Carolina Pest Management 75 Glorious Years and Still Counting

Carolina Pest Family photoIn the world of pest management services, few establishments have been able to stand successfully against the test of time. Among those few, the name of Carolina Pest Management is worth mentioning. This Monroe-based pest control enterprise has now achieved the incredible feat of completing 75 years in the pest control industry. The first chapter of this inspiring story can be traced back to 1939, when the founder, Rev. David Dodd Sr. gathered some equipment to start off his business. Today, after seventy five long years, Carolina Pest Management is run by the founder’s great grand-daughters – Kristin and Sarah Dodd, along with his grandson, CEO David Dodd.

Carolina Pest Management’s Keys To Success

The following points are some of the secrets behind this 75-year journey of Carolina Pest Management:

Pests: Objects of life-long hatred.

There has never been a time when people have not had distaste for pests. The desire to get rid of pests has indeed played a vital role in keeping Carolina Pest’s client base ever evolving.

The patience to wait.

While competitors lose sleep over the pressure to break-even through high prices, the Dodd’s find it more convenient to tread the path of patient observance. Their policy of observing market trends over a six-month period and then taking decisions has become a perennial rule of thumb.

Making most of the state-funded research results.

A long and steady relationship with the state university has helped the organization in knowing about newer technologies and methods of the pest control trade. Kristin Dodd-Tarleton has been an active member of the Pest Management Association for years and this has only added to the organization’s advantage in the Charlotte pest control industry.

Assuring the customer.

Carolina Pest Management has worked hard to provide ample assurance to the customers as regards eradication of pests and rats. The easy-on-the-eye designing of the company’s website bears testimony to their desire to engage with customers to help them live in a pest-free environment.

By Kristin Dodd

Kristin Dodd, the President of Carolina Pest Management, has been with the company full-time for over 20 years, but has been a part of the family-owned business for much longer. She is currently an active board member of the North Carolina Pest Management Association, and was the President from 2010-2011. She is a licensed operator in...