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Integrated Pest Management

There is always concern and risk when applying pesticides, however there is a way to reduce and limit exposer. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a technique  pest control professionals use to reduce the amount of applied pesticide to a pet safe and family-friendly surrounding, while still taking care of the pest problem. While we want you to be pest free, we want your family to be safe too!

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What is IPM?

Integrated pest management, or IPM, is a process that solves pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment. Furthermore, we use it to manage many different pests. Integrated Pest Management keeps all pests away, while maintaining a pet safe and family friendly zone. When insect levels are high, you want your family safe. With IPM, Universal makes that possible!

We are proactive in defending your home!

When using IPM, Universal Pest & Termite defends your home in many ways, including

  • Caulking and sealing entry points
  • Remove feeding and nesting areas
  • Control environment
  • Monitor before application! Most pest control applicators apply pesticide without monitoring

Why should you choose Integrated Pest Management as your pesticide solution?

Some pesticide applications are a temporary control. With IPM, you control entry points to stop future infestations and pesticide applications. We take time to stop infestations before they happen. Universal Pest & Insect takes a proactive approach in pest control.


We  protect your family from unwanted pests like rodents, roaches, ants, mosquitoes and more, because your family’s safety is a priority. Invest in your family today! Keep pests off of your lawn and out of your home. Find out more about our IPM program.

Call today and ask about our IPM – Integrated Pest Management program.

Southside 757-502-0200

Peninsula 757-967-8326

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Organic / Green Pest Control Options at Universal Pest & Termite:

Going green is a big deal for some of our customers. Due to this, we offer a variety of options that go beyond chemical applications. We provide a number of plant-based insecticides for your interiors and exteriors. Plant-based, or organic options, are safe for humans and pets.

Our botanical products are effective against a broad range of insects. They provide quick control with the same effectiveness as traditional chemical treatments. Our organic products are able to treat for the same insects and pests as our chemical applications.

Our technicians are trained to apply the necessary amount of to control the insect issue. Integrated Pest Management is a huge player in green pest control. Even more, sealing entry points, eliminating food sources and controlling areas where insects nest is important.

Pet friendly Pest

Plant Based Botanical Pesticides

Some plants produce essential oils in specialized gland cells. Examples of essential oils are

  • peppermint oil
  • clove oil
  • citrus oils
  • lavender oil
  • thyme oil
  • rosemary oil.

Recent research shows that these essential oils are effective insecticides. They are sometimes paired with pyrethrin.  Also, they exhibit very low toxicity.

Pyrethrins are natural insecticides produced by certain species of the Chrysanthemum plant. Oils from the flowers are extracted and manufactured as solvents or powders. These natural pyrethrins are contact poisons, which quickly attack the nervous system of insects.


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