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Dayton Bed Bug Control doesn't only provide service for bed bugs. We're a family-owned, full-service pest control company that can handle all of your single- and multi-unit residential pest control needs. In fact, our family began providing general pest control in Dayton decades ago -- long before the Bed Bug Renaissance.
We provide our residential pest control customers with the same high-quality service that characterizes all of our work. We emphasize integrity, quality, attention to detail, and the kind of old-fashioned, personalized customer service that only a local, family-owned business can provide.
When you entrust us with your pest control needs, you do so with the comfort of knowing that the owner is just a phone call away. We live here. We're your friends and neighbors. And we're here to stay.
As a locally-owned family business, we're free to design pest control plans to suit each customer's needs. In the Metro Dayton area and its suburbs, the most popular pest management plans are seasonal plans, which are well-suited for general residential pest protection; and monthly plans, which are more appropriate as the initial approach to accounts where cockroaches or rodents have been a problem.
We also provide one-time treatments to control pest problems that don't typically require regular follow-up, organic pest control programs for those who prefer a more earth-friendly approach to pest management, and exterior-only services for those who don't need or want the inside of their homes treated.
Some of the pests we control include:
Cockroaches. If there were an election to decide the most hated animal on the face of the earth, the cockroach would almost certainly be in the top ten. Found on every continent in the world, cockroaches carry many serious diseases including Salmonella, E. Coli, Staphylococcus, and Streptococcus. Cockroaches can also cause asthmatic reactions in sensitive individuals. Their adaptability, rapid reproductive rate, secretive habits, and ability to become resistant to insecticides makes cockroach control a job for professionals.
Ants. There are many species of ants in Ohio, but only a few of them are common household pests. These include the little black ant, odorous house ant, Pharaoh ant, crazy ant, pavement ant, and several other small ant species. We provide interior and exterior control of all common small ants.
Fleas and Ticks. Fleas and ticks are common (and challenging) pest control problems in the Dayton area, especially for pet owners. Aside from just being annoying, fleas and ticks inflict bites that can cause painful rashes.
In addition, all fleas and some tick species can be involved in the transmission of serious diseases. Ticks are obligatory vectors for the tapeworm parasite and the plague bacterium, for example, and ticks are involved in the transmission of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Lyme disease, and other diseases.
Rats and Mice. There are many species of rats and mice, but the three that most commonly infest homes in Ohio are the Norway rat, the roof rat, and the house mouse (shown on the right). Together, these three animals are known as "commensal rodents," meaning that they "eat at the same table" as we do (that is, they tend to live in close proximity to humans). All three species are vectors of serious diseases.
We provide control of all three of these rodent species (as well as other species of mice, like field mice and deer mice, that occasionally get into homes, cabins, and cottages in wooded areas).
Spiders. Most spiders in Ohio are beneficial (they eat mosquitoes and other insects), and should be left alone if they're outside and not creating a nuisance. We can provide treatments, however, to help keep the spiders from getting inside your house, where some of them can inflict painful, but otherwise harmless bites.
There are three species of spiders, however, that can cause serious illness -- and sometimes death -- if they bite humans or domestic animals: the black widow spider (shown on the right), the brown recluse spider, and the Mediterranean recluse spider. These three spider species are dangerous and are best controlled by professionals.
Stinging Insects. The most common stinging insects encountered in the Dayton, Ohio area are hornets (shown at the right), yellow jackets, honey bees, and various paper wasps. These insects vary in their biology, habits, and degrees of aggressivenes from relatively passive (like most paper wasps) to fiercely aggressive (like hornets).
Another insect often classified under "stinging insects" is the carpenter bee, which is probably unfair because female carpenter bees rarely sting, and males don't even have stingers. They're disliked mainly because of their habit of drilling holes in wooden structures in which to lay their eggs.
Occasional Invaders, or "perimeter pests," are catch-all terms that exterminators use for the miscellaneous "outside" insects and arthropods that occasionally get into homes and make nuisances of themselves. Some of the more common ones include centipedes (shown on the right), millipedes, earwigs, crickets, sowbugs, pillbugs (sometimes called "roly-poly bugs"), and silverfish.
These insects have similar enough habits that generally, a seasonal pest control plan can provide protection against all of them, often with only the outside of the house needing to be treated.
There are a lot of bugs and only so much space on this page, so we can't list them all. Long story short: We can help you with any residential pest control need, so even if your pest problem isn't listed, please contact us for a prompt, professional consultation.