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Taylor Pest Control, Inc.

Charles Hillman Phone: 805-643-7770

President Fax:

3037 Golf Course Dr #3 Website:

Ventura CA 93003 Email:

Service Categories: structural commercial school

landscape residential golf course

Termite Control (termite, fungus and other wood destroying organisms) and repair service. Our service areaincludes Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

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

Service from inspecting the whole structure many times. IPM involves no chemicals & is less expensive. Integrates all the factors of a pest problem & manages accordingly.

 

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

No, pest management is done on an individual basis.

How are pest problems identified?

California requires pre-control inspection, ID & written report prior to any work.

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

Build the pest out.

Do you use biological controls?

Nematodes.

Do you use borates?

TimBor and Jecta for termites & fungus.

Do you use synthetic chemicals?

Resmithrin, Premise (cypermethrin), Tribute (fenvalerate), Demon (cypermethrin), StrikeForce (chlorpyrifos), Invader (carbamate), Maxforce (fipronil) and Precor (methoprene).

 

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

1) Premise, Tribute & Demon 2) StrikeForce 3)Jecta, TimBor & Invader 4) Power Plant.

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

1) 15-20, 2.25 oz packets 2) 20 cans of aerosol 3) 16 boxes 4) 3 gallons of aerosol.

Does your company perform habitat modification?

We do things like building out skunks, bats & rodents. Cleaning up debris (habitat).

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

See habitat modification.

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

Did Not Respond (DNR)

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

termites Premise for subterranean termites and Borates for drywood termites.

cockroaches DNR

fleas Precor 2000.

carpenter ants Borates.

fire ants DNR

ants (indoor) Max Force Bait.

crabgrass DNR

dandelions DNR

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

99+% effective. Success comes from the inspection.

References

Con Carlton, Property Manager, 805-676-9409; Sam Mackie, 805-644-8271; Norman McDaniel, 805-653-6676.