Why Truly Nolen?

Truly Nolen has been your trusted local pest control expert for over 85 years.

Truly Nolen Services

Discover a realm of comprehensive services designed to meet your every need. With expertise spanning over 100 pest varieties, we stand ready to conquer any challenge, from elusive rodents to resilient scorpions. But our enchantment extends beyond mere pest control. Embrace the beauty of a Florida paradise as our Lawn Care services transform your yard into a captivating oasis. And rest easy, for we prioritize your home’s well-being with insulation and air filter services, ensuring a safe and healthy sanctuary. Contact us to learn more about our array of offerings, including pest, termite, rodent, and commercial services, where satisfaction awaits at every turn.

  • Pest Control
  • Termite Control
  • Rodent Control
  • Commercial
  • Residential

Truly Nolen History

In the late 1930s, a young and determined Truly David Nolen joined his father’s pest control business, Economy Exterminators, based in Miami. Years later, Truly David Nolen ventured to Tucson, Arizona, where he established his own company, aptly named Truly Nolen, in 1955. In a significant turn of events, he acquired his father’s company in 1966, solidifying his own company’s lineage and paving the way for its remarkable growth as one of the nation’s prominent family-owned enterprises.

In March 2019, the reins of leadership were passed to Scarlett Nolen, Truly’s daughter, who had been an integral part of the company for over a decade, holding various roles. Today, Truly Nolen proudly serves over 150,000 customers and employs around 1,100 dedicated partners, with nearly half of them being skilled pest professionals. This enduring legacy showcases Truly Nolen’s commitment to providing reliable pest control services to homes and businesses across the country.

This is our Founder’s Vision…

Truly’s vision was for you to be protected by proactive pest control that you’re proud of and see as a sign of good housekeeping, done in an environmentally responsible way, made affordable by serving neighbors. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is pest control?

Pest control refers to the management and regulation of pests, which are unwanted organisms that can negatively impact human health, property, and the environment. It involves the use of various methods and techniques to prevent, eliminate, or reduce the population of pests, such as insects, rodents, and other organisms that pose a threat. Pest control aims to protect homes, businesses, and agricultural areas from the damage, diseases, and discomfort caused by pests, while ensuring the safety and well-being of humans and their surroundings. This can be achieved through measures like pest identification, inspection, sanitation, habitat modification, exclusion, and the use of pesticides or other control strategies. Overall, pest control plays a crucial role in maintaining a healthy and pest-free environment.

Are pest control chemicals safe?

The safety of pest control chemicals depends on various factors, including the specific chemical used, its concentration, application methods, and adherence to proper safety guidelines. Many pest control chemicals have been extensively tested and regulated to ensure their safety when used as directed. However, it is important to handle and apply these chemicals responsibly, following instructions provided by manufacturers or professionals. Exposure to high concentrations or improper handling of pest control chemicals can pose risks to human health, pets, and the environment. To mitigate these risks, it is recommended to consult with trained professionals, use appropriate protective measures, and consider alternative pest control methods, such as integrated pest management (IPM), which focus on minimizing chemical use and emphasize prevention and non-chemical strategies whenever possible.

What is considered an infestation?

An infestation is a term used to describe the presence of a large number of pests or invasive organisms in a specific area beyond what is considered normal or tolerable. It signifies an uncontrolled population of pests that can cause significant damage, health risks, or disruption to the ecosystem. The threshold for determining an infestation may vary depending on the type of pest and the context in which it occurs. Common examples of infestations include a high concentration of insects, rodents, termites, or other pests that can cause structural damage to buildings, transmit diseases, contaminate food, or negatively impact the environment. Infestations often require prompt and effective pest control measures to eliminate or manage the population and mitigate the associated risks and damages.

How long does it take to work?

The time it takes for pest control measures to work can vary depending on several factors, including the type of pest, the severity of the infestation, and the specific control method used. Some pest control treatments, such as pesticide applications, may show immediate results by quickly eliminating or reducing the pest population. In other cases, it may take a few days or weeks for the full effect to be observed, especially when using methods that target pests at different life stages or disrupt their reproductive cycles. Additionally, persistent or recurring infestations may require ongoing treatments over an extended period to ensure long-term control. It is essential to follow the instructions provided by professionals or product labels and have realistic expectations regarding the timeline for pest control treatments to achieve their desired outcome.

When do you spray for pests?

The timing for pest spraying depends on several factors, including the type of pest, its life cycle, and environmental conditions. In general, pest spraying is often conducted when pests are most active or vulnerable. For instance, for outdoor pests like mosquitoes or ticks, spraying is commonly done during warmer months when their populations are at their peak. For indoor pests such as cockroaches or ants, spraying may occur year-round as needed. Additionally, preventive spraying may be carried out before certain seasons when specific pests are known to be more prevalent. It is important to consult with professionals or follow product instructions for appropriate timing, considering factors such as weather conditions, pest behavior, and the specific target pest to maximize the effectiveness of the treatment.