Advantage Services | Our Family Baton Rouge, LA

A Team Who Cares

From Our Family to Yours

When you need home inspection or pest control services, in the Greater Baton Rouge, LA area, Advantage Services is the ideal choice. Our team of experienced experts is not only qualified to get the job done; they are passionate about helping homes and businesses in the community where they live.

As a family-owned company, we set high standards for our team. From the moment they arrive at a job, you can expect efficiency and transparency. Whether you need a complete home inspection or a termite inspection, we will walk you through any questions you may have and make sure the job is completed to your satisfaction.

Have a question for one of our expert team members?

Meet the Extra Mile Family

Advantage Services | Desma & Kevin Dinkel Baton Rouge, LA
Kevin Dinkel, Owner LHI #10050
Kevin Dinkel, a lifelong Louisiana resident, started Advantage Services in 1989.  He is a graduate of La Tech University, a licensed home inspector and pest control professional. Kevin has a vast background in residential and commercial structures, moisture and termite damage, mold, EIFS and other building concerns. He is a certified home inspector trainer and provides continuing education for both home inspectors and real estate agents.

Kevin is married to his high school sweetheart, Dez.  Together they share three adult children and seven grandchildren.

Advantage Services | Desma & Kevin Dinkel Baton Rouge, LA
Desma Dinkel, Owner

Desma is the majority owner of Advantage Services Pest Control. Additionally, she manages the office staff and ensures the Extra Mile Team is ready to serve customers throughout Greater Baton Rouge. She is an avid cook and gardener. She and Kevin have three grown children and seven grandchildren. She has a heart for family and others that shows in everything she does. 

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Danny McLaughlin, Inspector LHI #11103

Danny, a life-long resident of Baton Rouge, has been a home inspector since 2018. He has extensive experience in commercial and residential construction as well as property management.  He serves as a gubernatorial appointee on the Louisiana state Board of home inspectors. Danny is also a licensed pest technician.

Danny is a business owner who you can find building beautiful fences throughout Greater Baton Rouge. He is married to Danielle and both spend time helping others.

Advantage Services | Phillip LeMairel Baton Rouge, LA
Brandon Robinson, Inspector LHI #11296

Brandon, a licensed home inspector since 2022, is a proud member of the Extra Mile Team. He has vast experience working with new construction and carries that knowledge into building inspections throughout Greater Baton Rouge. He is our sewer scope specialist because no job is too dirty for him.


Brandon, a business owner and veteran of the United States Marine Corps, is married to Jamie and a father of one daughter, Julia.


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Shane Beachler, Pest Technician

Shane, a Gonzales native and Baton Rouge resident, is a licensed pest technician. He loves going “The Extra Mile” not only to keep pests out of your home but also in his community.

Shane is very active in the community and is always looking  for ways to help others. He is the father of one son, Jude.

Chad Dinkel, Termite Specialist

Chad is one of our termite experts! He’s been a home and building inspector for nearly two decades and provides annual and semiannual termite inspections for customers throughout Grater Baton Rouge. Chad is very involved in the Baton Rouge community serving as founder and pastor at Purpose Church. He is married to Angel and they have two sons. 

Advantage Services | Phillip LeMairel Baton Rouge, LA
Stephen Coles, GrassRoots Technician
Stephen, our GrassRoots specialist, was born and raised in Louisiana. He works very hard to be the most educated technician in the business and that shows in beautiful lawns and his glowing reviews.


Stephen is married to Missy. They share one precious daughter, Chandler.

Office Staff

Advantage Services | Laurie Faul Baton Rouge, LA
Laurie Faul, Administrative Assistant

A Louisiana native, Laurie has been part of the Extra Mile Team for more than four years. She keeps the office running smoothly, especially for our home inspectors. She is married to Jason and has 4 kids. She loves baking and makes the cutest cookies in town!

Amy Hawes, Administrative Assistant

Amy is a Louisiana native who returned to the state in 2023. She goes the extra mile to keep Advantage Services organized, especially Pest and GrassRoots. She is married to Derek and they share two adult children and two grandbabies. When she is not working, you can find her volunteering at her church, crafting, or shopping.

Are you ready to schedule your inspection?

Advantage Services
24550 Juban Road, Denham Springs 70726

GrassRoots Turf of South Louisiana
24550 Juban Road, Denham Springs 70726

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