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Doug the Bug Termite, Pest Control &

Do-It-Yourself Pest Control Store 
4445 East Bay Drive

Suite 307
Clearwater, FL 33764

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Phone: 727-449-2847 (BUGS)
E-mail: DougtheBug1@gmail.com

BE READY! WHEN YOU CALL BE SURE TO LET US

KNOW WHAT KIND OF BUGS YOU ARE SEEING.

  • It is important to know what type of pest you are dealing with so that we can quote you an accurate price. Some bugs require numerous treatments while others are fairly easy to eliminate. 
  • This question allows us to best prepare you for your treatment. For example, if you are dealing with fleas then we'll need to make sure that you've raked all of your leaves up (otherwise we're just spraying your leaves!). If you have bedbugs or German roaches, you will need to clear your home from clutter and to ensure the most effective treatment possible. 

 

ABOUT US, ABOUT YOU

ABOUT US

 

Doug the Bug has been serving Pinellas County for over 33 Years. Started in 1982 by Doug Sr. and taken over by his son Doug Jr. in 2006, our attention to service and quality has made us an industry leader. At our Clearwater Pest control company we constantly strive to exceed your expectations. 

 

ABOUT YOUR PEST CONTROL

 

Communication is KEY to a great customer experience. We have found over the years that most consumers are not aware of how the process of pest control actually works. If we base our expectations on what we are taught through television commercials and glossy advertisements we are going to expect a pest control spray to immediately kill all of our bugs. While there are some point-and-shoot products out there, these products only kill the bugs they come into direct contact with. And this is fine if you are only interested in killing  one pesky roach but, unfortunately there may be an entire colony left untouched, living in your walls. 

 

The residual products used by professionals are designed to achieve complete colony elimination. Sounds great, doesn't it? But... in order for these chemicals work so effectively and spread throughout the colony we need to keep the bugs alive longer. This is so that they can return to their home base and pass the chemical on to other bugs. As the chemical is spread, the colony is slowly killed off. 

 

This means that every single bug needs to come into contact with the chemical one way or the other- either by walking through the spray or coming into contact with another bug who has.

 

Some bugs such as fleas and German roaches have life cycles that require more frequent, timed sprays. For example, flea eggs are impermeable by the chemical, so we must wait approximately 14 and 28 days after the initial spray to follow-up. This allows the larvae to hatch, breaking the lifecycle and stopping the reproduction of your pests.  

 

As you can see, pest control is a science and having a company that knows how to treat your bug problems properly will save you time and money!

 

Call our Clearwater pest control company today! When you talk to our office staff, please take the time to throughly explain your pest control needs, as many different bugs require specialized treatment. 

 

 

 

 

Monday: 10:00am - 5:15pm    

Tuesday: 9:30am - 5:15pm    

Wednesday: 9:30am - 5:15pm     
Thursday: 9:30am - 5:15pm    
Friday: 9:30am - 5:15pm    
Saturday:  9:00am - 2:45pm    
Sunday: Closed

 

 

                                                 

     Doug the Bug Termite & Pest Control  

 

 

 

Clearwater, FL Pest Control Company

 

 

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