In Temecula, most of the pest problems homeowners and business owners tend to experience have to do with insects and spiders. Most of our clients for whom we provide regular pest control service hire us to keep their homes and businesses free from things like ants, spiders of all types, and cockroaches. However, some of our clients also need rodent control—especially those who live in the more rural areas of Temecula.
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Here at Knockout, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide customers safe and effective pest control services. That’s why we use tried-and-true methods for eliminating pest infestations, while also taking additional steps to ensure that no insects or critters want to take up residence in our customer’s homes, businesses, or properties ever again. [Read more…]
We recently heard a story from someone using another pest control company in Temecula that we wanted to share with you. The family had just moved onto a new piece of property and called a local pest control company for service. They had the usual pest problems—ants and spiders. They could see a trail of ants going directly into their house. [Read more…]
It’s wintertime, and although some pest problems, such as ants or bees, may have subsided, there are other pest control issues that can pop up in their place. As food becomes more and more scarce, pests look indoors for sources of nourishment, which can lead to an increase in the amount of rodents and cockroaches you see in your Temecula or Fallbrook home. [Read more…]
If you’re a homeowner, there are probably a lot of projects around the house that you take on yourself—anything from small repairs to major home improvements. Some Temecula homeowners even try to take the DIY route when it comes to pest control, rodent control in particular.
DIY Rodent Control Methods
You can find many different products in the pest control aisle of your local home improvement store that claim to help you catch or kill rodents: snap traps, glue traps, live traps, and rodent bait are some examples. You can certainly try these over-the-counter options if you think you may just have one or two rogue rodents, but if you suspect you have a larger rodent infestation, or if you’re not sure where the rodents are hiding out, it is best to call a professional Temecula rodent control company. [Read more…]
Ground squirrels are more than just pesky rodents. They can actually be quite destructive if left to have free reign on your Temecula property.
Ground squirrels, or more specifically, California ground squirrels, tend to live in more rural areas, like the Temecula Wine Country, but they can also be found in suburban yards and on commercial properties. They live largely underground (hence their name), creating tunnels and gnawing on plant roots along the way. They can do serious damage to plants and trees, as well as to irrigation systems. In severe cases, their burrowing can also do damage to building foundations or cause hillsides to erode. [Read more…]
Knockout is a full-service pest control company. We don’t just handle bugs and spiders, like other pest control companies in Temecula. We are also able to remove and eliminate rodents from your property, such as mice, rats, gophers, moles, and squirrels.
Rodents can do a tremendous amount of damage to your home or business if they are allowed to take up residence. They can chew through electrical wires, causing extensive damage and creating a hazardous situation, and they can even get into your electrical panel, which can affect a structure’s entire electrical system. They can also wreak havoc on air conditioning units, ductwork, or other building systems or structures. In addition, they can create unsanitary conditions in your home or office, spreading bacterial diseases and germs, and causing unpleasant odors. [Read more…]