Passionate About Landscapes
Dependable Exterminators is South Florida’s premier pest control, lawn fertilization and ornamental plants specialist
Juan A. (Alberto) Perez, Owner, Founder and President of family-owned Dependable Exterminators, takes lawn care and ornamentals to the next level by using the latest and best quality products on the market. With over 25 years of experience, his projects result in the most lush, green and healthy grasses, lawns and ornamental plants for his high-end commercial and residential clients.
Alberto started out purely doing indoor pest control, but soon realized there was a need for a specialty in his field. He says, “Anybody can come and spray for fleas and ticks, but our kind of service is unique.”
Dependable Exterminators has since evolved into a premier resource specializing in expert fertilization of lawns and ornamentals. He is always studying and reading up on how much more lush and green the lawns and ornamentals can look, and he stays current on new pests that spring up and how to best control these issues. By keeping up to date, he can use his knowledge to minimize such problems as grubs, which can damage lawns, and resistant white flies that can damage your beautiful hedges and ficus.
Servicing the greater Miami area, including all of Coral Gables, Pinecrest, Key Biscayne and South Miami, Dependable Exterminators can take care of all types of grass, but its expertise in Zoysia, St. Augustine, and Bermuda grass is extensive and makes the company unique.
The Pictures Speak for Themselves
Alberto remarks that the best way to see the difference in their work is to check out the beautiful photos and videos on the company’s social media—Instagram and Facebook. The images illustrate the impeccable work they do on upscale properties, large estates and commercial properties.
He says, “When you see firsthand how the plants look, you realize the magnitude of the work we do. We go beyond your basic fertilization and pest control. We work side by side with the landscape architects, landscapers, landscape installers, builders and sprinkler companies—and as a team, we all maintain the plants and grass to look green and healthy (with, of course, some cooperation from the weather). To have an exceptional looking lawn, there are many factors—watering, cutting, weather and using the correct products to make the lawn and ornamentals flourish. We take pride in our work and we pay attention to detail. Every lawn is different. In some cases, the lawn starts looking great after two months; sometimes it takes longer because of weather and other circumstances.”
Stepping in at Any Point
Having built a very strong reputation for excellence, a lot of the work Dependable Exterminators does is through referrals from the landscape architects and landscape installers and builders. Oftentimes, Alberto and his crew are there when the builder is laying the first block. Other times, they get customers that have already finished with the landscaping aspect or even take over accounts.
Alberto approaches each and every job as a unique project. He says, “When people call me for a new property, we can help assess their needs in terms of the types of plants, palms, grasses based on the specific soil quality and weather conditions. But when we take over houses that already have everything done, we have to come in and be meticulously careful to get the results you want. We may go in once a week and see what’s happening before we apply anything because we don’t know what was applied before.” It’s that focus that helps Dependable Exterminators cultivate properties where everyone who sees the lush landscape will be green with envy.