Ballard’s professional pest control beats major competitors; Mom and local pop business earn Houston area ‘top three’ spot for second year in a row
Local Mum and Pop Businesses Earn Top Three in Houston Area for Second Year in a Row
Houston, Texas, June 26, 2021 – (PR.com) – A city-wide competition organized by the Houston Chronicle newspaper to nominate the ‘best of the best’ in each industry category has ended last month and the results have fallen.
Ballard’s Professional Pest Control Company, a local company, was nominated and ranked in the “Top Five” category and then the “Top Three” for Best Pest Control Companies in the Houston area.
Those who know Ballard’s know they are an icon in the industry.
Ballard’s has served northeast areas such as Humble, Kingwood, Atascocita, Cleveland and Huffman, as well as northwest parts of the city like The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, Tomball and even the Champions Region for over 36 years. .
Founded in 1985 by Larry Ballard and joined by his wife, Donna, whom he married a month later, the Ballards have had a long history in the pest management industry, despite economic downturns, hurricanes, floods, ice storms and love them. They persevered and helped their clients rebuild and repair many times.
The popular movie quote, “Who are you going to call?” suitable for well-known “pest control” with offices in the Kingwood and Porter area.
Says Donna Ballard, “We were honored to learn that not only were we nominated, but we beat some of the heavyweights and biggest names in the business. As a local business, we pride ourselves on our staff, some of whom have been with us for over 19 years. When asked what she thought was the reason for their success, she replied, “Customer service is the number one reason. The other is the personal touch we love to give our clients, many of whom are almost like family because they have been with us for so long. Many customers ask for the names of their preferred technicians and like to know they are in good hands.
Donna is very civic and has been selected as “A Woman of Success” by the Family Time Foundation, Rotarian of the Year by the Kingwood Rotary Club and is an active member of the Kingwood Civic Club. “I believe in the importance of ‘pay it forward’ and I try to live by that philosophy every day,” Ballard said.
Larry Ballard, also dubbed the “Insect Whisperer” by many local real estate agents, has an impressive track record and proven to have performed over 32,000 WDI (Wood Destroying Insect) inspections in his career as a termite inspector. If you are buying, selling, or refinancing a home, you absolutely want Larry Ballard to do your inspections.
Ballard’s Professional Pest Control has definitely earned its place as “Top Three, Best of the Best” in Houston. For more information, visit www.ballardspest.com or Facebook at www.facebook.com/ballards.pestcontrol/