Ants walk under your dining room table. Cockroaches slither across the bathroom floor. Spiders hang in the corner of the closet. Mice squeak under the bed. These unwanted guests in your home are pests.
Your home should be your own. We can help you get these creatures out of your house. Because let’s face it, the one thing you never want in your home is unwelcome guests. As hard as you try to make your home uninviting to pests, sometimes it’s not enough. If you have pests who have invaded your home, look no further than Westside Grounds for help. Our Denver & Lakewood pest control services provide superior interior and exterior services to take care of your pest problem. We treat your home, remove pests humanely, and prevent a resurgence. If you have any critters or rodents in your home, contact us at Westside Grounds today.
What Kinds of Pests?
We can help you with many different types of pests. Examples of the critters we take care of include:
- Mosquitos, and
This list is non-exhaustive. If you have seen other bugs in your house, don’t worry. We can take care of them as well. We can also help with larger pests in your home. This includes mice, rats, and bats.
These pests can cause many feelings, including annoyance and anxiety. But they can also wreak havoc on your household. Our pest control services are designed to keep your home happy and pest-free.
Pest Control Process
The satisfaction of our customers is our priority. We know every household is different. That’s why we will tailor a plan specifically for your situation.
Initial Home Inspection
The first step is for us to come and inspect your house. We’ll work with you to find a time suitable for you. We will discuss your situation and what pests have plagued your home. We will also check for any easy entries in your home for pests to come in. We will check the following common points:
- Holes, and
- Areas under construction.
Then we will develop a plan to take care of the pests.
Pest Control Treatment
Next, we will work with you to schedule an appointment to treat your home. We offer interior and exterior treatments. This will eradicate pests and prevent new ones from entering your home. We can also help with traps for insects and rodents.
Note that pests can enter the home when windows are open. Ventilation of your home is important; therefore, windows will inevitably be opened. To prevent the arrival of any pests, it is a good idea to install screens on windows to keep them out.
We can return to your home if you have any concerns. Sometimes, a home may need more than one visit. That’s okay. We’ll work with you and develop a schedule that works for you and keeps the pests away.
Why Are Pests Bad?
Pests are not suitable for your home. And it’s not just because they are a nuisance or creepy. With pests come serious issues that threaten your home and your family. They can cause damage to you, your loved ones, your pets, and your house. If you see any pests in your home, it is imperative to call pest or rodent control services.
Pests can carry with them a variety of illnesses. For example, mosquitos carry the Zika virus. Ticks carry Lyme disease. And rodents can spread rabies. Pests have also been known to affect allergies or asthma in certain individuals. If someone is allergic to bee stings and gets stung, then they may suffer from anaphylactic shock.
Pests can also affect humans psychologically. Many people have certain phobias regarding insects. Phobias are a type of anxiety disorder. For example, entomophobia is the fear of insects. Arachnophobia is a fear of spiders. Katsaridaphobia is a fear of cockroaches. If you or someone in your family have one of these fears, retaining experienced pest control services can help calm their anxieties.
Pests can inflict a lot of damage on your home. Termites, for example, can cause significant damage to your home’s structure. Squirrels and rats can also find ways to enter the house through weaknesses in the external structure of the house.
Internal Structural Damage
Pests see your home as a new jungle gym. They will latch themselves onto anything in the home they are attracted to. They can chew your furniture and make a home in your furniture. They may also chew on any wiring in the house. This can be a safety hazard and might cause circuit shortages. If severe, this may even cause a fire.
Pests can also ruin your wardrobe. Your clothes may also be torn and chewed on. Silverfish, cockroaches, and moths are notorious for gnawing at clothing.
Some pests seek out food sources. So leaving crumbs on the floor will attract bugs, like ants. Also, make sure that any garbage is sealed away and the garbage can lids are closed.
Your furry friends are part of your family. Sadly, pests can harm them as well. Any bites from a buy may get your animal sick. And many insects are known to spread diseases. Also, understand that if your pet ingests one of these pests, their health may be at serious risk.
Contact Pest Control Near Me
All states have their own pest problems. Colorado is no different. At Westside Grounds, we have over two decades of experience in dealing with unwanted pests. You will benefit from entrusting your home to a professional exterminator. Our treatments are efficient, safe, and humane. We use the top pest control technologies and practice the industry’s most effective pest control methods. Contact Westside Grounds now and see how we can make your home pest-free.