How to start a pest control company

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 […]

Carpenter bees do damage

Carpenter bees do damage to millions of homes each year.  However, even though carpenter bees are considered wood destroying the damage they do is never structural. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t know what to look for. During the months of April and May we get numerous calls from concerned homeowners.  Many are concerned about the […]


Termites and foam insulation a losing combo

Termites and foam insulation don’t mix, period! The question is why? I’ve been around the pest control block a few times and most moderately experienced builders will tell you that foam board insulation is a problem.  The reason is that termites can eat foam when buried in the soil against the foundation.  This was/is an […]

Business opportunities after Covid 19

Business opportunities after Covid 19 will be everywhere.  The problem will be discerning which opportunities will survive the next down turn.  The pest control industry while competitive is an industry that should go the distance. Over the past 27 years in the pest control industry I’ve seen a lot.  I started my business during the […]

Home service franchises in CT

Home service franchises in CT can be a wonderful opportunity to get into your own business.  However, the problem with many startups isn’t the business itself.  It’s how it’s run. Our franchised business is in the pest control industry.  There is tremendous demand for the services we offer, but there is also a lot of […]

Ants in Spring: Its kind of normal

Ants in spring are a common call that we get.  In fact, some people call the same exterminator year after year to “kill” these ants.  Yet next year they’re back again.  Here’s a Connecticut pest control secret.  Depending on the weather and time of year the ants your dealing with are likely the same ants […]

Small ants with wings. A huge problem?

Small ants with wings are a problem that pest control companies in Connecticut deal with all the time.  Many times these pests are only a problem for a few days and then disappear.  When they’re gone some homeowners tend to think it was just a passing problem because of a spring warm up.  These homeowners […]

Best pest control services: How do you know?

The best pest control services can be hard to find.  This is especially true in a state like Connecticut where the competition is fierce.  Fortunately there are metrics that you can use to compare and contrast one company vs another. When starting to look for a pest control company I’m going to assume a few […]

Stains from mice and droppings

Stains from mice and droppings can be two of the most disgusting things you’ll see that mice leave behind.  The reason is that there will be no doubt where the mice have been traveling most frequently.  Many times it’s in the most frequented places in your home like the kitchen. If you want to know […]