An ATCO Testimonial

This past month a gentleman referred by a friend, an ATCO client, called with this dilemma. For the past several months he had suffered from bites. His physician had identified them as mite bites, but couldn’t be sure of the source. The doctor had suggested rats, and the gentleman, embarrassed, had replied, “I don’t have … More »

Richard Estrada featured on Marin Independent Journal

“Novato-based Atco Pest Control sometimes uses rodenticides, but is well-known for using integrated pest management techniques to control pests without using harmful chemicals. The company handles all the pest management issues for the county, which mandates they don’t use rodenticides. Atco Pest Control owner Richard Estrada said trapping rodents has been just as effective as … More »

On the Road Again!

No sooner had Richard Estrada finished making another presentation to the Master Garden Class at Indian Valley College in Novato about Integrated Pest Management than he got a call from Tanya Drlik, Integrated Pest Management Coordinator of Contra Costa County, requesting that he address a group of Environmental Health Department inspectors. Ms. Drlik is herself … More »