About Garrett Thrasher

Garrett Thrasher is Vice President and General Manager of Thrasher Termite & Pest Control of So Cal, Inc., Chairperson of the San Diego District of the Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC), a member of the bedbugFREE network, and a member of the National Pest Management Association. Author of The Bed Bug Battle Plan: Field Tested Solutions for Bed Bug Extermination and Prevention (ISBN: 1500838209), Garrett’s solid understanding of bed bugs, their behavior, current outbreaks, and experience on camera has made him a leading contact for news and media outlets. He is also a sought after speaker on the topic of managing online reviews for positive impact. He has spoken at PestWorld and PestTech, and was featured in PCT Magazine and the PCT Podcast. Thrasher Termite & Pest Control of So Cal is accredited by QualityPro–the mark of excellence in pest management.

How to Understand Pesticide Labels

By | 2017-01-06T15:27:21+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Categories: DIY Pest Control, General Pest Control|Tags: , , , , |

Ignore a “Dry Clean Only” label and you may end up with a shredded sweater. Ignore a pesticide warning label and you may end up six feet under. Pesticide poisonings are extremely rare, fatalities even rarer, but limiting your risk [...]

Three Lessons Learned from the Weevil-cide Poisonings

By | 2017-01-06T15:27:56+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Categories: DIY Pest Control, General Pest Control|Tags: , , , |

News of the deaths in Amarillo, TX caused by a restricted use pesticide, sends a chill through the hearts of pest control professionals. Authorities are looking into why the family had the pesticide pellets, called Weevil-cide, which may only be [...]

Spiders Keep Us on Our Toes

By | 2016-11-21T17:28:43+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Categories: Spiders|

Spiders are a challenging pest to control for two main reasons: they walk on their toes and do not groom themselves like other insects, rendering most pest control products ineffective. However, Thrasher’s experience with spider control makes all the difference. Since spiders [...]

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