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Expanding nationwide, we provide quality pest control services across all states and territories. Our commitment lies in delivering top quality customer service, transparent pest control solutions, and utmost convenience. With a streamlined start-to-finish process, we ensure your peace of mind throughout.

The Local Guys Pest Control team have been in the pest control industry for over a decade. Over the 10+ years, we have had many successes, including:

  • We were the winner of four Excellence in Business awards in 2022, 2023 and 2024.
  • Our business has grown 100% year on year since starting.
  • We have a well-established client base who provide repeat business.
  • We have good relationships with our suppliers, meaning we can access equipment and materials at favourable rates.
  • Our brand is well-known, trusted and respected in the area.
  • We have been featured in business magazine articles and on national news segments.
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The Local Guys Core Values

Our commitment lies in the satisfaction of our clients and the prosperity of our Franchise Partners. Training and development are paramount to our team, ensuring a dedicated approach to success. Maintaining a loyal customer base while welcoming new ones is our unwavering mission.
Integrity forms the bedrock of our operations. Open, honest communication with both our team and clients is non-negotiable. Upholding ethical principles guides our every action.
Continuous evolution is our mantra. We relentlessly seek ways to enhance our systems, staying ahead through research, training, and learning. Innovation propels us toward excellence, one step closer to perfection.
Passion fuels purpose, and purpose breeds achievement. Our team's enthusiasm for the pest control industry, our Franchise Partners, and our clients underpins our unwavering dedication.
Safety isn't just a priority; it's a core value ingrained in our operations. We prioritise workplace safety to protect ourselves and our clients, fostering trust, communication, and effective preventive measures.
At The Local Guys, we transcend mere business relationships; we form a family. Each member, from Franchise Partners to clients, is valued and cherished. Building personal connections is our hallmark, rooted in genuine care and respect for every individual we work with.
Shaun & Renee Goulding

Our Divisional Franchise Partner: Meet Shaun Goulding

Before embarking on his journey with The Local Guys – Pest Control, Shaun Goulding honed his skills in the car industry. However, in 2016 Shaun seized the opportunity for a fresh start. Utilising his redundancy package, he ventured into the pest control franchise sector, drawn by its lucrative profit margins and the stability and flexibility it offered for his family.

Shaun's dedication and expertise quickly propelled his business to local prominence. He cultivated a robust clientele, serving diverse properties ranging from residential to commercial, including esteemed establishments like wineries, hotels, disability centers, and national restaurant chains. His comprehensive knowledge spanned various pest control challenges, from bed bugs to possums.

Despite his achievements, Shaun yearned for greater responsibility and career advancement. Witnessing the rapid growth and success of The Local Guys brand under Jarrad and Stacey's leadership, Shaun recognised the potential for personal and professional growth within their franchise model. Joining forces with The Local Guys in 2021 as the Pest Control Divisional Franchise Partner, Shaun is poised to leverage his expertise to not only further his own business but also to mentor and support aspiring individuals in the pest control industry.

A Decade of Experience: Meet Jarrad & Stacey Goulding

Jarrad and Stacey are the driving forces behind The Local Guys brand.

Before embarking on their journey with The Local Guys, Jarrad and Stacey pursued diverse career paths. Jarrad's global adventures led him to discover his passion for the service-based industry more than 10 years ago. Meanwhile, Stacey carved out a successful career as a qualified Accountant at a prestigious firm.

As a married couple, Jarrad and Stacey ventured into multiple hospitality and retail franchises and businesses, gaining firsthand experience as Franchise Partners. They immersed themselves in every aspect of the business, from marketing and accounting to customer service, gaining invaluable insights into the franchise model from the partner's perspective.

Driven by their desire for a fulfilling family life and a healthy work-life balance, Jarrad and Stacey recognised the unparalleled success and flexibility offered by the service-based industry. Thus, they redirected their focus, finding immense joy and satisfaction in their decision. In 2020, their happiness multiplied with the arrival of their first child.

With over a decade of experience in the service-based industry, Jarrad has successfully managed clients ranging from small businesses to national corporations. His track record includes securing and overseeing numerous significant contracts with government entities and commercial enterprises nationwide. Additionally, Jarrad has played a pivotal role in training and mentoring technicians, nurturing their growth and development.

Jarrad and his team exude a profound passion for the industry and franchising, leveraging their wealth of experience and unwavering commitment to empower Franchise Partners on their journey to success.

Jarrad has been working in the test and tag industry for more than 10 years and has managed clients with 1 to 10,000+ items. Over the decade, Jarrad has proudly won and managed many large tenders with government bodies and commercial businesses nationally. Additionally, Jarrad has trained and supported many technicians over the years.

Jarrad and his team are exceptionally passionate about the industry and franchising. It’s this depth of experience and passion that he shares with the Franchise Partners.

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About Our Technicians

About Our Technicians

At The Local Guys – Pest Control, all technicians are Franchise Partners. This means you are working with the owner of a small business local to your area, rather than just an employee. As a result, our technicians take pride in their business and are dedicated to providing the highest quality service possible to their clients.

All of our pest control technicians are required to have a current:

  • Police Clearance Check
  • Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Full Pest Control Licencing to Operate
  • Driver’s Licence and Branded Vehicle
  • Gun Licence (where required)
  • Working Safely at Heights Certificate (where required)

All technicians are uniformed and have $20,000,000 in Public Liability Insurance.

Meet Our Support Centre Team

Meet the incredible Support Centre Team at The Local Guys. They're not your typical support crew; they're your friendly neighbours in the franchise family, always ready to make you feel right at home with a genuine commitment to providing exceptional customer service. Our Support Centre Team is the backbone of The Local Guys. They are known for their friendly demeanor and dedication to delivering exceptional customer service. When you connect with them, you can expect a warm and welcoming experience, as they assist you in a professional and efficient manner.

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Giving Back

At The Local Guys Pest Control, we believe in paying it forward, one meal at a time! We understand that business is important, however, we also believe it is important to give back to those in need. Every time we complete a pest control job for any of our clients, we donate $5 to World Vision New Zealand! This has been one of our practices since the beginning of The Local Guys brand and as a result we been fortunate enough to donate thousands of dollars to a wonderful cause.

World Vision utilises all donations to help bridge the gap in many of our indigenous communities. Our clients know when they work with The Local Guys Pest Control, not only are they protecting themselves, their homes and their businesses, but they are also giving back to the community.

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