Gardner buys Chattanooga Pest Control Company
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ERIK GARDENER, right, chief executive officer of Volunteer Rid A Pest LLC, announces the acquisition of Chattanooga Pest Control from David Jones, owner.
ERIK GARDENER, right, chief executive officer of Volunteer Rid A Pest LLC, announces the acquisition of Chattanooga Pest Control from David Jones, owner.
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Volunteer Rid A Pest has made another acquisition in the Chattanooga market with the purchase of Chattanooga Pest Control Company. Chattanooga Pest Control was established in 1996 by David and Faye Jones.

“Mr. Jones has experienced some health issues and is unable to continue operating his business. We have come to terms and our management team assumed control of the day-to-day operations on Aug. 1,” stated Erik Gardner, Volunteer Rid A Pest chief executive officer.

“Mr. Jones has established a strong client base and Chattanooga Pest Control has an outstanding reputation in the Chattanooga market. We look forward to serving his clients and carrying on the high standard of customer service he has established,” said Gardner.

Volunteer Rid A Pest was established in 1970 and is based in Cleveland. This is the third company purchased by Volunteer Rid A Pest LLC.

Gardner acquired Polk County based Moore Exterminating in 2006, Chattanooga-based E/R Exterminating in 2013, and now has added to the Chattanooga market share with the most recent acquisition.

“Chattanooga Pest Control has a large footprint in Hamilton County and will fit exactly within our service boundary. Their client base is exactly what we need to increase our Chattanooga market share,” stated Gardner

Volunteer Rid A Pest LLC provides premium termite and pest elimination services to thousands of residential, commercial and industrial clients. They also keep lawns mosquito-free with their Mosquito-Guard service.

The company provides employment to 12 people. Volunteer Rid A Pest serves all of Bradley, Hamilton, Polk, McMinn, Meigs and Rhea counties in Tennessee and Fannin, Murray, Whitfield, Walker and Dade counties in Georgia.