We always love to celebrate when our franchise owners are given a spotlight for the hard work that has gotten them where they are. Recently, a Mosquito Squad franchise owner was featured on the Tage Talks Business Podcast. The Tage Talks Business Podcast interviews the best business leaders, entrepreneurs, and non-profit executives throughout Hampton Roads. Virginia on a variety of industry topics.
In a recent episode, Mosquito Squad of Hampton Roads’ owner Dean Ives, was interviewed regarding his experiences working with our pest control franchise. Dean Ives was born into an entrepreneur family and got his roots in construction early on. 12 years later, he owns several businesses serving Virginia. One of them being a Mosquito Squad franchise located in Hampton Roads.
You can listen to the full episode below:
Proven Mosquito and Pest Control Franchise
During this podcast, Dean discusses franchise ownership, what attracted him to Mosquito Squad, building your location’s value, and franchising lessons learned. Here are 3 of the most important things we learned from this conversation with Dean Ives:
1. Ability to Grow
As mentioned in this episode, home service companies – pest control in particular – are some of the easiest businesses to grow. While they still require quite a bit of work and personal determination, their ability to scale, grow, and work with other home service offerings cannot be ignored.
Within a year of taking over a Mosquito Squad franchise, Dean was able to continue to purchase new territories every year – all while owning a Conserva Irrigation location, a sister brand of Mosquito Squad. With the right people and proven processes, Dean believes that anyone can find success growing their mosquito franchise. Two things Mosquito Squad offers to all owners.
At the end of the day, just like any other small business in the community, Mosquito Squad’s franchise owners continue to look for ways to grow and expand their reach – and profit! Mosquito Squad offers the ability to do so with processes and tools that have been tested and refined over time.
2. No Experience Needed
And just like Dean, anybody can start a mosquito and pest control franchise with the right attitude and team, regardless of previous experience. At Mosquito Squad, we eliminate the guesswork that often comes with starting your own business. We help you run a business by the numbers, not by what you think may work. This provides our owners the confidence they need to succeed.
Some of the things we give you at the beginning of ownership include:
- Web presence
- Training on all service offerings
- Backend operations
- Buying power
- Proven processes
Not only does our team give every owner everything they need to start their pest control location, but also the continued support needed to help them grow, thrive, and succeed. Dean celebrated Mosquito Squad’s dedication to providing a “knowledge base [that] is almost endless.” With our team, you’ll always have access to experienced professionals that can help you take your next step or help you in solving any problems that may arise.
3. Recurring Revenue
During the interview, Dean also spoke about some of the most appealing parts of franchising in general – especially when it comes to pest control companies. At Mosquito Squad, we pride ourselves on offering recurring revenue streams that ensures a profit year around.
Even though there is a designated season for pest control, which can be determined based on where you live, Mosquito Squad franchise owners stay busy all year long. Not only preparing for the busy season, but by offering pre-season services like tick control in the winter or early spring.
Does this mean our owners never get a break? Of course they do. Franchise owners get plenty of downtime after the busy season and before pre-season to do with as they like. Whether they choose to spend it with their friends and family or never leaving the couch, this is one of the most celebrated perks of owning a mosquito franchise location.
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Sometimes you need a good testimony to help you make your next decision. Whether you’re looking to start your location from scratch or to covert your current pest control company, we’re confident that our team can help you find success in our proven business models. With innovative pest control solutions and endless help getting started, a Mosquito Squad location may be the best choice for your next business opportunity.
Searching for a new pest control franchise opportunity? Give our team a call at (888) 996-6499 or contact us online to learn more about how to get started!