Nuisance Pest Control

Nuisance Pest Control targets the insects living within the lawn. Ants, spiders, fleas, ticks, crickets, armyworms & sod webworms, and hundreds of more insects can be controlled allowing you, your family and your pets to fully enjoy a pest free lawn. Many insects also feed on the grass plants and can cause extensive damage in a short period of time if left untreated. This is a must have for anyone that wants to protect their investment they have made into their lawn or who has pets, enjoys the outdoors, entertains outdoors often or who has a pool in their yard which always seem to attract uninvited pests. From our experiences the less insects found in the lawn the fewer there will be in your home.

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Treating a lawn for surface damaging insects

The Pest Guys use an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach for our pest control services. For more information, please click on the link, Principals of IPM.

Nuisance Pest Control – Typical Service Dates:*

Application #1 – Early – Mid May

Application #2 – Mid – Late June

Application #3 – Early – Mid August

* Weather conditions can alter the above schedule


Nuisance Pest Control – FAQ’s

  • Perimeter Pest Control
  • Nuisance Pest Control
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  • 1. How long is the residual control on a Perimeter Pest Control application?
     

    On average we see a 90-day control with our pest control treatments.

  • 2. Does this service also include any indoor areas?
     

    No, perimeter pest control is only an outdoor service spraying your foundation, including any windows and doors. Our licensed pest control professionals will also inspect and treat any other potential access points to keep your home pest free. We do offer indoor pest control services depending on which type of pest you are trying to control. For details, please call our office at (618) 537-2400

  • 3. Is my property safe for my pets immediately following a Perimeter Pest Control application?
     

    As with all of the products that we apply in or around the home we ask that you allow any product ample dry time before you or your pet return to the treated area.

  • 4. Are there any natural or organic methods for outdoor pest control?
     

    Yes, there are many natural or organic methods and products available. At TurfGator, we have had more success with broad spectrum insecticides that control 180+ insects as opposed to a specific natural or organic method that works on a few insects and not at all on others.

  • 1. How long is the residual control on a Nuisance Pest Control application?
     

    On average we see a 30-day residual control with our nuisance pest control treatments.

  • 2. When can I walk on my lawn following a Nuisance Pest Control application?
     

    As with any treatment, it is best to wait until the product is dried.

  • 3. Is my lawn safe for my pets immediately following a Nuisance Pest Control application?
     

    Please allow the products to dry, usually an hour or two before letting pets return to the lawn.

  • 4. Are there any natural or organic methods for outdoor pest control?
     

    Yes, there are many natural or organic methods and products available. At TurfGator, we have had more success with broad spectrum insecticides that control 180+ insects as opposed to a specific natural or organic method that works on a few insects and not at all on others.

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