Are the materials you use to treat safe for people and pets?
Answer : When lawns have been treated, please allow two hours for treatment to dry before allowing pets on lawn. This also applies for adults and children. All materials Premier Pest Management uses for indoor and outdoor service are safe for adults, children, and pets.
What do I do if crabgrass is already in my lawn?
Answer : Apply baking soda to crabgrass when it is wet. This will not hurt your grass, but it will kill crabgrass. You may need to experiment with this to get the correct rate.
What happens if I have other pest problems that are not guaranteed by your service?
Answer : Please feel free to call Premier Pest Management at any time during normal business hours. We’re happy to answer your questions to the best of our ability.
How will I know when you have provided service?
Answer : An invoice will be left in the front door for perimeter pest management and lawn and ornamental service. When services are provided, you will also see a sign posted in the lawn.
I am a seasonal resident. Should I take any preventative measures before leaving?
Answer : Yes, please do not allow traps to dry up in sinks and showers, as roaches can enter through these areas if that happens. It is recommended to have someone run water every few weeks to prevent this.
Should I worry about my stored food items when leaving?
Answer : When leaving, make sure that all stored food products are in sealed, unopened containers to help prevent contamination from dried food beetles and granary weevils.
Is there anything I need to do prior to having Premier Pest Management's treatment for fleas?
Answer : Yes. All floors should be cleaned or mopped and must be thoroughly vacuumed before treatment is done. Please ensure to dispose of the vacuum bag to prevent reinfestation. Pets must be vacated from the home, or placed in a non-treated room, for a minimum of two hours.
If I am having a major roach infestation, what additional measures, if any, do I need to take?
Answer : Premier Pest Management recommends that all areas, such as underneath sinks and kitchen cabinets, be completely cleared of pots, pans, dishes, and food items. In addition, these areas must be wiped down and cleaned thoroughly, so treatment can be completed.
I seem to get a lot of flying insects around the outside of my home. Is there anything I can do to help this?
Answer : Yes. Try changing your outside lighting to yellow light bulbs. Flying insects are not attracted to these so readily, which will help keep the spider population down too. You may also find flying insects around homes that are situated around lakes, more so than not.
How do I know that I will receive the attention that I desire for my pest control services?
Answer : Our customers will always have easy access to the owner/CPCO, not just office personnel if they ever need it.
Everything on my property seems to do fine, but I have a few plants that don't do well on my property, what can be done to fix this?
Answer : Plants have to placed in the proper areas,different plants do better in some areas than in other areas. You have to consider the amount of sunlight, wind movement, etc., before planting. If you find that certain plants are not doing well in an area do not plant it again, try finding something more suitable for that area.
How do I tell if I have termites or ants?
Answer : Termites bodies are the same width all the way down their bodies. While ants have 3 separate sections on their bodies. Flying carpenter ants wings are different lengths, as termites wings are the same size. Please see pest identification page for pictures of the two.
Can Florida carpenter ants cause damage to my home?
Answer : Florida carpenter ants do not cause damage to your home, they are just a nuisance whereas the northern variety of carpenter ants can cause damage.
When I call Premier Pest Management after hours, will my call be returned?
Answer : Premier Pest Management’s customers are our top priority and we will call back as soon as possible.
Premier Pest Management
691 13th Street S.W. 34117