Many people are more environmentally conscientious these days. Scientists continue to warn us that we are on the verge of a climate crisis, so people are thinking more about the chemicals they put into the environment, as well as how much waste they are creating. At the same time, people are more aware of the chemicals that are in everyday products, as well as the harm they can cause, so they are making better choices for their health and the health of their families.
Pest control in AZ has traditionally used very harsh chemicals to eradicate the nasty creepy crawlers that invade homes and lawns. Now that more people are more concerned about environmental issues, more pest control companies are offering so-called “green” pest control, which is more environmentally friendly. Here’s what you need to know about green pest control:
Most pesticides that were used in the past had ingredients that would make them harmful for many people. You would need to clear out of your house during treatment and be careful about what you touched when you got home. Those same chemicals that could hurt you would get into the soil and the water, which can harm the local environment.
Green pest control services use ingredients that are safer for your family and safer for the environment. They are not devoid of harmful chemicals, but they are safer for those who have weakened immune systems, including children and the elderly.
Primarily, green pest control focuses on minimizing the number of chemicals used, not necessarily by replacing them with other ingredients, but by getting to the source of the problem. Green pest control looks at what is attracting the pests to your home in the first place and what conditions are present that makes it a nice place for pests to nest and reproduce. For example, integrated pest management for termites would look at sources of water in your house, any ground contact with your house, contact with untreated wood like shrubs or mulch, and so on.
A pest control technician in North Phoenix employing integrated pest management will make suggestions for things you can change that will make your home less hospitable to pests. That might include clearing out organic matter, improving ventilation to get rid of moisture, getting rid of food sources, sealing up cracks, making repairs, and more. You won’t have to use any chemicals, and you can trust that you’ll get long-term results.
When chemicals are used in green pest control services, they are usually targeted to the pests themselves. For example, insect growth regulators can impact the development and growth of certain pests, such as cockroaches. These chemicals don’t impact other living creatures, including people. So, this type of pest control is much safer than the traditional pesticides that are used.
There are many other targeted chemicals that can be used for certain types of insects and other pests. Talk to your North Phoenix pest control technician about what solutions are recommended and how they work.
You have a lot of options to get the pests out of your house without threatening the safety of your family and pets and without adding harm to the environment. You don’t have to eschew chemicals completely, but you can take advantage of solutions that minimize those chemicals. Talk to your pest control company in North Phoenix about the best options to get effective results while also minimizing the use of harmful chemicals. They should be able to offer you several options to get the results you want.
In NorthPhoenix, Varsity Termite and Pest Control can help you solve your pest problem through a variety of solutions. Our experienced technicians in North Phoenix will inspect your property and give you feedback about things you can change around your home to make the property less enticing to pests. They will then recommend solutions for removing any pests that are present, as well as keep away future pests. We have solutions for pests common to the Phoenix area, including termites, ants, scorpions, cockroaches, rats, pigeons, and more. Contact us in North Phoenix today to schedule an inspection and consultation with an experienced and friendly pest control technician. We have affordable services to fit your budget.
Varsity Termite and Pest Control – Tony Kaufman
6056 E Baseline Rd #122
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Guy that came out for my termite problem was very knowledgeable, explained everything thoroughly and did a great job. Would definitely recommend them to others for termite control in the Mesa area.-Terry J. in Mesa, AZ
5 star workmanship and customer service. I haven’t had termites in years since first calling Varsity for my termite inspection and treatment. Their termite prevention package has made my life worry free!-Elizabeth L. in Gilbert, AZ
Tony called me within 5 minutes of my hitting the submit button for a scorpion quote. I never heard from the other two competitors. The job was done the next day and he even directed me to the $100 discount coupon. The scorpions are gone and my kids are safe again. I will be calling Varsity again and telling my friends about them.-Britney R. in Chandler, AZ
Great experience.-Monica S. in Mesa, AZ
I wanted a family owned business and got one, I was very pleased everyone was so pleasant and friendly. I plan on signing up for more service.-Theresa C. in Mesa, AZ
Tony was great and worked with my hectic schedule. So far I haven’t seen any creepy crawlers!-Kayla D. in Queen Creek, AZ
Varsity responded quickly and took care of the problem. I now have them set up to come once a month at a reasonable price. There were lots of dead bugs, including scorpions, which showed me that their treatments are very effective.-Jodi M. in Gilbert, AZ
Arrived on time, high quality, quick, and efficient work done by them. Very customer friendly, professional, and very honest and informative. Price was great. I would recommend them to anyone.-Sarah R. in Apache Junction, AZ
Called back within minutes of my request , set up an inspection asap, price was fair, showed up right on time did the work even having to move some shelving I failed to have ready, also moved them back when done. Work was done as said and cleaned up everything when done, the individual doing the work was prompt, professional and very courteous. I highly recommend Varsity and as I am entering into flipping houses they will be the Pest Control people on my team.-ST. in Apache Junction, AZ
He is very straight forward, very honest, very business like. He really tries to make the customer happy.-Frank B.
I wanted to let you know that yesterday’s service with Robert and Jared was better than expected! They were obviously well-trained and knew their jobs very well. The work was quick, efficient and thorough with virtually no disruption to my day. Your inspection of my property and their treatment was top notch and I look forward to referring Varsity to all who are looking for professional and trustworthy service.-Judy R.