About Us

Guardian IPM Pest Control - Manuel Darocha
Manuel Darocha – Owner Operated

Guardian IPM Pest Control is family owned and operated from Marblehead,MA.

We provide quality pest control services to both residential and commercial customers throughout Eastern MA. We offer sensible solutions with custom service agreements to meet YOUR needs.

Fully licensed and insured, we utilize the most advanced product, equipment, and techniques to guarantee your satisfaction at a reasonable rate. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of service achievable while maintaining the integrity and honesty required to support our customers.

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Manuel Darocha

Manuel Darocha
Sgt Schobin and I, King Khalid Military Compound(KKMC) Saudi Arabia1991

Manuel Darocha immigrated to the U.S in 1973. He attended both Grade School and High School in New York City. In 1984 he enlisted in the Massachusetts Army National Guard where he served until 1988. He then joined the Army Reserves until 1990. Manny volunteered for active duty and served in Desert Shield and Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf.
After the tragedy of 9/11, Manny returned to the Army Guard and served until 2003.

While serving in the Military part time, Manny worked in the retail and telecommunications Industry. He has held positions in both management and non management capacities. He also worked for one of the largest pest control operator (PCO) in the U.S. There he learned the business and realized that the pest control Industry was his calling. But, he decided that he wanted to take it a step further. He left the organization and opened up Guardian IPM Pest Control. Manny’s future endevaours in the pest control Industry include adding agricultural aerial spraying utilizing both fixed wing and rotory wing aircraft.

Pesticide Licenses and Courses:

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Agricultural Resources
    Pesticide Certification/License, Commercial Certificate, License Number 36308, Categories: 41 General Pest Control PCO
  • Massachusetts Department of Fisheries and Wildlife License (Problamatic Animal Control)
  • American Institute of Baking, AIB Course
  • Advanced Airport Wildlife Management


  • North Shore Community College 1987-90 Aviation Science
  • Salem State College 1994-1996 Business Administration and Aviation Science

Military Schools:

  • United States Army Infantry School
  • Field Artillery School
  • Transportation School

Aviation Licenses:

  • Fixed Wing Airplane Pilot
  • Helicopter Commercial Pilot


Our Goals

We don’t cut corners or use unproven products or techniques that only provide short-term results. Our goal is to rid your home of the pests that bug you and prevent their return.

With reasonable prices, quarterly pest control programs, and quality service, we believe we are your best option for pest control at your home or business. We have effective methods for any and all pests, including termites, ants, mosquitoes, spiders, and even rodents. We’ll inspect your home for potential access points, so they can be resolved to keep pests outside where they belong.

One of the things you will notice when you call on us for pest control is that we are passionate about what we do and determined to provide the best experience and results for our customers. We really care, and we think that sets us apart from other pest control companies in the Greater Boston area.

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