Austin and surrounding areas Pesticide Service

A pesticide is a single or multiple mixture of substances used to prevent, eliminate or repel living organisms that threaten to injure, or cause damage to people, plants, animals or structures in both commercial and residential settings.

Pests consist of a wide range of insects and wildlife. Their effective control is authorized and recommended under the supervision of licensed and accredited professionals only. Be Bug Free Services pest control experts are experienced with the proper preparation and application of pesticides in Austin and surrounding areas according to federal regulations outlined for the pest control industry.

Austin and surrounding areas Pesticide Information

As a result of easy access to many unauthorized pest control products online, pest control professionals must remain more conscious than ever of industry regulations. The use of pesticides in the United States is strictly regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency, as stipulated by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. Be Bug Free Services is a licensed pest management organization and uses only products permissible by federal law.

Pesticide Types

There are many types of pesticides available on the market today with herbicides and insecticides as the most common choices to manage unwanted plants, insects and wildlife.


are used to control algae in commercial or residential swimming pools and any form or water tank and may also be used some natural bodies of water including small lakes or ponds.

Antifouling agents

are applied to remove underwater organisms that attach to the bottom surface of boats, docks and other external surfaces that are frequently or continuously submerged underwater.


kill microscopic organisms, bacteria and other viruses.


comprise of a wide range of chemicals used to kill and control insects, spiders, and other bugs.


are used to kill nematodes that feed on plants and disrupt agriculture.


are used to kill various strains of fungi, including mildews, molds, and blights.


kill mites that pose a health threat to plants and animals.


are applied to kill the eggs of insects and mites.


kill weeds and other unwanted plants


eliminate kill snails and slugs.


are used for mice, rats and rodent removal.

In addition adhering to all national regulations governing the pest control industry, Be Bug Free Services is also required to adhere to state and local laws governing the Austin and surrounding areas region. Be Bug Free Services is recognized as a responsible provider of safe and effective pest control services that are in accord with the highest of the industry’s safety standards.

If you have any questions on whether a pesticide or any pest control method is safe for use on your Austin and surrounding areas residential or commercial property, please call us.

Pesticide Fact:

Each year a range of pests destroy nearly 37% of all crops in the United States resulting in a monetary loss of approximately 122 billion dollars. (Source: / Use of Pesticides)

Despite existing challenges, the widespread use of pesticides has provided significant benefits which include:

  • Improved food production
  • Significant decrease in mortality rate
  • Increased profits for farmers
  • Reduced percentage of crops consumed by pests
  • Disease control and prevention
  • Decrease in threats to livestock