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CHOOSING A PROFESSIONAL
You can have both peace of mind and solutions to your pest control problems if you carefully select your pest control specialist. You'll want a professional, experienced, reliable company. Here's how to find one.
Choose a company that belongs to the National Pest Management Association or to the New Mexico Pest Management Association. These member companies have established places of business. As association members, they have access to the latest technical information on chemicals, insects, and the most up-to-date training programs. And more importantly they must abide by a...
Code of Ethics
A) To uphold the standards of the Association.
B) To uphold our industry in high esteem and strive to enhance it's prestige.
C) To maintain a high level of moral responsibility, character and business integrity. To practice fairness and honesty in all advertising and in all transactions with the general public.
D) To keep the needs of our clients always uppermost.
E) To render pest management services safely and efficiently in keeping with good practices.
F) To perfect our skills and business practices. To cooperate with others in interchange of knowledge and ideas for mutual benefit.
G) To abide by the laws and regulations set forth in the New Mexico Pesticide Control Act
For more information on the New Mexico Pesticide Control Act refer to Chapter 76 Article 4 of the New Mexico State Statutes.
Any member violating these principals will loose their membership.
Training is particularly important because Federal regulations require that pest control personnel must be licensed or certified to apply chemicals. So check to make sure that your pest control operator is trained, licensed and he (or his supervisor) is certified!
When the pest control operator visits your home, have your questions ready. Ask him/her to identify your pests and explain what can be done to get rid of them. Ask how long the treatment will last and what the results will be. And don't forget cost and guarantee information. Get ALL the facts before you decide.
A professional will...be able to identify the pests in question. In some cases specimens may need to be taken. These will be identified at our headquarters or at NMSU by an entomologist and a plan of action will begin with a return call to you.
know the name of the pesticide(s) he uses and its proper use rates and methods of application.
inform you of any safety precautions that are necessary before a treatment begins.
understand the principals of Integrated Pest Management
know what pesticide to use or which treatment is best for a given pest situation.
Who and what is the NPMAThe National Pest Management Association is a non-profit organization of professional pest control companies.
The association and its members care about pest problems. They also care about your environment, your safety, and your health.
That's why the association's professional staff scientists keep abreast of the latest technical advances in safe pest control methods, and give helpful information to their members. That's also the reason NPMA develops nationwide training programs for its members.
When an NPMA member pest control company comes to your home, the specialist will use a safe and effective treatment. You won't need to worry about your family or your pets. Only your uninvited guests need be concerned.