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Interior or Exterior

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Mycannon, Sep 1, 2004.

  1. Mycannon

    Mycannon LawnSite Member
    Posts: 98

    This next season I will be offering pest control and fertilizing but how many of you guys spray inside the house for pest and what do you charge for sq ft. Also, do yall do 1yr contracts on your services. any help would be greatly appeciated thanks.
  2. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,956


    I do inside pest control but only for my full service customers. In my state it requires and seperate license and Certificate. Better check your state regs.
  3. Mycannon

    Mycannon LawnSite Member
    Posts: 98

    Ok thanks for that very important info
  4. Green Dreams

    Green Dreams LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 593

    Interiors a pain in the arse and too time consuming for me. I like the see bug, spray bug exterior work.
  5. Mycannon

    Mycannon LawnSite Member
    Posts: 98

    whats the pain getting it schedule while someone home
  6. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,956

    Yep that is the problem because each one will take a different amount of time. you have to set appointments and end up with time to kill or late for the next one. Then there are the Ghost insects that are always there at the same persons house. No one ever sees them except the wife and she has them crawling in her bed every night. Now Inside has a high margin to chemical cost of about 3% but that does mean you make money. Resturants are the worst, they always have bugs no matter what you do and of course you can only use certain products. Trust me it is not the best end of the bug business to be in. However some like it and do well. But, It is not my cup of tea.
  7. Mycannon

    Mycannon LawnSite Member
    Posts: 98

    what about external whats the going rate
  8. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,457

    dont do inside
    scheduling nightmare
    Its old school stuff any way

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