The 5 Features You Don’t Have With Your Pest Control Software

Published on December 20, 2022

Choosing the best pest control software is one of the main secrets to success for both new and established businesses.

Keep in mind, it’s never too early or too late to select the best pest control software for your business.

After all, the best pest control software will be able to:

  • Track assets and chemicals
  • Track technicians and job progress
  • Streamline and automate daily tasks
  • Automatically get paid on time, every time
  • Simplify marketing and maximize spending
  • Manage jobs and estimates from anywhere
  • Break through bottlenecks and soar past goals
  • Consistently scale your business and increase revenue

Unfortunately, not all of these features are included in every software.

However, these are the top 5 features Service Autopilot has that you don’t have with your current pest control software.


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1. Automate Everyday Tasks With Automations

Automate your daily tasks with Service Autopilot’s automations:

  • To do’s
  • Reports
  • Surveys
  • Invoice follow ups
  • Service reminders
  • Estimate follow ups
  • Past due reminders

The best pest control software streamlines everyday operations—simultaneously saving time and money so you can reallocate these resources into higher value revenue streams.

Furthermore, automations allow you to set it and forget it. Which means, you’ll set it once and it’ll continue until you stop it.

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Use Automations to Simplify and Automate Marketing

In addition to automations daily operations, automations simplify and automate marketing. In other words, all of your marketing campaigns can be put on autopilot.

For example, based on the actions clients take, you can set up triggers to funnel leads and clients into the right email campaign.

Take a look at a few of the countless ways you can automate your daily marketing with Service Autopilot’s automations:

Automations is the  #1 way to follow up  with clients. If you’re not using it, your business might still be successful - but it won’t grow. 

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In Service Autopilot, our automations send emails and texts to:​

Every lead after an estimate is completed
Clients after their property has been serviced​
Remind leads and clients to send you customer feedback​
Update outdated or declined payment information​
Inform them when a service can’t be completed due to unforeseen circumstances (i.e. weather)​
Remind them of maintenance tips (i.e. putting a cover on the outdoor faucet before the winter)​
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2. Easily Track Chemicals and Assets

The best pest control software has the ability to easily track chemicals and assets.

By tracking chemical usage and assets, your pest control business can ensure:

  • Compliance with local regulations
  • Maximum profitability based on the chemicals and assets used

In addition, Service Autopilot can automatically calculate the quantities and chemicals applied to every property.

Also, the detailed reports in Service Autopilot can help you before and after jobs. Plus, you can enhance the report to meet your local requirements to get all of the necessary data.

Furthermore, it’s important to track your valuable assets to secure the equipment and ensure proper maintenance.

3. Automatically Optimize Routes With Smart Maps

With the endless hours it takes to manually create an optimized condensed route, it’s crucial to have Service Autopilot’s Smart Maps to automatically:

  • Optimize routes
  • Capture new clients in real-time

Additionally, Smart Maps gives your pest control business the opportunity to:

  • Maximize routes with an instant mapping of perfectly optimized routes every time
  • Efficiently schedule techs by easily organizing their day based on high-value jobs

4. Easily Manage Technicians and Routes from Anywhere With the Mobile App

Service Autopilot allows you to easily manage routes, job progress, and your technicians from anywhere.

In just a few clicks, you can add job notes, update routes, or view your tech’s footprints.

Plus, Service Autopilot’s Mobile App helps you to perform everyday tasks, such as:

  • Tracking technicians via GPS
  • Manage client accounts from anywhere
  • Stay updated on job progress in real-time
  • Capturing and uploading before/after photos
  • Generate instant professional estimates on-the-go

5. Automated In-House Payments

It’s important to select a pest control software with a built-in credit card processor so that you can speed up your cash flow and:

  • Minimize late payments
  • Get paid faster with same-day payments
  • Receive automatically updated credit cards
  • Stop wasting time manually chasing payments
  • Become fully PCI compliant and store credit cards on file

Plus, studies have shown consumers typically spend 83% more when paying via credit card.

With Service Autopilot Payments, you can auto-charge credit cards with same-day payments.

Alternatively, you can use the Client Portal to allow clients to pay their own invoice or update account information.

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The #1 Secret to Success: Join the Best Pest Control Software in the Industry

The success of your business depends on choosing the best pest control software in the industry.

Even though we believe these features to be an industry standard, many pest control software programs lack them.

Also, you’ll get features like these with Service Autopilot in addition to the ones mentioned in this article:

  • Rapid invoicing
  • Track technicians via the Mobile App
  • Quick job scheduling with a few clicks
  • Instant estimate creation from anywhere
  • Pinpoint profit holes with business reports

Finally, you know the top 5 essential features you should have with the best pest control software that you’ll get with Service Autopilot!

Related: Best Software for Pest Control

Originally published Dec 20, 2022 7:00 AM

Alyssa Sanders

Alyssa is a Content Marketing Specialist II at Service Autopilot. Her bookworming began after she discovered the Harry Potter series. Her love of books evolved into writing and creating content. When she's not writing, you can find her watching a new sci-fi series or shoving her nose into a book.

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