Chantilly Pest Control
Chantilly, Virginia is home to a number of historic sites and park. This small town is located in the western part of Fairfax county. The small population of 23,309* gives Chantilly the small-town feel, but the proximity to larger cities means that you can still have the advantages of living in a big city. Chantilly is the home of the National Reconnaissance office. It is also home to the Steven F Udvar-Hazy Center which is the part of the National Space and Air Museum that holds some of the larger space and aviation artifacts. Add in the local parks including the Ellanor C Lawrence park and the Flat Lick Stream Valley Park and you can see that there is plenty to do in Chantilly.
Chantilly has a temperate climate with summer days that are usually in the 80s and mild cool winters. While this is an appealing climate for most people, it is also conducive to a number of different insects. These pests can be a threat to your family and your property. Many insects can spread illnesses that make your family sick and other pests may damage your home as they make their nests there. It is important to protect your home and your family from these threats.
EcoTek Termite and Pest Control has been helping customers with a number of pest control solutions since 2011. We can help with termites, ants, cockroaches, bed bugs, fleas, ticks and rodents. We offer free inspections and our technicians can create a treatment plan designed around your specific needs. Contact EcoTek to schedule your inspection today.
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Ants are a common household pest. They work together in colonies with each ant having a specific job. If see one or two ants out scouting for food, you may soon have a long trail of ants in your kitchen. Carpenter ants can pose a different problem since they cause damage similar to termites as they make their nests inside of dead wood. Fire ants are a growing concern as their bites can sting and cause an allergic reaction in some people.
In order to eliminate ants, you need to kill the queen, so that the entire colony dies. If you do not do this, the ants will come back. This is why many of the products you purchase at the store are not effective at eliminating ants permanently. The expert exterminators at EcoTek can apply an ant control treatment that will stop ants from coming back. Each type of ant needs a different type of treatment. Call EcoTek to schedule your free ant inspection today.
Termites are known for the damage that they do to your home. Finding that your home has a termite infestation may mean that the property value will drop until the problem is taken care of. Termites will eat through an entire home in about year. They can cause structural damage to your home and some termites will eat through the casings on the electrical wires and create a fire hazard.Termites can do extensive damage before you realize that you have termites since they live inside of the walls of your home eating away at floor joists and supporting beams.
If you see signs of termites including mud tubes on your foundation, piles of discarded wings or wood damage, you should call and schedule a free inspection. Our technicians can identify any termite activity and give you a written estimate that includes the treatment, clean up and the cost of repairing termite damage. Our turnkey termite control solution also includes continued monitoring to make sure that termites do not return to your property. Learn more about our Chantilly termite control services.
Bed Bug Control
Bed bugs are a growing problem in the United States. Although they were nearly eradicated in the 1960s, they have made a comeback as people travel more. Many people will unknowingly bring them home after a vacation or a business trips. You may notice a small row of itchy bites or see blood stained sin your sheets. If you do an inspection, you may see droppings in your bedding or along the wall behind your headboard. Bed bugs are small and nocturnal so they are difficult to spot.
Bed bugs are resistant to many chemical bed bug control treatments, and the treatment needs to be applied to them directly to be effective. The best option is to call the bed bug experts at EcoTek who can perform a free inspection. Our technicians are trained on where to look for bed bugs and how to apply the treatment so that you no longer need to worry about being bitten while you sleep.
Cockroaches are a common pest that can quickly invade your home, your business or even your restaurant. This can be a real issue since cockroaches carry bacteria and can spread it as they go through your food or crawl over your dishes. Cockroaches need easy access to water, which is why you may find them in your kitchen, bathroom or laundry room. It can be difficult to treat for cockroaches since they make their nests in small spaces.
In Chantilly there are three common types of cockroaches in Chantilly. German and Oriental cockroaches are small and are commonly found inside. The American cockroach is larger and can fly. It is also known as the Palmetto bug or water bugs. These tend to come in after a rain storm or in the winter. The cockroach control experts at EcoTek can identify the infestation and quickly treat it to keep your home cockroach free. Call EcoTek to set up a free cockroach inspection today.
Flea and Tick Control
Many people assume that fleas and ticks will only be a problem if you have pets, but anyone can end up with a flea infestation. Fleas can make your pets miserable with the contestant biting. Pets can become anemic or contract cat scratch fever or tapeworms because of a flea infestation. Flea eggs will fall off your pet and land in your carpet which makes it necessary for you to treat your entire home. If you do not treat your home, your pets will end up with fleas again and again. The professionals at EcoTek can stop that from happening to you.
Ticks also pose a threat since they carry diseases that can seriously affect humans. They can spread Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and even cause some people to develop an allergy to meat. These illnesses need to be treated by a doctor. If you are worried that you may have a possible flea or tick infestation, contact the flea and tick control experts at EcoTek to schedule a free flea and tick inspection.
Mice and rats can carry a number of diseases that can impact your family. They can spread salmonellosis, rat-bite fever and Hantavirus. These can become fatal. Rats and mice can also damage your home by chewing through walls and wiring that can cause a fire hazard. They will destroy your food and chew up items around your home. Rats and mice will leave a trail of feces and urine wherever they go throughout your home.
At EcoTek, we offer a turnkey rodent control solution that can help with your rodent problem. We will set baits and traps until the rodents are gone. We then help with cleaning and decontaminating the area. We will then install exclusion barriers to keep the rodents from returning. This solution means that you do not need to worry about setting or emptying traps or picking up a disease while doing this. Call EcoTek to set up a free rodent inspection today.
If you are worried because you hear sounds in your attic or walls, and you think you may have animals up there, you should contact the experts at EcoTek today. Our wildlife control experts can identify the animals in your attic and work on keeping them out. If it is birds or bats, they will help the animals leave the attic and then install an exclusion barrier to stop them from returning. They can trap any squirrels or raccoons and remove them from your property before they release them back into the wild.
If you are facing other issues with animals around your yard or in your crawlspace, our experts can help. We only use humane traps that do not harm the animals and then we will release them back into the wild, at least twenty-five miles from your home. This will keep them from returning. We can install exclusion barriers to stop the animals from coming back in. Contact the experts at EcoTek to schedule your free wildlife inspection.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to be home during a treatment?
We use some of the safest products on the market, and it is safe for you and your children to be home during a treatment. We require that pets be removed during the treatment and for four hours after it is completed since the animals are attracted to the pesticide while it is wet.
What can I do to stop ants from invading my home?
The best prevention for ants is a clean home. If they do not find a food or water source they will not keep coming into your home. Wipe down your table and counters after each meal and sweep. You can also seal cracks around your window and doors.
What types of pest control options do you offer?
At EcoTek, we know it is important to have a choice, which is why we offer both organic and conventional treatment methods for most of our pest control services. Termite treatments are only available in the conventional spray, but we do have chemical free monitoring stations.
Is a regular treatment package available?
We offer treatment packages. There are three basic options: conventional treatments, organic treatments and a package that includes termite coverage. You should be able to find a treatment package that works well for your situation.
Are flea treatments available?
We offer flea treatments for your home. This is a much easier option that trying to complete flea treatments on your own. We also offer a flea treatment for your yard, which will reduce the chances of your pet picking up fleas while spending time outside with you.
Can you help with a rodent infestation?
We can help with a rodent infestation. Our technicians will use a combination of baits and traps to clear your homes of rodents. We can then help with clean up and decontamination as well as installing exclusion barriers to stop the rodents from getting in your home again.
How long does a treatment take?
Each treatment will take about twenty minutes. The initial appoint will take about thirty minutes since it also includes an inspection. If you have a large home or property, the appointment may take longer. You can get a more accurate estimate based on your square footage when you make your appointment.
What should I expect at my first appointment?
During your first appointment, your technician will examine your property to look for signs of an infestation. He will identify the pests and give you a free estimate and explain the treatment plan. If you choose to have the treatment, he will apply it then.
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In all my years of living in the Friendship community of Apex, I had never before had problems with fire ants until just recently. No matter what I did they just kept coming back. I got sick of dealing with it and had the exterminators at Echo Tech see what they could do. Now they’re all gone and haven’t seen them since.
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