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Has Anyone Used Colony Pest Management and John Sheehan?

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  1. Have Just Begun to Fight

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Tue Oct 26 2010 0:01:14
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    Hi,

    A friend recommended this PCO who services NYC, the boroughs, and Westchester (where I am). Anyone have any experience with him? Thanks!

  2. Firedragon

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Tue Oct 26 2010 6:42:29
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    Yes, Colony Pest is a reputable company, Im sure they will do a good job for you

  3. DougSummersMS

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Tue Oct 26 2010 23:10:03
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    I think you asking about Joe Sheehan at Colony Pest.

    Joe is an experienced professional that specializes in bed bugs.

  4. Nobugsonme

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Wed Oct 27 2010 0:50:22
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    Firedragon - 18 hours ago  » 
    Yes, Colony Pest is a reputable company, Im sure they will do a good job for you

    Firedragon,

    Can you please let us know how you know about this company? Are you affiliated with them? Have you hired them?

    Doug,

    Same question.

    I would strongly encourage everyone (especially bed bug pros such as yourselves) to declare anything that might be some kind of bias.

    Thanks!

    I started and run the site but am "not an expert."
  5. DougSummersMS

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Wed Oct 27 2010 5:44:15
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    I am biased.

    Joe is a NYC PCO that owns a BedBugDog™ named Cosmo.

    My comment was posted primarily to correct the name on the thread from John to Joe Sheehan.

  6. Firedragon

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Wed Oct 27 2010 6:30:04
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    I own a pest control company in Westchester County and know Joe personally. Joe sits on the board for the ppcnyc(City Association) and is very involved in the industry.

  7. JP McHale Pest Management inc

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Tue Nov 9 2010 13:03:19
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    Hey guys,

    All of our K-9 alerts are in fact followed up by a visual inspection.

    If anyone has any other questions I am here to answer

    -JP McHale Pest Management Inc.

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Tue Nov 9 2010 13:25:52
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    All of our K-9 alerts are in fact followed up by a visual inspection.
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    That's good to hear. I wonder if you could go into a little more detail such as (1) are the visual inspections done by the dog handler, or at a later time by someone else; (2) how thorough is the visual inspection after an alert, assuming of course that you don't find evidence right away; (3) is there an additional cost for the visual inspection or is it included in the price; (4) What per cent of false positives are you getting?

    Richard

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Wed Dec 15 2010 0:42:41
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    k9scam,

    Please read your email.

  10. JP McHale Pest Management inc

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Sat Dec 18 2010 17:21:18
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    Richard56,

    1. Our canine team is fully trained. The handler confirms all alerts visually. If we cannot see any evidence we circle back around to confirm the dog is “alerting” to the same area. We then note that incident.

    2. We circle back a number of times and our handler is equipped to perform a diligent examination

    3. Visual confirmation is part of the canine team’s job. There is no additional charge for that service

    4. We get very few “false positives”. We have had false negatives occur when the handler and dog are not in sync or in an environment where the canine becomes distracted.

  11. tforms1

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    Posted 8 years ago
    Thu Dec 23 2010 1:15:41
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    Good info for NYers


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