How to start a pest control company? It’s a question that a lot of people want to know the answer to. The reason is that pest control companies if done correctly can super profitable. However, like all industries if you don’t know what you’re doing you’ll lose your shirt. Literally!
I’ve been around the pest control industry for the better part of 27 years. In that time I’ve experienced a lot and the most frustrating is watching people around me fail while others succeed. Let’s be frank you have to know how to kill bugs, but if that’s why you want to get into the pest control business, save your money. The industry is full of men and women who know how to kill bugs. If you want to build a company this post may be for you.
First, it isn’t as easy as “spraying”. Most owners/technicians in the pest control industry at one time or another are approached by a property owner that says “I could have done that”. The simple answer is, no you couldn’t. Pest control isn’t about the products we apply its about where, when and why. The fact is that even new pest control technicians know more than the average home owner.
The second thing you need to know is that the pest control industry is super competitive. If you don’t know the ins and outs of how a pest control makes money existed companies will run circles around you until you learn. If you learn to late you’re toast.
Next, most successful companies have systems in place. The problem is that a lot of new companies learn these systems by trail and error. If that’s your plan save your money.
Last, the answer to how to start a pest control company is to have a road map.
If you’d like a road map of how to start a pest control company we may be able to help. Call Envirocare Franchise Systems at 1-888-879-6481. We can’t make you successful, but we can point the way.