Integrated Pest Management

Effective and environmentally friendly strategies customized to your business.


Integrated pest management, or IPM, is a process used to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment. It’s a 360-degree strategy that focuses on combining lowest-risk treatment strategies, including long-term prevention of pests, to minimize both the damage they can do and environmental concerns. The goal is to do more than spray by employing as many other methods as possible and therefore minimizing the risks to health and the environment while still taking care of the pests. The techniques that are part of IPM are what provide you with the benefits of utilizing this strategy. IPM can be used to manage all kinds of pests anywhere – no matter the industry. OPC Pest Services puts IPM at the center of our customized solution plan to control pests in commercial settings.


Modern times call for modern solutions – and pest control is no different. When you choose to partner with OPC Pest Services, you get a company that can offer you so much more than spraying and rodent stations. With many strategies, methods, and techniques to choose from, your plan will be designed to take care of any pests that are already there, keep as many future pests out as possible, and catch intruders at the earliest introduction.

IPM – The OPC Way

Step One

Expert and accurate identification by a Board Certified Entomologist is paramount to choosing the right solutions.

Step Two

A custom plan will be created based on your business, your industry, your pest pressures, and your environment.

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Step Three

Treating includes employing the tactics identified in your plan, monitoring, and documenting.


What is Integrated Pest Management?

Integrated pest management, or IPM, is a process used to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment.

What are the basic rules of IPM?

The three basic rules of IPM are 1: identify the pests and the environment they’re in, 2: create a plan to deal with the pests that are there and to keep future invaders out, and 3: implement, treat, and monitor.

What’s the main goal of IPM?

The goal of IPM is to reduce the adverse impacts of pest control on human health, the environment, and non-target organisms while still managing pests effectively. The concept of Integrated Pest Management is not a new concept, but the strategies used keep evolving.

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