Eliminate Insects Destroying Your Lawn

Damage from insects in the lawn can occur spring, summer and fall. It all depends on the lifestage of the insect. Some insects complete their life cycles in one year but many can take three years. While beetles don’t damage the lawn, their eggs are laid in the lawn and can create grub problems laters. Damaged areas turn brown, and thin the healthy lawn. Then the area begins to fill in with chickweed, other weeds or crabgrass.

Prevention is your first line of defense against severe damage to your lawn. We take care of that in our preventative programs. But if you already have a suspected insect issue, then let us guide you with the right choices to turn your lawn into a thriving green carpet that makes your home look great. We’re here to help.

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GrubsWhite grubs are the larval stage of scarab beetles. Several different kinds of white grubs are found in Utah. White grubs prefer to feed on turfgrass roots. Healthy turfgrass can mask white grub feeding.

Best Way to Get Rid of Grubs: remove the dead grass areas and treat the whole lawn with a systemic insecticide.


Bill Bugs – Billbugs can be very troublesom lawn pest. Both the adult and the immature larvae can cause damage to your grass by chewing holes in the grass blades. The adults deposit their eggs inside and when the larvae hatch the continue eating from the roots to the tips of the grass.

Best Way to Get Rid of Bill Bugs: Treat lawn with an insecticide over the lawn. Controlling larvae early assures best success.


Chinch BugChinch bugs are occasional pests of turfgrass in Utah. Chinch bugs feed on a variety of turfgrass species including Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, the fescues, bentgrass and zoysiagrass.

Best Way to Get Rid of Chinch Bugs: Treat lawn with an insecticide over the lawn.


GrasshoppersChinch bugs are occasional pests of turfgrass in Utah. Chinch bugs feed on a variety of turfgrass species including Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, the fescues, bentgrass and zoysiagrass.

Best Way to Get Rid of Sod Grasshoppers: Treat lawn with an insecticide over the lawn.


Sod Web WormSod webworms are the most widely recognized turfgrass insect pests in Utah. Sod webworm larvae are the damaging life stage and feed on turfgrass blades.

Best Way to Get Rid of Sod Web Worm: Put a systemic insecticide down on the lawn

The My Guy Lawn Treatment Program

  • 5-6 Treatments per Year (Pending Weather)
  • Customized Fertilization for the time of year
  • Spot Weed Control (Safer for your Family)
  • Weed Preventative (Twice per year)
  • Crabgrass Control (as many times as needed)
  • Grub Control / Preventative
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My Guy’s 4 Pillars of Service

  1. Inspect: We start by inspect your home for current or potential pest problems.
  2. Safeguard: We treat the perimeter of your structure with the materials needed, remove all accessible spiderwebs and wasp nests, and use the safest methods available on the market.
  3. Report: Our Technician will always provide a detailed report of the services performed and any recommendations to help keep your home free of pests.
  4. Follow up: My Guy stays in touch with regularly scheduled visits and responds to any immediate needs. If the pest returns in between your visits, we come back for free.

I had some of the bigger locals take care of my lawn, but it just kept getting worse and worse. Chris came out and got a rehab program going and my lawn is returning to its beauty. Thanks My Guy!!

Sherrie E.