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Starting A Pest Control Business Doesn’t Need To Be A ‘Grind’

Starting A Pest Control Business Doesn't Need To Be A 'Grind'

Entrepreneurs across America are guilty of romanticizing “the grind,” but starting a pest control business shouldn’t feel like getting blood from a stone! There’s a better option: Pestmaster.

Does Starting A Pest Control Business Need To Be A Grind?

“You need to love the grind,” wrote Finn Kelly in a 2016 article for Smart Company. “Grinding is a part of being an entrepreneur.”

Is it though?

Kelly’s spouting a popular business rhetoric–one that’s endemic among entrepreneurs and self-starters, especially. Indeed, speaking to prospective business owners on a regular basis, we constantly here talk about “The Hustle,” or the grind; the coffee-as-a-three-course-meal, up-all-night, no-time-for-play life.

But does this truly reflect the daily life of successful business owners? Or, better question: does it have to?

Flying in the face of our romanticization of the grind is a huge body of research pointing to the importance of attaining a proper work/life balance. In a 2018 Forbes article, author Alan Kohll summarized how striking this balance leads to less burnout, lower stress, fewer physical health issues (e.g. hypertension, digestive troubles, chronic aches and pains and heart problems), and higher productivity.

Clearly, there’s more to the story. And it seems that the more is better philosophy doesn’t hold water.

Finding Profitable Work/life Balance With Pestmaster

Contrary to the “more is more” grind rhetoric, starting a pest control business with Pestmaster isn’t a 24/7 hustle. You don’t need to sacrifice family or social life to build a successful company. And you certainly don’t need to love the idea of doing so.

Starting a pest control business with Pestmaster is really quite simple. It only takes 6 steps and 3 to 6 weeks to get your business up and running. We make sure your area has enough demand to build your company, then provide all the training and equipment you need, assist with certifications and GSA contract acquisition, and give you a proven business model.

Running your pest control business is also relatively easy. Demand for pest control services is widespread and resilient; pests will always be present, so your services will always be in-demand. Further, you do not have to hire salaried employees until you’re ready, which cuts out a huge amount of managerial and payroll responsibilities. There’s minimal equipment required to operate, and most owners choose to run their business out of their homes to cut out brick-and-mortar overhead. Most outgrow the home-based model pretty quickly, but you never have to leave home if it suits you! Pestmasters national website will also continue to generate leads for your business to support your local marketing efforts.

While there’s a time and place to grind, and hard work is always valued, starting a pest control business doesn’t have to be a headache so long as you choose Pestmaster.

Learn More About Starting A Pest Control Business With Pestmaster

You can overview the 6 steps to overship on the Steps to Ownership page or call 800-525-8866 to speak directly with one of our representatives and get all your questions answered.




Pestmaster is both an innovative and environmentally sensitive pest management services provider. With a unique, progressive, and extremely successful franchise business model, Pestmaster professionals provide state of the art, scientifically-based integrated pest management solutions for the most challenging pestiferous problems. Pestmaster, a 21st century organization that is leading the way in the fast growing pest management industry.

Dr. Stuart Mitchell | BCE

I’ve been in the industry for years and I can’t tell you just how valuable the Pestmaster franchise opportunity really is. I have much greater access to identifying and getting potent government contracts with the help and assistance from the corporate office. We would not be nearly as successful as we are today, had we not purchased a Pestmaster Franchise.

Wayne Holliday & Tommy Houk | Pestmaster of Lake City & Gainesville, FL

Pestmaster® has been the best investment I’ve ever made in my life!

Barrett Alley | Pestmaster of Kingston, NY

We had options, but if we hadn’t decided on a Pestmaster franchise, we could not have gone from just one to several employees in less than one year of purchasing the franchise. Without the franchise, we would not have known about the high-dollar pest control services opportunities such as West Point Academy and we would certainly not have become the successful contract bidder that we are today.

Paul Alley | Pestmaster of Kingston, NY

I owned my own small pest control business for six years before I decided to buy a national brand franchise. The amount of business I was able to produce in those six years was doubled in just my first year with Pestmaster. Joining the Pestmaster brand was an excellent choice for me and for the future of my business.

Chris Nelson | Pestmaster of Salt Lake City, UT

I knew I was ready to start a business and looked for a long time but could not find my value-added proposition What could I do better than anyone else to distinguish me from the others in any industry? I have always been a technical person, so I was not confident in my ability to start a brand and market it. I also didn’t want to start from zero without help and support in my new adventure. For these reasons I looked into franchising opportunities and quickly found Pestmaster. They provided the value-added proposition, branding, marketing and support that I was looking for. The business model works and the people in the PFN will help you succeed.

Jerome Snyder | Pestmaster of Central New York

The Pestmaster Franchise Network has enabled me to secure government contracts and group pricing with several vendors. The training from our entomologist and combined experience is incredibly valuable. It is a great network of knowledge, experience, and Camaraderie.”

Justin Kendall | Pestmaster of Virginia Beach, Virginia
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