Preventing Holiday Bed Bug Infestations for Greater-DC Homes
Every homeowner wants to maintain and protect their property, to keep it looking its best, and to make sure that it does its job efficiently - A job that includes: protecting your family, your memories, and your personal belongings. One of the best ways to accomplish this is through professional pest control services! American Pest uses the safest and most advanced technologies to protect Calverton, Maryland homes from a variety of nuisance and damaging pests, including bed bugs, mosquitoes, ticks, insects, rodents, and many others!
Something that no homeowner wants to wake up to is red, itchy bites caused from bed bugs. Bed bugs cause a lot of stress and anxiety for homeowners because, let’s face it, no one wants to go to bed knowing they are going to become a buffet for blood sucking parasites! Believe it or not there is good news when it comes to bed bugs. There are fast, effective treatments available to get rid of bed bugs from your home that will allow you and your family to get a good night’s rest before you know it.
American Pest quickly and safely gets rid of bed bugs using heat. Heat is an extremely effective treatment that kills all stages of bed bugs. Another benefit to using heat is that it is extremely safe and environmentally responsible- no chemicals are used. Heat is also non-invasive; usually only one treatment is needed and re-entry can happen very quickly after the treatment is complete.
Heat treatment begins with an inspection by our trained inspectors who will sometimes employ one of our K-9 inspectors; our K-9 team is used a lot to help identify the presence of bed bugs if homeowners are uncertain of an infestation. If it is determined that an infestation is present, we will treat the infestation with heat (heat remediation).
Specialized mobile heating units are installed and monitored by our professionals to increase and maintain the air temperature in your home to be between 120°F and 135°F. The hot air is circulated through your home penetrating walls, floors, bedding, mattresses, box springs, furniture, and other items killing all adult bed bugs, nymphs, and eggs. One day, one treatment, no bed bugs!
Other services that American Pest provides to control bed bugs include conventional pesticide treatments and mattress and box spring encasements.
Both insects and rodents are determined pests. That is, they are determined to invade your property and enter your Calverton home in order to forage for food, water, and shelter. The best way to control these common household pests and protect your family and belongings is to put in place a year-round pest control service. At American Pest, we protect Calverton homes from insects and rodents through our home pest control service options.
Our most comprehensive program is the Preferred Care Complete program. This program includes all the basics: treatment for existing pest problems, protection for homes against over 30 common household pests, sealing pest entry points around your home, plus rodent monitoring and control. The Complete program also provides our customers with termite control services through the Sentricon® Termite Colony Elimination System. Termite control services ensure the quick elimination of these extremely damaging pests. Other options for year round pest control programs include our Preferred Care and Preferred Care Plus!
Mosquitoes and ticks are common spring and summer biting pests that can drive homeowners crazy and make them want to stay inside instead of enjoying the beautiful weather. Both species also carry and transmit a variety of dangerous diseases that can make people and pets quite ill. Don’t let mosquitoes and ticks dictate when you spend time outdoors; get them under control today. American Pest offers very effective mosquito control and tick treatments to control their numbers on your property.
Controlling mosquitoes and ticks on your Calverton property is as easy as 1-2-3 when you partner with American Pest! First, we inspect your property and identify living and breeding sites. Second, we treat foliage and other necessary areas on your property with a specialized misting system, and third, we reduce mosquito breeding areas by treating with a mosquito larvicide to prevent mosquito larvae from developing into adults. See? Easy as 1-2-3!
American Pest is a locally owned and operated company that has been serving Calverton and other local communities since 1925. American Pest is an industry front-runner when it comes to hiring standards, training, and treatment practices; and we are also leaders when it comes to offering Eco-friendly pest control, specifically our Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices.
All of our programs are developed under the guidance of our staff entomologists to ensure their safety and effectiveness; and all of our programs can be individualized to meet the unique needs of our customers. We provide local services through local employees to meet the local needs of Calverton, Maryland homes and/or businesses. Contact us today to see why American Pest is the top choice when it comes to protecting Calverton properties from pests!
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