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With the return of summer comes warm weather, pool days, and fun in the great outdoors. Unfortunately, it also means the return of parasitic ticks to lawns and homes across Rockingham County. Tick bites are more than a simple nuisance: their bites can pose serious health risks to humans and pets they come into contact with. However, there’s no tick problem American Pest can’t handle. If ticks have started invading your Harrisonburg property, call us today for professional tick treatments, and keep your lawn tick-free for good.
Harrisonburg is a city in Rockingham County within Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Common cultural attractions include the Explore More Discovery Museum, the Virginia Quilt Museum, the Warren-Sipe House, and the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum. For those that love the great outdoors, Skyline Drive provides the perfect scenic route throughout the forests and mountains of Shenandoah National Park.
Unfortunately, there’s another form of resident that loves the great outdoors around Harrisonburg: pests, including rodents, insects, and other troublesome critters. And the only thing they like better than the wilds outside is the food, water, and shelter they can find inside your home.
American Pest was founded in 1925 with one purpose: protecting homes and businesses across Northern Virginia and the surrounding areas from pests and the damages and dangers they bring. In the time since, we’ve only become more dedicated to our mission - and more effective at carrying it out.
When you contact American Pest, you can rest assured that your Harrisonburg home or business will receive the best care possible while making pest infestations a thing of the past. Got ants, bed bugs, cockroaches, termites, or any other pest you need gone? Look no further: contact us today and schedule your free consultation.
When pests share living space with humans and pets, problems quickly follow. Pest infestations can pop up at the last second, catching you completely off-guard. Worse, pests like rodents and termites can get into your home and destroy it from the inside, causing severe levels of damage before you even become aware of the problem.
If you want to protect your home from pests and the threat they pose, American Pest is your one-stop shop.
Residential treatment plans from American Pest covers common Harrisonburg pests including:
Mice & rats
Our Preferred Care residential pest control service will eliminate any current infestation as well as help prevent new ones from occurring in the future. We also offer specialized services to keep your home protected from termites, mosquitoes, ticks, and more!
Choosing a quality pest control provider has never been easier. No matter how big or small your pest control problem is, we’ll work with you to develop a plan to fit your situation. For the very best in Harrisonburg pest defense, contact American Pest today.
Nothing tanks your business’s reputation faster than pests like cockroaches, flies, ants, and mice getting inside and turning it into their new home. A pest sighting can scare off potential customers in the future, and all the while the pests inside your business ruin merchandise, destroy property, and introduce potential health risks to everyone present.
American Pest understands just how important it is to keep your Harrisonburg business pest-free. We’ve helped protect some of the nation’s most recognizable buildings from the problems pests cause, and we can bring the same high level of protection to your business.
In addition to insect and rodent control in Harrisonburg, we offer other commercial services including:
American Pest protects commercial customers throughout the United States from pest issues, but our local Harrisonburg technicians are trained and familiar with all the pests that call the area home. We can quickly deduce what problems you’re facing, work with you to develop a plan to fix them, implement effective pest control solutions, and prepare your facility for the future. Contact us today for more information.
Bed bug infestations are a big problem for homes and businesses across Virginia, and the same is certain true for Harrisonburg. These parasitic pests are small, flat, oval-shaped insects that feed on human blood, leading them to invade any homes they come across before quickly multiplying and taking it over.
Bed bugs are usually carried into a property undetected on luggage, clothing or even directly on skin. They can be difficult to identify and even harder to eliminate because of their ability to hide in a number of small spaces in your home or business, including:
Inside mattresses and mattress seams
In-between floorboards or behind baseboards
Behind electric outlet covers
In personal items or electronics
Bed bugs are almost impossible to eliminate on your own, so call the professionals at American Pest when the bed bugs bite. Using a potent mix of traditional methods, heat treatments, and K-9 detection teams, we’ll identify and eliminate any bed bugs that have gotten inside while helping ensure the infestation doesn’t simply reappear tomorrow. Call today to find out more. about our bed bug control services.
The high heat and humidity around Harrisonburg in the summer makes it a hot spot for mosquito activity. However, the itchy bites and annoying buzzing is only one component that makes mosquitoes such a problematic pest: they are also vectors for many diseases.
Here are some quick tips you can use to help protect yourself and your home against mosquitoes:
1. Eliminate all standing water outdoors. Mosquitoes need standing water to breed, so remove any tires, buckets, plant pots, and toys that could hold water from your yard, and ensure your gutter and all water runoff systems are working properly.
2. Protect yourself. Minimize your risk for mosquito bites by limiting your early morning and evening outdoor activities, when mosquitoes are most active. Cover up as much of your skin as possible with long sleeves and pants while outdoors. Use a mosquito repellent that contains DEET.
3. Eliminate any potential openings. Repair or replace damaged insect screens on windows, doors, and vents. Install weatherstripping on doors and windows. Repair any tears or holes that mosquitoes (or other pests) could use to get inside.
4. Get professional help. Mosquitoes are almost impossible to eliminate if you go it solo. Luckily, you don’t have to. Get real protection with help from the experts here at American Pest.
If you are ready to control mosquitoes and ticks on your Harrisonburg home, give us a call today and sign up for our mosquito control services from the professional pest eliminators at American Pest.
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