Pest Control & Exterminator Services
in the Paramus, NJ Area

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Pest Control in the Paramus, NJ Area

Paramus, NJ
20 W. Ridgewood Avenue
Residential & Commercial Services
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We provide the Paramus area with top-notch pest control.

  • Bergenfield
  • Caldwell
  • Carlstadt
  • Cedar Grove
  • Cliffside Park
  • Clifton
  • Cresskill
  • Demarest
  • Dumont
  • East Rutherford
  • Edgewater
  • Elmwood Park
  • Emerson
  • Englewood
  • Fair Lawn
  • Fairview
  • Garfield
  • Glen Rock
  • Hackensack
  • Haledon
  • Hasbrouck Heights
  • Haworth
  • Hawthorne
  • Hillsdale
  • Ho-Ho-Kus
  • Leonia
  • Little Falls
  • Lodi
  • Maywood
  • Midland Park
  • New Milford
  • North Caldwell
  • North Haledon
  • Old Tappan
  • Oradell
  • Passaic
  • Paterson
  • Paramus
  • Prospect Park
  • Ridgewood
  • River Edge
  • Rochelle Park
  • Saddle Brook
  • Saddle River
  • Teaneck
  • Tenafly
  • Teterboro
  • Totowa
  • Township of Washington
  • Wayne
  • Westwood
  • West Paterson
  • Wood-Ridge
  • Wyckoff

If you live in the Paramus area, you've probably dealt with a pest issue at some point. Pest control from Western can take care of them! Bees, wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets are always a problem — harassing anyone that comes anywhere near their nests. Another insect that can cause problems for homeowners and farmers alike is the invasive stink bug. Like other plant-feeding insects in Paramus, the stink bug can quickly damage plant populations. New Jersey inhabitants should also remain alert for mosquitoes, which can quickly breed in contained water sources such as flower pots, tin cans, and used tires.

During colder months, rodents may enter the town’s homes by squeezing through small holes and crevices that develop over time. 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. Whether it's a bug or a critter, our team is standing by to get it out. Let's get to work – the trusted pest control exterminator you is just a phone call away.

Rodent Control

Mice and rats are no match for our team of pest control pros.
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Mosquito Control

Stop itching. Give us a call, and we'll get mosquitos gone quick.
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Termite Control

We're here to protect your largest investment from hungry termites. Give us a call, we'll keep them away from your home.
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Stinging Pest Control

Just one sting can hurt but for people with allergies, it can be very serious. Some stinging pests can sting multiple times. Don’t take the chance.
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Q: What are the most common pest issues that home and business owners face in the Paramus area?

A: Ants are always an issue in our service area. Carpenter ant calls have increased this year. Mosquito and tick solutions have become more and more of a concern for homeowners in our service area. Rodent activity in businesses is common in many of the urban areas that we service.

Q: How do the seasons affect pest activity around Paramus/Paterson?

A: Pest activity is seasonal. Very wet conditions or very dry conditions can also affect what pests become a problem and when.

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

A: Ants foraging on the exterior of the home. On commercial properties, rodents competing for limited food sources during the Covid-19 shutdowns. Bird droppings and nesting sites.

Q: When should property owners call Western Pest Services?

A: We provides free inspections, so anytime a homeowner or business owner sees pest activity or something they feel is related to insects or rodents is a great time to call us.

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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Roxie Menta
Roxie Menta
2 months ago
Few months ago I contacted Western in a panic due to wood roaches outside in paper bin and one in the bathroom. They came few days later and treated the outside perimeter. It worked! The technicians were courteous, prompt and treatment was very effective and reasonable. I highly recommend their services!
Esther Savetsky
Esther Savetsky
3 months ago
I am so happy with western pest. We have the same specialist come to our home each time. It helps us feel comfortable with him. He gets to know the home and my kids, and dogs don’t get worried when he comes. The customer service staff works with me when I have last minute scheduling conflicts. Great trustworthy company!
Shari Baran
Shari Baran
3 months ago
The technician who came was thorough, checking all the places where pests might have come into the house. He explained what I needed to do as the final step in keeping the squirrels from re-entering my home. I was very satisfied with the way he checked on the interior and exterior of my home.
Richard Lavery
Richard Lavery
a month ago
Service Tech arrived at the prescribed time. He was very professional and pleasant to speak with. He was very thorough in his inspection and remediation.
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Angela Roman
6 months ago
They are a very dependable company. They provide excellent service if an immediately need comes up. Always communicative whether through emails or phone calls. Prices are competitive. I would recommend this company to anyone needing their services.

Residential & Commercial Pest Control Issues in Paterson

As one of the most densely populated places in the state, Paterson, NJ, has plenty of residences and businesses to attract pests looking for food or shelter. Unfortunately, aging and historic buildings that pre-date modern pest prevention make it even easier for insects and rodents to move in and take hold.

Paterson's proximity to New York City can also affect the number of local pests. Workers who commute to the Big Apple might bring home an infestation when certain insects, such as bed bugs, hitch a ride. The area is also adjacent to dozens of lakes, making it a prime target for water-loving nuisances.

Residents, business owners, and property managers in Paterson, Clifton, and Paramus should be on the lookout for pests. These insects and rodents can damage structures and cause illnesses. Check out this breakdown of pests found in the area, how to avoid infestations, and what to do if you have one.

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Common Pests in Paterson Homes and Businesses

Whether they cause property damage, health issues, or they're just plain unsettling, insects and rodents can cause several problems for Paterson citizens. Here are a few of the most common pests you may come across:

  • Ants are a problem for many home and business owners near Paterson, especially in urban areas. Black carpenter ants are troublesome, as they can cause structural harm by chewing their way into wood to make nests.
  • Termite colonies can cause issues when these insects eat wooden framework, drywall, and other materials. These pests can live in the ground or in buildings undetected for quite some time, resulting in the need for thousands of dollars in repairs before you even know you have a problem.
  • Mosquitoes thrive during the warm and wet months. In addition to causing itching, in rare cases their bites can transmit diseases like malaria, dengue fever, and even West Nile virus.
  • Cockroach infestations are also common in cities such as Paterson. The brown, flat-bodied insects can crawl in through narrow cracks in walls and foundation. This pest can contaminate food and surfaces with germs that cause illnesses, as well as trigger allergies and asthma in some people.
  • Bed bugs also create difficulties for residents and businesses. They enter buildings by clinging onto clothes and furniture to travel from one place to another. Because of this, hotels and second-hand stores are especially vulnerable. Although they do not cause infections, bed bugs can leave irritating bites on the skin.
  • Rodent infestations happen wherever they can find an easy food source, like home pantries and restaurant stock rooms. Rats and mice are dangerous because some species can spread harmful diseases such as hantavirus, salmonellosis, and many others.

New Pest Problems in New Jersey

In recent years, two invasive pests have begun to cause problems for the citizens of New Jersey. The spotted lanternfly and Asian longhorned beetle both attack plants, causing major damage. They can affect the trees that line the street, the flowerbeds in front of your home, or your backyard garden.

These pests reproduce rapidly, spread quickly, and hurt plant populations throughout the area – especially fruit trees, vines, and bushes. If you think you've seen these insects around your home or business, it's best to call a pest control professional as soon as possible to address the issue.

Avoiding Infestations

Moisture attracts insects and rodents, so Paterson business operators and homeowners should always repair leaks and wipe up excess liquids to reduce the likelihood of a pest infestation. You should also check under stairs, sinks, and other damp or sheltered places. To ward off mosquitoes, drain and maintain containers that hold standing water like flower pots and birdbaths.

Cleanliness is key to keeping pests away. Sweep up crumbs or spills to remove potential food sources. You should also clean up clutter where mice may move in. Finally, tidy up any debris around the exterior to prevent animals from nesting or burrowing around or into your home.

One of the most important ways to keep pests out is to close up any cracks on the outside of your building. Make sure doors and windows seal tightly and screens are free of tears or holes. Inspect everywhere that utility pipes and wires connect to the building and fill all cracks to prevent entry.

What to Do If You Have a Pest Problem in Paterson

If you suspect you have an infestation of any kind, you should contact a trustworthy pest removal company like Western Pest Services. Our expert technicians can investigate your property and come up with a plan to effectively rid your Paterson, New Jersey, home or business of pests.