How do I know if I have termites or flying ants?
To an untrained eye, it's difficult to tell termites and flying ants apart. But this list makes it easy for you to differentiate between a termite and a flying ant.
How do I know if my home has termites?
While a great deal of termite damage can go undetected, some of the common signs of termite infestation include the following:
Does Western offer a guarantee?
Yes. Western has a written, pest-free, money-back guarantee. If you're not completely satisfied, Western will refund you the cost of service. So, your ants, roaches, bees, spiders, termites, rodents - whatever is bugging you - will be a thing of the past, or it's on us.
Does Western offer other services besides pest control?
Yes. Western's other services include: deck cleaning and sealing, power washing, gutter cleaning, chimney capping, live animal trapping and removal, vapor barriers, temperature vents, or the Thermozone Insulation Program.
Are Western's technicians licensed?
Yes, all Western technicians are licensed. Western's trained technicians are constantly being educated on the latest technology and safety precautions through ongoing classroom training programs. The reason we can stand behind our work is because Western Pest stands behind our workers.
Is your pest treatment going to harm my family or pets?
All of Western's pest-control methods are acceptable for use around humans and pets.
How do I keep ants out of my home?
There are many things you can do to prevent ants from invading your home. First, you should always keep food in sealed containers and clean up any spills immediately. Always keep bushes and plants trimmed and properly spaced away from your home. Mulch will attract ants so it is a good idea to replace it with gravel. Inspect windows and doors to ensure they are properly sealed/caulked.
How did I get bed bugs?
Bed bugs seemingly appear out of nowhere. They are considered
hitchhikers, typically transported via luggage, clothing, beds, furniture, etc from countries where they are more prevalent such as Asia, Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, or Central/South America. Besides traveling, other high-risk circumstances involve purchasing or using secondhand mattresses, box springs and furniture, and hotels, motels and apartments that rely on constant occupant turnover
How can I prevent crawling insects from invading my home?
How can I reduce my risk from mosquitoes on my property?
Western Pest Services will work with you by offering tips to help you protect against mosquitoes. These include landscape modifications, pointing out drainage problems, and recommending you replace standing water in such places as bird baths, flower pots, unfiltered pools, fountains, and anywhere else water lays stagnant.
How is Lyme disease transmitted?
Over 75% of reported cases of Lyme disease are contracted from a tick encountered on an individual's own property. When ticks feed on the blood of infected mice, they become carriers of Borrelia Burgdorferi, the bacteria responsible for Lyme disease.