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A Guide to Spring Lawn Care for St. Augustine Grass

A Guide to Spring Lawn Care for St. Augustine Grass

St. Augustine Grass (Stenotaphrum secundatum) is a coarse-textured, spreading grass that is popular throughout warmer regions of the Southern United States and is the most prevalent residential turfgrass in Florida. It will often turn brown in winter when temperatures...

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Our heart goes out to everyone who supported the 2020 Treasure Coast Foster Closet Christmas Toy Drive!

Our heart goes out to everyone who supported the 2020 Treasure Coast Foster Closet Christmas Toy Drive!

https://youtu.be/t-hJ_Gb7DoY The outpouring of community support for the 2020 Treasure Coast Foster Closet Christmas Toy Drive was nothing short of incredible! We would like to thank everyone who generously donated toys and time to make it an amazing Christmas for our...

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Protecting your plants from frost damage

Protecting your plants from frost damage

Many new residents to South Florida believe the last thing they have to worry about is freezing temperatures. It’s the Sunshine State after all!  Sorry, but Mother Nature has different plans. According to the National Weather Service, the Treasure Coast region is...

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Giant hornets! What you need to know…

Giant hornets! What you need to know…

An unwelcome arrival. While the so-called “murder hornet” does not pose a risk in Florida or most parts of the U.S., at least three new specimens have turned up in North America in 2020. The presence of these Asian giant hornets (Vespa mandarinia) were all documented...

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Spiders: Venomous Villains?… or Misunderstood Insects?

Spiders: Venomous Villains?… or Misunderstood Insects?

Spiders are blamed for all kinds of things that turn out to be skin infections or some other bug’s fault. Most don’t even have fangs long enough to break your skin. When they do bite, they're typically harmless. In the U.S., only the black widow and brown recluse have...

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Our family-owned business began with one employee and one truck

Patrick Exterminating was founded by Richard Patrick in Hobe Sound, Florida in 1988 with one truck and one employee. He trademarked the famous phrase “Just Say No to Bugs” and set up shop on U.S. Highway 1 next to the old Stoney’s Automotive location. In 1992, Patrick relocated to a 1,800 square-foot facility in the SPS Industrial Park in Stuart. He now had five techs on staff and six trucks on the road servicing accounts from Stuart to Jupiter. Growth continued through the 1990s as word of mouth spread about the excellent service delivered.

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Expanding to serve our customers better

By 1999, operations included 11 trucks with 10 technicians and two customer service employees. Once again, a larger facility was needed to meet the needs of a growing customer base. Richard purchased land nearby on Gran Park Way and built an industry-specific building with dedicated work stations for each technician, along with offices for management and customer service personnel and drive-in storage bays for loading and offloading materials. An expansive parking area was included to accommodate the growing fleet. This facility remains in service today and the company has grown to 22 employees, 19 service vehicles and two dedicated lawn trucks.

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Proud to support the community we live in

From the beginning, we have built our business by being good neighbors and giving back. We are proud to support a number of important organizations that play a vital role in helping people within our community, including the Treasure Coast Foster Closet, Habitat for Humanity of Martin, Habitat for Humanity St. Lucie County, Council on Aging of Martin County and the House of Hope of Martin County.

These organizations give so much to the people in our area; it is our honor to support their efforts.

What Our Customers Are Saying

Click here to find out what our customers are saying about Patrick Exterminating’s residential pest control and lawn management services.

We target all unwanted household intruders, including ant, roach, flea, tick, termite, bed bug, rat, mice, hornet and wasp, and coordinate bee removal. Our lawn pest and disease control services target the leading Florida yard invaders in St. Augustine grass, such as southern chinch bug, sod webworm and armyworm and fire ant, as well as common lawn fungus, including brown patch, leaf lesions and take-all root rot.

Patrick Exterminating is highly respected as an honest, reliable and knowledgeable exterminator serving the communities of Stuart, Jupiter, Port St. Lucie, Hobe Sound, Palm City and Jensen Beach, offering guaranteed treatment of your home and entire property, including lawn, trees, bushes, shrubs and landscape plants. We also offer fully warrantied pre-construction soil termite treatment for termites.

With Patrick Exterminating you can relax with peace of mind that your home and property is well protected.

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Your trusted local pest professional, Patrick Exterminating offers a complete range of affordable home pest control management and extermination services.

Patrick Exterminating provides complete pest control, termite protection and lawn treatment services to residents of Martin, St. Lucie and Northern Palm Beach County, including residential insect control, rodent control, termite treatment, lawn spraying, lawn, tree, bush and shrub fertilization, weed control, and ornamental plant fertilizer and fungicide application. We proudly serve the communities of Stuart, Hobe Sound, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Hutchinson Island, Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie West, Jupiter, Tequesta, Jupiter Island, Juno Beach, Palm Beach Gardens and North Palm Beach.

 

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