World Pest Day Brings Awareness This Summer
American Pest, a local Maryland pest control company, has been committed to protecting homes, businesses, and people from pests like insects and rodents for over 85 years. We proudly offer the effective and eco-sound pest control services that are needed to protect Annapolis Junction residential and commercial properties from pests. No matter what your pest problem is, we have a solution to eliminate them and keep them from returning to damage your property, contaminate your food, introduce health risks, and cause you unnecessary stress. Contact the professionals at American Pest today to learn more!
Preferred Care, Preferred Care Plus, and Preferred Care Complete Termite are the three options of residential pest control services that American Pest offers. All three programs are designed to resolve pest problems, maintain a pest-free environment in your home, and protect your home, family, and pets from pests. Our highly trained and experienced professionals will provide you with the environmentally friendly and comprehensive pest control solutions that are designed to eliminate and control a wide variety of common household pests. All three programs offer the following:
Protection against more than 30 common pests
Exterior and interior treatments
Seasonal visits (4 treatments per year)
Sealing of entry points
Rodent monitoring and control
Our Pest Free Pledge Guarantee
Contact us to learn more about our residential pest control programs or our other quality targeted pest control programs including bed bug services, termite control, rodent protection, mosquito control, and tick control.
Silverfish are brown in color, with their carrot-shaped bodies covered with silvery scales, and they move quickly from place to place in a fish-like manner. Silverfish are not a danger to people but they are dangerous to property. They will feed on and create holes in clothing, furniture, pictures, books, and wallpaper. Keeping these pests out of your Annapolis Junction home is important to protect your personal property and sanity. When trying to avoid having silverfish choose your home to live inside of it is important to know that they are moisture seeking pests. Reducing moisture levels in and around your home is key to deterring these pests. Fix any leaky, pipes or fixtures that are found inside or outside of your home, place dehumidifiers in basement areas, make sure that crawl spaces are well-ventilated, and make sure that gutters are working to direct water away from the outside of your home. Other silverfish prevention tips include:
Place a stone or rock barrier between your home’s foundation and any grass, mulch, or soil.
Place door sweeps on all exterior doors.
Seal any cracks or crevices found in the exterior walls or foundation.
Fill in spaces found around wires, pipes, wires, or other utilities that are entering into your home.
Put into place one of our year-round Preferred Care programs.
Protect your Annapolis Junction commercial property from pests through the ProCare program, which utilizes our S.T.A.R. approach to commercial pest management. This program can protect your business from a wide variety of Annapolis Junction pests. Our ProCare program includes a professional survey of your property, the targeted treatment of pests, the analysis of treatment outcomes, and a report detailing our findings. Our commercial pest control services also offer our commercial customers with the benefits of:
Emergency pest control services
Treatments that are performed by extensively trained professionals.
A customer care center that is available 24 hours
The peace of mind that comes with knowing that if a covered pest problem comes up in between visits, we will return to take care of the problem at no charge to you.
that we are an NPMA Accredited and a LEED Qualified Business.
Give us call today to learn how we can work together to maintain a pest-free environment in your Annapolis Junction business.
Carpenter ants are large black ants, with adults growing to ½ of an inch in length. Like most other pests carpenter ants are attracted to homes and properties that offer them easy access to their basic needs of food, water, and shelter. Once they have found their way into your home they may decide to stay and create satellite colonies behind your home’s walls and inside of its structural wood. If left alone, carpenter ants will tunnel deeper into the structural wood of your home, causing more and more damages; damages that will become difficult and expensive to repair as time goes on. To protect your Annapolis Junction home from being invaded by these pests, contact American Pest. Through our Preferred Care services, we can provide the solutions needed to keep these pests out of your home all year long. Our on-going pest control services will protect your home not only from potentially very damaging pests but from annoying nuisance pests and nosy wildlife as well!
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