What is Integrated Pest Control (IPM)?
Integrated pest management, or IPM, is a process you can use to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to homeowners, their family, pets, and the environment where they live. IPM can be used to manage all kinds of unwanted pests anywhere–in agricultural, natural areas, and urban cities like Los Angles.
Definition of IPM
IPM is a process that utilizes in-depth knowledge of the biology of the pest. Our first step is to properly identify the pest or pest infestation in your home. Properly identifying the pest helps our pest control proffesionals understand the next step is g how to properly identify those invading pests. Properly identifying the pest gives our pest professionals their biology, habits, and environments where they live. This steps gives our team the tools need to create a detailed strategy that focuses on long-term prevention of invading pests.
Understanding these key elements of IPM allows our pest control professionals to directly target unwanted pest; reducing the use of harmful pesticides where live, work, eat, and play. These essential pest control practices allows Green Earth Pest Control to successfully use natural alternatives to effectively treat for any unwanted pest, pest infestations, and rodents; minimizing the use of harmful pesticides and reducing the risks to human health, our environment, and the safety of beneficial and non target organisms.
Green Earth Pest Control's IPM Principals
Green Earth Pest Control believes in IPM. We believe that following IPM program is the most effective solution to safely solve and unwanted pest using natural alternatives.
How Does IPM Work?
IPM focuses on long-term prevention.
Practicing the principles of IPM is a very important process, unfortunatly most pest control companies in Los Angeles overlook this process to create a safe pest-free home. IPM takes skill, knowledge and requires effective actions beyond traditional pest control methods that are still practice by professionals today.
The benefits of practicing IPM in the pest industry are never ending, it has shaped the way Green Earth Pest Control delivers services for every customer. Utilizing IPM provides preventive solutions for long term pest control by keeping pest from becoming a major nuisance in your home; effective pest control practices such as targeted pest control treatments, understanding the pest and their diet so we can supplement a deadly food source, or finding where they are entering into your home and uses natural repellants like rosemary to push them away from your home.
Rather than simply spraying chemicals in hopes of solving a pest infestation, using IPM means we look at the environment and home differently compared to most pest control operators. We look at the factors that contribute to your pest population; whether it is build up of organic debris, a food source that pest love, and areas of moisture around your home. around your home. Armed with knowledge and vital information during a pest inspection we can better understand where pest live and the environment that they thrive in around your property.
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