Integrated Pest Management

What is IPM?

IPM is an abbreviation for Integrated Pest Management. Integrated Pest Management is a process involving common sense and sound solutions for treating and controlling pests. These solutions incorporate three basic techniques: 1) inspection, 2) identification and 3) treatment. 

IPM is a more holistic approach to pest control, as treatments are based on each individuals’ unique needs. Pest professionals do not use a "one size fits all" approach in IPM but rather determine the best option to address your particular pest problem – whether it’s sealing cracks, removing a food or water source, or employing product treatments.

Most importantly, IPM requires a partnership between you and your licensed pest professional. In working together, you can have the peace of mind that your family and home will be protected against pest-related health and property threats.



IPM Treatment and Inspection Techniques

When it comes to IPM, there are very few “standard operating protocols.” Instead, your pest control professional will assess YOUR unique situation to develop a comprehensive solution to your pest problem, which could include any of the following techniques: