Pest Control & Exterminator Services
in the Mountainside, NJ Area

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Pest Control in New Jersey

Mountainside, NJ
1048 US-22 W
Residential & Commercial Services
(908) 367-3872

Hours of Operation:

Monday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

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We provide the Mountainside area with top-notch pest control.

  • Bernardsville
  • Berkeley Heights
  • Bridgewater Township
  • Chatham
  • Clark
  • Colonia
  • Cranford
  • Dunellen
  • Fanwood
  • Far Hills
  • Fords
  • Garwood
  • Highland Park
  • Iselin
  • Kenilworth
  • Linden
  • Metuchen
  • Middlesex
  • Millburn
  • Milltown
  • Mountainside
  • New Brunswick
  • New Providence
  • Perth Amboy
  • Plainfield
  • Rahway
  • Roselle
  • Roselle Park
  • Sayreville
  • Scotch Plains
  • Short Hills
  • Somerset County
  • South Plainfield
  • South River
  • Springfield
  • Summit
  • Union
  • Vauxhall
  • Watchung
  • Westfield

The Mountainside area is subject to the pest issues we see all around the state of NJ. From cockroaches to mosquitoes and everything in between, the Mountainside area can potentially have it. As the pest control company near you, we live in and work in the area, so we can take care of any pest that may be bothering you at home or at your business.

Aside from the usual pest offenders, mosquitoes, roaches, rodents, and more, the Mountainside area is also vulnerable to ant and termite infestations. Thankfully, our team of pros can treat your home quickly to get the bugs out. Our proven termite treatments have a track record of protecting homes, and our ant control solutions are second to none. Homeowners and business owners in New Jersey both need a pest control company that understand the pests in the area, the area itself, and the pest treatments that will get rid of ants, mosquitoes, termites, bed bugs, and any other pest that may be bugging you. No matter what your pest control needs are, we are the pest exterminator near you that can lend a hand in the Mountainside area.

Ant Control

If there are ants in your home, we'll get them out quick.
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Termite Control

Protect your largest investment from hungry termites.
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Mosquito Control

From insecticides to eco-friendly mosquito traps that blend in with your landscaping, summer’s biggest buzz kill is no match for us.
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Cockroach Control

Cockroaches in your home or business? Not for long. We're here to help our neighbors in the area with superior roach control services.
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Q: What are the most common pest issues that home and business owners face in the Mountainside area?

A: In homes, rodents, ants, bees, and termites.

Top commercial pests in our area:

Q: How do the seasons affect pest activity around Mountainside?

A: Rodents are active pretty much all year, but we see more activity in the fall/winter when they are looking for shelter and food. Lots of ant activity in the spring, followed by bee activity in the late spring. This year in particular carpenter bees were very bad. Wasps are bad in June and July and pretty prevalent throughout the summer. In the fall, the bees and wasps become very aggressive for a multitude of biological reasons. Stored product pest activity starts in the spring and ends early winter.

Q: What are some common signs of pest activity around homes and commercial properties?

A: Droppings, holes, noise in attic or walls, saw dust, webbing (stored product pests), or just seeing them with your peepers!

Q: When should property owners call Western Pest Services?

A: Call us anytime. Inspections are free! For businesses, we can evaluate your current pest program and offer a competitive proposal.

We are getting more inquiries as the economy and businesses open about our Western PurClean™ disinfectant service. Mostly in food processing, offices, and county park systems, but we offer our disinfection service to all homes and businesses.

Q: Anything else to add?

A: A relatively new species to the area, the spotted lanternfly is also a problem around here. They will fly right into your head and can wreak havoc on local trees and plants. We can deal with them at every stage of life so don't wait with this one.

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Andrea Jaghab
Andrea Jaghab
2 months ago
Mike was fantastic! He was very knowledgeable and took his time around the house making sure everything was ok. He explained things in detail and was very pleasant! We would definitely request Mike again for any future service appointments going forward!!
Matthew Vetter
Matthew Vetter
a week ago
Chris came today. Incredibly friendly and informative. Can’t say enough about how great this company is. From preventative to proactive approaches to pest removal. Thank you!
Amy Alters
Amy Alters
5 months ago
We have been Western customers for 33 years, and for the last 24 years, Ozzie has been our technician. He is very knowledgeable and always gets the job done. He is professional but also very caring , kind and friendly. He’s like part of the family. We recommend Western highly for all your pest needs. Amy and Scott Alters
2 weeks ago
Ozzie treated my entire house with his attention to detail and expertise. Thank you! Well done!
juanita lovett
juanita lovett
2 months ago
This outfit is topnotch. They rapidly respond when contacted and promptly do excellent work. the techs are all very professional, careful and extremely polite and friendly. My many thanks to Sam.

Residential & Commercial Pest Control Issues in NJ

With its rich local history, Edison, NJ, is one of the many bright spots of the Garden State. Home to more than 100,000 residents, as well as hundreds of businesses and restaurants, this township prides itself on being one of the best places to live in the entire country. People have taken notice, but unfortunately pest issues are on the rise, too.

Thriving businesses, bustling commuters, and college students all contribute to the area's growing economy as well as its insect and rodent problems. Tourists coming to see popular attractions, such as the Thomas Edison Museum, can also bring unwanted visitors like bed bugs into local hotels.

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Common Pests in NJ

  • Cockroaches - These insects thrive in warm, damp settings. They sneak into homes and businesses through drains, sewer pipes, and small crevices. Cockroaches often spread the bacteria that cause salmonellosis. Proteins in their bodies and cast-off skins can also trigger allergic and asthmatic reactions.
  • Mosquitoes - Often found near bodies of water such as lakes and ponds, mosquitoes also reproduce in standing pools like those in birdbaths and clogged gutters. These small, biting pests leave itchy, red bumps after they draw blood. Mosquitoes can transmit diseases like West Nile virus through their bites.
  • Mice - Able to get into buildings through holes smaller than a dime, these pests cause problems for Edison home and business owners alike. They invade pantries and storage areas, contaminate food with their droppings, and can transmit diseases to humans. Mice may also gnaw on wiring, which can be a serious fire hazard.
  • Rats - These rodents enter buildings through small holes, sewers, toilets, and broken drains. Rats often make their way indoors in search of easy meals or shelter. In addition to contaminating food and surfaces, they may also bite and scratch when threatened.
  • Termites - A nuisance to residents throughout the Mountainside area, these insects feed on timber, wooden decks, fences, and tree stumps. If left unchecked, termite infestations can cause serious structural damage to residences and commercial spaces.
  • Carpenter Ants – While several types of ants call New Jersey home, this species is especially troublesome. As the name suggests, carpenter ants spend most of their time tunneling through wood to build their nests. Seeing piles of debris, also known as frass, beneath wood furniture or joists is a sign of infestation.

Pest Control for Edison Businesses

Whether you're a storekeeper in Edison or a property manager in Atlantic City, your business may be at risk for insect and rodent infestation. Grocery stores and markets contend with pests brought in through product shipments. Hotel dining areas and restaurants attract pests from food odors and leftover crumbs on tables and floors. Open windows and standing water also draw unwanted visitors indoors.

Pest sightings are bad for business. Unhappy customers can leave bad reviews, which can lead to a drop in sales and revenue. It doesn't matter if you manage a franchise or own your own local shop in Edison, you and your employees should be on the lookout for pests in these areas:

  • Kitchens and food storage areas - Many pests scavenge for food in pantries, kitchens, and dining rooms. You may also find cockroaches and other insects hiding out under appliances such as stoves, ice makers, and sinks.
  • Drains, sinks, and stagnant water - Many types of insects gravitate toward warm, damp areas. Drains and sewers are easy access points for rodents. Also, still water in birdbaths, rain barrels, and even large puddles in a parking lot can serve as a breeding ground for mosquitoes.
  • Open windows, doors, and crevices - Insects fly into Edison shops, restaurants, and other commercial spaces as customers come and go throughout the day. Trash bins and dumpsters often encourage flying pests to hover near entrances. Small insects, such as ants and cockroaches, often get inside buildings through cracks in the foundation.

Pest Prevention in Northern New Jersey

An effective first step toward pest prevention requires a proactive approach. While different species of rodents and insects have a range of attractors, there are several things you can do to help mitigate pest issues in and around Edison, NJ:

  • Keep it clean - Sweeping up leftover crumbs and using sealed food storage containers prevent odors from attracting pests. Clearing up brush piles in the yard and cleaning up debris around outdoor garbage bins deter mice, rats, and other nuisances from nesting and feeding near buildings.
  • Seal cracks and close gaps - Cracks and crevices in building exteriors give pests easy access to Edison homes and businesses. Repair foundation damage, fix gaps around door and window frames, replace torn screens, and take action when tenants or employees report similar issues.
  • Fix leaking pipes and faucets - Leaky pipes and faucets provide pests with a steady water source. Repairing plumbing problems and insulating water pipes encourages mice, rats, and insects to look elsewhere when they need a drink.

Contact a Professional

Home and business owners in Edison, NJ, or Woodbridge Township dealing with problem pests often need professional assistance. To combat insects or rodents in residential or commercial spaces, contact the experts at Western Pest Services.