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Nature's Safeway Pest Control

Kristen Triplett Phone: 727-895-8082

  Fax:

2560 Southshore Drive, SE Website: www.naturessafeway.com

St. Petersberg FL 33705 Email:  

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We are a small family owned pest control company that has been in service in the St. Petersberg/Tampa area for the past 15 years. The company was started by my dad when our family dog was killed during a normal house-hold pest control monthly treatment. We specialize in the use of organics in pest control. We treat the inside of the home and perimeter of the building. We like what we do!

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

Regular monitoring to detect problems early; treat only what is necessary and choose the most effective option with the least risk to the environment.

 

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

We treat the inside of the home or commericial building once a year and perimeter treatments quarterly. If a problem starts on the inside, just call us and we will retreat for free.

How are pest problems identified?

Sticky traps and monitoring. We also rely on our past records.

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

Carefully applied boric acid and diatomaceous earth (food grade); baits for ants and roaches; education on cleaning and pest proofing.

 

Do you use biological controls?

N/A

 

Do you use borates?

We will often use borates to blow the attic and in crevice treatment. It is also in ant bait gel and Advance liquid ant bait.

Do you use synthetic chemicals?

N/A

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

Boric acid, food grade diatomaceous earth, Niban (boric acid), Niban F/G (boric acid), Dr. Alberts Ant Bait Gel, Ant Café Indoor Bait Stations, Roach X, Roach Caves

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


Does your company perform habitat modification?

Yes, exclusion services such as caulking and copper mesh.

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

Sticky traps and pheromones.

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

N/A

 

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

termites

cockroaches Baits, sticky traps, vacuums

fleas boric acid and vacuum

carpenter ants boric acid

fire ants Niban F/G, Ant Indoor Café

ants (indoor) baits

crabgrass N/A

dandelions N/A

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

We check in with clients usually 10-14 days after treatment.

References

Dr. Marsha Miller 727-530-7337; Dr. Robin Cannizzaro DVM 727-528-0298