Pest Control & Exterminator Services
in Philadelphia, PA

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Pest Control in Philly

Newtown Square, PA
3310 West Chester Pike
Residential & Commercial Services
(302) 478-2555

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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Pest Control In Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA is a major metropolitan area — making it a prime target for all types of pests. This city of 1.5 million people is also home to a multitude of historic buildings. If you live in Philly, chances are you've experienced problems with roaches, termites, rodents, or ants and needed a pest exterminator. If you haven't, you will eventually. Termites can be a threat to older buildings in particular, and it's important to protect you home from them proactively. It's also important to keep roaches, rodents, ants, and more out of your home. Homeowners and business owners in Pennsylvania 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. Thankfully, our team has been providing Philadelphia with top-notch pest control services since 1928. We know the pests in your neighborhood, and we're always here to help because we are the trusted pest control company near you.

Bird Control In Philadelphia

Pigeon control in any large city is always a concern and Philadelphia is no different. From the damage pigeon droppings can do to buildings, sidewalks, and cars to just how brazen they have become (and not scared of humans at all!) bird control in Philadephia has become essential. But it's not just controlling pigeons that has become vital. Sparrows and starlings also need to be deterred from businesses. There are health risks as well as property damage risks associated with all birds, but these are the most prominent in Philly. The slip and fall hazard alone makes it worth getting rid of birds! But you want a company that does it humanely. After all, they are just trying to get back to nature where they belong. We can remove birds or even provide bird deterrents to help control birds in the first place. We have several strategies to help control birds in Philadelphia including netting, roof spikes, and even custom solutions. These strategies will make your building inhospitable to nesting which will help with birds, bird nest, and the mites that can be associated with them.

Termite Control

Termites can cause big problems in your home. If you have termite troubles in Philly, our team is ready to help.
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Rodent Control

Rats or mice causing trouble in your home or business? Not for long. Our team of seasoned pros has the know-how to get them out.
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Bed Bug Control

With proactive bed bug sniffing dogs that are 95-98% effective at sniffing out just one bed bug, we can save you money in the long run.
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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 Philadelphia area?

A: Mice followed closely by cockroaches.

Q: What pest in Philadelphia would some people be surprised at?

A: Birds! The birds in the Philadelphia area are no joke. They are invasive, annoying, and not afraid of people at all.

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

A: In the warmer months, we get a lot of calls about flies and bees. In the colder months, we see a lot of rodent activity.

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

A: Droppings, nests (such as piles of shredded papers), and holes in walls.

Q: When should property owners call Western Pest Services?

A: Whenever you see pest activity, give us a call.

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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Ashley ABCT
Ashley ABCT
2 weeks ago
Vinny was fantastic—I hope we get him again! While all our experiences have been positive, he left an exceptionally positive impression with his great personality and clear expertise. He went above and beyond to fix a pest issue that had been a problem for over a year. Thanks, Vinny!
Cindy Hirsch
Cindy Hirsch
3 months ago
I have been with Western Pest Service for years and always have been pleased with all aspects of their company. Everyone is extremely courteous and professional with attention to detail. My current technician Marc has been wonderful and meticulous.
Deniz Ozturk
Deniz Ozturk
2 months ago
For the past three years, Marc at Western Pest Services has been the go-to professional taking care of all my pest issues. His attention to detail is second to none, ensuring that every corner of my property is covered. Marc is not only very helpful and knowledgeable, but he's also very professional and friendly.
Beth Cohen
Beth Cohen
2 weeks ago
I always get good service from Western, but this time, the technician chose not to get on a latter to reach the area being treated. Instead, he sprayed from the ground and wound up spraying all over my windows. When I asked him to clean them, he did so, reluctantly, and did a poor job.
Gwen Muller
Gwen Muller
a month ago
I'm very thankful I was home when he arrived because he did not know about the ant infectations that we've been having every year or that we have boxes that need to be filled I miss Brian, he used to come here every year. He was familiar with our home he knew exactly what we needed done.

Residential & Commercial Pest Control Issues in PA

The largest city in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia is home to over a million citizens, thousands of businesses, and several college and university campuses. Its rich history and convenient location between New York and Washington, D.C make the City of Brotherly Love a popular destination for tourists looking to explore the region.

With so many people visiting, living, and working in Philly's approximately 140 square miles, pests can be a problem for residents and the companies that operate there. Out of town guests may unintentionally bring bed bugs to Lancaster, PA, hotels while the food from hundreds of restaurants can lure rodents and insects out looking for a meal.

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Common Pests in Philly

To prevent problems, if you own a home or business in Philadelphia, be on the lookout for these invaders:

  • Cockroaches - These hardy insects lurk in the dark after sneaking inside through drains, crevices, or by hitchhiking on bags or boxes. They pick up harmful bacteria as they crawl around, which can contaminate food and trigger asthma and allergy symptoms in some people.
  • Termites - Termites get into homes and businesses where wooden materials come into contact with the soil. Decks, fences, support beams, and siding provide ample food sources as well as serving as ideal habitats for infestations around Pennsylvania.
  • Rats - Rats are excellent climbers and swimmers that gain access to structures through drains, small openings near pipes, or foundation cracks. These well-known vectors of disease may also bite if they feel threatened.
  • Mice - This pest is able to squeeze through tiny holes to get indoors. Once inside, they can ruin food and other belongings with their droppings. Additionally, these rodents can cause fire hazards by chewing on electrical wiring and cords.

Philadelphia Pest Control for Businesses

Rodents and insects may create concerns for those who run restaurants in Spring House and other areas near Philly. Strong smells, spills, and scraps often attract pests, which can alarm customers and potentially hurt a business's reputation. Other places in PA like farmers' markets, retail or grocery stores, and warehouses could also have products damaged.

Companies around Philadelphia and Wayne, PA, should keep an eye on these locations that are most susceptible to infestations:

  • Pantries, break rooms, and kitchens - You may find pests in storage areas searching for a meal. Other times they leave behind clues like chewed packages or droppings. You might catch them hiding in corners near refrigerators, stoves, or garbage bins with food inside.
  • Windows and doors - Many flies and some termites will swarm near sources of light. You may notice cast off wings on windowsills or around other entrances.
  • Drains, basements, and bathrooms - Many pests, such as cockroaches, thrive in damp places. Inspect near sewer pipes, sinks, toilets, and other areas that are moist or have standing water. You may also find black flecks of their waste on surrounding surfaces or walls.

Bed Bugs Cause Big Issues

Bed bugs also create problems for Philadelphia residents and companies like retirement communities, hospitals, or hotels. They reproduce quickly and hide on beds and sofas. Each night, they come out to feed on blood. Bites from bed bugs can cause red, itchy welts. These insects also leave behind spots of poop, ruining sheets, mattresses, and upholstery.

Preventing and Solving Pest Problems

The best way to avoid pest issues in Philadelphia or elsewhere is through prevention. Here are some steps you can take to deter rodents and other pests:

  • Seal off any entry points - Check for gaps around pipes, doors, and other openings and fill them in with caulking, mesh, or material that creates a barrier. Replace any window screens that have holes or tears as well.
  • Clean up clutter - Remove hiding places by keeping your home, stockroom, or office neat and organized. You should also avoid piling items on the floor.
  • Eliminate food access - Sweep up any spills or crumbs as soon as you can. Wash dishes and empty trash bins often. It's also a good idea to store pantry staples in glass or plastic containers with tight-fitting lids.
  • Correct moisture concerns - Leaky pipes and pet dishes provide water for invading insects, mice, and rats. Fix plumbing promptly and be sure to pick bowls up each evening.

If you think you may have an infestation, get help right away from a trained professional. Doing so can minimize the risk of illness, injury, or damage to your property. Contact Western Pest Services to set up a thorough inspection by one of our experts. Together you can make a plan to protect your Philadelphia home or business from troubles with pests.