DeSoto’s temperate climate, combined with our proximity to water and green spaces makes our area a desirable place to live. Unfortunately, this also means that unwanted insects and critters can quickly take up residence. When looking for pest control in DeSoto, homeowners turn to ABC Home & Commercial Services. Our pros deliver effective solutions to keep pests at bay.
There are a variety of pests that can damage your yard, including moles and gophers. ABC's experienced professionals will create an actionable plan to target these hard-to-manage creatures so you don't have any more problems with them.
Fleas can make you and your family members uncomfortably itchy and ticks can transmit disease. We can treat these parasitic pests.
We create our pest control plans using the scientifically proven principles of the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) philosophy. With over 70 years of experience in the pest control industry, we also have a firm grasp of how local conditions and weather can affect pest behavior. We’ve used this knowledge to make a thorough in-house training program that all of our professionals go through before conducting service calls. This deep understanding of the best techniques to target and control pests has helped us develop our Signature Service.
Our Signature Service includes:
A complete inspection of your property so we can take note of any new factors that could make you more vulnerable to a pest infestation.
An application of preventative solutions, when needed.
Targeted solutions applied along the exterior of your home to create a barrier against pests.
A sprinkling of preventative products around potential pest entry points, such as near weep holes or air conditioning lines.
Filling cracks and crevices with copper wool to prevent pests from entering your home, when necessary.
An inspection of your attic and crawl spaces to determine if any additional treatments are needed.
We are proud to be a QualityPro accredited business. To maintain this credential, ABC has a strict hiring process in place. In addition to a thorough interview process, all job applicants are drug tested, background check and have their driving record checked. All team members also go through regular training and testing to ensure we are maintaining our high standards for pest control service and customer service.
The ABC Process
1. Contact ABC
When you contact us, we will schedule an inspection to get an understanding of the problem. In some cases, we can give you a quote over the phone.
2. Get An Estimate
If you have an inspection, we will send you a custom treatment plan and estimate afterward. Once we get your approval, we will schedule your treatment.
We will come to your property and treat for pests in common hiding and nesting areas. Over time, you will start seeing less and less pest activity.
Customers with our ongoing pest management services will receive periodic retreatments to prevent the return of the most common pests in our area.
Every pest problem presents different challenges. Since every pest problem is unique, we typically prefer to inspect your property in person to get a better understanding of the particular problem you have. After your free inspection, our specialist will provide you with an estimate. In some cases, we can even offer an estimate over the phone.
During your in-person visit, you can expect your pest control specialist to:
ask you about what pest activity you’ve been noticing around your property and where you’ve been seeing pests;
conduct an inspection to locate pest hiding spots, potential entry points and any pest-related damage;
assess your property for any unique characteristics or environmental factors that could be making your home and yard more attractive to pests;
explain our pest control protocols and answer any questions you may have about our suggested treatments or the pests.
When we get your approval of our recommended next steps, we will schedule your first treatment call.
DeSoto residents have been choosing ABC for pest control since 1949 because we get results. We have a rigorous in-house training process once a technician joins our team. In addition to having highly trained and certified pest control professionals, you can feel comfortable whenever a specialist arrives at your home, as all job applicants are drug tested and background checked.
Finally, as a family-run business, one of our values is that we treat our customers’ homes as if they were our own. This way, DeSoto residents have more time to spend at Windmill Hill Nature Preserve, Roy Orr Trail or exploring Texas Helicopter Experience.
Frequently Asked Questions
What can you tell me about the products used by ABC and whether they are low-impact on pets and children?
Our products are carefully selected with the well-being of the households and communities that we serve in mind. We only use products that have been created and approved for use in residential settings. Most importantly, ABC specialists only use products that have been designed to affect specific pests.
If you have any concerns about our methods or products, your ABC professional can answer any questions you have.
How long will it take to notice results from a treatment by ABC?
Because every pest problem is unique, we create an individualized treatment plan for every customer. We understand that DeSoto homeowners would like to hear that their issue will be resolved in just a few visits. However, it usually takes multiple appointments are often required to fully control the pests on their property. When we make your custom treatment plan, we take into account the type of pest on your property, the severity of the infestation, the season in which the infestation has taken place and any other unique factors that may make your property more vulnerable to an infestation.
Since pest activity tends to be cyclical, we usually recommend ongoing treatment services to protect your property from a future infestation.
“Working with ABC Home & Commercial services in Dallas has been a high point of my life. It’s not often one finds quality people that you work with, not only a joy to be around, but also inspiring. Ive had guidance, understanding and the push to exceed not only because it will make me a more effective, but because i believe they also once had someone that believed in them and can now return the favor. It’s evident to see these men carry themselves in a manner, in and outside of work, that makes you want to follow them. Chad and Anthony took a chance on me and I am so thankful they did. Leaders like them are very rare now days, and if you have a chance to work with them you will find your self in a good place. Israel’s strength of understanding and great attitude is infectious and he ensured i received the training necessary like a big brother would. Raul is intelligent in a time where common sense is often over looked, he has always been there ready to help without even asking. I have had the privilege of working alongside many great people, but this is the first time in my life which my employer has made me feel like i am home. Thank you all for your vote of confidence in me and the work i do.
“ABC demonstrated efficient and effective service to resolve a landscaping issue. The city sighted and erosion non-compliance situation. The ABC team took care of the situation at a reasonable cost in a very timely manner.”
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