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Residential Pest Control
Earthwise Pest Management offers high-quality pest control services to the Sacramento area. One of the more common places that people struggle with pests is in and around the household. While we spend so much time making our houses a home, the last thing that we want is for pests to feel at home as well. When you find pests in your home, it’s time to call on the professionals!
Pest Control Treatments
Pests come in all shapes and sizes. Regardless of the pests that you’ve found in your home, the team at Earthwise Pest Management can help you find a solution for them. We offer a wide selection of specialty pest control treatments. If your residence is struggling with termites, bed bugs, rodents or the like, our team can help. It’s our go-getter attitude, incomparable customer service and long-term methods that make us Sacramento’s best pest removal experts for all residential issues.
Pest Exclusion Program
Eliminating pests in the home is something that all of us would like to do. Though there’s no way to guarantee being entirely pest free, you can be proactive and drastically reduce the chances of dealing with pests. We have created a checklist that we use each and every inspection that we conduct. This list helps us identify all areas of your home that are, or could potentially, contributing to a pest problem.
Once we’ve worked through the list, we provide you with reports on everything that we’ve found during our inspection. These reports should provide you with further insight and guidance on how you can continue to prevent pests in your house long after the inspection and removal have occurred. Each of these recommendation reports will include detail repairs or practices that you can take advantage of to care for your home and prevent pests down the road.
One of the Earthwise technicians goes the extra mile by sweeping down spider webs at a Sacramento area customer’s home.
Our goal is to leave our customers happy and confident that pests are kept out of their home!
Real Estate Inspections & Reports
Moving to a new home or placing yours on the market? Something that you’ll need to complete will be having a professional pest control company come out to the house. We provide real estate inspections and reports so that any house that you’re placing on the market or purchasing is taken care of before any move in takes place.
This inspection will be similar to those that we conduct on a routine basis and will provide you with a list of recommendations on repairs that can be made and things that can be done in order to prevent pests down the road. This information is good as you’re placing a house on the market, but it’s also extremely valuable to any new owners of the home.
Exterior Perimeter Plans
Though residential pest problems take place inside of the home, they start by finding their way from the outside. Homes in Sacramento wind up with all sorts of pests and when the exterior of your home has everything that they need to thrive, you can almost guarantee that they’ll find a way into your home. Knowing that the outside of your home is the first thing that welcomes pest, Earthwise Pest Managment offers exterior perimeter plans where we treat the exterior of your home.
These treatments will help minimize the numbers of pests that you’re seeing on the outside of your house so that you can, in turn, minimize your worries of them finding a way indoors. We’ll provide you with the same type of consultation so that you have a list of recommendations on how you can prevent pests from returning down the road.
Integrated Pest Management is extremely beneficial when talking about exterior pest control. Pests are everywhere when you’re outdoors, and while they aren’t nearly as annoying when you find them outdoors, they’re more likely to become a problem. We’ll be able to tell you what factors of your yard are making your yard a more appealing place for pests to be and how you can make changes to avoid them from becoming a problem in the future.
Most Common Residential Pests
Living in the Sacramento area there are certain pests that you can anticipate seeing more than others. In regards to homes, there are a few different pests that we see more than others. Keep reading to see if the pest that you’re dealing with is one of the more common pests that homeowners find.
By far one of the most common pests found in homes are rodents. These common pests are known for being able to survive in both rural and city settings which is exactly what makes them one of the most common pests that people find in their homes. These pests are normally found out by their droppings that are usually near the source of food that they’ve found. These small droppings are an easy give away to at least one rodent having made a home within your house.
While most rodents are equally afraid of you as you are of them and are likely to stay out of your way, they’re not a pest that you want to keep in your house. Rodents are known for carrying some of the worst types of disease that can quickly be spread through contamination of food or exposure to feces. If you find rodent droppings in your home, contact our team to get them taken care of as soon as possible.
A pest that not everyone has seen but may have in their home are silverfish. These are small pests that can feed off of the pages of books, notepads, and certain types of fabric fibers. Since they’re able to feed off of items that are commonly found in the home, they’re able to become an infestation much easier. One of the most challenging parts of having a silverfish infestation in your home and getting it taken care of is the fact that these pests are nocturnal.
More often than not, households wind up with a silverfish infestation without ever recognizing the problem. If you find one silverfish in your home, there’s a good chance that there are more where that came from. Get these pests taken care of sooner than later to avoid serious damage to your goods.
Very rarely do people consider a moth a pest that they have to deal with, but the reality is that they are one. Moths are extremely common at certain times of the year, but given the warmer temperatures that we enjoy here in Sacramento, we see them more often than not. This virtually harmless pest is one that you’ll find swarming around your exterior lights or hanging out in your window sills. While you could just leave them to be, moths can become a rather large problem if they’re left in an area where they thrive.
Whether it’s inside of your home or there’s an abundance of moths outside in your yard, you’ll find that it’s challenging to eliminate these pests entirely. These pests are known for having certain attributes that attract them, and our team will be able to clarify what they are in your circumstances so that you can avoid moth infestations in the future.
If you’ve ever been stung by a wasp than you know just how unenjoyable these pests truly are. Though they’re only alive for a portion of the year, wasps build up colonies so that they’re quickly outnumbering you and making any type of control a challenge. If you’ve struggled with wasps at your home, consider calling a professional pest control company to take care of the problem.
With as painful as a sting can be, and the increased chance of stings happening when removing a nest, we always suggest having a professional coming out and taking care of your wasp problem. Since wasps are known for abandoning their nests every winter and coming back to rebuild in the spring, our team can also provide you with some additional insight as to what may be attracting the wasps to the area around your home in the first place. In doing so, you can take advantage of preventative measures that could minimize the chances of wasps making a home in your house.
Countless Other Pests
The pests that we’ve listed above are only a few of the pests that we’ll find in a residence, but they surely aren’t the only ones! Depending on where about in Sacramento you live, your residence and the area surrounding it, the types of pests that you’ll find in your home will vary. Learn more about the different pests that we can assist you with here.
Preventative Forms of Pest Control
Every pest problem starts somewhere. More often than not pest problems arise when a pest finds a food source that they can survive off of and a space that they can safely call home. Regardless of how large your house is, there are at least one or two places that offer both of these items to a pest. It’s these spaces that make it possible for pests to thrive, and while you can’t eliminate the chances entirely, there are some preventative measures that you can take to decrease the chances of pests finding living quarters in your home. Keep reading to discover three things that you can do that will make all the difference.
#1: Tidy Up a Bit
A messy space is one of the easier scenarios for all types of pests to walk into. Now, it’s important that we clarify that messy spaces don’t attract pests, they simply make it easier for a pest to thrive. You see, in these types of spaces there lies a lot of opportunity for rodents, cockroaches, spiders and the like to hide without being disturbed. Aside from that, the chances of them finding a food source is significantly higher. By tiding up on a regular basis, you can make these two things a whole lot more difficult for a pest to find in your house.
Tip: Don’t just stick to tidying up the more commonly thought of rooms like the kitchen or the basement. Pests aren’t prejudiced to space or food, so keeping your entire home as tidy as possible is going to be your best bet to staying pest free.
#2: Tend to Your Home
In our last point, we touched on keeping your house tidy, but this point is entirely about tending to your home and any issues that it may have. Many pests are able to find their way into a residence with the help of cracks and holes that haven’t been tended to. While it may not seem like a warm welcome when you see these small factors of your home, that’s exactly what it is to a pest.
It’s important to remember that most of these pests are extremely small and their bodies can mold to even smaller sizes. Mice, for example, are already small in size but their bodies are capable of fitting into even smaller spaces. There doesn’t need to be a large hole for a mouse to squeeze through in order for them to get through.
If you notice that there are cracks that need to be sealed or holes that need to be patched, take the little bit of extra time that it requires and get it done. Aside from keeping pests out, these small tasks will help increase the efficiency of your home and maintain the overall condition.
Tip: Plan a weekend to go around your house and look for cracks or holes that need to be tended to. Make a note of the areas that need repair. Once you have a list of the repairs that you’ll need to make, collect the supplies and dedicate a certain day to getting them taken care of. By dedicating one day to these repairs, they don’t get put off and you don’t feel like you’re wasting time by doing them.
#3: Take Care of Problems ASAP
When you do notice a pest problem in or around your residence, get it taken care of as quickly as possible. Not all pest problems seem like large issues or full-blown infestations, but more often than not they’re headed in that direction. Rather than see where this pest problem takes you, call your local pest control company and have them come out and assess the problem. At the very least you’ll gain some clarity on the situation.
Tip: Earthwise Pest Management offers free inspections! You can’t beat free! Let our team come out and provide you with some insight on the situation that you’re dealing with and offer a plan of attack if there is a bigger problem at hand.
About Earthwise Pest Management
After years of working for other pest control companies, our owner Joe Hawkins decided it was time to start his own pest control company. Having grown up in the industry, he recognized the components that he’d like to have in his business and the different approaches to take. These ideas and dreams made Earthwise Pest Management a reality. Now, we are a licensed and insured pest control company.
The main focus of Earthwise Pest Management is to safely remove pests from residences and commercial buildings alike. Using a pest control method known as Integrated Pest Management (IPM), we’re able to safely remove pests from your household while also looking at the root of the problem and what drew them to your residence in the first place. From there we will provide you with a list of recommended repairs and actions that you can take advantage of to help you minimize the number of pests that you are experiencing. Our goal has always been to provide you with a long-term solution to the problem that you’re calling us about.
With our years of experience, we’ve been fortunate enough to help countless people with their pest control problems. If you’re interested in learning more about the experience that our prior customers have had working with Earthwise Pest Management, browse our reviews and testimonials here.
Integrated Pest Management
The solutions and methods available to getting rid of pests vary. Here at Earthwise Pest Management, we use a method known as Integrated Pest Management (IPM). This method is one that offers long-term solutions to individuals with pest problems. The reason that we are able to work towards long-term solutions is that this form of pest control seeks to do more than simply remove the pests.
IPM looks at the pest problem on a deeper level so that we can see what factors are drawing the pests to your residence in the first place. This could be anything from a dark, undisturbed space to make a home to a consistent food source.
Book Your Services
If you’re in need of pest control services, don’t wait any longer. Contact the team at Earthwise Pest Mangement today. Our team would be more than happy to help you schedule your free consultation or any of the services that you need. We offer free consultations so that you’re able to get the long-term solution that you need. During these consultations, we inspect the area to see what factors drew pests to your house and what is making it possible for them to thrive there. We also look into how mature the infestation is, what damage the pests have done, the dangers of tackling the pest problem, and more.
The goal of this consultation is to get a well-rounded understanding of what we’re walking into and how to best handle it. Each individual on our team has a different background and different experience to offer up, allowing us to find a solution to every pest problem that we come across. Allow for us to provide you with the best customer service and pest control solution that you’ve ever had!
Areas we Serve
Being able to provide the Sacramento and surrounding areas with high-quality pest control services has been amazing. We are endlessly thankful to provide the following areas with the solutions that they need to make their home feel like home again.
- Citrus Heights
- El Dorado
- Elk Grove
- Granite Bay
- Rancho Cordova
- West Sacramento
If you’re ready to get started, contact us today to schedule your FREE consultation!