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CROSS PEST CONTROL

Great Service... Affordable Prices

Bugs are no laughing matter. They are a nuisance in your home and business and can be a hazard to your health and property. Before you “Bug Out,” give Cross Pest Control a call. Centrally located in Plant City, Florida, the licensed and insured family-owned business has been helping residential, commercial, and industrial neighbours in East Hillsborough, Southeast Pasco, Polk, Pinellas and Manatee counties with their pest control needs. THROUGH THE 67 YEARS James D. Cross began Cross Pest Control in 1952 and in 1959, J.D. Merrill began as partner in the pest control company. Together they launched the Bradenton location in 1973 and in 1976, Merrill purchased Cross’s interest. In the early 1980s, the Largo office was opened, expanding the Cross Pest Control throughout Tampa Bay. FRIENDSHIP LEADS TO A TRUSTED OWNERSHIP JD Merrill and Terry Ballard had a lifelong friendship and business/ community relationship. They served the people of Plant City as elected City Commissioners and each as elected Mayor. Both were long-time members of the Florida Strawberry Festival Board of Directors and members of the Plant City Rotary Club. In early 2000, Ballard began to operate the business and purchased the company in 2008. Today, this Ballard family business is proud to be managed and operated just as Cross has always run on the principals of honesty, integrity and treating the customer like we are family. WHY CHOOSE CROSS? Cross is proud to say that its trusted staff is the heart & soul of the day to day business by taking care of each customer's individual need. Lucky for Cross and the customer, when employees come here, they stay and Cross hopes that says something about the company’s operation. Technicians treat you, your home or business with respect and provide the best service. Utilizing an assortment of odorless, eco-friendly pest control options for the safety of your family, pets and environment, they can handle everything from annoying bugs, to subterranean termites, to disease -carrying rodents and roaches. Cross Pest Control offers indoor and outdoor pest control service. Best of all, Cross Pest Control options won’t break the bank. Cross’s work includes a six month guarantee once services

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FOCUS Plant City 18-08  

FOCUS Magazine Plant City Edition Issue 18-08 August 2019

FOCUS Plant City 18-08  

FOCUS Magazine Plant City Edition Issue 18-08 August 2019

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