What is IPM?
“Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest management that relies on a combination of common-sense practices. IPM programs use current, comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interaction with the environment. This information, in combination with available pest control methods, is used to manage pest damage by the most economical means, and with the least possible hazard to people, property, and the environment.”
By focusing on preventative services we’re able to reduce the need to deploy chemical extermination measures and minimize the toxicity of the products we deploy as well as any associated health risks. By utilizing structural and biological strategies we’re better able to control a wide variety of pest related problems.
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How does Smithereen Pest Management Approach Integrated Pest Management (IPM)?
- We’ll conduct a thorough pest inspection of your business or home
- We’ll identify pest infestations and any potential problem areas
- We’ll communicate our findings and our recommendations
- We’ll address any current pest issues and develop a proactive program for your specific needs. We’ll exterminate as needed then design a preventative pest control program that addresses your specific needs
In short, the goal of “Integrated Pest Management” is to prevent pests rather than simply exterminating whichever critter happens to be skittering across your floor. That’s why Smithereen Pest Control offers solutions to exterminate insects, rodents and other pests, in safe and effective ways. We’ll identify the root cause or causes of your infestation issue, develop a proactive and preventative pest management program tailored to provide sustainable and long term pest control for your needs. Our teams of expert Pest Control Technicians embrace the IPM approach to pest control and are able to provide service to meet the pest management needs of any commercial or residential customer.