List

For the sixth year in a row, the Atlanta area tops pest control leader Orkin's Top 50 Mosquito Cities list, released today. Second on the list is the ...


Mar 04, 2019, 00:01 ET Orkin Pest Control Releases Inaugural Top 50 Termite Cities List

Pest control leader Orkin reveals Miami as the front runner of its first-ever Top 50 Termites Cities list, released today. Los Angeles follows in...


Mar 04, 2019, 00:01 ET Orkin Pest Control Releases Inaugural Top 50 Termite Cities List

Pest control leader Orkin reveals Miami as the front runner of its first-ever Top 50 Termites Cities list, released today. Los Angeles follows in...


Mar 04, 2019, 00:01 ET Orkin Pest Control lanza lista inaugural de las 50 principales Ciudades de Termitas

Orkin, líder en control de plagas, revela que Miami está a la cabeza de su primera lista de las 50 Principales Ciudades de Termitas, dada a conocer...


Jan 14, 2019, 00:01 ET Orkin Releases Top 50 Bed Bug Cities List, Baltimore Remains Front Runner

For the third year in a row, Baltimore tops Orkin's Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list, released today. New York moved up two spots, while Atlanta and...


Oct 15, 2018, 00:01 ET Four-Peat: Chicago Tops Orkin's Top 50 Rattiest Cities List for Fourth Consecutive Time

As the temperatures outside decrease, the rodent sightings increase. Orkin released its Top 50 Rattiest Cities list today, and for the fourth...


Jul 25, 2018, 07:00 ET Study: Bugs Aren't Scary, They're Disgusting

To determine how the human brain reacts to seeing insects and other pests, pest control leader Orkin partnered with the Georgia Institute of...


May 07, 2018, 12:01 ET Atlanta Holds Top Spot on Orkin's 2018 Mosquito Cities List

For the fifth year in a row, the Atlanta area tops pest control leader Orkin's Top 50 Mosquito Cities list, released today. Atlanta is followed on...


Jan 08, 2018, 07:00 ET Orkin Releases Top 50 Bed Bug Cities List

For the second year in a row, Baltimore tops Orkin's Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list, released today. New York fell four spots, while Dallas-Fort Worth...


Jun 05, 2017, 16:20 ET Orkin Sponsors Inaugural World Pest Day

Pest control leader Orkin is sponsoring tomorrow's inaugural World Pest Day in Beijing, sending representatives to join other professionals from...


May 01, 2017, 06:03 ET Orkin Releases Top 50 Mosquito Cities List

The Atlanta area tops pest control leader Orkin's list of Top 50 Mosquito Cities for the fourth year in a row. Atlanta is followed on the list by...


Feb 27, 2017, 10:30 ET Orkin Supports Summit with CDC Foundation Focused on Improving Control Methods for Aedes aegypti Mosquito

Experts from across the country and around the world are gathering for a two-day event co-hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...


Jan 03, 2017, 06:03 ET Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite: Orkin Releases New Top 50 Cities List

Baltimore tops this year's Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list, released today by pest control leader Orkin. In the six years Orkin has released the bed bug...


Oct 17, 2016, 06:04 ET Chicago Holds Top Spot on Rattiest Cities List

As fall rolls in, pest control leader Orkin reminds homeowners to take precautions to help keep rodents out. Orkin released its Top 50 Rattiest...


May 23, 2016, 05:29 ET Orkin Urges Mosquito Prevention, Caution over Holiday Weekend

With Memorial Day, the unofficial start to summer, right around the corner, pest control leader Orkin urges people to protect themselves when...


May 18, 2015, 07:03 ET Atlanta Tops Mosquito Cities List

Atlanta tops pest control leader Orkin's list of Top Mosquito Cities for the second year in a row. The list ranks cities by the number of mosquito...


Oct 13, 2014, 07:38 ET Chicago Holds Top Spot on Rattiest Cities List

Pest control leader Orkin released its top 20 rattiest cities. The markets are ranked by the number of rodent treatments the company performed in...


Sep 29, 2014, 10:48 ET Bed Bugs Rank Most Feared in Apartment Renter Survey

A new survey of apartment residents reveals two key findings about the most common and most feared pests inside apartments: flies are the most common ...


Jul 10, 2014, 09:37 ET Flies Twice as Filthy as Cockroaches but Most Restaurant Patrons Either Don't Care or Don't Know

Restaurant patrons underestimate the health threats flies present, according to a new survey released by Orkin. Of the survey respondents: 61 percent ...


May 19, 2014, 01:33 ET Atlanta Tops Mosquito Cities List

Pest control leader Orkin released its top 20 mosquito cities. Nine of the cities on the list are in the southeast, including the top city, Atlanta....


Jan 16, 2014, 11:40 ET Chicago Tops Bed Bug Cities List for Second Year in a Row

Chicago tops the 2013 Bed Bug Cities List, released today by pest control leader Orkin. The Windy City's bed bug problem was serious enough that the...


Sep 09, 2013, 07:36 ET Four In Five Parents Take Extra Measures To Safeguard Children Against Mosquitoes

More than 80 percent of parents take precautions to safeguard their children against mosquito activity, according to a new poll commissioned by...