Mykaila Lucas is the daughter of the owners Dell Bartley and his wife, of Total Control Termite and Pest , headquartered in Sarasota, Florida . This is a highly regarded and family owned Pest Control company in Sarasota / Manatee / Charlotte & North Port.

Mykaila and her family were trained in Interior and Exterior Pest Control, Termite Elimination, as well as Commercial and Residential Pest Control.

Some of the services Total Control Termite and Pest provides include: Quality Tent Fumigation, No Tent Treatments, Rodent Control, Attic Cleaning and Restoration, General Household Pest Control, Bed Bug Control, Stinging Insect Control, Nuisance Wildlife Control, Subterranean Termite Control, Real Estate Inspections, and Free Inspections for Homeowners.

When it comes to providing expert Pest Control services, nothing takes the place of experience. Mykaila’s family began working in Pest Control 30 years ago and started Total Control Termite and Pest in 2002.

One of Total Control Termite and Pest’s goals is to provide their Sarasota / Manatee / Charlotte & North Port clients with professional, high quality, and affordable services. People often choose Total Control Termite and Pest for Pest Control because its a locally owned business in the area for over 25 years. Family owned and operated being started by the mother and father and eventually handed down to the daughter and son in law. They provide quick and professional service while treating each and every customer as a family member. Respect and integrity on every job is the standard for their company. They are even trusted by fellow companies in the area to be subcontracted to do jobs they can’t get to or can’t handle. Superior top notch service with the education and experience to back it up! Some of their awards include: being the #1 Purchaser of Zythor in the State of Florida, Small Business Achievement award, and being Certified Termidor Users.

Company Mission Statement: “We are building a future for our family by protecting your family.”

The result, one of the most successful Pest Control companies in Sarasota!  


What do their customers think?

One fan of the company publicly wrote, “I have used Total Control termite and pest professionals for over eight years in my home and in two rental properties. The Total Control team are a family business. We have had the full Florida plague experience of termites, cockroaches, wood eating termites and fat mango fed rats that decided to live in our house siding. Everyone from Total Control was professional, reliable and personable. From first contact with the efficient, friendly office staff you are kept informed of appointments, timings and the technicians are friendly, competent & know their stuff! We are so impressed with their honest service. A few years ago Dell Bartley the owner confirmed that we had termites and we needed to have our home tented – he thought we had a warranty & called the office to look it up. Sure enough we were unaware we were under warranty from the previous owners. This week he came to the home as we found termite droppings and were afraid we had another infestation – we were relieved to find out it wasn’t the dangerous type of termites and no need for treatment. Again no charge and clear instructions on what to look out for and to just call in if we had any doubts. I have recommended Total Control to many people and another friend also had the experience of fearing they had rats to be told that the droppings were cockroach and mice and no charge. Total Control are a trustworthy, honorable business in a world where fear of Infestation leads to the man in the street being taken advantage of. We totally recommend their services and recommend their tiptop professional business practices and great team.”

Another fan of the Total Control Termite and Pest publicly wrote, “We discovered dry wood termites in our kitchen cabinets last November. Desperately not wanting to fumigate our house, we sought the opinions of four different pest companies, hoping for another option. After much research, we realized that in our situation fumigation was the only real solution. Then we had to decide which company to hire. Our choice was Total Control Termite and Pest, and we are SO happy we made that decision. From the first phone call to inquire about their services, to the day we returned to our home post-fumigation, our experience was wonderful (as much as it can be when termites are feasting in your kitchen drawers!). Brian was so informative, honest and thorough through every step of the process. He answered every phone call and addressed all of our concerns. The day of fumigation went very smoothly. His tenting crew arrived when he said they would, they were polite, and patiently waited for us to load up and leave. When we received the “all clear” to return home a couple of days later we returned home to a house that was exactly as we left it…minus the termite activity!!! Thank you Brian! And thanks to all of your staff! Cullen and Donna Jones”

Having owner operated experts, like Mykaila and her family providing knowledgeable and expert care is an asset to Sarasota / Manatee / Charlotte & North Port, Florida .

Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their clients. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners like Mykaila Lucas and her family that employ people and ensure their staff are paid continuously. Sure, people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank Mykaila and her family for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.

Need Pest Control service? Give Total Control Termite and Pest an opportunity by visiting them at 1450 Global Court, Unit B, Sarasota or by calling them at 941-756-9078.

In addition to running a successful Pest Control business, they support local softball leagues with uniforms and snacks/beverages after games. They support the Manatee county fair by supplying all the pigs used in the fair. They also support the Manatee and Sarasota county police departments. Sponsor for the Sarasota Sun Devils Pop Warner Football. Salvation Army assistance and contributions. Manatee Association of Realtors, Sarasota Association of Realtors. .


So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board

Mykaila and Family, you are highly commended for your service to the residents of Sarasota / Manatee / Charlotte & North Port, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of Florida and for your willingness to participate in social betterment activities.


Well done Mykaila and Family!


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