When it comes the purchase and sale of pest control businesses in Florida, Truforte Business Group has the knowledge and experience to assist buyers and sellers with the completion of transactions ranging from $25K to multi-millions deals. Associates at Truforte Business Group not only have the knowledge and experience with service businesses but are specifically well diverse in the sale of pest control and exterminating business in Florida. Having handled the sales and acquisitions of many companies, we are well-qualified to assist you whether your goal is buying or selling a pest control company in Florida.
If you are new to Florida or purchasing a pest control business in Florida for the first time, be sure and check out the Florida Department of Agricultural & Consumer Services for information on the necessary licenses to operator a pest control business.
In order to qualify FDACS requires a high school education or equivalent and minimum three years experience as a service employee of a licensee that performs pest control in any category in which you are seeking certification. At least one of these years must have been under a licensee in Florida. Additional information about qualifying through only 1 year of Florida pest control experience with some college credits acquired at recognized universities can also be found at the FDACS.
To operate in structural pest control, Florida law requires that each pest control business location be licensed by the FDACS. There are also certain required minimum insurance coverages and the pest control operator must be certified in the categories in which the businesses operates. This would include general household and rodent pest control, lawn and ornamental pest control and/or fumigation.
In some cases Buyers purchasing a pest control business in Florida will find that a seller may be willing to qualify the business with an existing pest control license while the Buyer is obtaining the necessary license.
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