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Platinum Pest Protection, Inc

Adam W. Collette Phone: 281-807-7378

Vice President Fax:

11205 Tower Oaks Blvd Website: www.ppptexas.com

Houston TX 77065 Email: info@ppptexas.com

Service Categories: structural commercial school

landscape residential golf course

other: 

PPP is full service locally owned and operated company serving Harris and surrounding counties. We design and implement pest control service programs for homeowners, churches, schools and any size commercial facility for any and all pests.

What is your definition of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)?

The use of many tools including knowledge of pests biology and habits, sanitation, exclusion, harborage elimination, habitat modification, and when necessary - insecticide application to manage and control pest populations.

 

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

Yes, our service frequency varies to meet the customers needs and desires. We provide service from daily to semi-annually. All appointments are set hourly. We provide service for all pests.

How are pest problems identified?

Pest problems are identified by inspection. Our technicians are knowledgeable and they are thorough. Pests are always monitored by inspection and the use of various traps and devices.

What practices do you use to prevent and/or control pests?

Client education, inspection, placement of various monitors and traps.

 

Do you use biological controls?

Eco-products, gambusia affinis, Bt, pheromones

 

Do you use borates?

Yes, wood treatment for termites, and crack/crevice/void treatments for other insects.

Do you use synthetic chemicals?

Award (fenoxycarb), Maxforce gel (hydrmethylnon), Dual Choice (sulfuramid), Gentrol (hydroprene), Skeeter Beater (pyrethrin).

What are the top 10 pesticides you use/sell/recommend?

Orthoboric acid, Phantom (chlorfenapyr), BoraCare, Maxforce gel baits (hydrmethylnon)

If pesticides are used, how much are used per year of each?

Quantities vary but typically less than one pound of active ingredient per residence per year.

Does your company perform habitat modification?

Sealing up cracks and crevices

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

Traps, caulk, wire mesh, netting.

What type of fertilizers do you use/sell/recommend?

N/A

 

What do you usually use/sell/recommend for addressing:

termites Monitor, BoraCare, Phantom

cockroaches boric acid, Maxforce bait

fleas boric acid, Demize (linalool and piperonyl butoxide)

carpenter ants baits and boric acid

fire ants Award and Maxforce

ants (indoor) baits and boric acid

crabgrass N/A

dandelions N/A

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

Customer communication

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